Do Not be Afraid of API Initiative SUCCESS

Whether you are just beginning to think about an API initiative or have already started one, now is the time to think about an enormous potential problem – SUCCESS! Even in the initial stages, it is important to think ahead and plan for success. Starting with a view of only the first project...  Continue reading Do Not be Afraid of API Initiative SUCCESS

A Reference Architecture for PSD2

Why a reference architecture? Open banking is transforming financial services, empowering the end customer and promoting the creation of new value chains. The second payment services directive (PSD2) accelerates this transformation across Europe, forcing banks to open their systems and enable customers to share their financial data with other organizations. Web APIs make these interactions possible through a...  Continue reading A Reference Architecture for PSD2

IBM’s API Management Undisputed #1 in Market Share

Thanks for making IBM's API Management the undisputed #1. IBM's API Connect solution had steadily grown its presence in the API Management market to become the undisputed leader in the IDC Worldwide Integration Middleware and API Management Software Market Shares, 2017: Business Is Booming Including License Revenue, July 2018 report*.  Continue reading IBM’s API Management Undisputed #1 in Market Share

Changes to Authentication for API Connect on Cloud

Please be advised: The IBM API Connect team will be sunsetting the use of Basic Authentication for our Management APIs in our Public Cloud regions on August 15th, 2018. The Management APIs will continue to be available, but must be accessed using a token based authentication for improved security. For any customers using the Management APIs,...  Continue reading Changes to Authentication for API Connect on Cloud