IBM Workload Automation Competitors and Alternatives

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CA Technologies
Real User
Batch Scheduling Specialist at a insurance company with 5,001-10,000 employees
Dec 08 2016

What is most valuable?

The ease of using the scheduling feature of CA Workload Automation ESP Edition for Mainframe is valuable to us. Also, being able to configure dependencies and trigger file related processing is a big thing for us. We're starting to get into... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It has streamlined our scheduling and cut down our overall run time; not in half, but significantly. It's really been great.

What needs improvement?

We Received a 'Not active. "Scan Failed"; "The 'path/file' does not exist or not a directory" error message/email on one of our event level file triggers. Both clusters were down due to maintenance resulting in this error message. In order to... more»
Real User
Worker
Jul 01 2018

What do you think of Automic Workload Automation?

Primary Use Case We have different applications. We can schedule our pickup or applications (mainly MFT for financial services) and provide file transfers only to customers.  • Improvements to My Organization Automation helps us. It makes our lives easier. Anything that can be automated is automated. • Valuable Features Stability. It works without issues. • Room for Improvement The web interface needs improvement. • Stability Issues Compared to other products, the stability is remarkable. We do not use some of the special features. We use a very plain level of it: just starts and stops, calendar functions, schedules, and events. We have no add-ons on top of them.  • Scalability Issues We have had no problems with the scalability so far. • Customer...
Real User
Production Support Manager at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Sep 26 2016

What is most valuable?

Job processing and flows are great. Report functionality on all batch processes using Crystal Reports is excellent. The escalation process on jobs is awesome and that goes for the various modules and their functionality.

How has it helped my organization?

We have minimum downtime now. We have a bigger online window for our users to work. We now have a central dashboard to monitor the entire companies processes that is running.

What needs improvement?

V9 has now come out with some new features; it has just been launched, so I will have to review and see what's covered in the new release.

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