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615 Customers Surveyed

4,363 Data Points Collected

98 Published TechFacts

20 Published Charts

87 Published Case Studies



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CA Technologies Workload Automation Customer Research

CA Workload Automation Delivers Superior Security Control and Resiliency vs BMC

Please rate CA Workload Automation’s attributes when compared to the competition?

S Significantly superior S Superior S Better S Worse

SLA management
Depth of reporting
Customization i.e: dashboards
Resiliency
Security/Access control

Case Study: Global Pharmaceuticals Co. Replaces ASG and Reduces Batch Processing 40%-60%

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 pharmaceuticals company is based on a February 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.

Challenges

  • Purchased and implemented CA Workload Automation to address the following:
    • Reduce the time required to process workloads
    • Improve staff productivity in terms of defining, monitoring and managing workloads
    • Meet service-level objectives of mission-critical workloads
    • Satisfy Compliance and Audit Requirements
    • Manage the growing volume of workloads

Use Case

  • Runs 25,000 to 50,000 jobs per day with CA Workload Automation.
  • Supports the following applications with CA Workload Automation:
    • SAP
    • “Custom Built” or Industry-Specific Applications
    • Informatica
    • IBM DataStage
  • Uses the following CA Workload Automation Products:
    • CA Workload Automation AE (AutoSys)
    • CA Workload Automation CA7
    • CA Workload Automation Agents (Distributed)

Results

  • Replaced or selected CA Workload Automation over the following vendors:
    • ASG
  • 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 batch processing time: 40%-60%
    • Improved SLA’s: up to 20%
    • Improved staff productivity: up to 20%

CA Technologies Workload Automation Customer Research

Customers Prefer CA Workload Automation to the Competition

What vendor were you using prior to switching to CA Workload Automation?

ASG: 6%
Automic: 3%
BMC: 11%
Cisco: 0%
cron: 29%
IBM: 29%
Microsoft Windows Task Scheduler: 22%

CA Technologies Workload Automation Customer Statistic

Half of surveyed Government IT Organizations agree they have improved compliance reporting with CA Workload Automation.

50% of surveyed Government IT organizations addressed challenges with troubleshooting workload issues, such as inability to track and log errors for compliance reporting with CA Workload Automation.

Improved Staff Productivity By 20% Or More

70% of surveyed IT organizations improved staff productivity by 20% or more after implementing CA Workload Automation.

Case Study: Leading Asset Management Firm Selects CA Workload Automation Over IBM and ASG

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise financial services company is based on a February 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.

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

  • Runs 0 to 10,000 jobs per day with CA Workload Automation.
  • Supports the following applications with CA Workload Automation:
    • Web Service Applications (J2EE, .NET etc)
    • Database application (Microsoft SQL Server)
    • Database application (Oracle)
    • “Custom Built” or Industry-Specific Applications
    • Data mining applications
    • IT Operations (system backups, etc.)
  • Uses the following CA Workload Automation Products:
    • CA Workload Automation AE (AutoSys)

Results

  • Replaced or selected CA Workload Automation over the following vendors:
    • IBM
    • ASG
  • Rated CA Workload Automation’s capabilities:
    • Ease of use and management: highly differentiated
    • Scalability & performance: highly differentiated
    • Depth of functionality: differentiated
    • Platform & application support: highly differentiated
    • Return on investment: differentiated
  • Achieved the following after implementing CA Workload Automation:
    • Reduced job failures: 80%-100%
    • Reduced batch processing time: 60%-80%
    • Improved SLA’s: 80%-100%
    • Improved staff productivity: 80%-100%
    • Reduced hardware resources: 40%-60%


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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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