TechValidate Research on CA API Management

Case Study: Large Enterprise Media & Entertainment Company


This case study of a large 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 increased security for us, as well as the speed of integration for partners.”


  • Purchased CA API Gateway to achieve the following:
    • Assist mobile adoption for customers
    • Support business growth objectives
    • Achieve greater business agility
  • Solved the following challenges with CA API Gateway:
    • Extended their reach into new markets
    • Allowed integration with mobile customers

Use Case

  • Uses CA API Gateway to expose APIs to the following:
    • External contracted developers
    • Partners
  • Has 26-50 APIs running using CA API Gateway.
  • Connects to the following operating system end points with CA API Gateway:
    • IOS
    • Android
    • Windows Mobile


  • Chose CA API Gateway over the following competitive options:
    • Apigee
  • Rates the following CA API Gateway capabilities as they compare to the competition:
    • performance: not differentiated
    • security: very differentiated
    • flexibility: differentiated
    • integration: differentiated
    • manageability (ops/analytics): not differentiated
  • Met customer goals with CA API Gateway in the following ways:
    • Created mobile app differentiation
    • Acquired new customers
    • Increased revenue

About This Data

This data was sourced directly from verified users of CA API Management by TechValidate.

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