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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: We're also starting to use its Self Service and Solution Manager. My team in the data center and some of the development… more »
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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 Our proven migration framework helps clients painlessly transition from outdated or cost inefficient platforms thanks to our deep organizational expertise, REST API, and extensive library of legacy connectors.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.

A single point of control to define, monitor and manage workloads across enterprise applications.
ESP dSeries Workload Automation (formerly CA Workload Automation DE) (dSeries) delivers a user-friendly interface that helps you “manage by exception” and quickly assess downstream business impact.

Hadoop Integration
Coordinate and execute Big Data jobs with cross-enterprise workflows with Workload Automation Advanced Integration for Hadoop.

Cross-enterprise Application Support
ESP dSeries Workload Automation extends automation capabilities to a wide variety of processing platforms to integrate business processing with workload management through Workload Automation Agents.

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
CCEE, Guamont,
Standard Life Group, Banca Popolare di Milano, A*STAR, ArcelorMittal Gent
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm76%
Government5%
Insurance Company5%
Manufacturing Company3%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company29%
Financial Services Firm17%
Insurance Company10%
Comms Service Provider9%
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Financial Services Firm33%
Manufacturing Company20%
University7%
Healthcare Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company33%
Financial Services Firm16%
Comms Service Provider9%
Insurance Company7%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business20%
Midsize Enterprise44%
Large Enterprise37%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business45%
Midsize Enterprise29%
Large Enterprise27%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business8%
Midsize Enterprise4%
Large Enterprise88%
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ESP dSeries Workload Automation is ranked 24th in Workload Automation while IBM Workload Automation is ranked 9th in Workload Automation with 4 reviews. ESP dSeries Workload Automation 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". ESP dSeries Workload Automation is most compared with Control-M, whereas IBM Workload Automation is most compared with Control-M, AutoSys Workload Automation, Ansible and HCL Workload Automation.

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