Open APIs Are the New Open Source
Feb 15, 2012, 16:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jay Lyman)
"We've seen the rise of open source software in the enterprise
and also beyond the IT industry, but the real keys to openness and
its advantages in today's technology world -- where efficient use
of cloud computing and supporting services are paramount -- exist
in open application programming interfaces, or APIs.
Open source software continues to be a critical part of software
development, systems administration, IT operations and more, but
much of the action in leveraging modern cloud computing and
services-based infrastructures centers on APIs. Open APIs are the
new open source.