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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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"We have a five-year contract with task-based licensing.""This product saves hours in a day based on my experience working here versus other companies with manually operations.""It works on task-based licensing.""Licensing costs are around $3000 a year.""Pricing can be steep, but you get what you pay for.""The cost is basically $100 a job, give or take."

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Top Answer: We're also starting to use its Self Service and Solution Manager. My team in the data center and some of the development… more »
Top Answer: At the same time that I'm trying to keep it in our company, everybody thinks it's very expensive. We haven't looked at… more »
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Top Answer: It has multiple features. You can plan your execution in Control-M. It provides one single window where you can define… more »
Top Answer: The solution is quite expensive. The solution does charge for extra features. If you want an impact manager you pay for… more »
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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 Our proven migration framework helps clients painlessly transition from outdated or cost inefficient platforms thanks to our deep organizational expertise, REST API, and extensive library of legacy connectors.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.

Hosted on z Systems™, CA Workload Automation ESP Edition (ESP) utilizes an object-oriented architecture to reduce and simplify scheduling definitions. Operations and application development teams can easily define schedules and calendars once and reuse them many times.

Control‑M is a digital enterprise management solution that simplifies and automates diverse batch application workloads while reducing failure rates, improving SLAs, and accelerating application deployment. 

Automate job scheduling and application deployment

  • Connect applications and workflow processes to quickly and reliably deliver business services
  • Realize the potential of big data while freeing IT for other tasks
  • Take control of your file transfer operations with secure scheduling, instant status visibility, and automated recovery
  • Accelerate application change and deployment cycle times with automated application workflow between test and production
  • Empower users to make decisions in real time and perform basic tasks in a view and language they understand
  • Deploy Control-M on-premises or on the cloud
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
Sandvik, DHL, Landmark Group, SAIF
CARFAX, ChipRewards, Sun Chemical, University of California, Unum
Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm76%
Government5%
Insurance Company5%
Manufacturing Company3%
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Computer Software Company29%
Financial Services Firm17%
Insurance Company10%
Comms Service Provider9%
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Computer Software Company24%
Insurance Company21%
Financial Services Firm20%
Manufacturing Company5%
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Financial Services Firm45%
Healthcare Company8%
Retailer8%
Transportation Company5%
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Computer Software Company40%
Financial Services Firm12%
Comms Service Provider10%
Insurance Company7%
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Small Business20%
Midsize Enterprise44%
Large Enterprise37%
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Small Business45%
Midsize Enterprise29%
Large Enterprise27%
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Small Business14%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise72%
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Small Business15%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise73%
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CA Workload Automation ESP is ranked 19th in Workload Automation while Control-M is ranked 1st in Workload Automation with 16 reviews. CA Workload Automation ESP is rated 0.0, while Control-M is rated 8.8. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Control-M writes "Easy to use, extremely stable, and offers excellent technical support". CA Workload Automation ESP is most compared with AutoSys Workload Automation and Stonebranch Universal Automation Center, whereas Control-M is most compared with AutoSys Workload Automation, IBM Workload Automation, Automic Workload Automation, ASG-Zena and Operations Orchestration.

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