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Mediated APIs: An Essential Application Architecture for Digital Business

Published: 26 August 2016

ID: G00310378

Analyst(s): Aashish Gupta , Yefim Natis , Anne Thomas


APIs are foundational for any digital business. They enable the API economy, multichannel applications, pervasive integration and other digital business scenarios. Application architecture leaders should strategically adopt the mediated APIs model to enable and protect their APIs.

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  • Key Challenges



  • Use Mediated APIs to Enrich and Control API Interactions
  • Employ Available Technology to Implement the Mediation Layer
  • Extend Existing Governance Practices to Include API Mediation

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