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TechValidate Research on CA Workload Automation

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615 Customers Surveyed

4,363 Data Points Collected

98 Published TechFacts

20 Published Charts

87 Published Case Studies



Featured Research Collections for CA Workload Automation

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Case Study: Educational Institution Appreciates the Flexibility of CA Workload Automation

Introduction

This case study of a educational institution is based on a February 2013 survey of CA Workload Automation customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“At our small University, CA Workload Automation is used to back up our databases and to run critical batch processes.”

“We like the flexibility of the solution.”

Challenges

  • Purchased and implemented CA Workload Automation to address the following:
    • Reduce cost and complexity of managing workloads
    • Manage the growing volume of workloads

Use Case

  • Runs 0 to 10,000 jobs per day with CA Workload Automation.
  • Supports the following applications with CA Workload Automation:
    • Database application (Microsoft SQL Server)
    • Database application (Oracle)
    • IT Operations (system backups, etc.)
  • Uses the following CA Workload Automation Products:
    • CA Workload Automation AE (AutoSys)

Results

  • Achieved the following after implementing CA Workload Automation:
    • Reduced job failures: up to 20%
    • Decreased batch processing time: up to 20%
    • Improved SLA’s: up to 20%
    • Achieved better staff productivity: up to 20%
    • Reduced hardware resources: up to 20%

CA Technologies Workload Automation Customer Fact

CA Workload Automation has proven to be effective for us in scalability and reliability.

A large enterprise energy and utilities company improved reliability and predictability of end services that their organization delivers and increased the ability to scale and meet the volume and demand from the business with CA Workload Automation.

CA WLA Customers say Ease of Use, Scalability and Functionality is Better than Competition

Rate the following CA Workload Automation capabilities in terms of how differentiated they are as compared to the competition.

S Extremely differentiated S Highly differentiated S Differentiated S Not differentiated

Ease of Use and Management
Scalability & Performance
Depth of functionality
Platform & Application Support
Return on Investment

Easy to manage critical workloads across multi-environments

Bank of America NA purchased CA Workload Automation iDash to monitor and manage critical workloads across multiple environments and improve management and availability of critical business processes.

Case Study: Retail Co. Reduces Hardware Resources up to 60% with CA Workload Automation

Introduction

This case study of a Fortune 500 retail company is based on a January 2013 survey of CA Workload Automation customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“CA Workload Automation makes it easy to determine when batch is impacted, or when to rerun jobs.”

“I like the power of the language used for setting up jobs, and the ease of usage.”

Challenges

  • Purchased and implemented CA Workload Automation to address the following:
    • Reduce number of job failures
    • Reduce the time required to process workloads
    • Improve staff productivity in terms of defining, monitoring and managing workloads
    • Satisfy Compliance and Audit Requirements
    • Improve application development cycles
    • Manage the growing volume of workloads

Use Case

  • Supports the following applications with CA Workload Automation:
    • Oracle eBusiness Suite
    • PeopleSoft
    • Database application (Microsoft SQL Server)
    • Database application (IBM DB2)
    • Oracle Retail (Retek)
    • IT Operations (system backups, etc.)
  • Uses the following CA Workload Automation Products:
    • CA Workload Automation ESP
    • CA Workload Automation Agents (Distributed)
    • CA Workload Automation Agents (z/OS)

Results

  • Rated CA Workload Automation’s capabilities:
    • Ease of use and management: differentiated
    • Scalability & performance: differentiated
    • Depth of functionality: differentiated
    • Platform & application support: differentiated
    • Return on investment: differentiated
  • Achieved the following after implementing CA Workload Automation:
    • Reduced job failures: 40%-60%
    • Reduced batch processing time: 40%-60%
    • Improved SLA’s: 40%-60%
    • Improved staff productivity: 40%-60%
    • Reduced hardware resources: 40%-60%

CA Workload Automation Customers Use:

What CA Workload Automation Products do you use?

CA Workload Automation DE (dSeries)
12%
CA Workload Automation ESP
28%
CA Workload Automation AE (AutoSys)
57%
CA Workload Automation CA7
28%
CA Workload Automation Agents (Distributed)
46%
CA Workload Automation Agents (z/OS)
12%


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About CA Workload Automation

CA Workload Automation enables teams to respond to real-time business demands by reducing the complexity of managing application workloads across physical, virtual and cloud environments.

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