Key topics of this week: Salesforce acquires Mulesoft, sport APIs enable real time data streaming during basketball tournament, API Management market to witness increase in revenues until 2022, using APIs for Kubernetes based Microservices, how to manage hybrid cloud environments, upcoming API events…
Salesforce Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire MuleSoft
SAN FRANCISCO, March 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), the global leader in CRM, and MuleSoft (NYSE: MULE), the provider of one of the world’s leading platforms for building application networks, have entered into a definitive agreement under which Salesforce will acquire MuleSoft for an enterprise value of approximately $6.5 billion.
Sport API for Real Time Data Streaming – March Madness
Each March in the US, we break out the brackets to kick off the start of the NCAA college basketball playoff season. Picks are made, bets are placed and watch parties are held in homes and bars all across the country. As the first jump ball is tossed in San Antonio, 68 college teams from across the country will fight for the spot as the 2018 national champion in basketball.
Using Kubernetes to Build Versatile Microservices
Kubernetes is often talked about, but seldom fully understood system in the API industry. This is largely because containerization, the principle approach that Kubernetes is built upon, is still not nearly as ubiquitous as the classical approach to API design and resource management. However, Kubernetes is possibly one of the most powerful systems that API providers can leverage for efficiency, scalability, and modularity.
How to manage hybrid cloud environments
Many organizations are looking to migrate to the cloud, but recognize the transition doesn’t happen overnight. As a result, some companies have opted for a hybrid cloud approach, which involves a combination of on-premises, private cloud and public cloud services. This allows enterprises to take advantage of the cloud while holding onto their legacy systems. Nevertheless, embracing a hybrid cloud entails its share of complexities and challenges. Here are five practices to keep in mind when managing hybrid cloud environments.
On-demand Webinar – Protect your API management infrastructure against cyberattacks using Artificial Intelligence.
With the massive usage of APIs, and the exposure of private and confidential data, companies are becoming more and more targets of sophisticated cyberattacks. These cyberattacks include brute force attacks on login systems, data theft, account takeover, and certain types of API DoS/DDoS attacks which require Artificial Intelligence for reliable detection.
April 5 – API Conference 2018 – The Netherlands
Meet with Axway and discuss topics such as APIs & Security, Open Data and Closed Data through APIs, Smart API services, API Gateway as a Service (AGaaS) will be discussed.
Axway will be main sponsor at the event. We will have a booth where you will be able to meet with our experts and speak about API management. In addition, we will host a keynote at 12:20 entitled “How to make an Enterprise API Platform a success?”
April 9, London, UK – Axway is sponsoring JAX DevOps – The Conference for Continuous Delivery, Microservices, Docker & Clouds
JAX DevOps is a four-day conference for software experts featuring in-depth knowledge of the latest technologies and methodologies for lean businesses. Join the software delivery revolution for accelerated delivery cycles, faster changes in functionality and increased quality in delivery.