TechValidate Research on CA API Management

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385 Customers Surveyed

2,860 Data Points Collected

79 Published TechFacts

23 Published Charts

96 Published Case Studies

Selected Research Highlights

CA Technologies API Management Customer Testimonial

CA API Management helps USPTO to have a great balance of enabling convenient access while protecting the business.

IT Manager, State & Local Government

Case Study: Global 500 Telecommunications Services Company


This case study of a Global 500 telecommunications services 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 will be playing a very important role on how our APIs are exposed to partners in a secure way.”


  • Purchased CA API Gateway to achieve the following:
    • Assist mobile adoption for customers
    • Improve security
  • Solved the following challenges with CA API Gateway:
    • Improved data protection of critical corporate/customer information
    • Allowed integration with mobile customers

Use Case

  • Uses CA API Gateway to expose APIs to the following:
    • External contracted 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
    • IOS
    • Android


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

91% of surveyed IT organizations find the flexibility of CA API Gateway to be differentiated or extremely differentiated from the competition.

Operational Challenges Solved

What types of operational challenges did deploying API Management solve for your organization?

Allowed integration with mobile employees/customers / partners
Improved data protection of critical corporate/customer information
Increased development velocity/project execution speed

Case Study: Small Business Automotive & Transport Company


This case study of a small business automotive & transport company is based on a September 2014 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.

“The CA API Gateway is good and strong enough!”


  • The following types of mobile apps are top priorities:
    • Travel
  • controlling access across app types is their biggest mobile challenge.

Use Case

  • Supports >1 million mobile customers.
  • Supports 5k-10k mobile employees.
  • An API gateway helped support their mobile initiatives by:
    • Secured apps while optimizing user experience


  • Implementation of the CA API Gateway (formerly CA Layer 7 API Gateway) resulted in increased revenue and/or productivity.
  • improved their ability to manage their developers’ access to approved APIs with their implementation of the CA API Developer Portal (formerly CA Layer 7 API Portal).

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?

S Extremely satisfied S Very satisfied S Satisfied S Dissatisfied

Ease of use
Content value
Reinforcing exercises

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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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