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Real User
Senior Systems Engineer (Sr. level II) at a insurance company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Mar 14 2018

What is most valuable?

Having one repository for various output formats and retention periods. Financial firms have many regulatory retention specifications for various report types. Having the flexibility to establish 557… more »

What needs improvement?

A common theme with all CA products is they state compatibility with new technologies when it has not yet been proven. Much like other technology companies that have fallen into this trap, let feature… more »

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

I do not deal with the financial aspect.

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

We've been using it since 1985. We went with it for the routine printing of all computer generated output at that time.

What other advice do I have?

Spend a large amount of time on the front-end, understanding output retention policies and the business recovery/resumption processes specific to your environment. The flexibility of the product makes… more »

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

None, as it was basically paper back in 1985.
Real User
Service Delivery Manager at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Dec 19 2017

What is most valuable?

Flexibility of report configuration; allows for quick and simple amendments to definitions.

How has it helped my organization?

Has allowed us to move away from centralised printing to user/local based. Ability to segment reports and archive and/or print, based on specific requirements.

What needs improvement?

Functionality to allow export to xls/pdf, etc. (Note: this is available in add-on product CA – OM Web Viewer).

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

Pricing is reasonable, licensing model suitable for large enterprises.

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

Previously, Control-D. Switched to align to enterprise preferred solution.

What other advice do I have?

Extremely stable/reliable. Easy to install. Would suggest also installing OM Web Viewer to allow browser based access to the tool. Highly recommended.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Offerings from AGS, Tivoli, IBM. None offered a suitable migration solution or same breadth of functionality.
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Senior Systems Programmer at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Jul 31 2017

What is most valuable?

It’s an archiving solution with all the support of CA. All your customer data flows through it, from their names to all their other details.

How has it helped my organization?

The benefits are that it keeps their information for over 40 to 50 years, so in essence it's a digital bank for customer information. This means that the customer information is available for you to access 24/7.

What needs improvement?

I work with the developers so I get what I want built into the project.

What other advice do I have?

You should look at the solution that you require and make sure to choose a product that does what you need it for. So here it keeps customer details in a secure location.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I've never thought about switching.

What is CA Deliver?

CA Deliver is an online report management system that provides you with tools to manage and reduce the cost of report distribution. Able to be utilized by itself or in conjunction with other enterprise report management solutions from CA Technologies, CA Deliver uses the power of the mainframe to automate the day-to-day report management functions of distribution, tracking and printing.
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