Control-M Valuable Features

ANIRUDHRAMESH
Production Engineer at Alphaserve Technologies®
The feature we use most in Control-M is related to the file transfer module. It is quite advanced compared to other tools like Automate, etc. The new version which has come of same MFT has a lot of advanced features which makes it very easy to work with. There is less need for written programs and more GUI-based stuff. View full review »
TeamLdr34546
Team Lead at a transportation company with 5,001-10,000 employees
We value Control-M mainly for the ability to control multiple nodes in a coordinated manner. Control-M has the ability to really coordinate across a lot of nodes. That's the most valuable thing. Control-M is a mature tool with many features. It's pretty stable and very easy to learn. You can become an expert in it within a short time. View full review »
HeadITPro298996
Head of IT Procurement at a renewables & environment company with 5,001-10,000 employees
You can let users access the system and manage jobs: self-service. View full review »
Ram Lakshman
Senior Technical Consultant at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Self Service, BIM features are most valuable. As no need to login to EM client and check the job status. From any where we can login to self service poral and validate the process status. Different Control modules. View full review »
Jim Monlea
Workload Automation Wizard at a insurance company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Self Service for repeatable, low impact workload automation processes. BIM for SLA management. GUI client for visibility into the enterprise schedule. New to v9, the automatic Agent upgrade features have been quite helpful too. Relatively easy to perform upgrades and fix packs. View full review »
JesusJimenez
Technical Support at a tech vendor with 10,001+ employees
Promotions between environments, as well as local, mass update, versioning, and self-service. View full review »
Paul Clinton
Consultant, Production Control Services at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Control-M has a huge number of features and utilities that assist users in monitoring their schedules and developers to build schedules which interface with many technologies. Here are some that stand out: * Cross-platform support: A Linux job can be dependent on a Windows job, which can be dependent on many other flavours of hardware/software. Your batch is therefore managed by a single tool, allowing you to monitor your entire flow. * Great GUI: Easy to navigate. Customisable. Status at a glance. * Automated error handling: Depending on the exit status of a process, automated actions can be defined that might circumvent the need to callout. * Forecast utility: Particularly useful after making changes to a batch flow, to see what impact those changes will have. * Reporting utility: Generate reports for the business to track batch performance, usage, and so on. * Mobile App: Business users can track the progress of their own batch flow, on the go. * Control Modules: These allow you to define jobs that interface with databases, SFTP, SAP, and so on, directly, via secure connection profiles. * Too many great features to list; excellent product.. View full review »
Nadiya Shaikh
Technical Support at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
I think the administration part is much more valuable than any other feature. I don’t really remember the commands though, but working on the server is better than the GUI. View full review »
reviewer682857
Control-M Workload Admin at a financial services firm with 5,001-10,000 employees
Product is intuitive, you can start working with it and figure out the basics pretty quickly. The built in modules (examples: File Transfer, Database, File Watcher etc.) help eliminate custom built scripts which accomplish the same thing. View full review »
Carl Korody
Operations Specialist at a hospitality company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The GUI for operators. View full review »
reviewer676545
User at a comms service provider with 10,001+ employees
The entire suite of Control-M is valuable. View full review »
it_user63360
Principal, IT Data Research and Mining Analyst at a healthcare company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The automation of the batch jobs. View full review »
Tom Baxter
Senior Technologist at a energy/utilities company with 5,001-10,000 employees
The user interface is very easy to navigate. View full review »
Lars Mahrendorf
Produktionssteuerung at a health, wellness and fitness company with 10,001+ employees
* Job scheduling in general * Self-service * Workload archiving View full review »
Sagar Mehta
Technical Consultant at Atgen Software Solutions LLP
This product has an excellent GUI that is user friendly and provides job management. View full review »
RahulRANJAN
Database Security Specialist at a manufacturing company with 10,001+ employees
The flexibility to schedule the jobs on various OS level platforms. It works on agent-level architecture, hence the usability is enhanced. View full review »
Anirudh Ramesh
Production Engineer at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
The deployment agent in this version was the most attractive thing I have found -- it's fast and very useful to upgrade in one go. View full review »
Don Writesel
Operations Manager at a retailer with 10,001+ employees
* Maintaining and monitoring of workloads have been and continue to be the most valuable feature in our environment. * There is a batch monitoring tool called Batch Impact Manager, which proactively warns when processing is behind and SLAs are in jeopardy of being missed. * Their forecasting tool is very handy. * They also have an API interface, although I cannot speak to it as we have not amassed enough experience to provide a fair assessment. View full review »
Kevin Stevens
Operations Manager at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
* Cross platform scheduling * Built-in file transfer * Batch impact management * Self-service They are all such valuable tools. Though, the ability to dynamically predict batch run time is so valuable. View full review »
Paul Robins
Automation Specialist at a financial services firm with 5,001-10,000 employees
Most valuable feature would be the ability to detect and notify when a process has not completed successfully. View full review »
reviewer944232
User at a healthcare company with 1,001-5,000 employees
* There is a wide range of connectors. * Ability to handle files remotely through the advanced file transfer feature. View full review »
Pedro Munoz
Co-fundador with 1-10 employees
Unlike the batch controls of other solutions, BMC includes a graphical user interface (GUI). It is comprehensive and a little daunting, but there are many options you can pick. View full review »
reviewer676749
Consultant at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Workload Manager. View full review »

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