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  • What are the top list of API management vendors?

    What are the top list of API management vendors?

    When selecting a list of API Management vendors, you must ask yourself targeted questions. Provided is a breakdown of the top list of API Management vendors and informational questions to ask when...

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  • Why you need an API Gateway and security

    Why you need an API Gateway and security

    When you talk about API Gateway and security, the two go hand in hand. Why? Because an API Gateway by definition is the programming that sits in front of an API. With this idea comes true security...

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  • Why you need separate API policies

    Why you need separate API policies

    What are API policies and why do you need to keep them separate? API policies are solid proficiencies within an API system that allows the issuer to adjust their performance schedule of an API...

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  • How to Modernize your Mobile App Dev Through Cross-platform Development

    How to Modernize your Mobile App Dev Through Cross-platform Development

    Development teams are constantly seeking new ways to increase agility and speed their delivery. With all the pressure on programmers to quickly develop new apps and updates, it’s vital for teams...

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  • API identity: Why you need it

    API identity: Why you need it

    API identity: Why do you need it and is it necessary? To begin with, today there are so many APIs out in the world that their use and reuse can be exposed without an API identity in place. With so...

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  • API Governance: Why you need to build it for the future

    API Governance: Why you need to build it for the future

    You may ask yourself, why do you need to build API governance for the future? For one thing, building API governance is an important element to ensure smooth visibility over your APIs. It’s...

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  • Why you need to plan for positive API ROI (Return on Investment)

    Why you need to plan for positive API ROI (Return on Investment)

    Why is it so important to have a positive plan in place for API ROI? First off, what is an ROI? An ROI (Return on Investment) according to Wikipedia is “the ratio between the net profit and cost...

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  • API throttling and quota management

    API throttling and quota management

    API throttling and quota management are incredibly valuable tools for IT modernization. This is why it is vitally important to take a thoughtful approach to manage the API-related tasks and...

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  • API World brings great API minds together in San Jose

    API World brings great API minds together in San Jose

    API World 2018 came to San Jose with a fantastic gathering of many API minds from all over the country. The event was a networking and workshop dream for people in the API industry. API World is...

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  • API market growth on the rise in the marketplace

    API market growth on the rise in the marketplace

      API market growth has been on the rise for some time. With more people consuming APIs, it’s no big surprise that a steady market growth has been taking place since the inception of APIs....

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  • How to use a common API layer to ground the cloud

    How to use a common API layer to ground the cloud

    The way technology works within the organization needs to change. APIs are a key enabler for this revolution, including using a common API Layer to ground the cloud. While many people think APIs...

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  • What business models for API product are needed to grow your company?

    What business models for API product are needed to grow your company?

    What business models for API product are leading the charge for tech companies? In this blog post, we will discuss a few options growing in popularity among API developers. Many companies are...

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  • Monitor API Product: What analytics do you need?

    Monitor API Product: What analytics do you need?

    Why should one bother having analytics to help monitor API product? For one thing, API analytics empower API program owners to customize reports with precise data and conclusions that allow you to...

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  • API Management Market Growth on the Rise in the Marketplace

    API Management Market Growth on the Rise in the Marketplace

    Sept. 2018 – API management market growth has been on the rise for some time. With more people consuming APIs, it’s no surprise that a steady market growth has been taking place since the...

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  • The Role of the API Product Manager

    The Role of the API Product Manager

      Many people wonder, what is the actual role of the API Product Manager. For starters, the role of the API Product Manager is vast and all-encompassing. The role lies in the middle of the API...

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  • Why should you treat your API as a product?

    Why should you treat your API as a product?

    You may wonder, why should you treat your API as a product? For one thing, an API fits the standard definition of an API product. There is a definite need in the marketplace for APIs. Many...

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  • API Product vs. Product API

    API Product vs. Product API

    What could be more confusing that two words that are inverted? What are real meanings and benefits behind an API Product vs. Product API? I am on a quest to find out. What is an API Product? An...

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  • API Product vs. Product API

    API Product vs. Product API

    What could be more confusing than two words that are inverted? What are the real meanings and benefits of an API Product vs. a Product API. This blog piece explores this hefty question. What is an...

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  • Why should you treat your API as a product?

    Why should you treat your API as a product?

    You may wonder, why should you treat your API as a product? For starters, an API fits the standard definition of a product. There is a definite need in the marketplace for APIs as a product...

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  • Get ready! API World 2018 is Coming!

    Get ready! API World 2018 is Coming!

    Mark your calendars! The API World 2018 big event is coming to Silicon Valley, September 8-12th at the San Jose Convention Center. This exciting opportunity will give you the unique forum to...

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