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Digitization has caused the network to undergo change, moving away from hardware to software that virtualizes device functions and supports digital innovation. This article looks at how these changes have affected job functions, and what individuals can do to ensure their skills are future-proofed.
Until recently networking engineers hardly needed to know what API stood for, let alone how to use one. That’s all changing now as API growth picks up critical mass, which risks leaving established networking device players flat-footed, argues Teren Bryson over at TechTarget.
Grip has extended its artificial intelligence based event matchmaking engine to third party apps and services through an API. The API is the same API that powers Grip's increasingly popular event matchmaking product. Grip has partnered with five launch partners to demonstrate integration potential.
Aerohive launched a new API-driven platform that pulls data from Wi-Fi networks for use by various business applications. The platform includes a number of APIs, primarily around location, identity, and monitoring. The platform exchanges data with both network devices and end user devices.
Abelana, an open source reference implementation for mobile apps consuming gRPC services on Google Cloud Platform, has been released.
Entuity's Network Management Release offers user defined Polling, RESTful API, enhanced event management, and Support for Cisco UCS and Amazon AWS.
We've added 6 APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory today in Mapping and other categories. Also added: client libraries for the GoSquared website analytics platform.
Google Cloud Platform announces several networking updates that include DNS API, load balancing, VPN and on-premises connection via Carrier Interconnect.
While just about every developer can find some value in implementing remote access and control software within their application, building that functionality has never been easy.
PacketZoom unfurled a cloud service that enables developers to replace TCP with a faster proprietary networking protocol that it says can improve mobile application performance.
Rackspace recently announced the unlimited availability of its Neutron API. The API gives users programmatic control over network deployment and management.
Broadcom this week announced OpenNSL, a software platform that enables the development of applications on top of Broadcom's StrataXGS network switches.
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.
Broader adoption of the Neutron API that has been defined within the open source OpenStack cloud management framework streamlines network resources provisioning.
Kaazing, software-based web communications platform, continues to attract big name customers as its key product enables realtime communication at unprecedented scale. As announced today, Vikram Mehta has taken the reigns as Kaazing's new CEO. ProgrammableWebcaught up with Mehta as he prepares to build on Kaazing's success and take the company to the next level.
As companies, organizations and professionals become more and more interconnected via social networks such as Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook, a new trend is beginning to emerge—social network data visualization. This article shows you how to make a data visualization of your own.
Traditional media is going through a major upheaval at present, with paywalls proving an ineffective business model, Amazon chief Bezos buying the Washington Post, viral masters BuzzFeed promising to invest their revenue in investigate reporting, and Netflix overtaking traditional paid cable like HBO in revenue generation. At API Strategy and Practice, Kristin Calhoun from the Public Media Platform talks about how public media partners are using APIs to prepare for the changing landscape.