Building an Enterprise API Strategy

An IBM Redbooks Point-of-View publication

Abstract

A new business opportunity requires research to weigh risk and reward, and understand the time frame for return on that opportunity. When you, as the decision-maker, decide to act, liquidity is important. If capital is tied up in other investments, the ability to pursue a new one is lost.

There is untapped value in your IBM® z/OS® assets. APIs are the way to extract and grow that value:


  • APIs provide access to systems and data on z/OS that otherwise require specialized knowledge and skills to reach.
  • Interfaces based on REST and JSON are highly consumable, providing near universal access.
  • The API economy enables further opportunity by providing a mechanism through which your data and services can be integrated with those of business partners in web and mobile applications.
  • Using z/OS Connect to develop APIs for your z/OS assets is easy, cost-effective, and secure.


Explore how to build an enterprise API strategy and tap into your z/OS assets with this IBM Redbooks® Point-of-View publication.

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Publish Date
20 May 2016


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ISBN-10
0738455326

ISBN-13
9780738455327

IBM Form Number
REDP-5376-00

Number of pages
14