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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 Self-Directed Training Customers are Overwhelmingly Satisfied

If you participated in a Self Directed learning experience. How satisfied were you with the following?

Extremely satisfied Very satisfied Satisfied Dissatisfied

Ease of use
Content value
Reinforcing exercises
Overall

CA API Management Customer Testimonial

Enterprise Architect’s Thoughts on APIs

Fast and secure integration of systems and data is the key to enable new use cases and with it digital transformation. Designing APIs requires deeper business data knowledge.

Georg Prenner, IT Professional, Spar Business Services GmbH

CA API Management Customer Testimonial

CA API Management is the cornerstone of our digitalization allowing us to integrate technologies together.

IT Director, Medium Enterprise Construction Company

Case Study: Global 500 Computer Software Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 computer software company is based on a May 2014 survey of CA Layer 7 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Purchased CA API Gateway to achieve the following:
    • Support business growth objectives
    • Reduce Costs
    • Improve security
  • Solved the following challenges with CA API Gateway:
    • Extended their reach into new markets

Use Case

  • Uses CA API Gateway to expose APIs to the following:
    • Internal developers
  • Has 1-5 APIs running using CA API Gateway.
  • Connects to the following operating system end points with CA API Gateway:
    • OS X
    • IOS
    • Android

Results

  • Chose CA API Gateway over the following competitive options:
    • Intel (Mashery)
    • Apigee
    • 3Scale
  • Rates the following CA API Gateway capabilities as they compare to the competition:
    • performance: differentiated
    • security: most differentiated
    • flexibility: very differentiated
    • integration: very differentiated
    • manageability (ops/analytics): very differentiated
  • Met customer goals with CA API Gateway in the following ways:
    • Created mobile app differentiation
    • Improved customer loyalty
    • Increased revenue

Enterprise SSO and Mobile

If you were going to use an API gateway for mobile employees, would the ability to have enterprise-grade single sign-on be important for secure access and the UX?

Yes
88%
No
12%

Case Study: Large Enterprise Energy & Utilities Company

Introduction

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

Challenges

  • Purchased CA API Gateway to achieve the following:
    • Assist mobile adoption for customers
    • API management
  • Solved the following challenges with CA API Gateway:
    • Increased development velocity/project execution speed
    • Improved data protection of critical corporate/customer information
    • Allowed integration with mobile customers

Use Case

  • Has 6-10 APIs running using CA API Gateway.
  • Connects to the following operating system end points with CA API Gateway:
    • Microsoft Windows
    • OS X
    • Intel-based UNIX
    • IOS
    • Android
    • Windows Mobile

Results

  • Chose CA API Gateway over the following competitive options:
    • IBM DataPower
    • Intel (Mashery)
    • Apigee
  • Rates the following CA API Gateway capabilities as they compare to the competition:
    • performance: very differentiated
    • security: very differentiated
    • flexibility: very differentiated
    • integration: very differentiated
    • manageability (ops/analytics): differentiated
  • Met customer goals with CA API Gateway in the following ways:
    • Created mobile app differentiation
    • Developed customer relationships


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