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Monthly Fintech API Performance Dashboard

As we get closer to launching some data-only products focused on our non-technical users, we wanted to make some data available that's easy to read and understand. So, the first 5 Fintech API performance dashboards are now up for public consumption. These cover Open Banking, UK CMA9 APIs, financial services API providers, common corporate APIs and US government APIs. We're planning to add search engines and social APIs (which they still let us!), so stay tuned. The dashboards contain key information for understanding more about the API quality and performance, including the best performers by speed and quality, a geographic breakdown of how well they work, and a current 7-day API uptime dashboard. These dashboards are free. But we can provide weekly and daily data as part of our Monitoring as a Service solution. If you'd like more information concerning Monitoring as a Service, please don't hesitate to get [...]

By |August 29th, 2018|Categories: Feature updates, News|0 Comments

Why we monitor, and why you should to… CMA9 Open Banking Edition

By |May 17th, 2018|News, Opinion|

Fresh from congratulating a UK CMA9 bank on keeping their V1 and V2 APIs going for a decent period beyond the February switchover, we had a deeper look to see if the two APIs performed differently.

For the most part, they did […]

New Features – Print to PDF for reports – Email Subscription controls

By |May 7th, 2018|Feature updates|

Email Controls

You can now set your email preferences from the alerting menu, this will automatically subscribe or unsubscribe you from the various email reporting options like weekly and daily reports, insights or alerts.

CMA9 OBIE UK Report, April. And a third of APIs still under perform.

By |May 4th, 2018|Fintech, Monthly Report, News|

CMA9 Competition and Markets Authority

In March, we published a report on the UK’s public CMA9 Open Banking APIs V2 from the OBIE. IN it, we found that more than 35% of the APIs offered were performing below our expected acceptable score […]

Equifax and AWS: How One Minor Thing Can Pull Down Performance

By |April 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Equifax API

It’s always fascinating to us how your choice of Cloud Host can impact your performance. For example, we noticed some issues with the Equifax API we monitor. There are a lot of issues.

Over the last week alone, there have […]