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CA Technologies Named a Leader in API Management by Independent Research Firm

Solutions Cited Among the Best for API Security, Message Transformation and Integration, and Strong Mobile App Support

NEW YORK, October 9, 2014 — CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) today announced it is named a “Leader” in “The Forrester Wave™: API Management Solutions, Q3 2014.*” The solutions evaluated for the report included CA API Gateway (formerly CA Layer 7 API Gateway), CA Mobile API Gateway (formerly CA Layer 7 Mobile Access Gateway) and CA API Developer Portal (formerly CA Layer 7 Portal).

“…CA’s solution has among the best API security, message transformation and integration features in our evaluation. Among the traditional gateway vendors, Layer 7** was an early mover into the API management space, which has given CA a head start to round out the features of its portal and tooling for API product managers. The gateway’s mobile app support is also among the best in our evaluation,” Forrester analysts stated.

Forrester analysts evaluated 11 API Management vendors against 40 criteria. CA scored the highest rating for the API transformation and integration, and product strategy criteria.   

“APIs are a cornerstone for innovation and business growth in the application economy,” said Phil Walston, vice president, product management, CA Technologies. “Our API management and security suite gives organizations the confidence to publicly open valuable data and application functionality as APIs and help developer teams and business leaders realize faster delivery of mobile apps and cloud services to drive business value and profitability.”  

The CA API Management suite enables:

• Seamless data integration across on-premise, cloud and platform-as-a-service offerings.
• Accelerated and secure app development through developer onboarding, software development kits, interactive documentation and auto-generated code samples.
• Mobile and IoT initiatives by connecting enterprise data with devices, including the cable box and automobile, keeping consumers engaged.
• Secure and convenient interactions across multiple channels, giving customers the flexibility to use the method and device of their choice.    

To receive a complimentary copy of the report, please visit “The Forrester Wave™: API Management Solutions, Q3 2014.” To learn more about CA Technologies API Management solutions, visit http://www.ca.com/us/products/api-management.aspx

*Forrester Research, Inc., “The Forrester Wave™: API Management Solutions, Q3 2014,” September 29, 2014.

** CA Technologies acquired Layer 7 Technologies in June 2013.

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CA Technologies (NASDAQ:CA) creates software that fuels transformation for companies and enables them to seize the opportunities of the application economy. Software is at the heart of every business in every industry. From planning, to development, to management and security, CA is working with companies worldwide to change the way we live, transact, and communicate – across mobile, private and public cloud, distributed and mainframe environments. Learn more at www.ca.com.


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