TechValidate Research on CA API Management

Case Study: Yale University


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

“[CA API Gateway had] a very serious impact.”


  • Purchased CA API Gateway to achieve the following:
    • Assist mobile adoption for employees
    • Assist mobile adoption for customers
    • Support business growth objectives
    • Achieve greater business agility
  • Solved the following challenges with CA API Gateway:
    • Improved the efficiency of business processes
    • Increased development velocity/project execution speed
    • Reduced IT infrastructure costs
    • Improved data protection of critical corporate/customer information
    • Allowed integration with mobile customers
    • Met regulatory compliance standards

Use Case

  • Uses CA API Gateway to expose APIs to the following:
    • Internal 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
    • OS X
    • Intel-based UNIX
    • IOS
    • Android


  • Chose CA API Gateway over the following competitive options:
    • IBM DataPower
    • 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:
    • Created mobile app differentiation
    • Acquired new customers
    • Developed customer relationships
    • Improved customer loyalty

About This Data

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