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2018-07-08T08:03:00Z

What is your primary use case for Control-M?

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Top 20Consultant

We use Control-M to automate scripts that we use in banking and automotive use cases. These are our two big applications. We have a total of 18 applications running in Control-M now, and we want to move over approximately 13 more. Control-M is running in a virtual machine.

2021-09-02T21:06:00Z
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Real User

We use Control-M to provide business services to our customers. The use cases involve Hadoop, a lot of file transfers, and SQL scripts. In our business, automation is used for many things and we use a lot of the Control-M modules. For example, we connect to SAP, with databases, Hadoop, MFT, Informatica, and other technologies. What we do relates to many different business services in a retail environment. We have hybrid deployment; over the past two years, we have had a mix of on-premises and cloud-based implementations. Ultimately, we are moving to the cloud. We are using AWS, GCP, and Azure.

2021-08-18T20:28:00Z
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Real User

Control-M is the primary tool used in our department as an interface between desk jobs and SAP. I create and monitor the jobs in Control-M and that ties into SAP. At this point, we are using it as a batch scheduler, which is primarily used for SAP. We use it for everything financial, like payroll, because SAP is our primary ERP. Our system administrator uses Control-M when he is scheduling batch jobs.

2021-08-02T20:50:00Z
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Top 20Real User

Our organization is a bank, and all batch processes are in Control-M. We have installed it on a mainframe. It is an on-premise distributed system.

2021-08-02T08:45:00Z
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Top 20Real User

I manage the team responsible for the tool itself, the administration of the system. We have a separate team internally that does all the operations and scheduling facets of the tool. Our primary use case includes supply chain, payroll, accounting, information technology, pricing validations, etc. Most of the areas of the business have some facet into Control-M.

2021-07-31T00:53:00Z
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Top 20Integrator

I am working with a beauty products company and we are dealing with supply chain issues. Most of the jobs in Control-M are through SAP. Right now we have it deployed on-prem, but we are planning to move to the cloud very soon. We are using Control-M Workload Archiving, Control-M Enterprise Manager, Control-M servers, agents, APIs, REST APIs, and Control-M Forecast. We use all the services Control-M provides except Control-M Workload Change Manager.

2021-07-24T07:11:00Z
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Top 10Consultant

We use Control-M for file transfer and batch job scheduling.

2021-07-23T10:30:00Z
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Top 10Real User

We are using Control-M mainly to schedule our jobs and also for file transfers. We are now in the process of using Control-M to take some workload off our mainframe. We use it mainly for job automation and handling large chunks of data automatically. We have Informatica workflows, which make up about 50% of all our jobs. Then, we have all kinds of software on Windows and Linux servers. The file transfers are another big thing on Control-M. However, we are mainly using it to automate our in-house scripts, like monitoring and whatever needs to be done. We mainly use desktop clients. Some users are also on the web. Currently, we don't use the mobile interface at all.

2021-07-23T00:15:00Z
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Top 10Real User

In my organization, Control-M supports large services and data management. We are mostly using it to schedule jobs in applications, like Informatica PowerCenter, PeopleSoft, and SAP. We are using the desktop interface.

2021-07-21T16:41:00Z
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Top 20Real User

Most of my customer's jobs now run on Control-M, mainly on the finance side and for data management. Those are the core applications that we are running. We are using it as a scheduling tool. We have a few other applications that we are migrating to Control-M. Until about two weeks ago we were running on an older version of Control-M, so not many people were interested in migrating to it. But now we are running on an updated, supported version. So more applications should move to it. Control-M is deployed on-prem.

2021-07-20T19:32:00Z
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Top 20Real User

Because of security issues that we have, we are a private and public enterprise. Our main area is the lottery in Portugal. This is the most important business that we have. Also, because the money comes from the game, we need to invest it in social, health, and real estate areas.

2021-07-19T10:02:00Z
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Top 10Real User

A lot of the things we've done are just based on our needs, not so much because the product allows you to do it. Basically, I can do everything in Control-M. I mean, we've got plugins for Oracle, SQL, and Informatica, and I can go on and on and on. However, we don't use any of them as our developers prefer not to. A lot of what they do is they do the necessary connections through the batch files themselves. It's used for our daily batch. It handles all the batch processes and a lot of our maintenance processes. I would say most of it is file movement of some sort. A lot of it is daily processing, to get it in. Our data warehouse runs through Control-M. The big impetus behind it, when we purchased it, was due to the fact that the auditors wanted a more robust system and something that they could audit. Control-M gives you everything you need for that.

2021-06-18T21:31:00Z
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Top 10Consultant

My client is one of the largest banks in Pakistan. They are using it for their international branches as well as for branches all over Pakistan. They have around 16 or 17 international branches in Gulf, North America, South Africa, Seychelles, and Singapore.

2021-03-02T12:54:17Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We primarily use the solution for scheduling, including compiling for scheduling and financial scheduling across our countries. We use the schedule for 19 African countries and also in the UK, on the Isle of Man, where our corporate business is done.

2021-02-17T14:21:40Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

Many companies are using Control-M in Mexico, two main companies from the retail sector have been using Control-M for around 15 years for all the administration of their processes.

2020-11-22T17:27:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We have a lot of projects with many companies, mostly in México. There are two main companies in the retail sector. The clients use this solution for their process orchestration.

2020-11-20T10:39:00Z
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Top 10Reseller

We are a reseller. Our clients are from banks, retail, and pharmacy industries. We deploy versions 6, 7, 9, and 10 of this solution.

2020-11-09T23:10:44Z
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Real User

Our primary use case of this solution is to keep track of our help desk tickets.

2019-09-03T06:46:00Z
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Top 10Real User

We use this solution for automating workloads across traditional data centers, the cloud, SaaS offerings, and various other Enterprise software packages. It is allowing developers and product owners to create complex workflows that may encompass several different products or technologies and have it all visible, monitored, and managed from one place.

2019-08-21T01:50:00Z
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Real User

We use this solution for enterprise workload automation in the financial industry. We schedule and monitor hundreds of business-critical processes. We also leverage the Managed File Transfer capabilities of Control-M to handle our file transfers securely & efficiently. Most of our tasks also deal with databases, and Control-M's purpose-built module for the databases comes in very handy when handling database components. It adds value with its capability to execute tasks natively and bring more information to the output. The BIM feature is used to monitor the important set of jobs as a service and to proactively alert operations when it sees that some jobs in the critical path are failed or delayed. This helps a lot in maintaining our SLAs efficiently.

2019-08-15T09:48:00Z
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Real User

We use this solution to automate batch processing, create automated workflows to support various applications, and integrate various endpoints in the workflow to support business processes. File transfer between our company and partner is critical for us. MFT has provided this solution and we are now using MFT for internal and external file transfers.

2019-08-01T09:10:00Z
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Real User

We use it to control job submission.

2019-06-12T13:17:00Z
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Real User

We use it to schedule nightly batch jobs. We also have jobs that run during the day on a cyclic basis to provide up-to-date, real-time information for the company. I'm also pretty much focused on keeping things going. I'm the only scheduler at the company. We have about 4000 jobs in the daily schedule with around 42,000 iterations of jobs.

2019-06-12T13:17:00Z
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Real User

We use it to handle most of our batch processing and all of the transactions that we do on a daily basis. It's a large financial institution which handles quite a bit of processing on an individual basis, and we both mainframe and distribute it.

2019-06-12T13:17:00Z
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Real User

It automates operations for all parts of the company. There isn't a part of the company that doesn't have jobs scheduled for Control-M.

2019-06-12T13:17:00Z
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Real User

We do scheduling of tasks and jobs in Control-M. The company has had the product for over 25 years.

2019-06-12T13:17:00Z
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Real User

We use it for our job automation, running jobs daily, monthly, and annually. So, it is all automation.

2019-06-12T13:17:00Z
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Real User

Our primary use cases for Control-M are scheduling, jobs, monitoring, and acting on job scheduling.

2019-05-20T07:59:00Z
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Real User

We have used Control-M mostly as a file transfer and in conjunction with Hadoop.

2019-05-15T05:16:00Z
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User

Relatively small setup for ETL jobs only. We do not use Control-M for enterprise-wide scheduling and automation.

2018-10-15T13:24:00Z
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Real User

It is primarily for batch job automation. It's working just fine.

2018-08-09T07:01:00Z
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Real User

Primary use case is automation, and it has performed fine.

2018-07-08T08:03:00Z
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