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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 the Right Infrastructure Can Prepare Your Data Center for Business Disruptors
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how composable infrastructure helps ease the transition to a hybrid future. Learn about the top six reasons to implement composable infrastructure, how to shift your data center paradigm, and how to get started.
Posted: 16 Oct 2017 | Published: 30 Oct 2015

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

A 2017 Report on business Connectivity and the State of Integration
sponsored by Dell Boomi
RESEARCH CONTENT: Discover how to grow and improve your app integration strategy by exploring 6 areas of interest in this 2017 report on the state of app integration today, the effect of poor integration, and the potential benefits of a fully realized integration strategy.
Posted: 16 Oct 2017 | Published: 16 Oct 2017

Dell Boomi

Five Steps To Building A Composable Infrastructure
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: You need an infrastructure that enables you turn ideas into products and services and get them to market as quickly as possible. This white paper explores how composable infrastructure enhances your IT and explains the five steps to building your own.
Posted: 12 Oct 2017 | Published: 31 Jul 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Why The Right APIs Are Critical For Your Cloud's Success
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: Application programming interfaces (APIs) are growing in importance as they enable the growth of data center apps. Access this white paper to learn how you can leverage APIs to handle basic tasks from a single platform, the benefits they offer, and more.
Posted: 12 Oct 2017 | Published: 12 Oct 2017

Tintri

Dazadi's Journey to SaaS E-commerce and Better Brand Engagement
sponsored by BigCommerce
CASE STUDY: Explore how Dazadi, a home recreation store, supplemented their Amazon channel sales by updating their open source platform and migrating to a SaaS-based e-commerce offering.
Posted: 12 Oct 2017 | Published: 12 Oct 2017

BigCommerce

2017 Apache Kafka Report
sponsored by Confluent
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the driving factors behind Apache Kafka adoption as well as how organizations are applying it to stream processing, data integration, data pipelines, and even microservices architectures.
Posted: 11 Oct 2017 | Published: 11 Oct 2017

Confluent

Building a Bridge to the 3rd Platform with Composable Infrastructure
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: IT organizations need to become a service provider to the business, which means speeding time-to-market and increasing IT agility and efficiency. Access this white paper to learn how to transition your IT department from its traditional maintenance role to that of an innovation center, and the role composable infrastructure will play.
Posted: 10 Oct 2017 | Published: 30 Nov 2015

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Overview of AWS Security: Compute Services
sponsored by Amazon Web Services
WHITE PAPER: AWS has focused on building security into every layer of their infrastructure, as well as each available service. Access this white paper for an overview of the security AWS provides for their services and how they provide extensive security features to enable you to protect sensitive data and applications.
Posted: 09 Oct 2017 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Amazon Web Services

Composable Infrastructure for Dummies
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
EBOOK: The data center is starting to transform to meet evolving business needs. Composable infrastructure is going to act as your IT department's guide throughout this process. This e-book is your guide to composable infrastructure and the different aspects of your data center's future that it will impact.
Posted: 06 Oct 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

DevOps-Ready IT: Accelerate Software Delivery for Success in the Digital Economy
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Getting new software applications and updates to market is the key to gaining a competitive advantage in the digital economy. Access this white paper to learn why many organizations are turning to a DevOps approach and how it results in faster, more reliable software delivery, consequent cost savings, and faster time to value.
Posted: 05 Oct 2017 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

VMware

Mobile Application Development at the Speed of Business with Containers
sponsored by Red Hat
EBOOK: Discover how to use container and cloud technologies to build quality mobile apps quickly. Learn how to power your native and mobile app development initiatives with microservices, enterprise-grade containers, DevOps, APIs, and more.
Posted: 05 Oct 2017 | Published: 05 Oct 2017

Red Hat

Innovating Customer Service with Container Platform
sponsored by Red Hat
CASE STUDY: Access this case study to learn how technology is shifting to meet the future challenges of travel with flexible application infrastructure for better response times and increased customer satisfaction.
Posted: 05 Oct 2017 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Red Hat

Do IT Teams Need UX Professionals to Deliver Great User Experiences?
sponsored by Mendix
WHITE PAPER: In order for your application to deliver the best user experience (UX), you need to have a deep understanding of your users, their needs, and their behaviors. How many UX professionals does your team need to deliver consistently and at scale? Read on to find out.
Posted: 22 Sep 2017 | Published: 15 Sep 2017

Mendix

Why Artificial Intelligence is the Next Big Boom in Mobile
sponsored by Alpha Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Find out how AI could potentially impact mobile app development and learn about the factors currently driving the shift towards combining AI, sensors, and mobile apps.
Posted: 01 Sep 2017 | Published: 01 Sep 2017

Alpha Software Inc.

Is Your Cloud Delivering What Your Customers And Stakeholders Need?
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: A cloud service provider is the way for independent software vendors to differentiate themselves in an increasingly competitive market. This Frost & Sullivan white paper identifies five attributes to look for when evaluating a cloud service provider to support your software development businesses.
Posted: 31 Aug 2017 | Published: 30 Jun 2017

Microsoft

A Comprehensive Overview of the Hybrid Cloud
sponsored by Codero
WHITE PAPER: You know how hybrid cloud works in theory, but do you know what to look for or what to do when you implement it? Access this hybrid cloud planning guide to learn what to look for in a hybrid cloud platform, what makes a cloud adoption successful, and the benefits of the strategy.
Posted: 21 Aug 2017 | Published: 21 Aug 2017

Codero

Top Insights and Resources from Google Cloud Next '17
sponsored by Google Cloud
EBOOK: Get the low-down on the highlights from Google's marquee cloud conference in San Francisco.
Posted: 08 Aug 2017 | Published: 08 Aug 2017

Google Cloud

End-to-End Solution for Next-Generation Media Workflows
sponsored by Qumulo
PRODUCT LITERATURE: When it comes to the next generation, content is king. That means content delivery is going to be essential. Access this overview to learn what you should look for in a content delivery platform and why you should consider a scalable, end-to-end tool.
Posted: 07 Aug 2017 | Published: 07 Aug 2017

Qumulo

Application-Based Routing is a Key Benefit of SD-WAN
sponsored by MASERGY
RESOURCE: Learn about an often overlooked benefit of SD-WAN: application-based routing. Discover how it can help you set policies, switch transports on the fly, and more inside.
Posted: 02 Aug 2017 | Published: 18 Apr 2017

MASERGY

Modernizing Java Apps with Agile, DevOps, and the Cloud
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to incorporate the cloud, Agile, DevOps, and microservices into your Java app development with a Java EE-based app platform that provides support for both traditional and cloud-native apps.
Posted: 06 Jul 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Red Hat

Omnichannel Strategies and APIs: Redefine Your Customer Relationships
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: New channels and new ways of interacting with customers emerge rapidly – meaning that creating omnichannel strategies is a key to future-proofing your business, not just a differentiator for the here and now. Explore how an API-led approach helps you deliver successful omnichannel customer experiences.
Posted: 19 Jun 2017 | Published: 19 Jun 2017

MuleSoft

Accelerating Government IT Innovation With APIs and Microservices
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: Government IT teams are struggling to keep pace with citizen expectations constantly being raised by the private sector. This white paper proposes a way government agencies can change their IT operating models to an architectural approach focused on APIs and microservices.
Posted: 16 Jun 2017 | Published: 16 Jun 2017

MuleSoft

Building an Enterprise Cloud
sponsored by Tintri
EBOOK: In order to support both enterprise and cloud‐native applications, you will need an enterprise cloud. This e-book lays out a path to enterprise cloud, pointing out what you should and shouldn't do along the way.
Posted: 01 Jun 2017 | Published: 01 Jun 2017

Tintri

Composable Infrastructure Overview
sponsored by VeriStor
EGUIDE: Composable infrastructure, or disaggregation, undoes traditional resource grouping, enabling you to mix and match resources as needed to meet specific workload demands. Access this e-guide to learn how composable infrastructure, its limitations, and the type of impact it will have on your organization.
Posted: 08 Aug 2017 | Published: 02 Aug 2017

VeriStor

Storage Management Initiative to Simplify Storage Allocation
sponsored by StarWind Software Inc.
RESOURCE: Download this resource to gain a condensed look at a virtual SAN designed to provide API functionality that simplifies the way storage can be allocated, monitored, and managed. Click here before it's too late.
Posted: 13 Jul 2017 | Published: 13 Jul 2017

StarWind Software Inc.
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