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"This solution is certainly not the cheapest, but we win in time.""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.""Annually, we pay $29,000. This is for a blanket policy that covers everything, like licensing and support."

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"It is about one-third of the cost of a controller."

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Top Answer: Often times there are criteria that cannot be determined by the system, which allows a human to make the determination… more »
Top Answer: This tool, like any other quality product, fits the idea of "You get what you pay for." The SMA Technologies consultants… more »
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Top Answer: The whole product is valuable because it is a tool for batch automation.
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Top Answer: I would rate IBM Workload Automation a seven out of ten.
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Also Known As
IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler, IBM TWS
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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 Our proven migration framework helps clients painlessly transition from outdated or cost inefficient platforms thanks to our deep organizational expertise, REST API, and extensive library of legacy connectors.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.

CA Workload Automation CA7 Edition (WLA CA 7) supports an agile and business–centric IT environment by automating many of the labor-intensive tasks associated with workload automation and monitoring for z Systems. It facilitates quicker development from existing processes, and automates complex performance management to respond faster to changing SLA requirements.

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.
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
Hanwha, Sandvik, Vodafone Turkey, Sky
Standard Life Group, Banca Popolare di Milano, A*STAR, ArcelorMittal Gent
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm78%
Insurance Company8%
Government4%
Manufacturing Company2%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company28%
Financial Services Firm18%
Insurance Company10%
Comms Service Provider9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm29%
Computer Software Company20%
Retailer14%
Insurance Company10%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm33%
Manufacturing Company20%
University7%
Healthcare Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company31%
Financial Services Firm16%
Comms Service Provider10%
Insurance Company8%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business25%
Midsize Enterprise43%
Large Enterprise32%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business50%
Midsize Enterprise25%
Large Enterprise25%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business8%
Midsize Enterprise4%
Large Enterprise88%
Find out what your peers are saying about BMC, SMA Technologies, Advanced Systems Concepts and others in Workload Automation. Updated: September 2021.
536,053 professionals have used our research since 2012.

CA Workload Automation CA 7 is ranked 22nd in Workload Automation while IBM Workload Automation is ranked 9th in Workload Automation with 4 reviews. CA Workload Automation CA 7 is rated 0.0, while IBM Workload Automation is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of IBM Workload Automation writes "Workload automation that helps track productivity and progress across platforms". CA Workload Automation CA 7 is most compared with ASG-Zeke and Automic Workload Automation, whereas IBM Workload Automation is most compared with Control-M, AutoSys Workload Automation, HCL Workload Automation, Ansible and ESP dSeries Workload Automation.

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