messaging API


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messaging API

A programming interface that enables an application to send and receive messages and attached files over an email or text messaging system. Today's global email standard is SMTP, while earlier email systems were VIM, MAPI, CMC and MHS. The standard text messaging systems are SMS and MMS.
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Due to the diversity in middleware standards and wire formats, the Open Middleware Agnostic Messaging API (OpenMAMA) [9] initiative is an attempt to provide a single API for developing applications spanning across multiple MOMs.
According to NYSE, OpenMAMA Enterprise Edition is a commercial offering that is a fully supported, tested and certified distribution of the industry standard Open Source Middleware Agnostic Messaging API (OpenMAMA1).
From February, the platform will enable access to the BATS Y depth of book in addition to a selection of global market data feeds via a unified application programming interface (API), the Middleware Agnostic Messaging API.