TechValidate Research on CA API Management

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Case Study: Large Enterprise Media & Entertainment Company

Introduction

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.”

Challenges

  • 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

Results

  • 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

Case Study: Unum Group

Introduction

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.”

Challenges

  • 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

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: 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

Case Study: Clal Insurance

Introduction

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

“The CA API Gateway enabled my company [to have] the flexibility and security it needed to expose its business processes and logic to the outside world.”

Challenges

  • Purchased CA API Gateway to achieve the following:
    • Support business growth objectives
    • Improve security
  • Solved the following challenges with CA API Gateway:
    • Reduced IT infrastructure costs
    • Improved data protection of critical corporate/customer information
    • Met regulatory compliance standards

Use Case

  • Uses CA API Gateway to expose APIs to the following:
    • External contracted developers
    • External open 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: 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
    • Increased revenue
  • Increased the productivity of their employees by 25-49% with CA API Gateway.

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

Case Study: Global 500 Banking Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 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:
    • Support business growth objectives
    • Streamline the development process
    • Improve security
  • Solved the following challenges with CA API Gateway:
    • Increased development velocity/project execution speed
    • 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
    • External contracted developers
    • External open developers
  • Has 26-50 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:
    • IBM DataPower
    • Intel (Mashery)
    • Apigee
  • Rates the following CA API Gateway capabilities as they compare to the competition:
    • performance: differentiated
    • security: very differentiated
    • flexibility: very differentiated
    • integration: most 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 the productivity of their employees by 25-49% with CA API Gateway.

Case Study: Large Enterprise Health Care Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise health care 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 simplified access to important information in near real-time that improves staff workflows.”

Challenges

  • Purchased CA API Gateway to achieve the following:
    • Streamline the development process
    • 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
    • Intel-based UNIX
    • Solaris

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: very differentiated
    • security: differentiated
    • flexibility: very differentiated
    • integration: very differentiated
    • manageability (ops/analytics): very differentiated
  • Met customer goals with CA API Gateway in the following ways:
    • Simple access to data through web services



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