API’s have the ability to transform the way IT endures from a programming standpoint. They do offer a high-level advantage in terms of management but how do they impact the future technological trends of cloud and virtualization?
APIs are driving the evolution of data center management from manual configuration of hardware and software to more automated and scalable techniques. Any discussion of public or private clouds, and software-defined everything, must include APIs. However, for many enterprises, the rise of APIs for configuration is a new(ish) concept. Here’s what you need to know.