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Today we had a very well-attended API Workshop held by Axway in Brussels. Menno Abbink from Essent was the star speaker, covering the
Why should you think of API management as a platform? Because it’s becoming one of the most prodigious and important aspects of how Enterprises of all sizes participate in the digital economy.Keeping in line with the standard platform technology definition, … Read more...
Intel has recently been gaining some chops in API Management. Expressway API Manager has been out a while now and we acquired Mashery and Aepona this year. Mashery you will (or should) know but Aepona, you may not have heard of. … Read more >The post API Management;...
Wednesday 16 October, 2013 Foundation of next-generation Open Source Big Data Cloud computing platform runs multiple applications simultaneously to enable users to quickly and efficiently leverage data in multiple ways at supercomputing speed. Forest Hill, MD –16 October 2013...
ECC Dallas January 23 - 24
LZA SOA Training & Certification: Dallas — January 27 – 30, 2014 Monday January 27, 2014-Thursday January 30, 2014 Dallas Texas Venue TBD Price: $2,495.00 (including $500 early discount) [converted to 2495.00 USD] We offer additional discounts for groups of three or mor...
Hamburg, 15 October 2013 - The German IT security specialist gateprotect and Computerlinks, Value Added Distributor for leading international technology providers, have agreed to extend their cooperation. As of now, Computerlinks will distribute gateprotect security solutions also in P...
POC Requirements – Token Authentication and Mapping Often times in sales engineering I get “tunnel-vision”, focusing so much of my efforts on just meeting the requirements of a proof-of-concept (POC) that I fail to fully appreciate the true value Expressway … Read more...
What do Dr. Henry McCoy and large Enterprises have in common? They can both be brilliant at what they do and be a veritable beast to manage. Enterprise complexity and legacy debt can hamstring an organization trying to move to … Read more >The post Exposing the Beas...
Montreal, Canada, October 11, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Visual 2000 International Inc. (http://www.visual-2000.com) announces that graphic T-shirt producer and marketer Vision/Eleven Apparel Management Inc. has successfully implemented the Visual ERP.net™ and integrated e-commerce solut...
Insight on the topic of REST
On October 22, I'm participating at Axway's API
Let me break it down and at the same time preserve the “gestalt” of what’s going on in cloud today. I’m leaving a lot out, but I’m taking a lot in at the same time…. API Management / SOA Capability One of the major forces in enterprise today is the need to move to a "platform" a...
Soave Automotive invites Kansas City drivers to celebrate the upcoming release of the 2014 CLA-Class. Soave Automotive is excited to announce the CLA Launch Party that will celebrate the release of this exquisite new vehicle from Mercedes-Benz.  Ever since it was nationally introduced ...
It’s no surprise that organizations are moving more and more of their business critical systems to the cloud because of its availability, speed, and ease-of-use. But how does this effect and organizations ability to properly test and maintain the quality of those systems? The best appr...
By Ryan KamauffHere are the top cyber news and stories of the day. LinkedIn Shuts Down Four XSS Flaws – “LinkedIn has closed the door on four cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities, which could have been used to ultimately steal credentials from users.” LinkedIn i...
By Bob GourleyStrata and Hadoop World is coming!  It will be held 28-30 Oct in NYC. If your organization uses information and if you play a role in collecting, moving, storing security and/or analyzing it, come interact with your peers from other information intensive organizations and...
Question: What’s the difference between a Web Service, an API and an SOA Software Service?Answer: The Web Service and the API are technical
Traditional EA doesn’t deal well with change
- Microsoft's Mike Schutz keynotes on day two of leading IT enterprise event -London, 01 October 2013: Day two of the fastest growing end-to-end enterprise IT event, IP EXPO, will open with a keynote address from Mike Schutz, Microsoft General Manager, Windows Server and Management, Pr...
Soave Automotive is excited to announce that Mercedes-Benz will be offering the latest electric technology with the future U.S. release of the B-Class Electric Drive.  Soave Automotive and Mercedes-Benz of Kansas City are proud to bring the latest in luxury driving innovations.  Today’...
Cloud conversations: Has Nirvanix shutdown caused cloud confidence concerns? By Greg Schulz Cloud conversations: Has Nirvanix shutdown caused cloud confidence concerns? Recently seven plus year old cloud storage startup Nirvanix announced that they were finally shutting d...
Two factor authetication beefs up the usual username/password atuhentication by laying in another layer. You sign-in with username/password but then the atuhentication proceeds after verifying on a mobil device; an automated telephone call or a text message with a passcode.  Thi...
Two factor authentication beefs up the usual username/password authentication by laying in another layer. You sign-in with username/password
Two factor authentication beefs up the usual username/password authentication by laying in another layer. You sign-in with username/password
It’s death came furiously and quick, like an earthquake shaking the carefully constructed buzzword tower engineered by Enterprise software marketers around the world. Anne Thomas Manes proclaimed the death of SOA back in 2009 in her seminal blog “SOA is dead; Long … R...
Are you and your enterprise a prisoner of the past? I don’t mean legacy applications and technologies, I mean today’s business processes and applications. I work with many different enterprises and what’s common to the great majority is the centrality of
Today at 4pm Eastern / 1pm Pacific / 9pm UK/Ireland time, we are running a webinar with our partner Middleware NZ on the topic of
De-identifying Data in APIs I was catching up on my RSS feeds over the weekend, reading all the things I missed while I was at IDF, when I saw this great post from Kin Lane calling for “A Masking, Scrubbing, … Read more >The post Tokenization for De-Identifyin...
The API Economy is launched and it’s not too late to join in the fun. According to Pew Research, 91% of American adults have a cell phone and 34% of American adults own a tablet computer. The proliferation of mobile devices … Read more >The post The API Econom...
When it debuted Wednesday, iOS 7 brought with it a slew of bug fixes to Apple’s mobile operating system, but it brought a new vulnerability as well — one that can be exploited to bypass the lock screen on iOS devices. Like most iOS lock screen vulnerabilities, the hack to exploit it is...
Montpellier (FRANCE), September 19th - The DigiWorld Summit on 19th-21st November 2013 will focus on "The digital gold mines" and be an opportunity to discuss the sources of value that are energizing the digital markets. Building on the "Game changers" (Mobility, Cloud, Big Data) pros...
Moogsoft and Innovise ESM collaborate to meet demand for breakthrough solutions that streamline fault and incident management in cloud and software-defined networksSan Francisco, CA and Slough, Berkshire, UK - September 19, 2013 - Moogsoft, the leading provider of demand-driven service...
ECC Sydney February 13 - 14
LZA SOA Training & Certification: Sydney — February 17 – 20, 2014 Monday February 17, 2014-Thursday February 20, 2014 C C & C Solutions L20 Zenith Tower A 821 Pacific Highway Chatswood NSW 2067 Australia Price: A$2,495.00 (including $500 early discount) [converted t...
Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers a unique computing platform for users who wish to transfer their data onto a cloud system.  Cloud usually is preferred for its improved security options and ease of management. Now there are more reasons to prefer cloud as Unisys is now offering Un...
First, the paragraph that spawned this post: The increasing use of cloud-based services is driving the need for better and more interactive single sign-on (SSO) and federated identity management (FIM) services. It is building relationship dependencies between businesses, their partner...
Sequoia Capital Leads Series D Round, Okta Appoints Philip Turner As New GM For European Operations London, UK - September 16, 2013 — Okta announced today that it closed a $27 million Series D funding round led by returning investor Sequoia Capital. Existing investors Andreessen ...
Shadow IT is growing and growing. In this post I explain what Shadow IT is and how it is related to the Business-IT Gap. 
Thursday, September 19th, is the date to reserve in your calendar. This is the date of the first visit ever for Amazon Web Services Summit in Stockholm and Sweden. Perhaps the most important event within AWS Cloud Computing in Scandinavia in 2013. AWS Summit Nordic is a free one day ev...