The Digital Business Transformation Blog

Discover the latest news, industry trends and insight from Axway.


Microservices in the Digital Era

September 2, 2015 | By Mark O'Neill

When organizations make the choice to put a digital platform in place, a discussion on Microservices is never far behind. By putting a Microservices layer in place, an organization creates the springboard to launch into the digital future, whether that involves apps, rich Web clients, or IoT devices such as in-store beacons. Individual Microservices, or orchestrated groups of Microservices, serve as the foundation for this innovation. The data being passed to and from Microservices also...

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Deming Meets DevOps – How Automated Testing Pulls the Andon Cord

August 27, 2015 | By Rob Meyer

Axway and SmartBear recently announced integration between Axway 5 Suite for API Management, and SmartBear Ready! API, which helps perform and automate functional, load, performance testing, and even monitor service performance levels.  But why was it so important?  The reason is that without testing automation, you can’t govern the DevOps process.


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This Week in Digital Business: August 21, 2015

August 21, 2015 | By Mark Skoog

Connecting SOA To The Cloud highlighted Axway API Gateway as a beneficial tool to use as an Identity Bridge; Diginomica reported on key trends driving digital transformation; eWEEK discussed the security risks associated with the Internet of Things opening new doors for cyber-attacks; InformationWeek published a piece on 10 ways to get the most from real-time analytics.

  • Need help bridging the gap? Have no fear,...

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Fast Payments in the Digital Business Era

August 20, 2015 | By Bruno Cambounet

In our recent blog posts, we have discussed how traditional business models have changed as the convergence of cloud, mobile and social have ushered in a new wave of digital business. In the new era of the digital economy, digitalization is changing the face of trade, retail, commerce, business and social interactions all over the world. This is creating a new frontier and banking has a special role to play,...

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Interoperability in the Digital Era

August 17, 2015 | By Antoine Rizk

In a previous blog post we highlighted why digital is at the top of the business agenda and why businesses are making the switch to digital. Rolling out a digital business strategy allows organizations to remain hyper-competitive in today’s digital age.

As more and more businesses embrace the digital age, organizations need to properly implement a business strategy that supports the rapidly changing...

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This Week in Digital Business: August 14, 2015

August 14, 2015 | By Mark Skoog

Axway positioned as a leader in KuppingerCole’s Leadership Compass for API Security Management report; ComputerWeekly published an article on the API economy, naming Axway as a player in the mix; ZDNet reported on the potential threats smart homes have and the how the sustainability of the security of devices relies on consumers’ safety; HealthData Management discussed three key elements to follow to shift cybersecurity focus onto the interior instead of the perimeter; Forbes highlighted...

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Many Leading API Management Vendors are Not So Secure After All

August 13, 2015 | By Rob Meyer

Over the last few years, I’ve had credit cards replaced and received notifications from my insurance company and other entities that my data was compromised. I’m assuming most of you have as well.

And yet when it comes to API Management, many companies seem to ignore the hard lessons they’ve learned in their personal lives about the importance of security. It’s a bit surprising.  All the consumer APIs we use are outside the firewall; otherwise we couldn’t use them. But companies...

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A Complete (B2B) 360°: Integrating EDI and API

August 10, 2015 | By Heather Middlebrook

As more and more organizations around the world rely on complex networks of partners, banks, vendors and customers to conduct business, the need for B2B integration technology becomes all the more apparent and pressing. In today’s cloud-based, mobile world, growing data volumes and an ever-increasing number of networked partners have forced organizations to pay closer attention to their B2B integration strategy. However, companies with these types of strategies typically include an EDI silo...

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Achieving a Digital Business Advantage

August 4, 2015 | By Matt Graney

In our previous posts on the digital business imperative, we discussed why digital is at the top of business agendas and what digital business transformation entails, as well as how IT can deliver the infrastructure that enables a digital...

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This Week in Digital Business: July 31, 2015

July 31, 2015 | By Mark Skoog

Forbes covered a report from Evans Data Corporation on the Internet of Things; ZDNet highlighted a study by Seagate Technology, pointing out that the IoT will generate more than 20 trillion gigabytes of data by 2025; Forbes explored nine new predictions and assessments on the IoT; IT Business Edge published a piece on five ways businesses can address data management issues.

  • Did you know that “79 percent of IoT app developers spend at least 25 percent of their time with...

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This Week in Digital Business: July 17, 2015

July 17, 2015 | By Mark Skoog

Vance McCarthy of Integration Developer News published an interview with Axway’s Shawn Ryan on New-Gen MFT; Axway announced the release of Axway IT Ops Vision; ZDNet discussed how Amazon Web Services’ API Gateway could simplify the API Economy; Axway’s Mark O’Neill published a blog post on the same topic and looked at the pros and cons of the solution; HealthData Management talked about security priorities for the nation’s ‘most wired’ hospitals; eWEEK reported on Ovum’s research on the...

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Amazon API Gateway

July 15, 2015 | By Mark O'Neill

Last Thursday, July 9, Amazon announced their new AWS API Gateway. The Amazon API Gateway is a cloud-based service that is designed 'to simplify creation and management of APIs', particularly APIs in front of Amazon services such as AWS Lambda.

As an established API Gateway vendor, we welcome Amazon's new entry in the market. It wasn't long ago that people would ask why API Gateways are even needed; nobody is asking that question now. In the market, Amazon's API Gateway has a...

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This Week in Digital Business: July 10, 2015

July 10, 2015 | By Mark Skoog

Axway announced the appointment of Jeanine Banks as executive vice president, global products and solutions; Axway’s Shawn Ryan discussed supporting digital business initiatives with managed file transfer technology; Clay Cowdery, Axway’s operational intelligence evangelist, was quoted in FierceFinanceIT’s article on payment infrastructure; Network World published an article on the economic impact of the Internet of Things; Computerworld featured a piece on the impact analytics and the...

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Supporting Digital Business Initiatives with Managed File Transfer Technology

July 9, 2015 | By Shawn Ryan

As more and more industries venture into the digital realm, they begin to expose themselves to business risks including data loss, damage and security breaches. Without a secure and efficient method to transfer data from one end point to another, organizations leave themselves and their customers vulnerable to hackers and security risks, which in turn could lead to mistrust from customers and failure to comply with the law – both which result in a loss of business.

To help address...

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This Week in Digital Business: June 26, 2015

June 26, 2015 | By Mark Skoog

Axway announced the renewal of members on the Board of Directors and appointment of Jean-Marc Lazzari as CEO; Axway released updates to SecureTransport; ProgrammableWeb published an article on the Oracle v. Google lawsuit; reported on implementing a more secure data governance plan in self-service analytics; CIO highlighted a recent Gartner study discussing the need to embrace digital business; eMarketer discussed the IoT’s role in the future of digital...

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APIs and the Chilling Effect

June 23, 2015 | By Mark O'Neill

Late last month, the Justice Department weighed in on a controversial, yet extremely important topic and source of tech innovation: the ability for organizations to copyright APIs. The declaration stems from an ongoing battle between two tech giants, Google and Oracle, which started five years ago when Google, in order to make it easier for developers already familiar with Java, copied parts of the...

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This Week in Digital Business: June 19, 2015

June 19, 2015 | By Mark Skoog

Axway named a champion in Info-Tech Research Group’s 2015 MFT vendor landscape report; USA Today discussed Apple’s view on the IoT “bubble”; ZDNet reported on open APIs; highlighted how big data could lead to big problems for enterprises; ProgrammableWeb published an article on API management adoption and growth within the U.S. according to recent Forrester Research.

  • It’s another win for Axway! This week Axway...

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Axway Named an MFT Champion

June 18, 2015 | By Jean-Claude Bellando

Today, whatever industry you are in, every single business interaction within and beyond the firewall relies on data exchange. Organizations that weren’t born in the digital era have typically relied on traditional file transfer technology for these exchanges. However, today’s business demands require faster, more efficient, more versatile and more secure file transfers – and companies are increasingly turning to managed file...

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This Week in Digital Business: June 12, 2015

June 12, 2015 | By Mark Skoog

Health Data Management reported on research stating that digital health is projected to yield $100 billion in savings over the next four years; ZDNet discussed that the API management solutions market is set to quadruple by 2020; ProgrammableWeb published a piece on the anatomy of an API security breach; Re/code highlighted the disappearance of the Internet and how it will affect the IoT; Network World explained how to sell the Internet of Things to consumers.


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Is your mft:ready for DevOps?

June 8, 2015 | By Jean-Claude Bellando

Large corporations around the world currently face digital business challenges. In order to remain relevant in this new norm, they have no choice but to reach new business agility standards defined by Internet-era behemoths such as Netflix, Amazon Web Services and Google.

Part of this necessary response is the rise of DevOps. In fact, Gartner recently reported that 25% of Global 2000 companies are expected...

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