TechValidate Research on CA API Management

Case Study: Fortune 500 Media & Entertainment Company


This case study of a Fortune 500 media & entertainment 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.


  • Purchased CA API Gateway to achieve the following:
    • Achieve greater business agility
    • Streamline the development process
    • API Management/Governance
  • Solved the following challenges with CA API Gateway:
    • Improved the efficiency of business processes
    • Increased development velocity/project execution speed

Use Case

  • Uses CA API Gateway to expose APIs to the following:
    • Internal developers
    • External contracted developers
    • Partners
  • Has 26-50 APIs running using CA API Gateway.
  • Connects to the following operating system end points with CA API Gateway:
    • Microsoft Windows


  • Chose CA API Gateway over the following competitive options:
    • Apigee
    • MuleSoft
    • SOA Software
    • WS02
  • Rates the following CA API Gateway capabilities as they compare to the competition:
    • security: very differentiated
    • flexibility: very differentiated
    • integration: differentiated
    • manageability (ops/analytics): most differentiated
  • Met customer goals with CA API Gateway in the following ways:
    • Data Management and internal integrations from cloud platforms
  • Increased the productivity of their employees by 10-24% with CA API Gateway.

About This Data

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