In mid-November, version 9.0 of the CA Gateway API, the software on which our Enable-U 2Secure solution is based was released. After a big step with the upgrade to Java 8 in version 8.4, the most important news in version 9.0 is that it is ready for integration with the upcoming SaaS Developer Portal. And thus takes an important step towards a cloud solution for API management. Meanwhile at Enable-U, we are also working hard on our own cloud service for the API Gateway.
New in API Gateway 9.0
For users not (yet) interested in the Portal or a cloud solution, there are some smaller innovations in this version that may spark your interest. For example, the Gateway can now validate a request for a Swagger document. Furthermore, there is now the possibility to carry out a fragment from the new policy scheduler at a fixed time or at a fixed interval. Finally, the default Gateway appliance was adapted to offer better performance in most environments. Obviously this is just a selection of the improvements, a more comprehensive list can be found in the release notes.
Free upgrade with the help of Support?
The upgrade to version 9.0 can be easily carried out on a 8.4 Gateway with the usual procedure for installing patches and updates. Of course, there are no costs associated with this upgrade. Note, however, that with this upgrade a new license for version 9.0 is required. This is also free of charge and can be quickly taken care of via Enable-U Support. If required, we can assist in the upgrade process. Please contact our Support Engineers directly with any questions via 085-888 11 33 or support.enable-u.com.