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Robert-Stinnett
Real User
Automation Analyst at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is the Automation API - Jobs as Code. This is the future of workload automation. It brings Control-M into the DevOps sphere, and they are… more»

How has it helped my organization?

The Single pane of glass view has helped us to see the big picture. The auditing and archiving capabilities have helped us maintain compliance and provide for a single… more»

What needs improvement?

The Web interface is coming along but still has some missing pieces. Today, you must still rely on the full GUI client to do everything you need. The next major release… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Pricing can be steep, but you get what you pay for. If you are just concerned about cost, you are going to miss the big picture because Control-M has features that are… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

Prior to using this product, we used homemade solutions and we outgrew them.

What other advice do I have?

You can try it without buying it. I would suggest checking out the workbench at: https://jobsascode.io This is a free version of the Control-M package that is perfect to… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Before choosing this product we looked at Computer Associates (CA Technologies) and Tivoli. Control-M is light years ahead of any competitor we have looked at.
Real User
Manager Digital Solutions at a transportation company with 10,001+ employees

What is most valuable?

It creates an audit trail for jobs that we run off of it. With opportunity to run things through a repository, such as a scheduler, you have a better opportunity to ensure the information is where it needs to be when it needs to be there.

How has it helped my organization?

The opportunity to automate work so you have an audit trail, especially with governmental requirements in a regulated industry, such as the airline industry. It's really important that we have that audit trail. Because it's a tool which… more»

What needs improvement?

The company has been working with BMC on the MFT. There are still some things about MFT which don't work the way that we want with our needs. So, we would like to see that improved. While the solution has affected the collaboration between… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We previously used CA products.

What other advice do I have?

Because we have been so pleased with this product, I would encourage others to look into this product with a view on what are their needs. Ask the right questions of either their sales rep or technical person from BMC to understand how this… more»
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