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December 07, 2021
MuleSoft plans to release tools to catalog and manage APIs across multi-cloud environments to reduce redundancy, apply governance policies and build compliance.
August 20, 2021
API security is under scrutiny as businesses digitally transform, and startup vendors are emerging with fresh approaches for secure cloud computing.
February 04, 2021
Google's new Apigee X API management system helps users develop and manage their API strategies and enjoy more security, performance, networking and app-dev capabilities.
September 17, 2020
Google Cloud brings low-code application development and API management to its new Business Application Platform, but robotic process automation isn't yet in the mix.
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