CA Workload Automation Previous Solutions

Richard Cron
Supervisor For Support Operations at Hollister Incorporated
Our old product that we had with SAP was more of a manual process, but our company is going to more automation-based products. That was our main need, to get rid of the manual labor and, instead, just use the automated process. View full review »
Director at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
We were using a similar product before 2008, BMC Control-M. We know that's the way we need to manage the work. View full review »
Db2 Says Programer at a insurance company with 5,001-10,000 employees
Yes, CA Scheduler, at that time. I think they were dropping support for CA Scheduler. View full review »
Pete Wirfs
Programming Specialist at SAIF Corporation
Our old solution was losing its ability to scale. As our organization was changing, we needed a product that could change with us, and CA Workload Automation seems to be the right tool. We chose this product for its scalability and its reliability, and the fact that it can run our business solutions on multiple platforms, in concert with one another. It can run an object on our Windows systems or our Unix systems, and then send messages to the other system when they are complete. View full review »
Sr. Systems Programmer at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Back in 2006, we were using CA-7 and we were looking for a product that would do better for scheduling off-platform. We found ESP, which was at that time owned by Cybermation, and we completed migration from CA-7 to ESP, and then shortly after that CA bought ESP. It had to do with scheduling on the distributed platform. CA-7 was expensive and didn't do distributive work load very well. It was not that flexible. It didn't do everything we needed it to do. View full review »
CA Seven Workload Automation Admin at Home Depot
My company has been using the CA products for years, since the start of the company itself. As our company grows, we have been growing with CA as well. View full review »
Sr IT Infrastructure Analyst at a healthcare company with 10,001+ employees
Allen Systems Zeke/Zebb had issues, and was being sold to different companies at the time. The product did not move forward. View full review »
Systems Engineer at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
It's a requirement for all large corporations to have some type of enterprise scheduler. We went with CA because they are a good partner, and they're pretty stable, and they acquire everybody else. They only have two main competitors, IBM or BMC. View full review »
IT Process Automation Engineer
We had scheduled jobs on a mainframe system. By replacing the mainframe with a Unix system, we also changed the scheduler. View full review »
Systems Engineer at a retailer with 10,001+ employees
I've always been using it, so there was no previous solution. View full review »
Mike Woods
Senior Director Mainframe Services at Blue Hill Data Services
We were being pushed by BMC, and CA came forth and gave us a lower cost solution. View full review »
Angel Alanis
Senior Software Programmer at American International Group
The previous solution was very difficult to manage. The monitoring required somebody to be hands on. View full review »
Len Mack
IT Senior System Engineer at a insurance company with 10,001+ employees
Old solution did not have a distributed support model that was robust enough. View full review »
Workload Automation Scheduler at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
We switched from Burroughs to IBM, previously. View full review »
Senior Systems Programmer at a government with 5,001-10,000 employees
We used punch cards back in 70s and 80s. This is the solution that took over from IBM punch cards. View full review »
Staff Systems Engineer at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
We had to choose an alternate scheduling tool. View full review »
Teresa Johnson
Senior Operations Analyst at a financial services firm with 5,001-10,000 employees
Jobtrac. We switched because of a contractual dispute. View full review »

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