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  • The Definitive Guide to API Integration

    The Definitive Guide to API Integration

    The Definitive Guide to API Integration: the single, comprehensive guide you need to build your API integration strategy. Get the steps to take, tips, and best practices for integrating your product.

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  • G2C: What is this Magical Application?

    G2C: What is this Magical Application?

    So you’ve read over the technical documents regarding Ground2Cloud and you look like Linguini trying to understand how Remy the mouse learned to cook. They say I have a technical...

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  • A Quick Guide to Creating a Cloud API Integration Strategy

    A Quick Guide to Creating a Cloud API Integration Strategy

    So you’ve put in the time and effort and built a killer app. The problem is, if it can’t be integrated with all the other great apps out there, your app is dead in the water.

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  • Up Your Email Game with Gmail and Outlook Elements

    Up Your Email Game with Gmail and Outlook Elements

    We are announcing two new email Elements that have been added to our catalog: Gmail and Outlook. These additions add a more granular control to email, mainly personal email, in your...

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  • API Authentication: Size Small

    API Authentication: Size Small

    I consider myself an API expert - well, in my own mind anyway. I’ve seen so many different API specifications in my tenure here at Cloud Elements that I can review the API documentation...

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  • Customer Success Interview with Amy Mustoe & Ross Garrett

    Customer Success Interview with Amy Mustoe & Ross Garrett

    A lot of organizations build their company and their teams around customer success. We’re no different at Cloud Elements. In fact, we have one of our core values dedicated to Customers...

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  • Back to the 90s: Moving on from Flat Files to Automated Integration

    Back to the 90s: Moving on from Flat Files to Automated Integration

    The saying "I still think 1990 was 10 years ago," so perfectly reflects not only my current view of time, but also how many cloud applications, even modern ones, handle integrations....

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  • Extending SAP S/4HANA with 3rd Party Integrations

    Extending SAP S/4HANA with 3rd Party Integrations

    The SAP S/4HANA Element is the latest addition to our catalog, further enabling enterprise scale integration capabilities. As enterprise organizations continue to transition more...

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  • Why CIOs Hold the Keys to Growth

    Why CIOs Hold the Keys to Growth

    CIOs across many enterprises have long been battling a war between stability and change, but this war brings with it an opportunity for high growth in their IT organizations and across...

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  • Cloud Elements New Help Center: API Documentation and Knowledgebase

    Cloud Elements New Help Center: API Documentation and Knowledgebase

    Documentation is not usually a favorite, or let’s say popular topic. Well, except for me and my friends. But in the world of apps, APIs, and integration it's a necessary evil. No matter...

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  • SAPPHIRE 2018 Recap: Cloud Elements Announcement

    SAPPHIRE 2018 Recap: Cloud Elements Announcement

    What do Jon Bon Jovi, Lindsey Vonn and Justin Timberlake all have in common? They, along with 22,000 people, descended upon SAP’s SAPPHIRE NOW conference in Orlando last week. It’s...

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  • Sunsetting Cloud Elements V1 Platform

    Sunsetting Cloud Elements V1 Platform

    We are saying goodbye to our first UI. By the end of June, we will be routing all logins from console.cloud-elements.com to our fully React based UI: my-staging.cloudelements.io. So,...

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  • 6 Ways to Make Your Integration Fail

    6 Ways to Make Your Integration Fail

    We don’t always approach an integration with the intent to fail. But you know what they say, fail fast and move on. Learn from your failures. The greatest teacher, failure is. Just had...

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  • Announcing Cloud Elements' New Partnership with SAP

    Announcing Cloud Elements' New Partnership with SAP

    Today at the SAPPHIRE NOW 2018 conference, we are excited to announce a new partnership with SAP, in which every SAP Cloud Platform customer will have access to Cloud Elements to easily...

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  • Enable ISVs with an Integration Marketplace

    Enable ISVs with an Integration Marketplace

    With the shortcomings of API Management, there is focus for ISVs on publishing their applications as if it’s an island or a stand alone product. However, the concept of “your app” is...

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  • The Future of Enterprise Integration Part 2: The 5 Key Principles of an API-Based APproach to Data Virtualization

    The Future of Enterprise Integration Part 2: The 5 Key Principles of an API-Based APproach to Data Virtualization

    In Part 1 of this blog series we explored how the world of enterprise and application architecture is growing increasingly complex, and  organizations need a solution that simplifies...

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  • Security Breach: How to Leverage APIs to Protect You

    Security Breach: How to Leverage APIs to Protect You

    API integration has become a necessity for application customers to streamline operations across their business and products, making integration an integral part of product development,...

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  • Alternative Lending: Why Integration is Crucial

    Alternative Lending: Why Integration is Crucial

    The alternative lending market has exploded in the past 10 years, and that growth is only going to continue, specifically in the small business marketplace. Analysts from Business...

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  • How and Why to Use an OAuth Proxy URL with Cloud Elements

    How and Why to Use an OAuth Proxy URL with Cloud Elements

    Ok, so that title should really read “Why and How…” since I’m starting with “Why”, but I don’t look backwards and neither should you. You’re an engineer and you have code to write and I...

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  • The Current State of API Integration [Infographic]

    The Current State of API Integration [Infographic]

    The State of API Integration 2018 Report contains a full breakdown on the current state of the API industry, a look at what’s trending and why, and a look ahead to where we believe API...

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