CA Tech (CA) Acquires API Company Layer 7

April 22, 2013 2:01 PM EDT
CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Layer 7 Technologies, a leading provider of Application Programming Interface (API) management and security. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

The acquisition of Layer 7 will enable CA Technologies to manage and secure the API marketplace with leading technology that complements its current Identity and Access Management suite, including CA SiteMinder®, and its technologies focused on DevOps including the CA LISA® suite. The combination of CA Technologies and Layer 7 solutions will help organizations to better manage and secure APIs and deliver more confidently and quickly the cloud, mobile and composite applications that run today’s business services.

Layer 7’s API management and security capabilities are delivered both on-premise and from the cloud. The company, founded in 2002, has offices in the US, Canada and Europe.

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Consolidation continues in API Management space
Vordel on 2013-04-23 17:51:18
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The recent acquisitions of Vordel, Mashery and Layer 7
provide further evidence that APIs now mean business for Enterprise.Today, large corporations need to have an API Management strategy if they are to control and govern the gap between their on-premise applications and the Cloud and Mobile world where so many of their customers, suppliers and employees

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