TechValidate Research on CA API Management


Case Study: Intelligent Software Solutions

Introduction

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

“API Gateway has brought a seamless, faultless, and highly scalable integration into our security infrastructure; providing a high level of security between external users and internal services.”

Challenges

  • Purchased CA API Gateway to achieve the following:
    • Support business growth objectives
    • Achieve greater business agility
    • Streamline the development process
    • Improve security
    • Meet compliance regulations
  • Solved the following challenges with CA API Gateway:
    • Increased development velocity/project execution speed
    • Improved data protection of critical corporate/customer information
    • Allowed integration with mobile employees
    • Met regulatory compliance standards

Use Case

  • Uses CA API Gateway to expose APIs to the following:
    • Internal developers
    • External contracted developers
    • Partners
  • Has 11-25 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:
    • IBM DataPower
    • Intel (Mashery)
    • 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:
    • Increase and Manage Security




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