TechValidate Research on CA API Management

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521 Customers Surveyed

3,710 Data Points Collected

112 Published TechFacts

29 Published Charts

96 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


CA API Management Customer Statistic

85% of surveyed security specialists agree that CA API Management provides security that does not detract from user experience.

85%

Case Study: State & Local Government

Introduction

This case study of a state & local government is based on a May 2014 survey of CA Layer 7 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“CA API Gateway has been a handy tool to interface disparate systems using complicated public XML standards. Encapsulating much of the complexity of these schemas in CA API Gateway simplifies our back-end development while ensuring compliance with government standards like GJXDM and NIEM.”

Challenges

  • Purchased CA API Gateway to achieve the following:
    • Achieve greater business agility
  • Solved the following challenges with CA API Gateway:
    • API Gateway served as a useful glue layer at a point in time that we were attempting to use widely deployed but poorly designed public XML schemas.

Use Case

  • Uses CA API Gateway to expose APIs to the following:
    • Internal developers
    • External contracted developers
    • External open developers
    • Partners
  • Has 11-25 APIs running using CA API Gateway.
  • Connects to the following operating system end points with CA API Gateway:
    • Intel-based UNIX

Results

  • Chose CA API Gateway over the following competitive options:
    • IBM DataPower
  • Rates the following CA API Gateway capabilities as they compare to the competition:
    • performance: most differentiated
    • security: very differentiated
    • flexibility: most differentiated
    • integration: most differentiated
    • manageability (ops/analytics): most differentiated

CA API Management Usage

Please select which products you are working with in the CA API Management Solution.

CA API Gateway
98%
CA API Developer Portal
51%
CA Mobile API Gateway
41%
CA API Gateway OAuth Toolkit
29%
CA API Management SaaS
13%
CA Mobile App Services
9%
CA Live API Creator
8%

Case Study: Small Business Computer Software Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business computer software company is based on a June 2015 survey of CA Technologies API Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“API Management has increased our revenue stream.”

Challenges

  • Primary business goals of API Management project:
    • Differentiate service delivery
    • Make it easier for prospects to review and buy products
    • Improve employee productivity through a better IT experience
  • Primary digital initiatives for API Management project:
    • Accelerate mobile app development
  • Uses digital transformation as a fundamental part of everything they do.

Use Case

  • Areas digital transformation investments are directed:
    • Development of apps and services focused on digital channels
    • Solutions to integrate and optimize activity across digital channels
  • Systems/environments that will be integrated with CA API Management:
    • CRM systems (Siebel, Salesforce.com, MS Dynamics)
    • Mobile
    • Cloud/IoT/Industrial Internet
    • Sensors/devices

Results

  • Solved the following operational challenges after deploying API management:
    • Increased development velocity/project execution speed
  • API programs benefited business by:
    • Creation of new routes to market
    • Ability to act quickly on opportunities
  • Achieved significant measurable benefits from:
    • Customer retention
    • Overall revenue
  • Took > 3 months to go live with their first API Management project.

54% of surveyed IT organizations purchased CA API Gateway to improve security.

The Move to Mobile

What types of mobile apps are top priorities?

HR
11%
Finance
11%
Sales
14%
Travel
14%
Business Line
37%
Healthcare
16%
Other
32%


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About CA API Management

CA API Management accelerates digital transformation by providing the capabilities to bring systems together, secure these integrations, deliver customer experiences and capitalize on new opportunities.

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