API Connect v2018.1.0 is GA! How to get started

If you haven't already read about the new capabilities in API Connect v2018.1.0, please read this post announcing the new release. Versioning: With this release we are introducing a modern versioning structure as follows: API Connect YYYY.Quarter.Release.  Thus, v2018.1.0 is the first release from the first quarter of 2018.  The second...  Continue reading API Connect v2018.1.0 is GA! How to get started

Digital Transformation – Becoming a Digital Business

Digital Transformation is focused on improving customer experience. In a Forrester study (commissioned by IBM), Forrester found large numbers of businesses (over 85%) are: improving web site experiences and flow, adding or improving mobile customer experiences, transforming their culture to be more customer-centric, and collecting and analyzing data on customers’ digital experiences to improve...  Continue reading Digital Transformation – Becoming a Digital Business

What’s New in Analytics with API Connect v2018.1.0

API Connect v2018.1.0 offers a remastered top of the line Analytics tool. New features can be categorized three-fold: 1.) improvements to performance and scalability utilizing micro-service architecture Analytics is now separated from the API Manager and deployable anywhere, 2.) greater flexibility with selective offloading capabilities to any of the Logstash supported outputs and direct access...  Continue reading What’s New in Analytics with API Connect v2018.1.0

What’s new in DataPower Operations Dashboard v1.0.7

On March 21st we released DataPower Operations Dashboard (DPOD) v1.0.7.  This is the latest version of IBM's monitoring and problem determination solution for applications that are secured and optimized by DataPower Gateways. The latest version 1.0.7 brings improvements around several major areas such as new support for DataPower physical appliance, UX/UI, and integration with API...  Continue reading What’s new in DataPower Operations Dashboard v1.0.7

Announcing API Connect 2018.1: Reinvention of the Industry Leading API Management Solution

Introducing IBM's API Connect 2018.1 a scalable multi-cloud API Management platform, agnostic of hypervisors or cloud providers.  A platform built ground up based on micro-service architecture, that is cloud native to it's core. In addition to deployment advances, new API Management tooling has been added and the user experience enhanced. This gives development teams more capabilities,...  Continue reading Announcing API Connect 2018.1: Reinvention of the Industry Leading API Management Solution

All New API Connect 2018.1 Developer Portal: Reimagining Developer Productivity

From startups to Fortune 500 companies, the developer portal is at the core of any API strategy and digital transformation initiative. Currently, API Connect leads the way with our #1 ranked developer portal (Forrester) that has set the gold standard for all API management solutions on the market. But we haven’t stopped there. Today, we are thrilled to announce...  Continue reading All New API Connect 2018.1 Developer Portal: Reimagining Developer Productivity

Installing API Connect 2018.1

What does a pack mule have to do with installing API Connect 2018.1? Traditionally, a pack mule serves to carry heavy weight across treacherous terrain. Pack mules drastically reduce the work required by humans in tiring and potentially dangerous scenarios. After providing some background, I'll explain exactly how a pack mule will make installing API...  Continue reading Installing API Connect 2018.1

Introducing the DataPower Gateway IDG X2 Physical Appliance

We just announced the new DataPower physical appliance IDG X2 to the market. The next generation of IBM DataPower Gateways improves upon our proven track record as the industry’s leading application security and integration gateway.  IBM DataPower Gateway X2 provides improved performance, reliability, and serviceability, while improving operational efficiency. The IDG X2 delivers the...  Continue reading Introducing the DataPower Gateway IDG X2 Physical Appliance

DataPower Gateway Updates in v7.7 are Hybrid Cloud Game Changers

DataPower Gateway v7.7 delivers hybrid multi-cloud support for API Connect Enterprises and start-up alike are looking towards the cloud as the future of their IT strategy.  Most will run workloads on public, dedicated, and private clouds, spanning datacenters and GEOS, and many will be using Docker and Kubernetes to take full advantage of cloud-native architectures.  API...  Continue reading DataPower Gateway Updates in v7.7 are Hybrid Cloud Game Changers