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: 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.

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%

Case Study: Large Enterprise Transportation Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise transportation 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.

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:
    • 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
    • External contracted developers
    • Partners
  • Has >50 APIs running using CA API Gateway.
  • Connects to the following operating system end points with CA API Gateway:
    • Microsoft Windows
    • Intel-based UNIX

Results

  • Chose CA API Gateway over the following competitive options:
    • Axway (Vordel)
    • Oracle
  • 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): differentiated

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%

CA API Management Customer Testimonial

Developers should be familiar with various technological solutions and are key partners in the progress of the organization.

IT Project Manager, Large Enterprise Financial Services Company



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