CA Automic Applications Manager vs. IBM Workload Automation

As of June 2019, CA Automic Applications Manager is ranked 7th in Workload Automation with 2 reviews vs IBM Workload Automation which is ranked 5th in Workload Automation with 1 review. The top reviewer of CA Automic Applications Manager writes "The automated solution is the most valuable piece. Otherwise, we would have to be doing everything manually on every server". The top reviewer of IBM Workload Automation writes "Provides a robust, full spectrum enterprise-wide WLA platform". CA Automic Applications Manager is most compared with Control-M, CA Workload Automation and Automic Workload Automation. IBM Workload Automation is most compared with Control-M, CA Workload Automation and Stonebranch Universal Automation Center.
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Pros
It has improved my organization through automation of back office and infrastructure procedures, and by integrating and orchestrating key business applications spanning multiple technology stacks.It is an object-based approach to task and process design in conjunction with conditional logic and event-based scheduling actions, which enables a build once/use often design methodology to be employed.The automated solution is the most valuable piece. Otherwise, we would have to be doing everything manually on every server.It is really a robust product.

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Provides a robust, full spectrum enterprise-wide WLA platform.The DWC, when configured correctly, is a great GUI tool to provide Self-Service Scheduling capabilities to the user community.I have supported this product in literally 100s of different environments and its unmatched in its ability to scale to any size.

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Cons
As a general process automation and integration tool, it has been superseded by other offerings, notably the Workload Automation suite.The internal security model can be complex when configuring multiple user groups.It is difficult to integrate with the Active Directory (AD).It is not really scaling per say because they are not putting much into it. They are trying to push their new product.It has been a deprecated product, because it is so old. There has been a couple of new solutions that are a little more advanced.

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Slow down on the releases a bit. I fully understand that IWA functionality is increasing at an amazing rate, but trying to keep up with the upgrades is rough.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
Licensing options are fairly straightforward.

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To my knowledge, IWA is the only WLA product that will provide "parallel tracking" capability to assist in upgrading from one platform to IWA.

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Ranking
7th
out of 18 in Workload Automation
Views
327
Comparisons
209
Reviews
2
Average Words per Review
402
Avg. Rating
8.5
5th
out of 18 in Workload Automation
Views
11,435
Comparisons
4,077
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
593
Avg. Rating
10.0
Top Comparisons
Compared 52% of the time.
Also Known As
IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler, IBM TWS
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Overview

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.

IBM Workload Automation is a complete solution for batch and real-time workload management, available for distributed mainframe or hosted in the cloud. Use it to drive business and IT workloads on hosted servers, with virtually no cost of ownership for your central server. Increase your productivity with powerful plan- and event-driven scheduling, and run and monitor your workloads wherever you are. This includes interfaces dedicated to application developers and operators, providing them both autonomy and precise governance.
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Standard Life Group, Banca Popolare di Milano, A*STAR, ArcelorMittal Gent
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REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm25%
Manufacturing Company17%
Healthcare Company8%
Non Tech Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Healthcare Company25%
Marketing Services Firm23%
Financial Services Firm13%
Media Company9%
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