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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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"The new prices that we've received seem reasonable and comparable to the marketplace.""We pay maintenance annually through Blue House of about $9,000. That's for our two environments: production and test.""The pricing is pretty reasonable. That seems to help a lot versus other companies. There are no other fees aside from the standard licensing fees. There are other products out there where you pay based on how many jobs you run and so on, and I know that's very frustrating for users.""The solution’s licensing model in terms of its flexibility and transparency regarding costs is pretty good. A person can buy the license, and if you decide to stop support, you can do that but still have the product. So, it's not like you're paying constantly to keep that license alive. Certainly, you want to keep support going too. Once you buy it, you own it. It's not like I have to keep paying somebody to keep using it.""If you are willing to shop around to other vendors, you can possibly get a good price on your support license.""Our annual maintenance cost is competitive for what we have and what they do.""There are project, system, and server costs. Some of the things that they are doing is introducing new products. They are introducing what they call their Repository, which is a way for you to move a job. That doesn't cost anything to us, because it is reusing a tool called Transporter. The repository is the successor to Transporter, so we already own it and are sort of grandfathered in. But that new product requires a server and database, so now we have to go out and get a server and database. So, there is a cost there.""...it is a pretty affordable scheduler tool that lets us do a lot. You get a lot of bang for the buck... The licensing model is hugely flexible."

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Also Known As
RunMyJobs
Tidal Workload Automation, Cisco Workload Automation, Tidal Enterprise Scheduler
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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.

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.

Tidal Software is a leading provider of enterprise workload automation solutions that orchestrate the execution of complex workflows across systems, applications and IT environments. With a comprehensive portfolio of products and services, Tidal optimizes mission-critical business processes, increases IT cost efficiencies and satisfies legal and regulatory compliance requirements. Hundreds of customers around the world count on Tidal for modernizing their workload automation and driving their digital transformation. Tidal Software is headquartered in Chicago with offices in Houston, London, Minsk, Belarus and Chennai, India. For more information, visit tidalsoftware.com.

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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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LOHR, Carnival Cruise Lines, Herbalife, Digital Federal Credit Union, Synergent, Frandsen Bank & Trust
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Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm76%
Government5%
Insurance Company5%
Manufacturing Company3%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company29%
Financial Services Firm17%
Insurance Company10%
Comms Service Provider9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company35%
Manufacturing Company13%
Retailer9%
Insurance Company9%
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Financial Services Firm21%
Retailer14%
Healthcare Company14%
Computer Software Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company28%
Financial Services Firm11%
Insurance Company10%
Manufacturing Company9%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business21%
Midsize Enterprise43%
Large Enterprise36%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business45%
Midsize Enterprise28%
Large Enterprise27%
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Small Business13%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise73%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business32%
Midsize Enterprise16%
Large Enterprise51%
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Redwood Business Process Automation - Workload Edition is ranked 16th in Workload Automation while Tidal Automation is ranked 4th in Workload Automation with 15 reviews. Redwood Business Process Automation - Workload Edition is rated 0.0, while Tidal Automation is rated 8.4. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Tidal Automation writes "Gives us the ability to see everything across our scheduling universe, without having to access multiple systems". Redwood Business Process Automation - Workload Edition is most compared with Control-M, Stonebranch Universal Automation Center and IBM Workload Automation, whereas Tidal Automation is most compared with Control-M, AutoSys Workload Automation, IBM Workload Automation, ActiveBatch Workload Automation and AppWorx Workload Automation.

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