CA Workload Automation Review

Inherit Dependencies feature reduces scheduling errors for holiday processing

How has it helped my organization?

Cross-platform functionality.

What is most valuable?

Inherit Dependencies. Reduces scheduling errors for holiday processing.

What needs improvement?

Documentation and cross-application externals.

For how long have I used the solution?

More than five years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

No issues.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

No issues.

How is customer service and technical support?


Which solutions did we use previously?

Jobtrac. We switched because of a contractual dispute.

How was the initial setup?

Changing scheduling tools will never be a simple process, but the conversion tools and specialist assigned to us made it a smoother transition.

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

Pricing model for distributed should have an Enterprise option.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Yes.  IBM TWS/OPC, BMC Control-M and ASG-Zeke.

What other advice do I have?

I recommend using the conversion services provided by CA.

Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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