Layer7 API Management Review

You Can Expose APIs With An Advanced Authentication Mechanism


What is most valuable?

Its simplicity; and it's user friendly. Advanced Authentication and Security features. Ability of Gateway to create API on the go with compatibility to integrate with all Blackened Systems (MQ native, JMS, SFTP, HTTPS, SCP, Windows/Oracle, LDAP, etc.).

What needs improvement?

Improvement in developer portal customization.

For how long have I used the solution?

Eight years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Not yet.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

No.

How are customer service and technical support?

8 out of ten.

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

The only solution I use is CA APIM and it’s the best. I haven't even thought
of switching into another one.

How was the initial setup?

Very easy.

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

Depends on the client's requirements.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Yes, IBM and Apigee.

What other advice do I have?

CA APIM is the best product in the market. With API Gateway, you can expose
APIs with an advanced authentication mechanism and security, within days.

**Disclosure: My company has a business relationship with this vendor other than being a customer:
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