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


CA Technologies API Management Customer Statistic

71% of surveyed IT organizations who evaluated Apigee (Google), Mulesoft, or IBM rate CA API Management’s scalability as superior compared to the competition.

71%

CA API Customers Training Preferences

Which type of training are you more inclined to purchase?

Web Based Training w/ Hands On Labs
79%
Instructor Led (Live or Virtual)
57%
Web Based Training w/ Video Demonstration
44%
Written Guide w/ Hands on Labs
37%
Written Guide w/ Embedded Videos
17%
Sandbox Only
10%

The CA API Gateway made IT more secure.

IT Systems Analyst, Global 500 Retail Company

What options have you used for training on CA API?

What options have you used for training on your CA Solutions?

CA Education (Live or Virtual)
80%
CA Partner Led Training
46%
On The Job / Self Taught
45%
My team taught me
26%

Case Study: PriceWaterhouseCoopers, LLP

Introduction

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

“We are excited about the product capabilities and anticipate it will help us improve our internal operational and project efficiencies within the SOA and API Management space.”

Challenges

  • Purchased CA API Gateway to achieve the following:
    • Assist mobile adoption for employees
    • Reduce Costs
    • Reduce complexity with existing SOA Management & Governance solution
  • Solved the following challenges with CA API Gateway:
    • Improved the efficiency of business processes
    • Increased development velocity/project execution speed
    • Reduced IT infrastructure costs
    • Allowed integration with mobile employees

Use Case

  • Uses CA API Gateway to expose APIs to the following:
    • Internal developers
    • External contracted developers
  • 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
    • IOS
    • Sparc

Results

  • Chose CA API Gateway over the following competitive options:
    • IBM DataPower
    • Axway (Vordel)
    • SOA Software
  • Rates the following CA API Gateway capabilities as they compare to the competition:
    • performance: differentiated
    • security: very differentiated
    • flexibility: very 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

Case Study: Educational Institution

Introduction

This case study of a educational institution is based on a May 2014 survey of CA Layer 7 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“CA API Gateway made it faster and easier to put up a quality SOA Gateway and API Portal.”

Challenges

  • Purchased CA API Gateway to achieve the following:
    • Support business growth objectives
    • Achieve greater business agility
    • Reduce Costs
    • Improve security
  • Solved the following challenges with CA API Gateway:
    • Increased development velocity/project execution speed
    • rationalize policy management

Use Case

  • Uses CA API Gateway to expose APIs to the following:
    • Internal developers
    • External contracted 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
    • Intel-based UNIX
    • IOS
    • Android
    • Windows Mobile

Results

  • Chose CA API Gateway over the following competitive options:
    • IBM DataPower
    • Axway (Vordel)
    • SOA Software
    • Centrasite
  • Rates the following CA API Gateway capabilities as they compare to the competition:
    • security: differentiated
    • flexibility: differentiated
    • integration: differentiated
  • Met customer goals with CA API Gateway in the following ways:
    • Developed customer relationships
    • Improved customer loyalty


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About CA API Management

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