APIs are a new technology for the integration of applications through web technology.
The term API (Application Programming Interface) has been given a very big, new meaning with the advent of Internet 2.0.
Business open up to the Internet, allowing business partners and customers access to their corporate data using APIs.
CA API Management accelerates this digital transformation by providing you with the capabilities you need to bring systems together, protect these integrated solutions, improve customer experience and unlock new business opportunities.
In order to control these accesses and to ensure the security of the data, the use of API gateways is essential.
Because API gateways serve as communication endpoints. They authenticate the communication partners and can filter the incoming and outgoing traffic according to defined policies and forward them to various back-end systems for processing.