SmartBear Exhibits API and Software Lifecycle Tools at IBM InterConnect 2017

SmartBear’s VP of Swagger Products Presenting on Open API Initiative at IBM InterConnect – March 19-23, 2017 – Las Vegas
SOMERVILLE, Mass. — March 14, 2017 —

SmartBear Software, the leader in software quality tools for teams, is exhibiting its complete product portfolio at IBM InterConnect, taking place on Sunday, March 19 – Thursday, March 23, 2017 in Las Vegas. At booth #663, SmartBear is providing live demonstrations of API and software lifecycle tools, including Swagger, Collaborator and SoapUI. Tony Tam, Vice President of Swagger Products, is speaking at three sessions, all focusing on the Open API Initiative (OAI), the open governance structure under the Linux Foundation aimed at creating, evolving and promoting a vendor neutral API description format based on the Swagger Specification.


WHAT & WHEN:   SmartBear at IBM InterConnect 2017:

  • API Lifecycle and Software Development Tools Exhibited on Monday, March 20 – Wednesday, March 22, 2017 in Booth #663
  • Tony Tam Presenting at Open Technology Summit on Sunday, March 19, 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. PST
  • Tony Tam Presenting, “The Open API Initiative at Twelve Months and Counting: Here's What You Need to Know,” on Tuesday, March 21, 1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. PST
  • Tony Tam Presenting, “Learn How to Connect Microservices Using the Open API Initiative,” on Thursday, March 23,  11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. PST

WHERE:   Mandalay Bay, 3950 S. Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, Nevada

With integrations into IBM Rational ClearCase, IBM Rational Synergy, IBM Rational Team Concert and IBM API Connect, SmartBear is showcasing their seamless end-to-end workflows for API lifecycle and software development. This provides software teams with tools to accelerate application and API delivery while also increasing quality and performance.

In addition to exhibiting, SmartBear's Vice President of Swagger Products, Tony Tam, is presenting. At the Open Tech Summit, Tony Tam is among leaders from IBM and some of the most innovative open technology communities, sharing his perspective on the benefits of an open approach to your organization. With mobile, cloud and big data changing the way we interact with our customers, business partners and colleagues, capturing the value from these integrations requires rapid innovation, interoperability and scalability enabled by an open technologies approach. 

Tony Tam, alongside Jeffrey Borek, Worldwide Program Director, Open Cloud Business Development at IBM, is presenting, “The Open API Initiative at Twelve Months and Counting: Here's What You Need to Know.” Attendees learn about the origins of the Open API community and get details on the new OAS v3.0.0 specification release. Additionally, in the session, “Learn How to Connect Microservices Using the Open API Initiative,” attendees learn how IBM Bluemix, using the Liberty buildpack and API Connect, can be used to propel your open API applications into the API economy. Tony Tam is joined by Arthur De Magalhaes, Senior Software Engineer and REST Architect - WebSphere Application Server at IBM.

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About SmartBear

At SmartBear, we focus on your one priority that never changes: quality. We know delivering quality software over and over is complicated. So our tools are built to streamline your process while seamlessly working with all the tools you use – and will use. Whether it’s Swagger, Cucumber, ReadyAPI, Zephyr, TestComplete, or more, our tools are easy to try, easy to buy, and easy to integrate. We’re used by 7 million developers, testers, and operations engineers at over 22,000 organizations – including world-renowned innovators like Adobe, JetBlue, MasterCard, and Microsoft. Wherever you’re going, we’ll help you get there. Learn more at, or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, or Facebook.