Axway, provider of a hybrid integration and content collaboration platform called AMPLIFY, has announced a new feature, AMPLIFY Streams, that allows any API to be turned into an event-driven data stream without server-side code.
The company says that event-driven data streaming is gaining popularity because of the growth of IoT applications and microservices, and can not only reduce bandwidth use and cost, but also improve end-user experience. According to Axway's SVP of engineering, David McKenna, "To support real-time reactive client experiences, modern architectures need to evolve beyond traditional synchronous request-response APIs."
The technology behind AMPLIFY Streams comes from Streamdata.io, a French software publisher that Axway acquired in March. At the time, the company said that the acquisition would allow "integration and application leaders to evolve beyond just supporting request-response APIs, to now supporting real-time and event-driven use cases" and with AMPLIFY Streams it would appear that the company hopes to deliver on that promise.
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