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

Case Study: Federal Government


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


  • Primary business goals of API Management project:
    • Improve operational efficiency and agility
  • Primary digital initiatives for API Management project:
    • Open up data securely and capture new markets

Use Case

  • Areas digital transformation investments are directed:
    • Infrastructure and tools to accelerate software development/delivery
  • Systems/environments that will be integrated with CA API Management:
    • Legacy systems


  • Solved the following operational challenges after deploying API management:
    • Reduced IT infrastructure costs
  • API programs benefited business by:
    • Creation of new business models
  • Achieved significant measurable benefits from:
    • Customer acquisition
    • Customer retention

76% of surveyed IT organizations find the management capabilities of CA API Gateway to be differentiated or extremely differentiated from the competition.

The greatest benefit of CA API Gateway has been the ability to apply process-using standard technology components when integrating with third party suppliers.

IT Architect, Medium Enterprise Media & Entertainment Company

Why Financial Services Are Migrating to APIs

What were the top purchasing drivers for buying the CA API Gateway?

Mobile adoption for employees
Mobile adoption for customers
Support business growth objectives
Achieve greater business agility
Streamline the development process
Reduce Costs
Improve security
Meet compliance regulations

CA API Management Customer Research

Prior to implementing CA API Management, my enterprise struggled with:

Securing legacy systems and new technologies
Balancing security with user experience in mobile apps
Securely externalizing data
Securing partner and device integrations
Detecting and resolving security vulnerabilities in real time
Meeting regulatory and governance requirements
Using security to drive competitive advantage
Developing security awareness within the enterprise

Case Study: Large Enterprise Health Care Company


This case study of a large enterprise health care 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.

“CA API Gateway simplified access to important information in near real-time that improves staff workflows.”


  • Purchased CA API Gateway to achieve the following:
    • Streamline the development process
    • Improve security
  • Solved the following challenges with CA API Gateway:
    • Increased development velocity/project execution speed
    • Improved data protection of critical corporate/customer information

Use Case

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


  • Chose CA API Gateway over the following competitive options:
    • Intel (Mashery)
    • Apigee
  • Rates the following CA API Gateway capabilities as they compare to the competition:
    • performance: very differentiated
    • security: differentiated
    • flexibility: very differentiated
    • integration: very differentiated
    • manageability (ops/analytics): very differentiated
  • Met customer goals with CA API Gateway in the following ways:
    • Simple access to data through web services

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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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