Stonebranch Universal Automation Center Universal Controller

What are your impressions of the Universal Controller? Do you host it on-premise or in the cloud? Please explain.

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Senior Technical Analyst at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Regarding the Universal Controller, to give you a bit of history without getting into the details of it, we've tried multiple solutions across the years. The one thing that we wanted to get rid of was the lack of resiliency of all the solutions that we had. What I liked about the agent at the time, before we got into the scheduler, was how robust it was. It just does not go down easily. When we looked at the resiliency of the scheduler, it was on par. It wasn't something that was developed in a basement somewhere. It was top of the class. We throw a lot at it from a resiliency perspective. It stays up. That is a major focus for us. It has reduced the amount of time we have to throw into keeping it up and running, which is translating into a lot of dollars. We host it on-prem.
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Brian
Sr. System Programmer at a retailer with 1,001-5,000 employees
The Universal Controller is what I'm running. I like it for web interface. There were four or five products we were reviewing. We came from an ESP shop. We didn't like their web interface. We were leaning toward a web interface and this was the only tool that had it. I believe a couple of them are close, but we didn't like their features. We liked this one better.
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Mike Booher
Systems Programmer II at a insurance company with 501-1,000 employees
I love the universal controller. It's been great for us. We host it on-premise. It resides here on their own servers within our network, within the company. It's High Availability, meaning there's failover from one server to the other if one goes down.
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Earl Diem
Manager Performance and Automation Engineering at PSCU Financial Services
The Universal Controller is very capable, very stable. We really haven't had any problems, stability-wise, with the Controllers.
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