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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."

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"When we reviewed this solution against other vendors, Stonebranch blew everybody out of the water in terms of cost.""Outside of licensing fees, there aren't any other costs.""I don't have pricing information, but I do know it's cheaper than our old legacy system. Other than the standard licensing fees there are no additional costs.""We're transaction-based, as far as our licensing goes. We have 50,000 transactions a month and our licensing cost is $55,000 a year..."

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ASG Zeke
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Overview

OpCon is a robust and flexible platform capable of scaling up to meet the needs of clients running 140,000+ daily jobs across multiple environments and operating systems. Our proven migration framework helps clients painlessly transition from outdated or cost inefficient platforms thanks to our deep organizational expertise, REST API, and extensive library of legacy connectors. We have a variety of consulting options available for clients and offer no-cost training for the life of the contract.

ASG-Zeke is an automated job scheduler that dynamically schedules and dispatches events, and monitors every aspect of your job schedule.

ASG-Zeke provides wide ranging functionality, including system command scheduling, automatic variable calculation and substitution, step-level condition code validation, workload balancing, schedule forecasting and simulation, SAF security, optional SMP/E support, simultaneous support for multiple JCL libraries, electronic vaulting capabilities, pre-built calendars, and other utilities. When you add ASG’s cross-platform agent(s), scheduling is extended to all the major platforms, including Windows, Linux, UNIX, OS/400.

The Stonebranch Workload Automation solution, part of our Universal Automation Center platform, helps organizations automate, manage, and orchestrate their IT processes - across hybrid IT environments. 


1. Workflow Orchestration and Automation: Holistically control scripts, jobs, tasks, and IT processes running across your on-prem, hybrid cloud, and/or multi-cloud environments.

2. Real-Time Automation: With our event-driven automation technology, it is now possible to achieve real-time automation across your entire hybrid IT environment.

3. Self-Service Automation: With a focus on ease-of-use, you can empower your workforce with self-service automation using member roles and permissions.

4. BI & Analytics: Centralize operational control and insight with proactive monitoring, reporting, and alerts

Product Features:

- Drag-and-drop Workflow Creation: You don’t have to be a developer to create automation. Custom scripting is a thing of the past. Easily create workflows with an intuitive drag-and-drop user interface.

- DevOps enabled: Align priorities between IT Ops and DevOps with Jobs-as-Code, Infrastructure-as-Code, and bundle-and-promote features.

- Limitless 3rd Party Integrations: Integrate into any platform or application from the mainframe to the cloud. Use pre-packaged integrations, build your own, or download integration blueprints from the community-driven opensource marketplace.

- Available on-premises or as a SaaS-based deployment, the UAC is a modern platform built to scale with your business.

Offer
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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Sample Customers
LOHR, Carnival Cruise Lines, Herbalife, Digital Federal Credit Union, Synergent, Frandsen Bank & Trust
Reliance, Raley's, Oney, Primerica, Postbank
Nissan, Coop, United Supermarkets, Groupon, CSC, Orbitz, Johnson & Johnson, BMW, Qantas.
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm75%
Government6%
Insurance Company6%
Manufacturing Company3%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company31%
Financial Services Firm15%
Insurance Company10%
Comms Service Provider10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm32%
Computer Software Company26%
Insurance Company21%
Comms Service Provider13%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm47%
Insurance Company16%
Retailer11%
Transportation Company11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company34%
Financial Services Firm14%
Comms Service Provider10%
Insurance Company10%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business18%
Midsize Enterprise44%
Large Enterprise38%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business46%
Midsize Enterprise27%
Large Enterprise26%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business5%
Midsize Enterprise20%
Large Enterprise75%
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ASG-Zeke is ranked 18th in Workload Automation while Stonebranch Universal Automation Center is ranked 5th in Workload Automation with 9 reviews. ASG-Zeke is rated 0.0, while Stonebranch Universal Automation Center is rated 9.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Stonebranch Universal Automation Center writes "These are the simplest agents to work with - I'm up and running within 30 minutes". ASG-Zeke is most compared with ASG-Zena, CA Workload Automation iDash, Tidal Automation, AutoSys Workload Automation and CA Workload Automation CA 7, whereas Stonebranch Universal Automation Center is most compared with Control-M, IBM Workload Automation, ActiveBatch Workload Automation and AutoSys Workload Automation.

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