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Layer7® API Management

(formerly CA API Management)

Get the connectivity, security and systems agility required to build a digital business that scales.

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Deliver digital initiatives faster with full lifecycle API management

Robust capabilities with CA Technologies

Robust capabilities

Move beyond point solutions with trusted capabilities that span the entire API lifecycle—from development to consumption.

Speed and agility with CA Technologies

Speed and agility

Create APIs in minutes from existing data. Accelerate innovation and time to market with automated, low-code development.

Security and scale with CA Technologies

Security and scale

Provide scalable, reliable connectivity and protect against threats with proven, military-grade security.

Discover the heart of a modern application architecture

Ensure your digital strategy has a solid foundation to get your initiatives to market quickly. Capitalize on new opportunities for routes to market and revenue generation with the right API management tools.

Layer7 Live API Creator

Layer7 Live API Creator

Create microservices in minutes. Design your service, apply robust logic and expose an enterprise-class API up to 10x faster than traditional coding when you use an extensible low-code development platform to aggregate data sources.

Layer7 API Gateway

Layer7 API Gateway

Securely integrate and govern legacy and modern app architectures across Web, mobile and cloud. Get industry-leading orchestration, optimization and other runtime features proven in the most demanding environments. Deploy as a standalone solution or with the Layer7 API Developer Portal in private cloud or hybrid configurations for complete API management with ultimate control.

Layer7 API Developer Portal

Layer7 API Developer Portal

Bring API publishers and consumers together to build powerful API ecosystems. Your API portal is a central hub for API teams to apply powerful runtime policies, define API plans and publish APIs to select development organizations. App developers are empowered with easy API discovery, registration and onboarding, interactive documentation and testing tools.

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Securely integrate and adapt legacy or microservices into powerful APIs

Combine legacy and internal APIs into complete digital products for secure external consumption. Easily scale to meet demand, enforce SLAs and never break an API while versioning. Performance and service availability is a given, even while performing complex integration, orchestration or transformation tasks.

Centralize API publishing and consumption

Streamline development by creating a hub for API publishers to safely release their APIs for consumption and measure their success. Enable developers to easily find, discover and engage with your APIs in one location, so they can spend less time on app backends and more time on user experience.

Design and publish microservices and APIs in minutes

Transform monolithic applications or create net-new microservice architectures quickly with low-code development—up to 10x faster and 40x more concise than hand-coding.

Have complete visibility into my API programs

Get insights into your API programs in a single place, whether you’re an architect, developer or business user. Customize dashboards and get detailed reporting on all your APIs, apps and users, so you can troubleshoot issues, plan capacity and provide the best possible experience for your API consumers.

Adopt mobile and next-generation IoT initiatives

Adopting mobile, IoT or whatever’s next is easier with a bridge between your existing systems and next-gen technologies. Easily translate IoT protocols and help developers build apps quickly with Layer7 Mobile API Gateway, which handles secure integration like Layer7 API Gateway but has advanced SDKs and connectors.

Control API deployment and embrace DevOps for APIs

Self-publish APIs to targeted groups of dev organizations or environments while applying powerful policy templates to ensure security and governance. Deployment APIs make it easy to embrace DevOps and automate with your CI/CD pipeline across multiple environments.

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Open secure API ecosystem
Open secure API ecosystem


An Open Yet Secure API Ecosystem

A 210-year-old bank is driving innovation and fostering growth by hosting hackathons. Read how State Bank of India created an agile API ecosystem for its open hackathon without compromising security.


A Seamless Customer Experience

South Africa’s leading fashion retailer integrated and automated its supply chain without compromising security—improving the customer experience in the process.


Serving Citizens Efficiently & Securely

The State of Louisiana needed to change its fractured service delivery. With Layer7 API Management, the state can now easily interface with third party federal agencies as well as those within the State of Louisiana to build more systems that work together.

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API Academy

New to API Management? Start Here.

Get the APIM basics and learn what components are needed in this 101 lesson from API Academy.

API Security Microservices

How to Do API Security for Microservices

See some practical examples of the DHARMA method for API security in a microservice architecture and learn how you can extend the model.

APIs and microservices best practices

Best Practices from Industry Experts

Get insights and practical guidance on strategy, architecture and design for APIs and microservices.

Full Lifecycle API Capabilities

Layer7 Live API Creator

Layer7 Live API Creator

Pull together data from many sources and create microservices in record speed with mobile-friendly REST APIs.

API monitoring

Outside-In, Inside-Out API Monitoring

Get near-real time, transaction-level visualization into the performance of APIs and related microservices.

CA Blazemeter

CA BlazeMeter

Automatically test your APIs with functional and load tests to ensure a great API user experience.

Advice from experts

API Academy expert advice

API Academy is a team of industry experts who provide training and guidance on APIs and microservices. They can help you plan an API program strategy, design effective interfaces and architect a foundation for your digital transformation with API management tools.

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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Full Life Cycle API Management

Learn about the top APIM solutions on the market—and why CA was chosen as a leader for the sixth year running.

White paper

Protecting Your APIs Against Attack and Hijack

APIs have an entirely unique risk profile that must be addressed. Learn the best way to secure your enterprise applications.

Solution Brief

Delivering Intelligence Through Full Lifecycle API Management

Learn how to outpace your competition and stay ahead of disruption with our comprehensive Layer7 API lifecycle management capabilities.

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