Apigee in the News

Friday, August 5, 2016

The words “application program interface” (API) may conjure up images of programmers rather than profits, but for a growing number of information service providers, APIs are practically a form of currency. APIs are Web service provider use to expose services so that other applications can use them. For example, a credit bureau may make credit checks available as a service via an API so that loan processing applications can tap into it. The credit bureau takes a few cents for each transaction. Mapquest Inc. has long used APIs to use to expose its mapping services to paying customers, who use them for everything from store locators to logistics management. But until recently the process was manually intensive and slow. Apigee Edge API management software from Apigee Corp. has changed all that.

Friday, August 5, 2016

Apigee has announced that the Microgateway capability in the Apigee Edge API management software is now supported by Pivotal Cloud Foundry, helping developers use Apigee’s API management software to share, monitor and secure APIs and microservices for applications developed with Pivotal’s cloud native platform. The release will help developers deal with the complexity of a microservices architecture and the management of microservices when dealing with large scale inter-microservices communication.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

With the cloud becoming more pervasive by the day, we are currently living the end game of something Nicholas Carr predicted in his controversial — but prophetic — 2003 article “IT Doesn’t Matter.” More and more, companies are fulfilling their IT requirements by purchasing fee-based “web services” from third parties — similar to the way they currently buy electric power or telecommunications services.

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Pivotal announced a key integration with Apigee and also launched a new channel program for system integrators and consultants. Apigee, an API management and predictive analytics solution provider, has teamed up with Pivotal to bring Apigee's Edge Microgateway API management capability to the Pivotal Cloud Foundry platform.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Apigee (pronounced: ah-pa-gee, not API-gee), the API management company has announced its new Edge API software designed to help developer shops monetise API creation, to other app developers.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

It’s easy to see why Gartner predicts 2016 will be the year we see 6.4 billion connected things in use: the ability to operate devices remotely opens the door to a whole range of opportunities for businesses to bring an innovative service to their customers. 

Thursday, July 7, 2016

A critical mass of digital platform opportunities could create a new center of gravity for startups and alter the flow of fintech talent and funds.

Thursday, June 30, 2016

The recent outage at Slack – the fast-growing collaboration tool – reminded us all of a few things. For one , it reminded us just how popular Slack has become and how important Slack is to our daily work. The outage seemed to shut down workplace production entirely based on the hysterics posted by some Slack-enthusiasts on social media. But Slack’s problems also reminded us how important APIs are to our modern digital world.

Friday, June 24, 2016

Quality over quantity; your fate as CIO depends on an accurate understanding of the APIs that actually matter.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

With its recent Uncarrier 11 announcement, T-Mobile outright changed the game for mobile. By moving beyond simply outmaneuvering competitors on pricing and contracts, and opting instead to double down on the fundamentals of a digital platform business model, the company continues to shake up its industry, while also setting the bar for every enterprise engaged in building a digital business.