TechValidate Research on CA API Management

Case Study: S&P 500 Professional Services Company


This case study of a S&P 500 professional services 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:
    • Retain existing customers and reduce churn
    • Differentiate service delivery
    • Develop new markets and create new revenue streams
  • Primary digital initiatives for API Management project:
    • Expand engagement with the Internet of Things/Industrial Internet
    • Open up data securely and capture new markets
    • Unlock the value of data and optimize the value chain
  • Uses digital transformation via separate, discrete initiatives (not always coordinated).

Use Case

  • Areas digital transformation investments are directed:
    • Solutions to integrate and optimize activity across digital channels
  • Systems/environments that will be integrated with CA API Management:
    • Enterprise data (databases, data warehouses)


  • Solved the following operational challenges after deploying API management:
    • Adopt new business channels quickly
  • API programs benefited business by:
    • Opening up of new markets
    • Creation of new routes to market
    • Creation of new business models
  • Achieved significant measurable benefits from:
    • New income streams
    • Customer acquisition
  • Took 5 – 8 weeks to go live with their first API Management project.

About This Data

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