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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HPE NonStop and Hybrid IT: The Best of Both Worlds

by Andrew Price on Mon, Apr 9, 2018

Hybrid IT Infrastructure has been a core part of HPE’s strategy for a number of years now, and it’s easy to see why. Across their product portfolio, they have made a massive investment in public and private cloud infrastructure, developing dedicated hardware and partnering with Microsoft Azure and others. But what does Hybrid IT mean for the average NonStop installation?

As HPE NonStop users, we know that our platform and...

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