The trouble with the Internet of Things (IoT) is that it is more a concept than an actual platform on which to a developer can build applications. Cisco is looking to change that. Cisco, in partnership with nine other companies, today announced a plan to build Intercloud, a global cloud computing platform that will present developers with a standard set of APIs for building IoT applications.
Cisco APIs (7)
||The Cisco Spark API integrates synced communications between employees through video calls, messaging, and whiteboard sessions. Available in REST architecture with JSON format and OAuth...||Syncing||11.21.2016|
Cisco PSIRT openVuln
||Through implementation of Cisco's PSIRT openVuln API, developers can simplify and expedite their systems' security measures. PSIRT stands for Product Security Incident Response Team and this RESTful...||Security||12.19.2015|
Cisco Meraki CMX
||The Cisco Meraki CMX (Connected Mobile Experience) API displays real-time location analytic data to improve customer support and engagement. Data collected is reported to a dashboard which reveals...||Cloud||10.10.2014|
Cisco IM & Presence
||The service provides instant messaging for applications operating within the provider's WebEx Collaboration Cloud. It uses Cisco's Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) AJAX library to...||Messaging||02.01.2013|
Cisco Unity Connection Messaging Interface
||The Cisco Unity Connection Messaging Interface (CUMI) is a messaging API for Cisco Unity Connection that has been designed to be stable and simple to use. It is based on leading industry standards...||Messaging||01.16.2013|
Cisco is overhauling how it manages and distributes information about security vulnerabilities that affect its products and will begin offering this information via API.
The Internet of Things brings many constraints and opportunities to API designers. This article explores how some of the tenets of API design can apply to IoT.