Software Industry API Use Cases – Eating Our Own Cooking

Many of the use cases associated with businesses in the Software industry are the same as Retail. After all, companies that create software products, sell them. In the case of software, sometimes the software is installed on premise and other times it is used in the cloud as a service (XaaS). But,...  Continue reading Software Industry API Use Cases – Eating Our Own Cooking

API Connect Secure Gateway Integration Part 2 : Leveraging on-premise API resources

In the first part of the blog, we created a LoopBack API for an on-premises MySql Database and modeled one of the tables within the database. In part 2, we will expose this newly created on-premise API securely using the Secure Gateway functionality integrated into API Connect. We first log into our...  Continue reading API Connect Secure Gateway Integration Part 2 : Leveraging on-premise API resources

API Connect Secure Gateway Integration Part 1 : Creating a LoopBack API for an on-premises MySql Database

With the growing API economy, the ability to quickly create APIs is essential for a business to stay competitive. But many businesses are faced with a new dilemma when they want create an API to securely expose their backend enterprise data or services to users on the cloud. The Bluemix Secure Gateway Service provides secure connectivity...  Continue reading API Connect Secure Gateway Integration Part 1 : Creating a LoopBack API for an on-premises MySql Database

Does size matter? (for your business to participate in the API Economy)

“How big does a business need to be before offering assets via business APIs using IBM API Connect?” I’ll answer a question with a set of questions, all starting with “How big does a business need to be before it …” • Needs a web site? • Needs a mobile App? • Wants to provide great service to its customers? • Needs...  Continue reading Does size matter? (for your business to participate in the API Economy)

Administering Developer Organizations: Exporting Data

Exporting Developer Data Using Analytics in APIConnect, we are able to export data that summarizes the API calling activity usage for all our developer organizations. This aggregation of data can be helpful to the admins of our organizations and can primarily used in billing applications. In this guide, you will be able to import a pre-existing...  Continue reading Administering Developer Organizations: Exporting Data