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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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"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: There are a lot of valuable features. The version that we're currently casting, Self Service, is going to be the most… more »
Top Answer: We currently renewed with one of their new technology bundles. It's around $36,000 annually. We run a query of our SQL… more »
Top Answer: Enterprise Manager is a little clunky which I know they're addressing in the solution's manager. It's annoying that our… more »
Top Answer: Technical support is very helpful and available 24/7.
Top Answer: I can't speak to what our support costs are. That's out of my realm at this point. At one point, I had an idea, however… 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 Our proven migration framework helps clients painlessly transition from outdated or cost inefficient platforms thanks to our deep organizational expertise, REST API, and extensive library of legacy connectors.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.

Control-M simplifies application and data workflow orchestration on premises or as a service. It makes it easy to build, define, schedule, manage, and monitor production workflows, ensuring visibility, reliability, and improving SLAs.

  • Accelerate new business applications into production—by embedding workflow orchestration into your CI/CD pipeline
  • Scale Dev and Ops collaboration, with a Jobs-as-Code approach
  • Simplify workflows across hybrid and multi-cloud environments with AWS, Azure and Google Cloud Platform integrations
  • Deliver data-driven outcomes faster, managing big data workflows in a scalable way
  • Take control of your file transfer operations with integrated, intelligent file movement and visibility

Redwood Software was founded in 1993 with a singular goal – to free people from the effort associated with unnecessary manual activity. Redwood delivers automation solutions worldwide for workload and scheduling, finance, and report distribution. Its technology is built on modern, adaptable architecture that is uniquely designed to be delivered as-a-service for maximum benefit and scalability.

Redwood’s RunMyJobs® is the only workload automation and job scheduling solution designed for and delivered via Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). It transforms the digital enterprise with its easy scalability and simple integration with all technologies in the modern enterprise. RunMyJobs unifies workflows across on-premises, private, hybrid and public cloud environments. It bridges gaps in complex processes that function between mainframe, distributed, virtual and cloud resources. Clients use RunMyJobs to create intelligent process flows that support diverse IT processes for business including managed file transfer, hybrid cloud automation, complex data management, and DevOps. RunMyJobs enables people to focus on innovation instead of daily management of repeated processes.

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
CARFAX, Tampa General Hospital, Navistar, Amadeus, Raymond James, Railinc
AMD, American Home Shield, Avaya, Burberry, Centrica, City of Dallas, The Container Store, Core & Main, Daikin, Dart Containers, Deere, Energizer, Epson, Halliburton, Keen Foodware, National Gypsum, Rockport Group, Ryder, Technicolor, The University of Michigan, Virgin Money, Whitbread
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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Financial Services Firm37%
Computer Software Company10%
Retailer8%
Healthcare Company6%
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Computer Software Company40%
Financial Services Firm12%
Comms Service Provider10%
Insurance Company7%
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Computer Software Company36%
Manufacturing Company13%
Retailer9%
Insurance Company9%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business21%
Midsize Enterprise43%
Large Enterprise36%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business44%
Midsize Enterprise28%
Large Enterprise28%
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Small Business12%
Midsize Enterprise12%
Large Enterprise76%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business14%
Midsize Enterprise12%
Large Enterprise74%
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Control-M is ranked 1st in Workload Automation with 11 reviews while Redwood Business Process Automation - Workload Edition is ranked 16th in Workload Automation. Control-M is rated 8.8, while Redwood Business Process Automation - Workload Edition is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Control-M writes "Easy to use, extremely stable, and offers excellent technical support". On the other hand, Control-M is most compared with AutoSys Workload Automation, IBM Workload Automation, Automic Workload Automation, ASG-Zena and Operations Orchestration, whereas Redwood Business Process Automation - Workload Edition is most compared with Stonebranch Universal Automation Center, IBM Workload Automation and Tidal Automation.

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