CA Technologies has completed its purchase of application programming interface security and management provider Layer 7 Technologies as AC looks to help customers secure their mobile and cloud platforms.
Layer 7 adds to CA“™s existing API security and management portfolio that includesSiteMinder and the LISA suite, CA said Wednesday.
SiteMinder is designed to manage identity and access and LISA is for development operations.
CA aims for the acquisition to help secure customers“™ deployment of services through cloud, mobile and composite applications.
“Just as the Web created business opportunities by redefining how companies interact with consumers and employees, APIs are driving new opportunities by accelerating the shift to mobile apps, cloud services and the Internet of Things,“ said Mike Denning, CA general manager and senior vice president for security.
Denning said the combined portfolios of CA and Layer 7 aim to help protect customers’ sensitive data for online business transactions.