From banking online to shopping for daily groceries to even ordering food, API is increasingly common . It is effectively a gateway to allow others in your eco-system to interact directly with your systems/data as you choose. They are the fundamental building blocks of an integrated and effective digital highway shaping the future technological landscape of technology. It is a simple, secure way to exchange information between disparate systems to keep unnecessary changes to a minimum. Implementation is easy thanks to the flexibility of API-based EDI integration. Furthermore, all kinds of formats (REST, SOAP, Web Service, etc. ) are supported, and the user-friendly interface communicates efficiently with other products and services. API use has surged over the past decade and become essential to modern business data exchanges. Whether an on-premise ERP system (like SAP or Infor),or one in the cloud (like SAP Business One, Salesforce, Dynamics) APIs make integration simple. Read our ebook to learn what EDI and why it matters.