Choosing the Right API Management Solution for the Enterprise User

API Academy Address key functional and operational characteristics of an effective API Management solution This white paper examines the different functional and operational requirements for an enterprise-level API Management solution. In doing so, it gives IT managers, Web managers and enterprise architects key information for selecting an API Management solution. The API is undergoing a transformation as more…

A How-to Guide to OAuth & API Security

API Academy Make OAuth implementation simple for your organization OAuth is an emerging Web standard that lets users grant third-party clients restricted access to resources they own. In the past, it was common to ask a user to share username and password information with the client. OAuth authentication is more secure as it allows the user to grant…

5 OAuth Essentials for API Access Control

API Academy Create a framework to address the complex challenges associated with implementing OAuth There are a number of important access-related challenges for API publishers. However, deploying OAuth as an authorization mechanism for enterprise APIs raises challenges around scalability, correct usage and integration. To make matters worse, OAuth is not supported by existing infrastructure and is poorly understood…

The API Management Playbook

API Academy See 13 essential use cases and discover key capabilities for effective API Management To execute ideas quickly and seize new opportunities, it is critical for digital businesses to create and manage APIs effectively. But what is effective API Management? The API Management Playbook from CA Technologies provides a great reference guide for: Winning at digital transformation by using…

Continuous API Management

Mehdi Medjaoui, Erik Wilde, Ronnie Mitra & Mike Amundsen Making the Right Decisions in an Evolving Landscape A lot of work is required to release an API, but the effort doesn’t always pay off. Overplanning before an API matures is a wasted investment, while underplanning can lead to disaster. This practical guide provides maturity models for individual APIs…

Should Your APIs be Open?

Dive into the pros and cons of implementing open APIs Show Notes In the third episode of our new podcast series, Erik Wilde , Mike Amundsen, Matt McLarty and Ronnie Mitra dive into the pros and cons of implementing open APIs—exploring how offering a public API might impact your organization, from a business and strategy perspective.

API Management 302: Using an API Gateway in Microservice Architecture

Get to grips with the specifics of deploying an API gateway in a microservice architecture In  Lesson 304: API Design for Microservices, we describe the essential role APIs play in microservice architectures. In Lesson 101: API Management Basics, we explain why an API gateway is essential to ensuring API security, usability, scalability and reliability. Here, we focus on the specifics of…

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