|[June 25, 2013]
Half of Global Enterprises are Deploying Enterprise APIs as Revealed by Axway Survey
PHOENIX --(Business Wire)--
(NYSE Euronext: AXW.PA), a leader in governing the flow of data,
announced today findings of its recent Application Programming Interface
(API) adoption poll. The poll was conducted by API and identity
management leader Vordel (News - Alert), acquired by Axway, during the webinar
entitled "APIs - A Key Part of Your Enterprise Engagement Strategy" with
guest speaker Jeffrey Hammond from Forrester Research (News - Alert), Inc.
The findings revealed:
Half of the global enterprises polled are using or planning to deploy
enterprise APIs, 40 percent of respondents using a mixture of open and
enterprise APIs, and 3 percent using Open APIs.
Additionally 30 percent of respondents are using APIs to expose
on-premise apps to third parties with 29 percent of enterprises using
APIs to build new mobile applications and 22 percent leveraging APIs
to connect internal applications to cloud services.
These results are significant as today, businesses and consumers around
the world are being wired together via APIs. According to Forrester
Research, "Mobile and social commerce opportunities are the likely first
ways in which these APIs will be leveraged, but touch points such as
marketplace integration, embedded commerce ads, in-store digital
signage, mobile point of sale (mPOS), and call center applications,
among others, will soon be common ways that businesses use these APIs."1
"Our research shows that enterprises are increasingly leveraging APIs,"
said Hugh Carroll, vice president, marketing at Axway. "It was
noteworthy that half of the respondents polled were deploying or
planning to use enterprise APIs with 40 percent of respondents using a
combination of open and enterprise APIs. Additionally, as 30 percent of
respondents were using APIs to expose on premise apps to third parties,
the results indicate that enterprises are primarily leveraging
enterprie APIs, to rapidly develop and deliver new customer services to
drive revenue growth into their cloud and mobile channels."
Axway API Poll
On May 18, 2013, Axway, hosted a webinar
discussion featuring Forrester Vice President and principal analyst
Jeffrey Hammond, focusing on how enterprises are turning APIs into
corporate platforms, and why API management is a crucial part of making
this move successful. During the webinar, 130 globally based enterprise
architects, IT managers and application developers were polled with
several questions regarding API usage and adoption.
Enterprise Architecture Workshop Tour
Axway and Vordel are hosting their enterprise
architecture workshop tour during the months of June and July in
London, Sydney, Melbourne, New Jersey, Sacramento, and Silicon Valley,
and during the months of September to November in Germany, France,
Benelux, Sweden and Morocco. These free half-day workshop events are
aimed at enterprise architects, IT managers, identity management
architects and App development team members. The company and guest
customer speakers, Rick Smith, Enterprise Architect at British American
Tobacco and Darryl Pollock, Solution Architect at Transgrid, will
discuss how to use APIs to achieve fast and secure connectivity across
enterprise applications, Cloud, mobile and SOA services. Register for
1"Selecting Tools That Enable Agility," Forrester Research,
Inc., March 26, 2013.
Axway (NYSE Euronext: AXW.PA), a market leader in governing the flow of
data, is a global software company with more than 11,000 public- and
private-sector customers in 100 countries. For more than a decade, Axway
has empowered leading organizations around the world with proven
solutions that help manage business-critical interactions through the
exchange of data flowing across the enterprise, among B2B communities,
cloud and mobile devices. Our award-winning solutions span
business-to-business integration, managed file transfer, API and
identity management, and email security- offered on premise and in the
Cloud with professional and managed services.
Axway is registered in France with headquarters in the United States and
22 offices in 17 countries. www.axway.com.
Vordel, now a part of Axway, enables enterprises to deliver APIs to
cloud, mobile, and partners. The Vordel API Server is an
enterprise-ready API Gateway (News - Alert), unified API platform to manage, deliver
and secure APIs. More information: www.vordel.com,
and our Blogs.
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