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CA Technologies
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Real User
Director of Architecture at a healthcare company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Dec 19 2016

What is most valuable?

I work for a major healthcare company, it's amongst the top ten Fortune 500 companies and we've been leveraging CA API Management to make our healthcare business services available on the Cloud. To make them available on the Cloud and to enable our healthcare capabilities to be consumed by different consumers in real time across a plethora of channels. We are... more»

What needs improvement?

With scalability, it comes to resiliency. If you cannot scale you're not resilient. If you're not resilient your performance is worse. If your performance is worse your API and services are not available. Fine lines of availability is one of the key criteria's in the industry - 99.99% availability. That means 6 hours downtime in a year, so can you really ensure... more»
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Real User
Enterprise Integration Architect at Capgemini
Feb 16 2018

What is most valuable?

Neutrality of where you can deploy a gateway. I have had gateways running in AWS and on-premises running the same API policies. Deployment is pretty easy once you understand what the configuration properties do. The ease by which you can... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Agility and ease of establishing new APIs and configuration. Deployment processes far simpler than other Oracle middleware tech such as SOA for example

What needs improvement?

The product continues to improve and becomes more feature rich. We know that there are tools to more closely integrate with Configuration Management. Features to make more of Identity frameworks.
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User
Principal Information System Engineer at a financial services firm with 5,001-10,000 employees
Jul 04 2017

What is most valuable?

For on Premise Solutions: Out of the box policies for Gatewayscript, JWT generate and validate. Oauth support . Since it runs on top of Datapower, all Datapower based custom policies can be utilized and exported to API connect but its not... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We utilize API connect to proxy to backed micro services or Datapower. We also do JSON to SOAP mapping / rest to soap apis, which is a very common pattern. We use it for any lightweight rest/soap message processing , analytic gathering and... more»

What needs improvement?

IBM has improved this product significantly in last 2 years but it is still not stable and require further improvements. There are several issues administering the product. Features like , taking manual back up is still not available through... more»
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Consultant
Consultant Principal on: MuleSoft Expert, Oracle Fusion Expert, webMethods Expert; Dev, SA, EA, PM at Visual Integrator Consulting
Jan 29 2018

What is most valuable?

* Ability to create and test API "microservices" using RAML * Develop policies that can be applied and re-used across API's and trading partners * Strong security and integration to identity providers to protect public facing APIs * Intuitive... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It's provided a complete and architecturally sound solution for building publicly facing API's that can be consumed and invoked by client-side devices, such as mobile. Calling APIs from JavaScript sounds easy, but it must be secure and... more»

What needs improvement?

* Mulesoft doesn't provide a complete stack. For example, it doesn't have BPM/Workflow, BAM, or Identity Management products. * The User Interfaces on the Mulesoft tools aren't as nice as some of it's competitors. * Improved business level... more»

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