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DEFINITION: An application program interface (API - and sometimes spelled application programming interface) is the specific method prescribed by a computer operating system or by an application program by which a programmer writing an application program can make requests of the operating system or another application.An API can be contrasted with a graphical user interface or a command interface (both of which  … 
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5 Considerations for Securing Hybrid Clouds
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores both old and new security best practices and how to apply them to cloud-based infrastructures. Discover how to make security as agile as the cloud itself by incorporating best practices as an integrated element of a DevOps methodology.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

Intel Security

Integrate Applications, Services, and Devices Across All Environments
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights three organizations' journey to a truly connected enterprise. Learn how to connect and compose APIs on-premise or in the cloud for social networks, cloud services, logistics partners, the IoT, and more.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 23 Sep 2016

Red Hat

The Top 3 Monitoring Challenges IT Faces
sponsored by AppNeta
WHITE PAPER: IT's visibility into applications both in-house and in the cloud is more important and more difficult than ever. Discover the top 3 monitoring challenges facing IT teams today and how to overcome them.
Posted: 16 Sep 2016 | Published: 16 Sep 2016

AppNeta

Easily Build and Operate Systems That Mix Data and APIs
sponsored by IBM
EBOOK: This extensive e-book explores the basic concepts of hybrid clouds, what they are, how to integrate them into your infrastructure, and more. Discover the 3 pillars of hybrid cloud architecture integration and explore a variety of scenarios using a hybrid cloud development platform.
Posted: 13 Sep 2016 | Published: 06 Sep 2016

IBM

Create Application Prototypes in Hours
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: What if you could have an application prototype up and running in hours instead of days? What if you could speed up the engagement process? Discover a technology that gets application prototypes working faster than ever by enabling you to utilize your existing assets.
Posted: 23 Aug 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2015

CA Technologies

Close the Customer Communication Gap: How to Use Notifications
sponsored by Twilio
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to keep customers informed and up-to-date with notifications, as well as why you need to incorporate them into your applications. Access this white paper now to discover how Uber and 4 other successful companies have used notifications to deliver superior customer experiences.
Posted: 19 Aug 2016 | Published: 19 Aug 2016

Twilio

Cloud Services: Top 10 APEJ Predictions for IT Buyers
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RESEARCH CONTENT: This study examines the top 10 Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan), or APEJ, predictions for IT buyers when it comes to understanding and investing in their own datacenter facilities and staff, as well as SaaS and cloud infrastructures. Uncover a strategic analysis that enables you to assess and address the potential impact of cloud developments.
Posted: 19 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Using Hybrid Cloud Strategy to Drive Business Value
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: 72% of businesses in the United States have adopted a cloud-first approach to new service deployment. This analysis outlines the business value of a hybrid cloud strategies and how advisors can help businesses realize that value. Take a look at the benefit of integrating a hybrid environment in the enterprise and what to look for in a provider.
Posted: 10 Aug 2016 | Published: 10 Aug 2016

IBM

The State of Cloud Computing
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
EGUIDE: Cloud computing is the way of the future. As this technology continues to grow, there is debate surrounding the best approaches to utilizing the cloud computing, while basic and advanced skills are in high demand. Learn about the current state of cloud computing and what to expect in the near future.
Posted: 09 Aug 2016 | Published: 08 Aug 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

How Jefferson Enhances Patient Experience and Research with mHealth App
sponsored by CloudMine
CASE STUDY: Discover how Jefferson Health was able to build their mHealth application in half the expected time and start to collect HIPAA-compliant data immediately in order to engage patients and better understand and improve the quality of care.
Posted: 01 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016


Interoperability and the Cloud in Connected Health
sponsored by CloudMine
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to conquer the interoperability, compliance, and security issues holding your organization back from leveraging cloud platforms to develop revolutionary applications.
Posted: 29 Jun 2016 | Published: 29 Jun 2016


The One Overlooked Key to Retail Success
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about the key challenges for retailers today as well as recommendations for overcoming them. Discover why API-led connectivity in particular is where retailers will gain an edge, and see two case studies of retailers who are succeeding in the face of disruptive change.
Posted: 26 Apr 2016 | Published: 26 Apr 2016

MuleSoft

Protect Your APIs
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: APIs have become a key part of business strategy for many organizations. But how can you ensure APIs provide the agility you want without risking costly data breaches? Discover how you can ensure your API is highly available while guaranteeing integrity and confidentiality of your information.
Posted: 22 Apr 2016 | Published: 22 Apr 2016

MuleSoft

How to Design and Manage APIs
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: This guide to setting up an API strategy can help you modernize your apps to bring in new revenue streams. Discover a layered approach to APIs, and dig into important topics, such as: the causes of the API explosion, setting up API management and governance, and more.
Posted: 21 Apr 2016 | Published: 21 Apr 2016

MuleSoft

Strategic App Modernization Initiatives to Help Your Business
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: This guide digs into the ways you can modernize your apps for today's competitive, fast-paced market. Learn about setting up an API strategy, developing for mobile, and more.
Posted: 19 Apr 2016 | Published: 19 Apr 2016

MuleSoft

The API Management Playbook: Understanding Solutions for API Management
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: APIs are critical to help enterprises keep up with the rising volume, scale, and volatility of customer-facing apps, but you can only get maximum value out of APIs if you have a strategy in place to manage and coordinate their deployment. Discover how to develop a formal strategy to create, secure, manage, and optimize APIs at enterprise scale.
Posted: 08 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

CA Technologies

Object Storage: S3 API and Security
sponsored by Cloudian
JOURNAL ARTICLE: This brief article dives into the security features of AWS's online object storage web service, focusing on controlling access to data. Read on and discover how the security features can support your complex application integrations and enable you to deliver value-add functionality that isn't directly included in AWS.
Posted: 08 Apr 2016 | Published: 07 Mar 2016

Cloudian

Object Storage: Standardizing on the S3 API
sponsored by Cloudian
JOURNAL ARTICLE: This brief article highlights AWS's online object storage web service and its application programming interface (API). Read on to see how you can simplify your data storage and retrieval with this API.
Posted: 08 Apr 2016 | Published: 19 Feb 2016

Cloudian

Strike a Balance When Buying App Integration Tools
sponsored by SearchSOA.com
EBOOK: When deciding on the right application integration tools, your company's business and technical goals must align with the product's features.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

SearchSOA.com

Unified Workspace eBook
sponsored by Lenovo Software
WHITE PAPER: Unified Workspace is designed to provide a technology-independent user experience that securely connects users to a comprehensive selection of files, applications, and reporting tools. Learn how Unified Workspace can provide a simple, consistent interface across devices, increased productivity, reduced costs and more.
Posted: 13 Jun 2016 | Published: 13 Jun 2016

Lenovo Software

Extending Functionality with Microsoft Azure APIs and IoT Devices
sponsored by Microsoft
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, learn about two key features of Microsoft Azure. First, explore APIs that can optimize your cloud apps' functionality. Then, learn about the forthcoming IoT suite that can help you prepare for the rapidly approaching future of the Internet of Things.
Posted: 10 Feb 2016 | Published: 04 Feb 2016

Microsoft

Navigating and Defining Requirements for Mobile App Development
sponsored by OutSystems
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores best practices for defining mobile app requirements. Learn about the importance of representational state transfer principles today and how mobile and cloud apps are pushing APIs forward.
Posted: 05 Feb 2016 | Published: 05 Feb 2016

OutSystems

Best Practices for Building Mobile Apps in the Cloud
sponsored by OutSystems
EGUIDE: In this 3-part expert e-guide, learn how mobile cloud and native apps compare from the developer's perspective. You'll also explore ways to overcome the problem of developing mobile apps that run across many devices, and how HTML5 can provide a less complex and costly alternative.
Posted: 01 Feb 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

OutSystems

Taking a Mobile-First Approach to Development
sponsored by Magnet
EGUIDE: This exclusive e-guide examines how to start a mobile-first development approach and provides insight on working with mobile push notifications. Read on to learn expert answers to frequently asked questions.
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 | Published: 04 Jan 2016


APIs for Dummies
sponsored by IBM
EBOOK: Modern business ecosystems need to rethink their approach to innovation and integration. Access this e-book for a guide to applying the power of APIs to business challenges ranging from changing business models to embracing a world of devices and sensors.
Posted: 19 Nov 2015 | Published: 19 Nov 2015

IBM
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APPLICATION PROGRAMMING INTERFACES DEFINITION (continued): … An application program interface (API - and sometimes spelled application programming interface) is the specific method prescribed by a computer operating system or by an application program by which a programmer writing an application program can make requests of the operating system or another application.An API can be contrasted with a graphical user interface or a command interface (both of which are direct user interfaces) as interfaces to an operating system or a program.
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