Cisco announces a $150m Spark fund to fuel development on its Cisco Spark Platform, which provides a communication platform that combines messaging, call and meeting features. The service is similar to Slack with a focus on the Enterprise market. All 3 services are currently available in the US.
Cisco APIs (6)
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 Jabber Voice & Video
||The service provides integrated voice and video communications via broswer-based telephony. Basic telephone call functions include making and receiving voice calls, hold and resume funtions, multi-...||Telephony||01.15.2013|
Events in the networking world don’t usually garner all that much attention from developers. But Cisco is hoping that developers are paying attention to both OpenStack, an emerging standard for managing IT infrastructure in cloud computing platforms, and Project Open Daylight, an open source implementation of a software-defined networking controller that Cisco supports.
Docker has extended the reach of its API via a recent acquisition of SocketPlane. Their Next move may be to extend the Docker API to support network services.