Layer7 API Management Review

We were able to market our mobile app products with their security features.


What is most valuable?

  • Time to market
  • Ease of use
  • Strong support

How has it helped my organization?

We were able to market our mobile app products with their strong security features.

What needs improvement?

There is a need for the migration of policies, better reporting, and monitoring integration.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have used this solution for two years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

There were no stability issues so far.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

I did encounter scalability issues. I wish they could extend the MySQL replication to multiple nodes.

How are customer service and technical support?

The technical support provided is the best.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

Initially we were using MuleSoft Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) before we switched to CA API Management.

How was the initial setup?

The setup was straightforward.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

CA has great pricing for gateways, so negotiate with your sales team.

What other advice do I have?

Make sure you involve networking, security, and other infrastructure teams for the implementation.

Which version of this solution are you currently using?

8.4
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