VP Innovation at Axway, Co-founder at Vordel

Mark O'Neill

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It's been a while since I've posted on this blog. There is a good reason: I've joined Gartner as a Research Director.I won't be posting any more to this blog, but look out for me over at
I'm proud to have taken part in the Executive Insights on Application Security report which has just been
The Gartner AADI (Application Architecture, Development & Integration) Summit kicks off tomorrow in Las Vegas. Each year, this event is
Hot on the heels of the UniCredit Appathon comes the
Right now the UniCredit Appathon is happening in Milan, Italy, with the Axway team involved as a sponsor. A key part of any hackathon is setting up mocked-up or simulated API endpoints in a managed
One of the most important part of API Management is to manage
The Axway API Management platform makes it simple to configure a policy so that, for example, the userId "joe" is allowed to call /api/service?id=222  but not /api/service?id=333
The Axway API Gateway provides a very rich environment for configuring policies for API traffic, using the Policy Studio tool. For example, you can configure a policy for content-based routing, for
Later today I fly to Phoenix for Axway Connections 2015. One of the most popular sessions at Connections this year is the
Next week is Axway Connections 2015 in Scottdale, Arizona. The theme is "Journey to Digital". Speakers include National Australia Bank speaking
If you've been keeping up with the Kardashians, you may have heard of their
Metaphors are often used in API Management. Perhaps you're familiar with the airport metaphor (thinking of OAuth Access Tokens like
The slides from the recent webinar with Axway and Smartbear, on the topic of API Security, are now online.It's noteworthy that while 56% of the attendees said that API Security was "very
Next Thursday, 24 September, I'm taking part in the online Mobile + IoT Summit with Oracle, Appian, Red Hat, and
Readers of this blog might be interested in this full-time position with Cognizant in Bridgewater, New Jersey, which lists hands-on experience with
Last week I spoke at the Integration Developer News SOA & API Summit on the topic of "How APIs are Driving Digital Transformation". You can still view the recording (as well as the talks by IBM,
This Thursday, August 20, I'm participating in the SOA & API Summit which is a online event run by Integration
When integrating systems together, identity mediation can be just as vital as protocol mediation. Consider a situation where a user is authenticating with an X.509 certificate. The X.509 certificate
The XML Bomb is an attack which has
The recording of the "Beyond the OWASP Top Ten" session at API Craft Boston with Smartbear and Axway is up on LiveStream.
Readers of this blog might be interested in this
This week, ProgrammableWeb has a very interesting article by Martin Brennan about how
ProgrammableWeb recently had a story about how Randy Westergren
Over on ProgrammableWeb, Jennifer Wiggins has written a great round-up of discussion about the
Bill Doerrfeld at Nordic APIs has written today about how APIs are evolving the B2B landscape. This is a particularly interesting article for me, because my personal background is working for an EDI provider, where I linked EDI processes from the private network to the Internet, over 1...
I'm back from a week in London, where one of the highlights was Gartner AADI. This year, I had the privilege of presenting alongside Oliver
One of the great features on the latest release of the Axway API Gateway, and our API Management solution in
First, that's not a typo. Nordic APIs is indeed in Seattle this year. Perhaps next year we'll see "Pacific Northwest APIs" in Stockholm :-).The Seattle 
Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield has written a piece in Transport Evolved this week about some
With all of the API-related conferences today, I'm surprised there is not one called API-palooza. Maybe we're all waiting for Perry Farrell to organize it. But, here at Axway, our May schedule is like
Unfortunately I won't be at API Days / APIStrat Berlin 2015 later this week. But if you're there, check out my colleague
On May 5 in Philadephia, Axway is running an "Innovation Forum" focusing on integration technologies including APIs. It's a free event which you can
With the UK elections coming up, and the US 2016 election gaining momentum, manifestos are in the news. In the API world, we also see the API First approach similarly gathering momentum. I recently had
Last year I co-presented a webinar with Gunnar Peterson on the Top Ten API Security Considerations. Gunnar has now written a follow-up
Our API Workshop world tour rolls on: Last week in Australia, we ran a series of API Workshops where our Axway partner Versent spoke about API strategy and
Top 10 lists are all the rage these days. I blame Buzzfeed. We've all seen titles like "Top Ten reasons why this incredible thing is incredible - you won't believe number 7!!!!"But, I hope
It's well known that one of the keys to Amazon's success has been its APIs. Kin Lane has pointed out