API Whitepaper – Hot off the Press by Andy Thurai

Here is a link to the API whitepaper produced by Dan Woods, Chief Analyst CITO Research (of API book fame); Blake Dournaee, Intel Product Manager; and yours truly.   I think it came out better than expected and has a foreword by John Musser of ProgrammableWeb (Guru in API space). Given that everything is moving to Cloud and Mobile, you might want to spend a few minutes to check out the best practices of developing, implementing, securing and managing your APIs properly regardless of whether you are thinking IasS, PaaS or SaaS. What makes us unique is the combination of McAfee security and Intel identity and performance as you can see in the paper.

Intel API Whitepaper Download Link


Andy Thurai — Chief Architect & CTO, Application Security and Identity Products, Intel

Andy Thurai is Chief Architect and CTO of Application Security and Identity Products with Intel, where he is responsible for architecting SOA, Cloud, Governance, Security, and Identity solutions for their major corporate customers. In his role, he is responsible for helping Intel/McAfee field sales, technical teams and customer executives. Prior to this role, he has held technology architecture leadership and executive positions with L-1 Identity Solutions, IBM (Datapower), BMC, CSC, and Nortel. His interests and expertise include Cloud, SOA, identity management, security, governance, and SaaS. He holds a degree in Electrical and Electronics engineering and has over 20+ years of IT experience.

He blogs regularly at www.thurai.net/securityblog on Security, SOA, Identity, Governance and Cloud topics. You can find him on LinkedIn at http://www.linkedin.com/in/andythurai.

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