TechValidate Research on CA API Management


Case Study: Medium Enterprise Media & Entertainment Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise media & entertainment company is based on a May 2014 survey of CA Layer 7 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“CA API Gateway greatly reduced the integration time for both 3rd party partners and internal development teams. This has enabled us to bring new products to market more quickly.”

Challenges

  • Purchased CA API Gateway to achieve the following:
    • Support business growth objectives
    • Achieve greater business agility
    • Streamline the development process
  • Solved the following challenges with CA API Gateway:
    • Improved the efficiency of business processes
    • Increased development velocity/project execution speed
    • Extended their reach into new markets
    • Allowed integration with mobile customers

Use Case

  • Uses CA API Gateway to expose APIs to the following:
    • Internal developers
    • Partners
  • Has 11-25 APIs running using CA API Gateway.
  • Connects to the following operating system end points with CA API Gateway:
    • Intel-based UNIX
    • IOS
    • Android

Results

  • Chose CA API Gateway over the following competitive options:
    • Intel (Mashery)
    • Apigee
  • Rates the following CA API Gateway capabilities as they compare to the competition:
    • Performance: differentiated
    • Security: differentiated
    • Flexibility: most differentiated
    • Integration: differentiated
  • Met customer goals with CA API Gateway in the following ways:
    • Created mobile app differentiation
    • Acquired new customers
    • Developed customer relationships
    • Increased revenue




About This Data

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