How to Leverage Blockchain Technology to Benefit Your Business

by Andrew Price on Wed, Sep 25, 2019

There’s been a lot of enthusiastic noise around blockchain for a number of years now.  From Bitcoin to Ethereum, Corda to IBM Blockchain, there are many frameworks that we can consider if we want to implement a blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) solution.  The NonStop division at HPE have put their weight behind the R3 Corda solution, and have a brand new reference architecture showing Corda in a hybrid environment...

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REST-enabling Payment Engines

by Andrew Price on Thu, Jun 20, 2019

REST is becoming extensively used in the payments space.  Programmableweb.com, which maintains a directory of all public Web APIs, has tracked two significant increases in financial APIs since 2012.  The first, in 2012, ties in with a general increase in APIs across the internet.  The second is more interesting.  Taking place in mid-2016, this increase relates to implementation of various Open Banking initiatives, including, but...

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How NonStop Customers Are Using REST to Up Their Game

by Andrew Price on Tue, Jul 10, 2018

One of NuWave’s customers recently implemented an interesting use case with LightWave ClientTM. This customer processes payment transactions, and as part of the transaction authorization process, needed to integrate with a rules engine running on Unix. The rules engine was only available as a REST-based Web service, so the NonStop-based payment solution needed to invoke those REST services.

The customer decided to implement ...

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