Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Vordel API Gateway video demo

[Update: Vordel was acquired by Axway in 2012 and the Vordel Gateway is now known as the Axway API Gateway]

I've recorded a video demo of the Vordel API Gateway in action. With the API Gateway, much of the action happens behind the user interface (actually using APIs itself, as a matter of fact). The user experience is completely skinnable to customer requirements. The key is to use the capabilities of the API Gateway to make it as simple as possible for developers to sign up, and for clients to use the APIs using OAuth (with Facebook, Google, etc). Because, as Randy Heffner from Forrester pointed out in last week's webinar, if you make it hard for developers to sign up and use your API, they will go elsewhere,