Control-M Review

After upgrading to version 7, application team benefited with the new features and very to easy manage their application jobs.

What is most valuable?

Self Service, BIM features are most valuable. As no need to login to EM client and check the job status. From any where we can login to self service poral and validate the process status. Different Control modules.

How has it helped my organization?

5 years back, our organisation runs Control-M 6.2. After upgrading to ver 7, application team benefited with the new features and very to easy manage their application jobs. Productivity has increased, introduced Job naming standards, stream line the application based on the priority.. etc...,

What needs improvement?

All is well in Control-M tool . Thank you for new enhancements of tool . But for some issues, BMC will suggest to upgrade to new version which will not be feasible to standards of the organisation. Hence some work around should be shown to run the business until new version was upgraded.

For how long have I used the solution?

I am working on Control-M tool from past 10 years in different organisations.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

No, its very pretty simple to deployment and configure all the components.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

No issues with stability. Its easy to switch PROD to DR and vise versa, if there are any issues.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?


How are customer service and technical support?

Customer Service:

10 out of 9.

Technical Support:

10 out of 0

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?


How was the initial setup?

It's straightforward to use Control-M compare to other tools. Easy to migrate from other tools to Control-M.

What about the implementation team?

Up-gradation from ver 6.2 to ver 7 was done in-house.

What was our ROI?

As technical personal. I am not able to answer this question.

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

Compare to other tools Pricing and licensing was more. It should be decrease.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

In my previous organisation, I have refer Control-M for batch process. But due to pricing client has not agrees and then client has decided to go with Active Batch tool.

What other advice do I have?

No.. Happy to work on Control-M and looking to upgrade current version Control-M ver 7 to 9. One suggestion after a stable version released there should be gap of 2 year of support.

Which version of this solution are you currently using?

v7 planning to upgrade to v9
**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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