Gartner Blog Network

Tag: 'api' Blog Posts

from the Gartner Blog Network

Networking APIs

by Andrew Lerner  |  April 28, 2015

There has been lot of talk about the need for networking personnel to evolve their skillsets, as open networking, programmable networking, and SDN proliferate.  Do network engineers need to become...

Read more »

provided vs exposed

by Aneel Lakhani  |  July 29, 2013

If you're offering infrastructure as a service, you have to have infrastructure to offer and it has to be exposed. But if you're offering something else, then: The infrastructure doesn't...

Read more »

While APIs Are Catching Fire, Don't Forget About Design

by Eric Knipp  |  April 30, 2013

According to Forbes, the "API market is on fire". My conversations with Gartner clients on this topic would seem to confirm the article's top line. In the first quarter, only...

Read more »

Catalyst Debrief

by Eric Knipp  |  August 27, 2012

I just returned home to Dallas after participating in my first Gartner Catalyst conference. The event was impressive with tons of content and almost 1800 attendees on-site, not including Gartner...

Read more »

Free-ranged Ethically Treating APIs

by Ian Glazer  |  February 21, 2012

I've been thinking about "Addressgate." Watching the conversations flow. And it was an interchange between Nishant and Eric that finally trigger this post and these questions - who is responsible...

Read more »

If You Build It, They Will Come

by Eric Knipp  |  November 30, 2009

If You Build It, They Will Come. If You Don't, They Might Build It Anyway. Etsy, a Web proprietor of handmade goods, didn't have a public API. That didn't stop...

Read more »

The Hammering in My Head Won't Stop

by Eric Knipp  |  November 24, 2009

Or, in this case the hammering on Best Buy's Remix API. According to @bestbuyremix: 5.7 million API calls yesterday. The 19th to yesterday (5 days) accounts for 61% of our...

Read more »