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APIs and the Cloud: An Impact Study

In their recent white paper, ThousandEyes concludes that all the clouds offer good choices from the perspective of network performance with solid backbones for data transfer. But that’s only part of the story. When we started with our unique multi-cloud approach, we assumed that there wouldn’t be much difference between different clouds when they’re used to call APIs. The fact is, they’re all VERY different. How we analyze performance Our product makes a series of calls to API endpoints. We use the same security (OAuth, OAuth+JWT, etc.) as a TPP (Third-Party Payment) provider or ASIP (Account Service Information) provider would use, and verify how well the calls are working, both from a call perspective – does it return what you expected? Does it do all the things it is meant to do? – and from a networking perspective – can you connect? How long does the call take to [...]

By |November 15th, 2018|Categories: Fintech, IT and Cloud, News, Opinion|0 Comments

API Compliance Monitoring – Can you afford not to?

By |August 9th, 2018|Fintech, Opinion|

In the rapidly expanding fields of Open Banking, where there are regulations driven by systems like the European Payment Services Directive, you have to prove your IT systems work as the regulations require – AND, just to add a little extra complexity, some of the dependencies might be […]

Open Banking CMA9 API Performance Data CMA9 – July 2018

By |August 6th, 2018|Fintech, Monthly Report|

We first shared this on LinkedIn a few days ago, but it’s worth repeating here as this data is, we believe, fundamental to the success of CMA9 Open Banking API initiatives and the banks, ASPs and TPPs who are running them. Next we’re going to be diving into the core […]