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"Ansible provides great reliability when coupled with a versioning system (git). It helps providing predictability to the network by knowing exactly what's being pushed after validating it in production."

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"Easy configuration and integration with SAP.""This solution has made my clients' workplaces a lot less labor-intensive.""AutoSys Workload Automation is a stable solution."

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"Accessibility. Ansible uses a CLI by default. Those accustomed to it can find their way and adopt the YAML files easily over time. But, some users are more comfortable using UIs..."

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"Quick search feature and job analysis could be improved.""The graphical interface can be improved."

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"The pricing needs to be improved. Some of my client's complained that it was too expensive."

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Top Answer: Easy configuration and integration with SAP.
Top Answer: Support definitely needs improvement. It's possible they're in some kind of transition so I'd like to give them the benefit of the doubt but it's an issue. The pricing is definitely something they… more »
Top Answer: In our organization we have more than 30,000 automations we are running in this product. From an admin perspective, we have around seven to eight people working with the solution, managing it and… more »
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9.3
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out of 29 in Workload Automation
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7,020
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Average Words per Review
369
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5.8
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Compared 21% of the time.
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CA Workload Automation, CA Workload Automation AE
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Overview
Ansible is the simplest way to deploy your applications. It gives you the power to deploy multi-tier applications reliably and consistently, all from one common framework. You can configure needed services as well as push application artifacts from one common system.

CA Workload Automation is an enterprise scheduling solution for the automation of IT processes in a heterogeneous environment. It automates and delivers millions of mission-essential services across thousands of companies worldwide. With the CA team and expert community, you get so much more than software. Work with us to get to mission-accomplished—every second of your business.

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Sample Customers
HootSuite Media, Inc., Cloud Physics, Narrative, BinckBankGaumont, Mercantil do Brasil, CCEE, Hanwha Life
Top Industries
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Healthcare Company23%
Comms Service Provider15%
Financial Services Firm15%
Computer Software Company8%
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Computer Software Company33%
Comms Service Provider15%
Financial Services Firm8%
Government7%
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Financial Services Firm47%
Insurance Company14%
Energy/Utilities Company10%
Healthcare Company7%
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Computer Software Company35%
Financial Services Firm16%
Comms Service Provider8%
Manufacturing Company7%
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Small Business26%
Midsize Enterprise9%
Large Enterprise65%
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Small Business16%
Midsize Enterprise11%
Large Enterprise73%
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Small Business10%
Midsize Enterprise5%
Large Enterprise85%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business6%
Midsize Enterprise15%
Large Enterprise79%
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Ansible is ranked 3rd in Configuration Management with 2 reviews while AutoSys Workload Automation is ranked 8th in Workload Automation with 4 reviews. Ansible is rated 9.0, while AutoSys Workload Automation is rated 5.8. The top reviewer of Ansible writes "Provides predictability to the network by knowing exactly what's being pushed after validating it in production". On the other hand, the top reviewer of AutoSys Workload Automation writes "Configuration and integration with SAP is great; lacking in reporting and notifications". Ansible is most compared with SCCM, BigFix, Red Hat Satellite, VMware vRealize Automation (vRA) and Automic Workload Automation, whereas AutoSys Workload Automation is most compared with Control-M, Automic Workload Automation, IBM Workload Automation, Tidal Automation and OpCon.

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