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"At the time we bought the product it was a perpetual users license and there has been no need for additional licensing fees.""There are some costs for maintenance that we are charged, but that seems fair because we get the support.""Keep in mind the non-product licensing, e.g., if you opt not to use the embedded SQL.""If you do a TCO of more than five years, then you will see a big jump in costs for some vendors.""It is a pricey product, although not extremely overpriced compared to competitors in the market.""It was very high at that time. We are a Broadcom CA partner, and we got it only for testing purposes. We didn't pay anything for it.""This solution is a bit more expensive than competitors."

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Top Answer: When I have used technical support they helped me a lot. Sometimes they took a long time to respond because we had very complex issues that we asked them for help with, but I think it is a very good… more »
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12th
out of 41 in API Management
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Rating
9.0
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out of 41 in API Management
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8.3
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Also Known As
CA API Management, CA Live API Creator, Espresso Logic, CA API Gateway
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Overview

Apiary's pioneering APIFlow solution provides the framework and tools for developing application programming interfaces (APIs) that share enterprise services and data and help create modern, cloud-based applications and experiences. APIFlow spans the API creation lifecycle, including design, governance, testing, and documentation, while supporting API Blueprint and OpenAPI industry standardsץ

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
Microsoft, salesforce.com, Bloomberg, GoodData, Viacom, Akamai Technologies, DigitalGlobe
Alaska 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
Computer Software Company40%
Comms Service Provider15%
Financial Services Firm6%
Energy/Utilities Company4%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm25%
Insurance Company10%
Retailer8%
Comms Service Provider8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider12%
Financial Services Firm10%
Insurance Company8%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business15%
Midsize Enterprise12%
Large Enterprise72%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business1%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise84%
Find out what your peers are saying about Google, Microsoft, MuleSoft and others in API Management. Updated: September 2021.
536,548 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Apiary is ranked 12th in API Management with 1 review while Layer7 API Management is ranked 7th in API Management with 8 reviews. Apiary is rated 9.0, while Layer7 API Management is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of Apiary writes "The ability to configure rules to check for consistency has helped". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Layer7 API Management writes "Serves to standardise routing messaging services into a single API view with multiple channels". Apiary is most compared with SwaggerHub, Apigee, Oracle API Platform Cloud Service, Microsoft Azure API Management and Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager, whereas Layer7 API Management is most compared with Apigee, Amazon API Gateway, Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager, Microsoft Azure API Management and Kong Enterprise.

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