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ALSO CALLED: API, Application Program Interface, Application Program Interfaces
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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How to Identify Value-add Partners for your Travel API Program
sponsored by Mashery
WEBCAST: Join Sasha Kamenetska, Mashery's API Platform Analyst, and Ward James, Mashery's Travel Customer Success Program Manager, as they share their learnings from working with and at organizations in the travel industry on how to make your travel partner API program successful.
Posted: 22 Apr 2015 | Premiered: Apr 10, 2014

Mashery

Travel Industry Product Demo
sponsored by Mashery
PRODUCT DEMO: Tune in to see how Mashery's API Management services can help companies in the travel industry leverage new affiliate channels, increase number of direct bookings, efficient distribute of AIR (Availability, Inventory, Rates), and rapidly create new mobile experiences.
Posted: 22 Apr 2015 | Premiered: 22 Apr 2015

Mashery

Changing the Game for Data Delivery: Managing APIs as Products
sponsored by Mashery
WHITE PAPER: SportsData, LLC, a data services company, wanted to transition the business from paperbound directories to digital with APIs, while quickly and easily onboarding partners. Access this white paper to find out how SportsData used APIs to boost its business and exposure.
Posted: 22 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Mashery

Navigating the Shift to Digital Data with TomTom
sponsored by Mashery
WEBCAST: Peter Moeykens, TomTom's Technical Fellow, Location-Based Services, shares how TomTom used APIs to move beyond selling personal navigation devices to also monetizing the data that powers those devices. Watch to learn how you can use APIs to empower your business and monetize your data.
Posted: 22 Apr 2015 | Premiered: Apr 22, 2015

Mashery

Leveling the Playing Field with APIs
sponsored by Mashery
WEBCAST: Listen in on Justin Fitzpatrick, COO and CFO, and Daniele Befera, Senior Engineer, of DueDil as they share how the company has accelerated innovation in the space, gained visibility, and established new revenue channels by implementing a flexible API management solution for its sophisticated program.
Posted: 22 Apr 2015 | Premiered: Sep 26, 2013

Mashery

API Management: The Key to Improving the Consumer Travel Experience
sponsored by Mashery
RESOURCE: Join PhoCusWright's Senior Technology Analyst, Norm Rose, as he shares his insights on how travel suppliers and intermediaries can improve industry data flow and customer satisfaction by adopting API management.
Posted: 21 Apr 2015 | Published: 21 Apr 2015

Mashery

Increase Your Conversion Rate with Better Verification
sponsored by Nexmo
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, discover how you can use a single API to streamline your user verification and increase conversion.
Posted: 20 Apr 2015 | Published: 20 Apr 2015

Nexmo

Reinventing the Yellow Pages Directory: How YellowAPI Became an Engine for Digital Transformation
sponsored by Mashery
WEBCAST: This webcast tells the story of how Yellow Pages found digital success by using the right API.
Posted: 20 Apr 2015 | Premiered: Apr 20, 2015

Mashery

Success Story Video: Dun & Bradstreet Direct Service: Liberating data to enable new digital revenue streams
sponsored by Axway
WEBCAST: Kamron Abtahi from Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) presents on the company's 'Data as a Service' strategy of liberating the data in the D&B repository by directly embedding the information into its customers systems through an API. Watch now to learn more.
Posted: 06 Apr 2015 | Premiered: Apr 6, 2015

Axway

It’s Time for APIs to Get Ready for Cloud Apps
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, you'll uncover expert advice on how to plan a robust application program interface (API) strategy, and explore how to develop APIs that will allow enterprise architects to quickly turn out business-ready applications.
Posted: 27 Mar 2015 | Published: 27 Mar 2015

IBM

CIOs: Don’t Let Your Business Fall Into the Digital Divide
sponsored by Axway
EBOOK: Explore this eBook to discover 3 ways in which an API-first digital strategy can enable you to bridge the digital divide and drive a successful business and IT transformation.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 27 Feb 2015

Axway

What’s New in VMware vSphere with Operations Management 6.0?
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover the latest release of the industry-leading platform that provides insight to IT capacity and performance.
Posted: 19 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

VMware, Inc.

Boost Operational Efficiency With a Network Based Data Center Fabric
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the importance of maintaining your network within a data center, as well as 5 key technologies that serve as the building blocks for a data center fabric.
Posted: 17 Mar 2015 | Published: 01 Jul 2014

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise

Group-Based Policy for OpenStack
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces the new OpenStack Group-Based Policy (GBP) framework designed to offer a new set of API extensions to manage OpenStack infrastructure through declarative policy abstractions. Find out how GBP is based on four main concepts and explore a broad range of use cases.
Posted: 10 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Where's the Next Growth Opportunity for Cloud and Hosting Providers?
sponsored by Solidfire
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover concepts that provide direction to help cloud and managed hosting service providers think about where to place their three-to five-year technology bets.
Posted: 09 Mar 2015 | Published: 09 Mar 2015

Solidfire

Best Practices for Creating the Network-Enabled Cloud
sponsored by XO Communications
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover a step-by-step guide to help improve your network to handle services delivered from multiple clouds.
Posted: 02 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

XO Communications

Integrated Mobile Access Control Has Become a Top Priority
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: Find out how one particular financial institution used an application programming interface (API) to simplify its security architecture, while saving software license, software maintenance, hardware and administration costs.
Posted: 25 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Axway

Manage, Deliver and Secure APIs With a Next-Generation Platform
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: Find out how application architecture is evolving in order to handle the rapid delivery of business services via APIs.
Posted: 25 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Axway

Case Study: Essent Deploys API Gateway
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: Essent, the largest energy company in the Netherlands, needed to provide an easy-to-use, secure, robust, and proven system to enable web services and mobile applications for customers, partners, employees, and the general public. Access this case study to find out which API platform Essent deployed to govern the flow of data on the edge.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 20 Feb 2015

Axway

Enable the Internet of Things Through Efficient API Management
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: The Internet of Things can be very beneficial, but security and privacy are crucial. Since the devices in the Internet of Things rely on APIs to communicate, the management of these APIs is also crucial. Access this white paper key to learn how to enable the Internet of Things through efficient API management implemented with speed and security.
Posted: 19 Feb 2015 | Published: 24 Sep 2013

Axway

API Projects Require Proper Planning
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This expert guide explores key tips for API planning and testing to avoid delays and defects in the development process. Read on to uncover the proper steps to ensuring a successful API project, including 3 general principles that should be applied to creating a REST or JSON API.
Posted: 13 Feb 2015 | Published: 13 Feb 2015

IBM

IDC Opinion – IBM Connect 2014 – Getting Even Smarter
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This IDC Insight summarizes the key themes presented and announcements made at the IBM Connect 2014, an annual IBM customer and partner event held in Orlando, Florida.
Posted: 22 Jan 2015 | Published: 22 Jan 2015

IBM

Transforming an Industry Leader with APIs
sponsored by MuleSoft
CASE STUDY: Access this brief case study to see how this top financial company was able to address their API challenges, doubling their customer base in 5 years and reducing the time to develop new APIs from a month to just a few hours.
Posted: 23 Jan 2015 | Published: 23 Jan 2015

MuleSoft

7 Steps to Building Your API Blueprint
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: Access this in-depth white paper to find out the 7 steps to API success, including defining your business objective and engaging developers. Read on to see if your company is headed down the right API path.
Posted: 23 Jan 2015 | Published: 23 Jan 2015

MuleSoft

API Project Planning: Steps to Add Value in Data, App Integration
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Organizations are jumping on board to move their data and applications to the cloud – here, is where application programming interfaces (APIs) will be ableto show true value. This e-guide offers the proper steps to planning a successful API project.
Posted: 21 Jan 2015 | Published: 21 Jan 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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