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"This solution is certainly not the cheapest, but we win in time."
"OpCon cost us $80,000 in 2017 money, and that included everything: support, installation, onsite assistance during the conversion, etc. It's been a worthwhile investment by far."
"Yearly, it's around $30,000."
"Our licensing is on a yearly basis."
"Our license is for 1000 jobs. Including support, the license and upgrades are 2000 euros a month."
"Yearly, we're paying about $62,000. OpCon has an all-inclusive feature and module license, but you pay per task."
"Our annual maintenance costs are $45,000. The initial cost is separate."
"On a yearly basis our cost is between $25,000 and $30,000."
"We are satisfied with the pricing."
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Top Answer: It makes everything simpler. Once OpCon is in, it just repeats itself day after day. We don't have to worry about… more »
Top Answer: Cost depends on your environment. We are doing stuff now with failover and recovery, so we have boosted our costs… more »
Top Answer: The interface is good.
Top Answer: We are satisfied with the pricing.
Top Answer: The compliance features are limited to the server and not the entire infrastructure.
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|CA Automic Applications Manager||Automate Schedule|
Our founders met at NASA while they were solving some of the toughest IT issues in the world at that time. The work was challenging and required lots of repetitive tasks to maintain NASA’s mainframes and complex IT processes.
Believing that there had to be a better way, they formed SMA Technologies. Since that time, we have been working with the single purpose of unlocking our clients’ potential by streamlining their IT processes and helping employees be more productive by leveraging our automation platform, OpCon.
By freeing them from repetitive tasks, they can focus on doing the critical work that will help them drive the business. No matter the industry, from financial services to aerospace, we are there to help our customers use the power of automation to simplify complex IT issues, enabling them to solve their toughest business challenges.
CA Automic Applications Manager automates your Ellucian’s Banner or Fiserv DNA processing. This innovative, best-in-class task scheduling solution accelerates your processing, provides visibility and control over business processes and mitigates risk in both environments.
Automate Schedule is a powerful enterprise job scheduling solution that integrates workloads from across Windows, UNIX, Linux and IBM i systems from a central console. By handling tedious, manual processes both within and across your mission-critical applications, Automate Schedule saves time and resources for the work that moves your business forward.
Accelerate digital transformation through workload automation
Automate repetitive tasks so you can focus on projects that drive your business forward. Find out how OpCon workload automation enables you to create repeatable, reliable workflows - all managed from a single platform.
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Financial Services Firm75%
Computer Software Company37%
Financial Services Firm10%
Comms Service Provider9%
Computer Software Company21%
Comms Service Provider13%
K 12 Educational Company Or School8%
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AppWorx Workload Automation is ranked 14th in Workload Automation with 2 reviews while HelpSystems Automate Schedule is ranked 20th in Workload Automation. AppWorx Workload Automation is rated 7.0, while HelpSystems Automate Schedule is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of AppWorx Workload Automation writes "Good scheduling feature; reporting, forecasting, and intelligence could all be improved". On the other hand, AppWorx Workload Automation is most compared with Automic Workload Automation, Control-M, AutoSys Workload Automation and Stonebranch Universal Automation Center, whereas HelpSystems Automate Schedule is most compared with .
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