AT&T, the world’s largest communications holding company by revenue, has embarked on an aggressive campaign to expand its internal innovation capability by opening up its vast telecom network to standard web application program interfaces (APIs). In doing so, it has accelerated innovation by allowing more developers to quickly produce apps that run on the AT&T network. Through the AT&T API Platform, which runs on the Apigee Enterprise API management service, AT&T now has a rapid deployment method for value-added mobile applications, many of which are designed by small firms that previously did not have the resources to commit to AT&T.
Jon Summers, Senior Vice President of Applications and Services Infrastructure, has led the API program at AT&T to help developers get up and running quickly.
Bechtel is the world’s premier choice for engineering, construction, and project management.
Their diverse portfolio encompasses energy, transportation, communications, mining, oil and gas and government services. Bechtel currently has projects in dozens of locations worldwide from Alaska to Australia, bringing an unmatched combination of knowledge, skill, experience and customer commitment to every job.
Christian Reilly, Manager of Demand Management at Bechtel, discusses how Bechtel, through their innovative approach to deconstructing traditional applications, has enabled their “making information valuable” strategy become a key part of their Information Technology offerings.
Visited by more than 11 million car shoppers each month, Cars.com is the leading destination for online car shoppers, offering credible and easy-to-understand information from consumers and experts to help buyers formulate opinions on what to buy, where to buy and how much to pay for a car. Cars.com offers comprehensive pricing information, dealer reviews, side-by-side comparison tools, photo galleries, videos, unbiased editorial content and a large selection of new- and used-car inventory.
Surendra Pamidi, enterprise architect for Cars.com Mobile, described how Cars.com is relying on APIs to support multi-channel access, empower the developer community to deliver rich and engaging automotive-related experiences to their users, and provide new opportunities for business-to-business partnering and integration.
For more than 28 years, Dell has empowered countries, communities, customers and people everywhere to use technology to realize their dreams. Customers trust Dell to deliver technology solutions that help them do and achieve more, whether they're at home, work, school or anywhere in their world.
Mohamed Ayadi, Director - Online Product Engineering at Dell, spoke with Apigee about Dell's API ecosystem that supports its internal development teams, partners and retailers.
Digital River, Inc. builds and manages online businesses for software and game publishers, consumer electronics manufacturers, distributors, online retailers and affiliates. With $10 billion in annual sales, Digital River runs e-stores for a wide range of clients including industry heavyweights such as Microsoft, EA, Adobe and Canon.
We spoke to Eric Roubal, Digital River's director of development, about how Digital River is extending and modernizing its 10-year-old API platform to more easily connect with partners, spur outside innovation, and create a more structured and secure internal development environment.
Earth Networks gathers and analyzes atmospheric observations from around the world using the world’s largest weather observation and lightning detection networks. Real-time weather intelligence and lightning data – gathered every few seconds from thousands of sensors across the planet – keep businesses, governments and consumers informed with neighborhood-level weather information, updated with the latest forecasts, and alerted to approaching severe weather.
Infogroup Targeting Solutions is the leading provider of analytically driven consumer and business data and database marketing solutions for increasing sales and customer loyalty. While the company had been using SOAP-based APIs internally for many years, they recently introduced their first open API built as a RESTful Web service.
Brandi Johansen, director of product management at Infogroup, has been behind Infogroup's API project and their new developer portal. She articulates how and why Infogroup adopted a new API strategy.
Innotas is a leading provider of cloud solutions for IT Management. The company helps IT managers align their resources, budgets, and time with strategic business objectives through the Innotas Project Portfolio Management and Application Portfolio Management solutions, both delivered as software-as-a-service (SaaS). Since it was founded in 2006, Innotas has been committed to helping CIOs and IT management gain visibility across initiatives and sustain existing operations.
Tim Madewell, Innotas senior vice president of services, spoke with Apigee about the Innotas API and how they use Apigee to gain critical visibility and make better business decisions.
Live Nation Entertainment is the world’s leading live entertainment and ecommerce company, comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation Concerts, Artist Nation and Live Nation Network.
Ticketmaster.com is the global event ticketing leader and one of the world’s top five ecommerce sites, with a database of over 119 million fans. Adam Colson from Live Nation spoke to us about their API initiative and how they are expanding it to meet new demands for performance, security and scalability as Live Nation grows.
mBlox helps brands, agencies and developers engage customers on mobile devices anytime and nearly anywhere. Its network of 800 mobile operators around the world enables businesses to engage five billion consumers. mBlox makes it easy to use interactive text message campaigns, push notifications and geo-location in order to drive revenue, lifetime value and ROI.
Puneet Goel, mBlox senior product manager, explained to Apigee how APIs have played a critical role in enabling mBlox’s new online marketing channel for engaging a new market of customers and developers.