TechValidate Research on CA API Management

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522 Customers Surveyed

3,710 Data Points Collected

112 Published TechFacts

29 Published Charts

96 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Case Study: Small Business Automotive & Transport Company

Introduction

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.

Challenges

  • The following types of mobile apps are top priorities:
    • Travel
  • enabling mobile developers is their biggest mobile challenge.

Use Case

  • Supports 500k-1m mobile customers.
  • Supports 2k-5k mobile employees.
  • The API gateway helped support their mobile initiatives by:
    • Connected data with mobile apps
    • Enabled mobile app developers
    • Increased mobile app adoption
    • Secured the app to the API

Results

  • Implementation of the CA 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.

CA API Gateway Customer Testimonial

We are really just starting to ramp up, but we can already see that the CA API Gateway has the flexibility to be able to handle the majority of our API use cases. This includes the ability to facade legacy APIs, and add important security protections and identity token translations to our transactions.

IT Architect, Global 500 Chemicals Company

Case Study: Yale University

Introduction

This case study of Yale University is based on a May 2014 survey of CA Layer 7 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“[CA API Gateway had] a very serious impact.”

Challenges

  • Purchased CA API Gateway to achieve the following:
    • Assist mobile adoption for employees
    • Assist mobile adoption for customers
    • Support business growth objectives
    • Achieve greater business agility
  • Solved the following challenges with CA API Gateway:
    • Improved the efficiency of business processes
    • Increased development velocity/project execution speed
    • Reduced IT infrastructure costs
    • Improved data protection of critical corporate/customer information
    • Allowed integration with mobile customers
    • Met regulatory compliance standards

Use Case

  • Uses CA API Gateway to expose APIs to the following:
    • Internal developers
    • External open developers
  • 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
    • IOS
    • Android

Results

  • Chose CA API Gateway over the following competitive options:
    • IBM DataPower
    • SOA Software
  • Rates the following CA API Gateway capabilities as they compare to the competition:
    • performance: most differentiated
    • security: most differentiated
    • flexibility: most differentiated
    • integration: most differentiated
    • manageability (ops/analytics): most differentiated
  • Met customer goals with CA API Gateway in the following ways:
    • Created mobile app differentiation
    • Acquired new customers
    • Developed customer relationships
    • Improved customer loyalty

53% of surveyed IT organizations purchased CA API Gateway over IBM DataPower.

CA API Management Customer Research

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

Securing apps and APIs
63%
Cross-platform development
42%
Lack of consistent tools and analytics
32%
Reducing app development costs and lifecycles
32%
Data silos and legacy infrastructure as a barrier to innovation
26%
Building and supporting mobile apps
16%
Building and supporting IoT apps
11%
Increasing app revenue and profits
5%

What challenges were you facing when deciding to use CA Education?

What challenges were you facing when deciding to use CA Education?

Limited internal resources
53%
Short implementation timeline
52%
Current solution was not being used to full capacity, project was at risk
21%
Aggressive return on investment goals
18%
Internal resistance to a new solution
14%


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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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