TechValidate Research on CA API Management

Case Study: Unum Group


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

“API Gateway has allowed us to standardize on our approach to SOA Governance, and positions us very well to embrace the move to APIs.”


  • Purchased CA API Gateway to achieve the following:
    • Improve security
  • Solved the following challenges with CA API Gateway:
    • Increased development velocity/project execution speed

Use Case

  • Uses CA API Gateway to expose APIs to the following:
    • Internal developers
    • Partners
  • Has 1-5 APIs running using CA API Gateway.
  • Connects to the following operating system end points with CA API Gateway:
    • Microsoft Windows
    • IOS


  • Chose CA API Gateway over the following competitive options:
    • IBM DataPower
  • Rates the following CA API Gateway capabilities as they compare to the competition:
    • performance: most differentiated
    • security: most differentiated
    • flexibility: very differentiated
    • integration: most differentiated
    • manageability (ops/analytics): very differentiated
  • Met customer goals with CA API Gateway in the following ways:
    • Developed customer relationships
    • Improved customer loyalty

About This Data

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