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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


Case Study: Medium Enterprise Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise financial 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.

“Introducing CA API Gateway created an initial learning curve expected with introduction of SOA. However the benefits are now improved efficiency, flexibility and speed of development for updated or new integration.”

Challenges

  • Purchased CA API Gateway to achieve the following:
    • Achieve greater business agility
    • Streamline the development process
    • Improve security
  • Solved the following challenges with CA API Gateway:
    • Improved the efficiency of business processes
    • Increased development velocity/project execution speed
    • Reduced IT infrastructure costs

Use Case

  • Uses CA API Gateway to expose APIs to the following:
    • Internal developers
    • Partners
  • Has 11-25 APIs running using CA API Gateway.
  • Connects to the following operating system end points with CA API Gateway:
    • Microsoft Windows
    • OS X
    • IOS
    • Android

Results

  • Chose CA API Gateway over the following competitive options:
    • IBM DataPower
    • Microsoft BizTalk
  • Rates the following CA API Gateway capabilities as they compare to the competition:
    • performance: 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
    • Acquired new customers
    • Improved customer loyalty
  • Increased the productivity of their employees by 25-49% with CA API Gateway.

CA API Gateway Customer Testimonial

CA API Gateway enables our partners to call our APIs for data fetch in a secure fashion.

Senior IT Architect, Large Enterprise Professional Services Company

Case Study: Small Business Retail Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business retail 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
    • Achieve greater business agility
    • Streamline the development process
    • Reduce Costs
    • Improve security
  • Solved the following challenges with CA API Gateway:
    • Improved the efficiency of business processes
    • Increased development velocity/project execution speed
    • Reduced IT infrastructure costs
    • Extended their reach into new markets
    • 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:
    • Internal developers
    • External contracted developers
    • External open developers
    • Partners
  • Has 1-5 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
    • Windows Mobile

Results

  • Chose CA API Gateway over the following competitive options:
    • Intel (Mashery)
    • SOA Software
    • WSO2, Oracle
  • Rates the following CA API Gateway capabilities as they compare to the competition:
    • performance: differentiated
    • security: differentiated
    • flexibility: most differentiated
    • integration: very differentiated
    • manageability (ops/analytics): most differentiated
  • Met customer goals with CA API Gateway in the following ways:
    • Developed customer relationships
    • Improved customer loyalty
    • Increased revenue

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
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Exposing APIs in Financial Services

Do you use the CA API Gateway to expose APIs to internal developers, external developers, or partners?

Internal
63%
External (contracted)
63%
External (open)
50%
Partners
25%

CA API Gateway allows two agencies to bridge a gap that has been met with legacy equipment and process, in a way that will increase sharing and interoperability with discoverable services. This reduces overall costs by controlling IAM and other key policy duplication needs that legacy systems made prohibitory.

IT Manager, S&P 500 Professional Services Company



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