APIs Enable the World – And Developers Are Leading the…

04/26/2017

It’s said that those who control the resources, control the world. In the world of technology and IT, developers control a new currency: APIs, or application program interfaces. With APIs, developers dictate how applications interact and communicate, and ultimately how businesses prosper.   What is an API? In simple terms, an API provides interapplication communication, […]

NetApp Provides Enterprise Class Storage Environment at API:World Hackathon

10/20/2016

As a featured sponsor of the September API:World Hackathon event in San Francisco, NetApp hosted a Hackathon challenge and provided managed storage infrastructure for developer teams competing for recognition and prizes. Utilizing NetApp’s ONTAP Cloud running in the Amazon marketplace, teams developed applications and solutions to solve real-world business and IT opportunities.   Three innovative […]

OpenStack: Open for Mainstream Adoption

07/27/2016

Billed as the most important gathering of IT leaders, telco operators, cloud administrators, app developers, and OpenStack contributors focused on the future of cloud computing, OpenStack Summit Austin hosted over 7,800 attendees this year. Clearly enjoying what Gartner calls the slope of enlightenment, does this year’s record-setting attendance signal mainstream adoption for OpenStack? And if […]

Three Future Drivers of Cloud Expansion

02/22/2016

The explosive growth in cloud adoption raises a question: Can this exponential expansion continue? Quite succinctly, the answer is, yes, it can-and yes, it will. Beyond the traditional OPEX vs. CAPEX motivation for moving to the cloud, the following are three drivers that will enable cloud proliferation over the next five years.   Enterprise Adoption […]