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Posts from Date:   2018-10

Explore the API Economy of Infrastructure Services

by Rene Buest  |  October 22, 2018

“There is an API for that!” is a common answer talking to digital-savvy organizations today. Indeed, according to, there are almost 20,000 public APIs available. Digital-savvy organizations rely heavily on private, public or partner APIs to work in the current state. Companies like Salesforce generate 50% of the revenue just through APIs, eBay generates […]

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It’s a Matter of Proximity: Go Beyond the Edge Directly to the Digital Touchpoint in Support of Digital Business

by Rene Buest  |  October 15, 2018

Digital business initiatives mandate that enterprises interact much closer and in real-time with their customers to help reduce cost and customer effort, and improve customer experience. Creating a business moment at the edge for customers — at the digital touchpoint — is the new scalable way of engagement. Infrastructure service providers must establish a presence […]

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