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Stephane Castellani

Product Marketing Senior Director specialized in Go To Market strategies and execution for software and digital products.
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I would like to share with you today an an interesting complimentary article from SmartWave, Axway’s partner in Switzerland. ===== Recently several …

November 20, 2017
common criteria certification

Complimentary article from my colleague Daniel Wille, Senior Manager, Presales Consulting, US Federal at Axway. ==== It seems like every day now …

November 14, 2017
API Management weekly digest

This week: Talend acquires Restlet, a leader in Cloud-Based API Design and Testing; Axway annual virtual Spark event; DBS takes the wraps …

November 10, 2017
API Management weekly digest

CA acquires Runscope to round out API testing and monitoring portfolio Enterprises are API-crazy, and CA Technologies Inc. is attempting to cash …

October 6, 2017

For this week’s interview, I’m very happy to welcome Greg Lord, Director Product Marketing at Smartbear Software. Stephane Castellani: Hi Greg, can …

October 5, 2017

According to a recent IDC research sponsored by Axway, APIs cross the chasm from technology to value-based solutions. Use and planned use …

October 2, 2017

Assessing multiple API Management vendors and determining the best solution for you need is not an easy task. First, make sure you …

September 29, 2017

We talked in a previous article about the different types of APIs. It’s important to note that all those API types result …

September 27, 2017

This blog post continues the previous blog post: “List of specifications for your API Management project (Part 1/2)” and provides you with …

September 25, 2017

Succeeding with an API Management project requires good discipline and following three major steps: a good preparation upfront – cf. API Management …

September 22, 2017

I’m very happy to welcome this week David O’Neill, CEO and Founder of APImetrics. Stephane Castellani: Hi David, can you please present …

September 21, 2017

There isn’t just one type of APIs but actually three main types of APIs: Open APIs – aka Public APIs – are …

September 20, 2017

Your company is ready for API adoption and you are asked to prepare an API Management RFP. Here are a few tips …

September 15, 2017

I would like to warmly welcome David Brossard today, VP Customer Relations at Axiomatics. Stephane Castellani: Hi David, can you please present …

September 14, 2017

I often talk to people who understand the value of the Apps they use on mobile devices and tablets but don’t quite …

September 13, 2017

We have been talking a lot about APIs and API Management on this blog. But why is it important? This article is …

September 12, 2017
API testing with API Fortress

After the recent interviews with SteamData.io about API streaming and Cloud Elements about Saas connectors,  I had this week the opportunity to …

September 7, 2017
API Management solution components

Across industries, disruptive competitors, new regulations and rising customer expectations are driving digital transformation. APIs are at the heart of digital interactions …

September 4, 2017
Middleware as a Service

As most traditional software products have progressively turned into an “as a Service” model, this is interesting to see how middleware solutions …

August 25, 2017
types of digital strategy

I would like to promote today the recent survey from the Harvard Business Review that identifies 6 types of digital strategy …

August 7, 2017

Complimentary and interesting article about “API First” from the api4u blog owned by one of my colleagues, Kshitij Mehrotra: === Application Programming …

August 2, 2017
digital maturity

We are sharing with you today a sample list of questions that can help you better assess the digital maturity of your …

July 19, 2017
digital transformation

In today’s hyper-connected world, everything changes so fast, giving you no other choice but to act or react: New nimble and innovative …

July 17, 2017
api developer portal

Selecting an API Developer Portal with the right features is critical to your business because that’s the only communication channel between you …

July 10, 2017
API streaming

I had this week the pleasure to discuss with Nicolas Rigaud, VP Marketing & Partners at Streamdata.io. Nicolas was very kind to share …

July 5, 2017
saas connectors

This week, I have had the pleasure to meet Ross Garrett, Head of Product Marketing at Cloud Elements. Ross accepted to share …

June 26, 2017

I would like to share with you today an excellent article below from the Bit Cows blog of my colleague Darren who …

June 21, 2017

API Lifecycle Management is a term illustrating the need to manage all steps in a life of an API, from creation to …

June 8, 2017
MASA mesh

MASA is a new architectural model introduced by Gartner which stands for Mesh app and service architecture. It reflects what has emerged …

June 5, 2017

When it comes to authenticate API clients, a common solution is to deliver an API key to each of your API clients. …

May 30, 2017

When you are using APIs to query data from an existing application, GraphQL is an interesting API query language to investigate, which …

May 29, 2017

API adoption in large organizations has been taking a few years and is along a path of increasing business value. On one …

May 18, 2017

The “microservice” term is going through a big hype. But beyond this trendy term which reflects the need for small (or very …

May 5, 2017

Axway organized with IDC last week an Executive dinner at an exclusive venue to discuss “Cutomer Experience“. The topic was “Delivering Superior …

March 16, 2017

mBaaS stands for Mobile Backend as a Service. This has become over the past few years a critical component when developing mobile …

February 2, 2017

Last Thursday took place the first annual virtual worldwide conference of Axway called Axway Spark. For the first time in its history, …

November 7, 2016

Today, I decided to take some time reviewing the open discussion topics we had with the audience at our last IDC and …

October 25, 2016

Just coming back from API Days London – #apidays – dedicated to Open Banking & PSD2 regulation This was an excellent event …

October 13, 2016
what is psd2

We currently engage with many banks in Europe starting compliance projects on PSD2 – the revised Payment Service Directive. What does this …

September 26, 2016

Since 2015, we have been assisting in a new trend among banks consisting in organizing hackathons. Is this just a hype or …

September 20, 2016

Axway organized a Digital Forum with IDC Research in London a couple of weeks ago. We invited Senior Level employees of large …

June 28, 2016

You will find below an extract of the key topics we discussed with partners at the round table I animated at the …

June 20, 2016

Axway organized last week their yearly EMEA Partner Summit, two months after the Axway APAC Partner Summit in Singapore.  This event took …

June 17, 2016

I had the chance to meet one-on-one several Gartner analysts at the Gartner AADI Summit in London this week and we engaged …

May 27, 2016

I’m coming back from the Gartner AADI London. The event took place downtown at the Park Plaza Westminster bridge hotel. Park Plaza …

May 26, 2016

I attended last week the Gartner EA Summit in National Harbor, Washington DC. The event took place at the Gaylord Hotel Convention …

May 16, 2016

The APAC Axway partner summit took place this year in Singapore at the Jen Hotel on Orchard Road, one of Asia’s mot …

April 9, 2016

Many people asked me over the past few months what are the best practices to implement an API management project and I …

February 1, 2016

Today took place the annual management kick-off of Sopra Steria where I was invited as guest speaker at the Axway booth. The …

January 26, 2016

We organized this week a nice event in Helsinki (Finland) with our local partner, Agent IT. This is always very interesting to …

November 18, 2015

I attended over the past 2 days the #CybSec15 event at Yverdon-Les-Bains in Switzerland. This event gathered 200 specialists in IT security …

November 5, 2015

Monaco is a very glamour place well known for his prince, its palace on top of the rock, its F1 race and …

October 2, 2015

According to Gartner, by 2017, in large organizations, at least 65% of new integration flows will be developed outside the control of …

September 23, 2015

I was invited yesterday by Sopra Steria Group to the “Live your smart city” [“Vis ta ville intelligente”] event in Nantes – …

September 23, 2015

iPaaS stands for “Integration Platform as a Service”. This is software technology hosted on the Cloud that helps integrate applications together. We …

September 18, 2015
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