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Okta's Azuqua Acquisition

Wednesday, Mar 27, 2019

Recently, API integration service provider Azuqua was acquired by identity provider Okta. This signals the next phase of API integration’s recent rise: consolidation and commodification.

The first phase of API integration’s maturity was the big splash and subsequent gold rush of Salesforce’s acquisition of Mulesoft. This caused many companies to froth as to whether APIs and API Integration had finally become a first-class architectural component worthy of …

Apple's Stamplay Acquisition

Friday, Mar 22, 2019

Stamplay, a smaller API Integration player, primarily focused in Italy and around the EU, had been shopping itself around for a while. A small company with less than a handful of employees, it’s $5.7M exit to Apple is clearly nothing for Apple, but for Stamplay - a big deal! Congrats to them for the acquisition and for the acquihire.

Stamplay continues the trend of the API Integration’s 2nd wave, back to reality, where API Integration gets put into the …