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


70% of surveyed IT organizations want to improve operational efficiency and agility with API Management

CA API Customers Believe in the Training

Would you purchase additional training from CA Education or refer your colleagues?

Yes, I would purchase again
63%
Yes, I would refer others
73%
No, I would not purchase again
3%
No, I would not refer others
1%

Case Study: Global 500 Chemicals Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 chemicals 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 allowed us to implement OAuth.”

Challenges

  • The following types of mobile apps are top priorities:
    • Business line
  • securing the entire mobile channel is their biggest mobile challenge.

Use Case

  • Supports >1 million mobile customers.
  • Supports <2k mobile employees.
  • An API gateway helped support their mobile initiatives by:
    • Secured the app to the API

Results

  • 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: 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

The Move to Mobile

What is your biggest mobile challenge?

Integrating with enterprise data: 24%
Enabling mobile developers: 16%
Optimizing the user experience: 12%
Controlling access across app types: 14%
Securing the entire mobile channel: 35%


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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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