Blog2019-02-15T15:36:34+00:00

News, Updates and Reporting

API Performance Analysis: Hitting the Mainstream

Here at APImetrics, we've been at the cutting edge of API performance analysis for over four years now. So we tend to forget how far things have come in just a short period of time. This was brought home to me just today by a thought piece in Forbes on the API economy. This point in particular leapt straight off the screen at me: APIs have become so essential to businesses that 85% consider web APIs and API-based integration fundamental to their business strategy and continued success. Five years ago, we were still having conversations with our clients about why APIs even mattered. Now we’re seeing entire industries and regulatory frameworks growing up around both APIs and the services they deliver. Consider Open Banking APIs Until recently, you’d sign into your bank using a proprietary interface that would communicate over propriety standards to the bank's own back end. Systems that [...]

By |May 1st, 2019|Categories: Fintech, News, Opinion|0 Comments

Healthcare API Economy: Long Overdue

By |February 16th, 2019|Enterprise IT, News, Opinion|

 

This week, Don Rucker MD, the National Coordinator for Health IT, proposed a healthcare API economy. This is something that’s long overdue, especially in the USA, and shadows the changes that the banking sector, and before that the telecommunications sectors have gone through.

However, it has its own […]

Effectively Securing and Scaling API Infrastructures

By |February 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Join our CEO, David O’Neill, for a webinar hosted by Ping Identity on the challenges of scaling and securing API solutions.

Date/Time: February 27th @ 11AM MT

Title: Innovators Panel Discussion: Effectively Securing and Scaling API infrastructures

Abstract:

Speed, precision, intelligence and security are differentiating the next wave of industry leaders from their competition. Organizations […]

APIs and the Cloud: An Impact Study

By |November 15th, 2018|Fintech, IT and Cloud, News, Opinion|

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 […]

Top of the APIs: Which CMA9 Bank Was Summer Champion 2018?

By |October 17th, 2018|API Update, Fintech, Monthly Report, News|

Which CMA9 Bank Was Summer Champion 2018

The APImetrics Insights CASC (Cloud API Service Consistency) score lets you know the performance and quality of an API at a glance. It also lets you instantly compare any API with any other API. Not […]

Online Banking: The Dream of Being the Amazon (or Facebook or Netfix) of Money

By |October 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Online Banking Amazon of Money

There’s a fascinating article over at Quartz about the battle in the online banking world to be the Amazon (or Facebook or Netfix) of money. Despite the title, the article’s not really got much […]

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 […]

CMA9 APIs: The Only Constant Is The Lack Of Consistency

By |June 15th, 2018|API Update, Fintech, Summary|

CMA9 APIs

Following on from our thoughts on SLOs and KPIs, we teased that we had some more data on CMA9 APIs. And here it is!

The approach we use is simple. We look at past performance and provide benchmarking against similar services […]

“Our Experience So Far” – FI.SPAN Talks APImetrics

By |June 6th, 2018|Case Studies|

FI.SPAN Talks APImetrics

At APImetrics, we enjoy hearing from our clients. So we were delighted to receive such a lovely note from Valery Novikov, Co-Founder and CTO of FI.SPAN.

FI.SPAN is a SOC compliant, cloud-native API orchestration platform that turns APIs […]