TechValidate Research on CA API Management

Case Study: Small Business Computer Software Company


This case study of a small business computer software company is based on a June 2015 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.


  • Primary business goals of API Management project:
    • Develop new markets and create new revenue streams
  • Primary digital initiatives for API Management project:
    • Open up data securely and capture new markets
  • Uses digital transformation through ad hoc activity worked into other projects.

Use Case

  • Areas digital transformation investments are directed:
    • Infrastructure and tools to accelerate software development/delivery
    • Solutions to integrate and optimize activity across digital channels
    • Adoption of Software as a Service to gain rapid access to digital capability
  • Systems/environments that will be integrated with CA API Management:
    • Enterprise data (databases, data warehouses)
    • Legacy systems


  • Solved the following operational challenges after deploying API management:
    • Increased development velocity/project execution speed
    • Allowed integration with mobile employees/customers / partners
  • API programs benefited business by:
    • Ability to act quickly on opportunities
  • Achieved significant measurable benefits from:
    • Customer acquisition
  • Took > 3 months to go live with their first API Management project.

About This Data

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