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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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It’s All About the App: Mobile Security That Helps Enable the Business
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How Effective is Cloud-Provided Encryption?
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Cloud APIs key to successful cloud application and integration
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EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, discover how the cloud can actually fast-track the delivery process by reducing the time it takes developers to write certain types of code, and learn how the right cloud APIs can help align IT with business initiatives in SaaS cloud computing.
Posted: 23 Sep 2014 | Published: 23 Sep 2014

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The Age of the API
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EBOOK: With API management software developers can tackle problems with application connectivity and collaborate more effectively on software development.
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The Forrester Wave: API Management Platforms
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ANALYST REPORT: API management requires developer portals, key management, and metering and billing facilities that SOA management never provided. This analyst brief dives into the world of APIs, and the additional needs your clients need to satisfy when compared to traditional SOA solutions.
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5 Simple Strategies for Securing APIs
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WHITE PAPER: APIs share many of the same threats as the traditional web; however, they have an entirely unique risk profile that needs to be managed. View this resource now to discover an analysis of what an API truly is, and how they expose enterprises to new threats.
Posted: 28 Aug 2014 | Published: 28 Aug 2014

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Choosing the Right API Management Solution for the Enterprise User
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WHITE PAPER: Publishing application programming interfaces (APIs) to an external developer community introduces a number of challenges and risks for the enterprise. This informative whitepaper considers a system that regulates security protocols and automates access for APIs, promoting a secure yet intuitive platform for API delivery.
Posted: 22 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

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The Allure Behind Risk-Based Authentication
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EGUIDE: This expert e-guide reveals the draw to risk-based authentication, how to ensure secure API use occurs within the enterprise, and cyber threats moving to critical infrastructure.
Posted: 15 Aug 2014 | Published: 15 Aug 2014

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Mobile Application Development Is About to Get Even Easier
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Overcoming the Seemingly Impossible: Cloud Application Integration
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Security at Scale: Logging in AWS
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WHITE PAPER: Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides a service to record API calls and resource changes that helps alleviate on-premises infrastructure and storage challenges. Continue on to learn about common compliance requirements related to logging, and how AWS can help.
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Hospice Général of Geneva Uses ESB to Standardize and Extend Information System
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CASE STUDY: The Hospice Général of Geneva needed to "secure, standardize and centralize all our interfaces that enable dialog between our applications...to guarantee flawless interoperability," explained Gilles Soler, Assistant Head of their IT Department. Which enterprise service bus (ESB) did they choose to fulfill their needs?
Posted: 10 Jul 2014 | Published: 10 Jul 2014

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On-Premises Application Integration Suites Compared
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ANALYST REPORT: Choosing the right integration tool with the functionality you need can be daunting -- but there's help.Consult this Magic Quadrant report from Gartner, Inc., which compares top vendors in the on-premises application integration space
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Analyst Report: Nexus of Forces Drives Evolution of Integration Strategy
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Protecting Your APIs Against Attack and Hijack with CA Layer 7
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers 5 best practices to help thwart API threats, which require different strategies than traditional Web infrastructures.
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Magic Quadrant for On Premises Application Integration Suites
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ANALYST REPORT: In this Magic Quadrant report from Gartner, compare top application integration suites that meet the needs of application-to-application integration, B2B integration, and cloud-based integration. Read now to see how vendors including IBM, Oracle, SAP, Tibco, and more stack up.
Posted: 12 Jun 2014 | Published: 27 Jun 2013

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Inside the world of Web APIs, the cloud and mobile technology
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PODCAST: In this on-demand podcast, Rob Daigneau, practice lead for custom application development at Slalom Consulting, offers his expert insights into the world of Web application programming interfaces (APIs), the cloud and mobile technology.
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Software May Be Eating the World, but APIs Are Giving It Teeth
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WHITE PAPER: To exploit the latest tech trends while streamlining IT processes and services, savvy businesses are relying on application programming interfaces (APIs.) Consult this insightful white paper to learn why APIs are the glue that holds the modern IT organization together.
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APIs and Cloud Application Integration Strategies Today
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EBOOK: Application programming interfaces (APIs) are increasing in popularity as mobile and cloud computing continue to gain traction, but managing APIs in your organization can seem like a daunting task. Fortunately, this expert three-part handbook serves as a guide to APIs and cloud integration
Posted: 20 May 2014 | Published: 20 May 2014

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SOA architecture: Why You Need API Management
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EGUIDE: Modern, connected businesses need APIs to share information and do business with partners, but API development and management is no easy task. Consult this exclusive e-guide to get advice from software industry experts about key API issues.
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API Development: How To Stay Ahead of The Curve
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EGUIDE: Inside this e-guide, find an expert Q&A in which industry pros discuss the latest trends in API development, as well as what architects can do to stay ahead of the curve.
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Challenges of SaaS Application Integration
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EGUIDE: Many companies have fallen behind on cloud app integration, relying on old tools and inefficient methods. Consult this e-guide for integration advice from Garner analyst Benoit Lheureux and other experts, as well as best practices for developing new strategies to beat the challenges of integrating cloud applications.
Posted: 12 May 2014 | Published: 12 May 2014

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Secrets of a Great API: Core principles for delivering successful APIs
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WHITE PAPER: Application programming interfaces (APIs) offer tremendous value to modern companies as they can enhance developer productivity, help monetize digital assets, and add value to the business by allowing developers to enhance your services. This informative resource uncovers four secrets of building a stellar API.
Posted: 28 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Apr 2014

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Transforming business at the intersection of marketing and technology
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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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