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Pros
"The API portal capability is a valuable feature.""This product is a ten when it comes to API management.""The administration tool for this solution is good.""I don't believe the Salesforce has been fully utilized yet. It gives us quick engagement.""There's drag and drop functionality so that you do not need to have a senior expert developer to make use of the tool. You can get more of your staff trained up to be able to use it as it's not overly technical.""We like the portal for documentation a lot.""The most valuable features are security enforcement and throttling."

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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.""It impresses me as a product because it never goes down. It always does what it is supposed to do.""A big win for CA was the expertise of the local country support plus having support staff on site in a matter of hours, if required.""It is helpful to have a central API that is hosted and managed.""We loved the portal part the most, which had monetization and showed how people were using the stuff. It is a good product as a whole and has a lot of microservices and granular features.""The solution fills our two most important concerns in seeking an API solution by providing a reliable gateway and security options.""The mobile access gateway (MAG) is tremendous.""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 service."

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"The product shows a lack of maturity. The setup is difficult, the tech support and community are lacking, and it is not very stable.""Team management capabilities could be improved.""This solution does have some limitations regarding the deployment model.""It would be great if they have an asset report. It's hard to get support for that.""The installation process is a bit complex and it could be a lot simpler.""The portal still has room for improvement.""The API Mocking tools need to be improved."

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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.""Some users say that the API lacks some features and is lagging behind the competition although that has not been my personal experience.""The interface is Java which is difficult to make look very nice.""The Portal lacks maturity. Since the move from Portal 3.x to 4.x, a lot of features were removed. It is slowly coming back. I can see a lot of changes are done in the "background" to decouple components and make it more flexible. Those changes are just not getting to the UI side quick enough.""If they had different levels of support available then it would be easier to justify the costs.""The delivery is bulky in terms of implementation. Its price could also be better. It is a very good product as compared to CA API, Google API, and WSO2 API, but its price is high. From the cloud-native perspective, some new features need to be added. It could also be made simpler to implement.""The setup was not as straightforward as it should have been. Support should be improved.""The architecture of the solution does not allow for flexibility in using different components for the gateway architecture."

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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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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The most valuable features are security enforcement and throttling.
Top Answer: The pricing is fair. They're still investing in development and provide much-needed functionality and with the assurance that it will not leak your data or provide you with gaps in your risk. From a… more »
Top Answer: The API Mocking tools need to be improved. To start with an API-first approach would benefit this product. We sometimes have issues with some of the functions because they do not work very well… more »
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 »
Top Answer: This solution is a bit more expensive than competitors.
Top Answer: The Policy Manager tool that is used to manage the solution is very heavy to use because it is based in Java. Sometimes it takes a long time to load. There could be some improvements to it. If they… more »
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Also Known As
Vordel Application Gateway, Axway API Management Plus, Axway API Management, AMPLIFY API Management
CA API Management, CA Live API Creator, Espresso Logic, CA API Gateway
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Overview

Axway API Management Plus combines API lifecycle management, secure integration services, monitoring and analytics to help you innovate faster and heighten ecosystem engagement. It is part of the Axway AMPLIFY data integration and engagement platform, which also includes unified app development for mobile to provide a complete solution for rapid change and innovation.

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
Engie Group, Allianz
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
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Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider21%
Financial Services Firm7%
Manufacturing Company7%
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Financial Services Firm25%
Insurance Company10%
Retailer8%
Comms Service Provider8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company33%
Comms Service Provider12%
Financial Services Firm10%
Insurance Company7%
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Small Business15%
Midsize Enterprise12%
Large Enterprise72%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business1%
Midsize Enterprise17%
Large Enterprise81%
Find out what your peers are saying about Axway AMPLIFY API Management vs. Layer7 API Management and other solutions. Updated: May 2021.
513,091 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Axway AMPLIFY API Management is ranked 10th in API Management with 7 reviews while Layer7 API Management is ranked 7th in API Management with 9 reviews. Axway AMPLIFY API Management is rated 7.6, while Layer7 API Management is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of Axway AMPLIFY API Management writes "Good documentation, strong security functionality and offers great flexibility". 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". Axway AMPLIFY API Management is most compared with Amazon API Gateway, Apigee, Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager, Kong Enterprise and WSO2 API Manager, whereas Layer7 API Management is most compared with Apigee, Amazon API Gateway, Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager, Microsoft Azure API Management and webMethods.io API. See our Axway AMPLIFY API Management vs. Layer7 API Management report.

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