Compare Amazon API Gateway vs. CA API Management

Amazon API Gateway is ranked 7th in API Management with 4 reviews while CA API Management is ranked 1st in API Management with 23 reviews. Amazon API Gateway is rated 7.2, while CA API Management is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of Amazon API Gateway writes "A scalable solution with End-to-end protection for your service, and ties in well with the AWS ecosystem". On the other hand, the top reviewer of CA API Management writes "APIs can be developed to provide security and we can show everything in a single pane of glass". Amazon API Gateway is most compared with Microsoft Azure API Management, Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager and IBM API Connect, whereas CA API Management is most compared with Apigee, IBM API Connect and Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager. See our Amazon API Gateway vs. CA API Management report.
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Pros
This solution gives you a unified way to have your API accessed.This solution is useful for making new APIs.The technical support is very strong. We've had issues with the solution and configuration and we got very good support.The initial setup is pretty easy. Deployment only takes five minutes.

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This improved our organization, because it gives the management data to discuss for the next course of action and it suggests what to work on, as the next thing.I work for an information security company. CA API Management is capable of using tokens for authorization to manage access control for the APIs.As an organization grow, you can use CA API Management for authentication purposes through the CA API Gateway. It allows for multiple identity providers with different Active Directories.The solution helped us to quickly publish and monetize APIs. I have used versioning responses to publish or send APIs to different customers with different versions.From a security standpoint, it works great. It is the right solution for us. It's lightweight, a software-appliance configuration which was easy to deploy and configure.There are a few assertions which are built-in for threat protection. I have used them for vulnerabilities, like for DDoS attacks, XML schema validation, IP restriction, and for cross-domain.Containerization and the monetization module are quite unique for an API tool... In addition, the development time and rollout time are pretty quick.The security checking authentication is our primary use case for this solution.

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Cons
The only real problem is that you have to know a lot about what is outside of the API gateway in order to make the best use of it.There should be more videos and documentation about the new features that are released every month.It's hard to configure. There's a lot of options but it's very hard, it's very confusing.Like most Amazon services, and this one's the same, you're expected to effectively do your own support, and any other support is by emails, so it's quite limited.

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From the last version, they have added more dashboard support, but there is still a lot they need to improve. In terms of monitoring, it's almost all covered. The interface can be improved, though.One specific feature that we need is the ability to authenticate directly to the server with API data. It's not complex nowadays. This is a feature that we need and CA doesn't have it.They need a workflow for the API Developer Portal, where the process only allows requests to go to the correct person.The implementation of CA API Management was complex. It is a complicated solution. You have to know so much IT knowledge to do the implementation.The entire lifecycle management approach needs improvement: from the API management, development, deployment, some of the settings around the quotas, and some security policy applications, etc. for the APIs. We found the Apigee platform a lot more robust in that area.There are old algorithms that the tool does not support - and it shouldn't, in my opinion. But sometimes customers need old algorithms, from old use cases and old applications, migrated to the platform. At those times, there are hiccups that happen.The security protocols in CA's product, for financial services, weren't as good as those in API Connect.We have experienced technical difficulties with the product in the past.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
This is a pay-per-use service, where you only pay for what you use.

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APIs can be developed to provide security. We can show them in one single pane of glass, such as the CA API Management API Developer Portal. It is there that we can provide the monetization for their APIs and what is happening on third-party applications, like Paytm or BookMyShow.CA API Management has a licensing path. If you want more features, it requires more licenses and more installation time.It has a reasonable pricing model by instance.For what we are after, the pricing is okay. It is competitive.We weren't comfortable with the pricing of licensing. It was slightly more expensive than its competitors.I do not have experience with the pricing or licensing of the product.I think it's competitive. It's not that expensive when you compare CA with the Oracle product.I feel that it is costly for medium-sized companies.

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8.4
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Also Known As
CA Live API Creator, Espresso Logic, CA API Gateway
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Overview

Amazon API Gateway is a fully managed service that makes it easy for developers to create, publish, maintain, monitor, and secure APIs at any scale. With a few clicks in the AWS Management Console, you can create an API that acts as a "front door" for applications to access data, business logic, or functionality from your back-end services, such as workloads running on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), code running on AWS Lambda, or any Web application.

To compete successfully and thrive today, enterprises across every industry need to transform. This process is not just about incremental improvement, but about evolving core businesses to meet the demands of today’s connected world.

CA API Management accelerates this digital transformation by providing the capabilities you need to bring systems together, secure these integrations, deliver better customer experiences faster and capitalize on new opportunities.

Read more at http://www.ca.com/api

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Sample Customers
Autodesk, Fox Digital Consumer Group, iFlix, UK Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA), Miovision, Olympusat, PhotoVogue, Royale International Group, VeracodeAlaska Airlines, The Advisory Board Company, Amerigroup, IceMobile, R+V Versicherung, U.S. Army - plus hundreds of other customers in the banking, energy, finance, healthcare, government, manufacturing, transportation and retail sectors.
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company39%
Comms Service Provider13%
Insurance Company8%
Media Company8%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm29%
Logistics Company9%
Insurance Company9%
Manufacturing Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Retailer23%
Software R&D Company19%
Financial Services Firm15%
Media Company12%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business11%
Midsize Enterprise12%
Large Enterprise78%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business3%
Midsize Enterprise3%
Large Enterprise94%
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