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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 was $10,000 for the first year. Then, there is a maintenance cost for licensing every year that we get billed $5,000 for every year."

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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 Our proven migration framework helps clients painlessly transition from outdated or cost inefficient platforms thanks to our deep organizational expertise, REST API, and extensive library of legacy connectors.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.

JAMS is a centralized workload automation and job scheduling solution that runs, monitors, and manages jobs and workflows that support critical business processes. The software can automate jobs on any platform including Windows, Linux, UNIX, IBM i, zOS, and OpenVMS and includes native application integrations to run jobs specific to databases, BI tools, and ERP systems.

This solution can save you time & money, eliminate security risks, and give more visibility to the critical jobs that keep your business running.

Key Features:

  • Cross-platform scheduling with multiple interfaces including desktop and web clients, .NET SDK, REST API, and PowerShell cmdlets
  • Centralized monitoring with customizable alerts and notifications
  • Scheduling logic that includes triggers, dependencies, and sophisticated workflow logic
  • Enterprise security with granular controls for applying custom access privileges to jobs, folders, users, and schedulers
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
Teradata Arconic General Dynamics Yum! CVS Health Comcast Ghiradelli Boston’s Children’s Hospital
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%
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Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business25%
Midsize Enterprise43%
Large Enterprise32%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business50%
Midsize Enterprise25%
Large Enterprise25%
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CA Workload Automation CA 7 is ranked 22nd in Workload Automation while JAMS is ranked 30th in Workload Automation with 2 reviews. CA Workload Automation CA 7 is rated 0.0, while JAMS is rated 8.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of JAMS writes "Works out dependencies between jobs, but doesn't have the friendliest of UIs". CA Workload Automation CA 7 is most compared with IBM Workload Automation, ASG-Zeke and Automic Workload Automation, whereas JAMS is most compared with .

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