TechValidate Research on CA API Management

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Case Study: Small Business Automotive & Transport Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business automotive & transport company is based on a September 2014 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.

Challenges

  • The following types of mobile apps are top priorities:
    • Travel
  • enabling mobile developers is their biggest mobile challenge.

Use Case

  • Supports 500k-1m mobile customers.
  • Supports 2k-5k mobile employees.
  • The API gateway helped support their mobile initiatives by:
    • Connected data with mobile apps
    • Enabled mobile app developers
    • Increased mobile app adoption
    • Secured the app to the API

Results

  • Implementation of the CA API Gateway resulted in increased revenue and/or productivity.
  • improved their ability to manage their developers’ access to approved APIs with their implementation of the CA API Developer Portal.

Case Study: Large Enterprise Media & Entertainment Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise media & entertainment company is based on a September 2014 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.

Challenges

  • The following types of mobile apps are top priorities:
    • HR
    • Sales
    • Business line
  • enabling mobile developers is their biggest mobile challenge.

Use Case

  • Supports <100k mobile customers.
  • Supports <2k mobile employees.
  • The API gateway helped support their mobile initiatives by:
    • Delivered convenient SSO across app types

Results

  • Implementation of the CA API Gateway resulted in increased revenue and/or productivity.

Case Study: Large Enterprise Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise financial services company is based on a September 2014 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.

Challenges

  • The following types of mobile apps are top priorities:
    • Business line
  • integrating with enterprise data is their biggest mobile challenge.

Use Case

  • Supports <100k mobile customers.
  • Supports <2k mobile employees.
  • The API gateway helped support their mobile initiatives by:
    • Connected data with mobile apps
    • Secured apps while optimizing user experience
    • Delivered convenient SSO across app types
    • Secured the app to the API

Results

  • Implementation of the CA API Gateway resulted in increased revenue and/or productivity.

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Insurance Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise insurance company is based on a September 2014 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.

Challenges

  • securing the entire mobile channel is their biggest mobile challenge.

Use Case

  • Supports >1 million mobile customers.
  • Supports 2k-5k mobile employees.
  • The API gateway helped support their mobile initiatives by:
    • Connected data with mobile apps

Results

  • Implementation of the CA API Gateway resulted in increased revenue and/or productivity.

Case Study: Global 500 Health Care Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 health care company is based on a September 2014 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.

Challenges

  • The following types of mobile apps are top priorities:
    • Healthcare
  • integrating with enterprise data is their biggest mobile challenge.

Use Case

  • Supports 500k-1m mobile customers.
  • Supports >10k mobile employees.
  • The API gateway helped support their mobile initiatives by:
    • Secured apps while optimizing user experience
    • Secured the app to the API

Results

  • Implementation of the CA API Gateway resulted in increased revenue and/or productivity.
  • improved their ability to manage their developers’ access to approved APIs with their implementation of the CA API Developer Portal.

Case Study: Small Business Computer Services Company

Introduction

This case study of ipt is based on a September 2014 survey of CA Technologies API Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“The CA API Management Suite allows a seamless customer experience.”

Challenges

  • The following types of mobile apps are top priorities:
    • Sales
    • Healthcare
  • integrating with enterprise data is their biggest mobile challenge.

Use Case

  • Supports 100k-500k mobile customers.
  • Supports <2k mobile employees.
  • The API gateway helped support their mobile initiatives by:
    • Connected data with mobile apps
    • Secured apps while optimizing user experience
    • Increased mobile app adoption
    • Secured the app to the API

Results

  • Implementation of the CA API Gateway resulted in increased revenue and/or productivity.

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Computer Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise computer services company is based on a September 2014 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.

Challenges

  • The following types of mobile apps are top priorities:
    • Business line
  • securing the entire mobile channel is their biggest mobile challenge.

Use Case

  • Supports <100k mobile customers.
  • Supports <2k mobile employees.
  • The API gateway helped support their mobile initiatives by:
    • Secured the app to the API

Results

  • Implementation of the CA API Gateway resulted in increased revenue and/or productivity.

Case Study: Large Enterprise Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise financial services company is based on a September 2014 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.

Challenges

  • The following types of mobile apps are top priorities:
    • Quotation; Assistance
  • securing the entire mobile channel is their biggest mobile challenge.

Use Case

  • Supports <100k mobile customers.
  • Supports 2k-5k mobile employees.
  • The API gateway helped support their mobile initiatives by:
    • Delivered convenient SSO across app types

Case Study: Global 500 Telecommunications Equipment Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 telecommunications equipment company is based on a September 2014 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.

“The CA API Gateway gave us ease of integration and secure internet exposure of internal APIs, and enabled mobile app developers to authenticate against corporate directory services in an easy way.”

Challenges

  • The following types of mobile apps are top priorities:
    • Finance
    • Sales
    • Business line
  • controlling access across app types is their biggest mobile challenge.

Use Case

  • Supports <100k mobile customers.
  • Supports >10k mobile employees.
  • The API gateway helped support their mobile initiatives by:
    • Connected data with mobile apps
    • Enabled mobile app developers
    • Secured apps while optimizing user experience
    • Delivered convenient SSO across app types

Results

  • Implementation of the CA API Gateway (formerly CA Layer 7 API Gateway) resulted in increased revenue and/or productivity.

Case Study: Global 500 Chemicals Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 chemicals company is based on a September 2014 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.

“The CA API Gateway allowed us to implement OAuth.”

Challenges

  • The following types of mobile apps are top priorities:
    • Business line
  • securing the entire mobile channel is their biggest mobile challenge.

Use Case

  • Supports >1 million mobile customers.
  • Supports <2k mobile employees.
  • An API gateway helped support their mobile initiatives by:
    • Secured the app to the API

Results

  • improved their ability to manage their developers’ access to approved APIs with their implementation of the CA API Developer Portal.

Case Study: S&P 500 Professional Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a S&P 500 professional services company is based on a September 2014 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.

Challenges

  • The following types of mobile apps are top priorities:
    • Business line
  • optimizing the user experience is their biggest mobile challenge.

Use Case

  • Supports <100k mobile customers.
  • Supports 5k-10k mobile employees.
  • An API gateway helped support their mobile initiatives by:
    • Secured apps while optimizing user experience

Results

  • Implementation of the CA API Gateway (formerly CA Layer 7 API Gateway) resulted in increased revenue and/or productivity.

Case Study: Small Business Automotive & Transport Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business automotive & transport company is based on a September 2014 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.

“The CA API Gateway is good and strong enough!”

Challenges

  • The following types of mobile apps are top priorities:
    • Travel
  • controlling access across app types is their biggest mobile challenge.

Use Case

  • Supports >1 million mobile customers.
  • Supports 5k-10k mobile employees.
  • An API gateway helped support their mobile initiatives by:
    • Secured apps while optimizing user experience

Results

  • Implementation of the CA API Gateway (formerly CA Layer 7 API Gateway) resulted in increased revenue and/or productivity.
  • improved their ability to manage their developers’ access to approved APIs with their implementation of the CA API Developer Portal (formerly CA Layer 7 API Portal).

Case Study: Large Enterprise Telecommunications Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise telecommunications services company is based on a September 2014 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.

Challenges

  • The following types of mobile apps are top priorities:
    • Business line
  • integrating with enterprise data is their biggest mobile challenge.

Use Case

  • Supports <100k mobile customers.
  • Supports <2k mobile employees.

Results

  • Implementation of the CA API Gateway (formerly CA Layer 7 API Gateway) resulted in increased revenue and/or productivity.

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Computer Software Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise computer software company is based on a September 2014 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.

Challenges

  • integrating with enterprise data is their biggest mobile challenge.

Use Case

  • Supports <100k mobile customers.
  • Supports <2k mobile employees.
  • An API gateway helped support their mobile initiatives by:
    • Secured the app to the API

Results

  • Implementation of the CA API Gateway (formerly CA Layer 7 API Gateway) resulted in increased revenue and/or productivity.
  • improved their ability to manage their developers’ access to approved APIs with their implementation of the CA API Developer Portal (formerly CA Layer 7 API Portal).

Case Study: Large Enterprise Telecommunications Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise telecommunications services company is based on a September 2014 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.

Challenges

  • The following types of mobile apps are top priorities:
    • Business line
  • securing the entire mobile channel is their biggest mobile challenge.

Use Case

  • Supports >1 million mobile customers.
  • Supports <2k mobile employees.
  • An API gateway helped support their mobile initiatives by:
    • Connected data with mobile apps

Results

  • Implementation of the CA API Gateway (formerly CA Layer 7 API Gateway) resulted in increased revenue and/or productivity.

Case Study: Small Business Computer Software Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business computer software company is based on a September 2014 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.

“The CA API Gateway replaced legacy home grown code and logic.”

Challenges

  • The following types of mobile apps are top priorities:
    • Sales
  • enabling mobile developers is their biggest mobile challenge.

Use Case

  • Supports <100k mobile customers.
  • Supports <2k mobile employees.
  • An API gateway helped support their mobile initiatives by:
    • Enabled mobile app developers

Case Study: Large Enterprise Telecommunications Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise telecommunications services company is based on a September 2014 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.

Challenges

  • The following types of mobile apps are top priorities:
    • HR
  • controlling access across app types is their biggest mobile challenge.

Use Case

  • Supports >1 million mobile customers.
  • Supports >10k mobile employees.
  • An API gateway helped support their mobile initiatives by:
    • Secured apps while optimizing user experience

Results

  • Implementation of the CA API Gateway (formerly CA Layer 7 API Gateway) resulted in increased revenue and/or productivity.
  • improved their ability to manage their developers’ access to approved APIs with their implementation of the CA API Developer Portal (formerly CA Layer 7 API Portal).

Case Study: Large Enterprise Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise financial services 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.

Challenges

  • Purchased CA API Gateway to achieve the following:
    • API management
  • Solved the following challenges with CA API Gateway:
    • Met regulatory compliance standards

Use Case

  • Uses CA API Gateway to expose APIs to the following:
    • Internal developers
    • External contracted developers
    • External open developers
  • Has >50 APIs running using CA API Gateway.
  • Connects to the following operating system end points with CA API Gateway:
    • Microsoft Windows
    • Intel-based UNIX
    • IOS

Results

  • Chose CA API Gateway over the following competitive options:
    • SOA Software
  • Rates the following CA API Gateway capabilities as they compare to the competition:
    • performance: differentiated
    • security: very differentiated
    • flexibility: most differentiated
    • integration: very differentiated
    • manageability (ops/analytics): very differentiated
  • Met customer goals with CA API Gateway in the following ways:
    • migrating old to new soa

Case Study: Small Business Retail Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business retail 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.

Challenges

  • Purchased CA API Gateway to achieve the following:
    • Support business growth objectives
    • Achieve greater business agility
    • Streamline the development process
    • Reduce Costs
    • Improve security
  • Solved the following challenges with CA API Gateway:
    • Improved the efficiency of business processes
    • Increased development velocity/project execution speed
    • Reduced IT infrastructure costs
    • Extended their reach into new markets
    • Improved data protection of critical corporate/customer information
    • Allowed integration with mobile customers

Use Case

  • Uses CA API Gateway to expose APIs to the following:
    • Internal developers
    • External contracted developers
    • External open 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
    • OS X
    • Intel-based UNIX
    • Windows Mobile

Results

  • Chose CA API Gateway over the following competitive options:
    • Intel (Mashery)
    • SOA Software
    • WSO2, Oracle
  • Rates the following CA API Gateway capabilities as they compare to the competition:
    • performance: differentiated
    • security: differentiated
    • flexibility: most differentiated
    • integration: very differentiated
    • manageability (ops/analytics): most differentiated
  • Met customer goals with CA API Gateway in the following ways:
    • Developed customer relationships
    • Improved customer loyalty
    • Increased revenue

Case Study: Global 500 Chemicals Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 chemicals 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.

“We can already see that the CA API Gateway API proxy has the flexibility to be able to handle the majority of our API use cases, including the ability to facade legacy APIs,and add important security protections and identity token translations to our transactions.”

Challenges

  • Purchased CA API Gateway to achieve the following:
    • Support business growth objectives
    • Improve security
    • automate business processes by leveraging APIs
  • Solved the following challenges with CA API Gateway:
    • Extended their reach into new markets
    • Allowed integration with mobile employees
    • Allowed integration with mobile customers

Use Case

  • Uses CA API Gateway to expose APIs to the following:
    • Internal developers
    • External contracted developers
    • Partners
  • Has 6-10 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

Results

  • Chose CA API Gateway over the following competitive options:
    • IBM DataPower
    • Axway (Vordel)
    • Reactivity (prior to cisco messing them up)
  • Rates the following CA API Gateway capabilities as they compare to the competition:
    • performance: differentiated
    • security: very differentiated
    • flexibility: very differentiated
    • integration: very differentiated
  • Met customer goals with CA API Gateway in the following ways:
    • Developed customer relationships
    • Improved customer loyalty
    • Increased revenue
  • Increased the productivity of their employees by up to 10% with CA Layer 7.

Case Study: S&P 500 Professional Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a S&P 500 professional services 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 in web service access. Enabled SSO supporting employees, clients, and vendors.”

Challenges

  • Purchased CA API Gateway to achieve the following:
    • Support business growth objectives
    • Achieve greater business agility
    • Reduce Costs
    • Improve security
    • Replace obsolete equipment which had no upgrade path
  • Solved the following challenges with CA API Gateway:
    • Improved the efficiency of business processes
    • 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 >50 APIs running using CA API Gateway.
  • Connects to the following operating system end points with CA API Gateway:
    • Microsoft Windows
    • Intel-based UNIX
    • Android

Results

  • Chose CA API Gateway over the following competitive options:
    • IBM DataPower
    • Axway (Vordel)
    • SOA Software
    • Oracle OWSM, replaced Cisco’s XML appliance
  • Rates the following CA API Gateway capabilities as they compare to the competition:
    • performance: very differentiated
    • security: most differentiated
    • flexibility: most differentiated
    • integration: very differentiated
    • manageability (ops/analytics): very differentiated
  • Met customer goals with CA API Gateway in the following ways:
    • Acquired new customers
    • Developed customer relationships
    • Improved customer loyalty
    • Increased revenue

Case Study: Large Enterprise Banking Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise banking 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.

Challenges

  • Purchased CA API Gateway to achieve the following:
    • Achieve greater business agility
    • Improve security
  • Solved the following challenges with CA API Gateway:
    • Increased development velocity/project execution speed
    • Improved data protection of critical corporate/customer information

Use Case

  • Uses CA API Gateway to expose APIs to the following:
    • Internal developers
  • Has 11-25 APIs running using CA API Gateway.
  • Connects to the following operating system end points with CA API Gateway:
    • Microsoft Windows

Results

  • Chose CA API Gateway over the following competitive options:
    • IBM DataPower
  • Rates the following CA API Gateway capabilities as they compare to the competition:
    • flexibility: differentiated
    • manageability (ops/analytics): most differentiated

Case Study: Large Enterprise Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise financial services 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.

Challenges

  • Purchased CA API Gateway to achieve the following:
    • Assist mobile adoption for customers

Use Case

  • Uses CA API Gateway to expose APIs to the following:
    • External open developers
  • Connects to the following operating system end points with CA API Gateway:
    • Microsoft Windows
    • OS X
    • IOS
    • Windows Mobile

Results

  • Rates the following CA API Gateway capabilities as they compare to the competition:
    • security: differentiated
    • integration: differentiated

Case Study: McDaniel Innovation Labs

Introduction

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

Challenges

  • Purchased CA API Gateway to achieve the following:
    • 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
    • Reduced IT infrastructure costs

Use Case

  • Uses CA API Gateway to expose APIs to the following:
    • Internal developers
    • Partners
  • Has >50 APIs running using CA API Gateway.
  • Connects to the following operating system end points with CA API Gateway:
    • Microsoft Windows
    • Intel-based UNIX
    • IOS
    • Android

Results

  • Chose CA API Gateway over the following competitive options:
    • IBM DataPower
    • Intel (Mashery)
    • Apigee
    • Axway (Vordel)
    • 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:
    • Increased revenue
  • Increased the productivity of their employees by 25-49% with CA API Gateway.

Case Study: Global 500 Computer Software Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 computer software 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.

Challenges

  • Purchased CA API Gateway to achieve the following:
    • Support business growth objectives
    • Reduce Costs
    • Improve security
  • Solved the following challenges with CA API Gateway:
    • Extended their reach into new markets

Use Case

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

Results

  • Chose CA API Gateway over the following competitive options:
    • Intel (Mashery)
    • Apigee
    • 3Scale
  • Rates the following CA API Gateway capabilities as they compare to the competition:
    • performance: differentiated
    • security: most differentiated
    • flexibility: very differentiated
    • integration: very differentiated
    • manageability (ops/analytics): very differentiated
  • Met customer goals with CA API Gateway in the following ways:
    • Created mobile app differentiation
    • Improved customer loyalty
    • Increased revenue

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Consumer Products Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise consumer products 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 enables secure access to mobile applications.”

Challenges

  • Purchased CA API Gateway to achieve the following:
    • Assist mobile adoption for employees
    • Streamline the development process
  • Solved the following challenges with CA API Gateway:
    • Improved the efficiency of business processes
    • Improved data protection of critical corporate/customer information
    • Allowed integration with mobile employees

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:
    • Microsoft Windows
    • OS X
    • Intel-based UNIX
    • IOS
    • Android
    • Windows Mobile

Results

  • Chose CA API Gateway over the following competitive options:
    • Apigee
    • MuleSoft
    • SOA Software
  • Rates the following CA API Gateway capabilities as they compare to the competition:
    • performance: very differentiated
    • security: very differentiated
    • flexibility: most differentiated
    • integration: most differentiated
    • manageability (ops/analytics): very differentiated
  • Met customer goals with CA API Gateway in the following ways:
    • Created mobile app differentiation
  • Increased the productivity of their employees by 10-24% with CA API Gateway.

Case Study: State & Local Government

Introduction

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

Challenges

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

Use Case

  • Uses CA API Gateway to expose APIs to the following:
    • External contracted developers
  • Has 6-10 APIs running using CA API Gateway.
  • Connects to the following operating system end points with CA API Gateway:
    • Intel-based UNIX

Results

  • 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: very differentiated
    • Security: Very differentiated
    • Flexibility: Very differentiated
    • Integration: Very differentiated
    • Manageability (ops/analytics): Very differentiated
  • Met customer goals with CA API Gateway in the following ways:
    • Improved customer loyalty
    • Increased revenue

Case Study: State & Local Government

Introduction

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

“We’ve been struggling with how to get on with SOA – when it all came to a head and the message finally came through that SOA is not just a way in which one designs software systems but also a platform architecture, CA API Gateway’s positioning as the practical service bus struck a note … we’ve now busily building up / out a middleware practice that will enable us to start building what we’ve been talking/planning.”

Challenges

  • Purchased CA API Gateway to achieve the following:
    • Assist mobile adoption for employees
    • Achieve greater business agility
    • Streamline the development process
    • Reduce Costs
    • Improve security
  • Solved the following challenges with CA API Gateway:
    • In progress … stay tuned

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

Results

  • Chose CA API Gateway over the following competitive options:
    • Intel (Mashery)
    • Apigee
    • MuleSoft
    • Axway (Vordel)
    • SOA Software
  • Rates the following CA API Gateway capabilities as they compare to the competition:
    • Performance: Very differentiated
    • Security: Very differentiated
    • Flexibility: Most differentiated
    • Integration: Most differentiated
    • Manageability (ops/analytics): Very differentiated
  • Met customer goals with CA API Gateway in the following ways:
    • Under definition – we’re a public sector organization, so it’s more difficult to articulate our customer goals

Case Study: Global 500 Professional Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 professional services 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.

Challenges

  • Purchased CA API Gateway to achieve the following:
    • Achieve greater business agility
    • Streamline the development process
  • Solved the following challenges with CA API Gateway:
    • Increased development velocity/project execution speed
    • Reduced IT infrastructure costs

Use Case

  • Uses CA API Gateway to expose APIs to the following:
    • External contracted developers
  • Has >50 APIs running using CA API Gateway.
  • Connects to the following operating system end points with CA API Gateway:
    • OS X

Results

  • Chose CA API Gateway over the following competitive options:
    • Intel (Mashery)
    • MuleSoft
  • Rates the following CA API Gateway capabilities as they compare to the competition:
    • Performance: differentiated
    • Security: Differentiated
    • Flexibility: Differentiated
    • Integration: Differentiated
    • Manageability (ops/analytics): Differentiated
  • Met customer goals with CA API Gateway in the following ways:
    • Developed customer relationships
    • Increased revenue
  • Increased the productivity of their employees by 25-49% with CA API Gateway.

Case Study: Enable U (Consultants)

Introduction

This case study of Enable-U (Consultants) is based on a May 2014 survey of CA Layer 7 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“CA API Gateway gives [our] customers a flexible solution to expose their data / functions securely.”

Challenges

  • Purchased CA API Gateway to achieve the following:
    • Improve security
    • Meet compliance regulations
  • Solved the following challenges with CA API Gateway:
    • Extended their reach into new markets
    • Improved data protection of critical corporate/customer information
    • Met regulatory compliance standards

Use Case

  • Uses CA API Gateway to expose APIs to the following:
    • Internal developers
  • Has 6-10 APIs running using CA API Gateway.
  • Connects to the following operating system end points with CA API Gateway:
    • Microsoft Windows
    • Intel-based UNIX

Results

  • Chose CA API Gateway over the following competitive options:
    • SOA Software
  • Rates the following CA API Gateway capabilities as they compare to the competition:
    • performance: very differentiated
    • security: very differentiated
    • flexibility: most differentiated
    • integration: very differentiated
    • manageability (ops/analytics): very differentiated
  • Met customer goals with CA API Gateway in the following ways:
    • Increased revenue



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