What’s new with API Manager in the Nov ‘17 release

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In an earlier blog post, we talked about how Anypoint Exchange has evolved in the November 2017 release, to make it easier for consumers to discover, learn, test and consume API assets. In this blog, we will talk about latest features added to API Manager and how they tie with Anypoint Exchange to help users better manage and govern their API assets.

Digital Transformation and the API Management Trap – Observations from Early Adopters

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Digital transformation seems to be focused on creating new digital capabilities, such as being able to accommodate social, mobile, analytics and cloud, but digital transformation isn’t just about creating the new, but also about utilizing the old. A large number of organizations undergoing digital transformation have been in business for many years and have dozens of legacy applications.  These applications have an unprecedented amount of data locked inside them. This data has huge value to accelerate digital transformation,

HowTo – Custom API Policy with Anypoint Platform

December 8 2016

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As organizations embrace APIs for exchanging information with internal or external customers and partners, it’s critical not to sacrifice visibility or governance.  That’s where API management comes in. API management policies can be layered on top of the implementation of the APIs to provide the governance, security and visibility required.  

Out-of-the-box the Anypoint platform provides a full number of policies. Policies are grouped into categories of:

Webinar: Full lifecycle API management with Anypoint Platform

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This webinar is now available to watch on-demand.

Last week, Gartner published its 2016 Magic Quadrant for Full Lifecycle API Management, which covers “the planning, design, implementation, publication, operation, consumption, maintenance and retirement of APIs.”  Proudly, MuleSoft is in the Leaders quadrant for the second year in a row.  In the report, Gartner lists the following as one of MuleSoft’s strengths:

  • MuleSoft provides open-core enterprise service bus (ESB),

MuleSoft Recognized as a Leader in Gartner’s 2016 Full Lifecycle API Management Magic Quadrant

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We are pleased to be recognized as a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Full Lifecycle API Management.

Full lifecycle API management covers the planning, design, implementation, publication, operation, consumption, maintenance, and retirement of APIs and services. Enterprise API management needs to comprehensively cover all stages in an API’s lifecycle, as different strategies and best practices are required for each.

MuleSoft’s strengths in full lifecycle API management noted in Gartner’s report include: product breadth,

API Security Best Practices – upcoming webinar

APIs have become a strategic necessity for your business. They facilitate agility and innovation. However, the financial incentive associated with this agility is often tempered with the fear of undue exposure of the valuable information that these APIs expose. With data breaches now costing $400M or more, senior IT decision makers are right to be concerned about API security.

In an upcoming webinar, API Security Best Practices,

New Year’s resolutions for the CIO

A new year will be arriving in just a couple of days and, of course, with it comes the opportunity to make all kinds of resolutions to help your business. How are you going to better incorporate SaaS applications into your business software? How are you going to improve your mobile apps? What is your company going to do to address microservices?

Digital transformation is happening faster than you think.

SOA governance for the modern business

The term “SOA governance” has taken on the connotation of a select group of people coming together periodically to talk about SOA topics, establishing a policy which is dutifully documented, and then disappearing back to their ivory towers without making much impact on the business. But the notion of governance is becoming ever more important as businesses adopt SaaS technologies and initiate mobile, big data, and IoT initiatives.

So you want to set up an API strategy. Now what?

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Upcoming webinar: So you want to set up an API strategy. Now what?

Join us for the latest installment in the MuleSoft webinar series as we sit down with Julie Craig, Research Director at Enterprise Management Associates, and Reza Shafii, Director of Product Management, MuleSoft to discuss some of the common pitfalls and questions businesses have when developing their API strategy. Craig and Shafii will talk about the essentials of an API-led approach to design,

Anypoint Platform for APIs – February 2015 release

February 24 2015

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I am extremely happy to announce a significant set of updates to Anypoint Platform for APIs that were introduced this month. These updates will make it easier for API owners and administrators to publish their APIs in a way that is sure to further their successful adoption. The sections below describe the core new capabilities introduced in this release.

Instant management through automatic deployment

The management of APIs with Anypoint Platform consists of the deployment of a proxy application to an API gateway runtime.