New!Businesses use brokers to help them buy products or services that are too complex to deal with given their existing resources. This applies to the cloud as well, in the form of Cloud Services Brokerage, or CSB. In this article, we explore how the CSB sector came to be, why CSBs are needed, and what their existence means for the growing cloud industry.
APIs are the lifeblood of AppDirect's business, and we're in good company. Your favorite apps use APIs to talk to each other constantly: it's how your Instagrams get to Twitter, and why those Zendesk tickets end up in Salesforce. In this article, we'll decode the mystery behind how APIs work.
In the past decade, app stores have become nearly ubiquitous in our personal and professional lives. In this article, we track the emergence of mobile and cloud-based apps, and the multiplicity of app stores that followed soon thereafter.
Although their origins can be traced to fashion and consumer electronics, white label products are at the core of AppDirect's business. Learn how this growing trend in cloud computing stands to change the face of IT forever.
Marketplace-as-a-Service is a business model in which technology companies white label their solutions for creating online stores. By creating a scalable, customizable platform, MaaS companies let service providers to act as cloud service resellers. Learn more about the history and future of MaaS.
What exactly is cloud computing? We'll take you through the terminology, map out the components, and tell you how the innovative new cloud computing industry differs from the technology of yesteryear.
Software-as-a-Service, or SaaS, is an integral component of today's cloud computing landscape, as well as AppDirect's business model.
Branded Application Marketplace
Showcase leading cloud services with an interactive listing and profiles.
Branded Application Manager
Drive service usage with unified identity, billing and payment management.
Branded Developer Center
Attract vendors to your ecosystem with a state-of-the-art on-boarding platform.
Branded Marketplace Manager
Drive sales with a turnkey customer management and marketing platform.