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API Movers and Shakers: Your Weekly API Performance Report

Spring has sprung! And our weekly API performance report is here. For our new readers, hello! This report is culled from our data and from that info, we give you the movers and shakers in each sector. You can also see on our new slick API Directory! Don’t see your favorite APIs listed? Let […]

API Movers and Shakers: Your Weekly API Performance Report

Once again, U.S. Government APIs are not doing so well. FEMA in the US Government Collection was in the Red Zone with a CASC score of 5.72. This was primarily due to an outage on the 7th of March, which saw the requests to most endpoints timeout. There was also a scattering of failures throughout […]

Weekly API Performance Report: Movers and Shakers

Here are our highlights for the week in APIs. We tell you who’s up, who’s down, and who dropped out completely. Are the APIs you depend on included? If not, let us know and we’ll add them to our collection. And if you still haven’t signed up for a demo, what are you waiting for? […]

Nationwide Building Society is a UK-based mutual financial institution founded in 1846 as the Provident Union Building Society. It was renamed as the Co-operative Permanent Building Society in 1884 and then as the Nationwide Building Society in 1970. Nationwide has grown to become one of the largest financial institutions in the UK, serving over 15 million members.

Evolution and Plans for the Future:

Nationwide has evolved significantly over the years, expanding its range of financial services and growing its customer base. The company has also been focused on improving its digital capabilities, investing in technology to offer its customers more convenient and accessible services. In the future, Nationwide plans to continue investing in technology to improve customer experience and provide innovative services.

APIs and Their Functions:

Nationwide offers several APIs to third-party developers, including Open Banking APIs that allow customers to share their financial data with third-party providers, and Mortgage APIs that enable brokers to apply for and manage mortgage applications on behalf of their clients. Nationwide’s Payment Initiation Service API allows third-party providers to initiate payments from their customers’ Nationwide accounts.

Security Protocols and Breaches:

Nationwide takes the security of its customers’ data very seriously and has implemented several security protocols to protect it. The company uses encryption and multi-factor authentication to secure its APIs, and all access to the APIs is logged and monitored. Nationwide has not had any significant security breaches in recent years.

API Performance:

Nationwide’s APIs offer reliable and fast performance, with an average response time of under 500 milliseconds. The company has invested in its infrastructure to ensure that its APIs can handle high volumes of requests and provide reliable service to its customers.


Nationwide has experienced some downtime in the past, but the company has taken steps to improve its infrastructure and minimize service interruptions. The company has implemented redundancy and failover systems to ensure that its services remain available in the event of hardware or software failures.


Nationwide’s infrastructure is built on modern technology platforms and systems, including cloud computing and virtualization. The company has also invested in data analytics and machine learning to improve its services and provide better customer experiences. Nationwide’s infrastructure is designed to be scalable, flexible, and reliable, allowing the company to adapt to changing market conditions and customer needs. Overall, Nationwide is committed to providing its customers with innovative and ethical financial services, supported by robust security and modern technology.

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