Idevnews Latest News http://www.idevnews.com Find our latest news! en-us Webscale’s Cloud Web Application Firewall Takes SaaS Approach to Web App Security http://www.idevnews.com/stories/6992/Webscales-Cloud-Web-Application-Firewall-Takes-SaaS-Approach-to-Web-App-Security For web site and application operators, attacks at the application layer can be varied – and catastrophic. Webscale is adding a SaaS-based firewall to its cloud-based web application delivery platform. Mendix Says Low-Code Platform Drives Speed of App Development & Fuels Digital Innovation http://www.idevnews.com/stories/6989/Mendix-Says-Low-Code-Platform-Drives-Speed-of-App-Development-Fuels-Digital-Innovation In 2017, the low-code platform sector is on fire, making it faster and easier to build web and mobile apps. At Mendix, their recipe for ‘low-code platform success’ goes beyond speed, with features to drive innovation from a lifecycle perspective. IDN speaks with Mendix CTO Johan den Haan about the importance of smart integration, collaboration and control.  SmartBear Looks To Speed Up Design, Documenting APIs with Updated, Unified Swagger UI and Editor http://www.idevnews.com/stories/6986/SmartBear-Looks-To-Speed-Up-Design-Documenting-APIs-with-Updated-Unified-Swagger-UI-and-Editor SmartBear Software is offering a new unified open source Swagger Editor and UI to make it easier to design, document and consume APIs using the OpenAPI/Swagger toolchain.  SmartBear also adds IBM Cloud to its commercial SwaggerHub integrated API platform offering. Customer Experience is King for App Success; Monitoring Strategies Need To Adjust http://www.idevnews.com/stories/6983/Customer-Experience-is-King-for-App-Success-Monitoring-Strategies-Need-To-Adjust A satisfying customer experience far outweighs all other metrics for app success.  That said, a survey from BigPanda finds it is getting more difficult for IT to effectively monitor apps and systems.  IDN looks at BigPanda’s survey – and suggestions to bridge this gap. ‘Full Life Cycle’ API Management Can Drive Competitive Advantage http://www.idevnews.com/stories/6980/Full-Life-Cycle-API-Management-Can-Drive-Competitive-Advantage As APIs become a popular part of digital transformation, adopters are finding API management across the ‘full lifecycle,’ adds to business impact and ROI.  IDN looks at the study from CA Technologies and Coleman Parkes Research. Integration is The Next Step to ROI on Big Data Analytics http://www.idevnews.com/stories/6977/Integration-is-The-Next-Step-to-ROI-on-Big-Data-Analytics Organizations looking for more value from big data investments are finding integration developers  – rather than new big data specialists – may hold the key. Progress’   Sumit Sarkar reveals why integration skills can quickly spread big data ROI to more business apps and users. Survey: Evan Data Finds App Developers Welcome the Surge in AI, Deep Learning Tools http://www.idevnews.com/stories/6974/Survey-Evan-Data-Finds-App-Developers-Welcome-the-Surge-in-AI-Deep-Learning-Tools A recent survey from Evans Data reveals artificial intelligence is hitting its stride, as developers welcome a parade of AI-centric technologies for apps. IDN speaks Evans Data vice president David Intersimone. Survey: Trends, Stresses Revealed in App Development for Digital Transformation http://www.idevnews.com/stories/6971/Survey-Trends-Stresses-Revealed-in-App-Development-for-Digital-Transformation A new survey from OutSystems reveals the unspoken truth about digital transformation projects. They are indeed exciting; but can also put a growing strain on IT.  IDN discusses OutSystem’s survey of 3200 IT professionals with CMO Steve Rotter, along with how a low-code app platform can ease the pressure. Centrify Analytics Service Uses Machine Learning and User Behavior To Stop Breaches in Real Time http://www.idevnews.com/stories/6968/Centrify-Analytics-Service-Uses-Machine-Learning-and-User-Behavior-To-Stop-Breaches-in-Real-Time A Forrester Research study, commissioned by security firm Centrify, estimates 1 billion identities were compromised in 2016.  The firm is also launching Centrify Analytics Service to shore up access protection with real-time analytics and machine learning. Splunk Continues To Expand Its Adaptive Response Initiative To Detect, Battle CyberThreats Faster http://www.idevnews.com/stories/6965/Splunk-Continues-To-Expand-Its-Adaptive-Response-Initiative-To-Detect-Battle-CyberThreats-Faster As cyber threats become more sophisticated, headline-grabbing security point solutions just can’t handle the speed and complexity of diagnosing and fighting off the attacks.  In response, Splunk continues to recruit vendor partners and domain experts to its Adaptive Response Initiative. IDN looks at the latest additions.