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615 Customers Surveyed

4,363 Data Points Collected

98 Published TechFacts

20 Published Charts

86 Published Case Studies



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CA Technologies Workload Automation Customer Research

Customers prefer CA Workload Automation over BMC and IBM

What vendor(s) did you evaluate prior to selecting CA Workload Automation?

ASG
9%
Automic
8%
BMC
43%
Cisco
3%
cron
29%
IBM
50%
Microsoft Windows Task Scheduler
24%

Case Study: Large Enterprise Computer Services Co. Reduces Job Failures by 80%-100%

Introduction

This case study of General Dynamics IT /Data Center Operations, Scheduling is based on a February 2013 survey of CA Workload Automation customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“CA Workload Automation helps us meet our critical production batch processing schedules in a timely manner. Our operations team member receives alert notification pages and quickly takes action to research and resolve problems overnight.”

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
    • Reduce cost and complexity of managing workloads
    • Meet service-level objectives of mission-critical workloads
    • Satisfy Compliance and Audit Requirements
    • Manage the growing volume of workloads
    • Centralize scheduling

Use Case

  • Runs up to 10,000 jobs per day with CA Workload Automation.
  • Supports the following applications with CA Workload Automation:
    • Oracle eBusiness Suite
    • PeopleSoft
    • Informatica
    • Oracle Financials
    • Hyperion
  • Uses the following CA Workload Automation Products:
    • CA Workload Automation DE (dSeries)
    • CA Workload Automation ESP
    • CA Workload Automation Agents (Distributed)

Results

  • Replaced or selected CA Workload Automation over the following vendors:
    • BMC
    • Argent
  • Rated CA Workload Automation’s capabilities:
    • Ease of use and management: highly differentiated
    • Scalability & performance: highly differentiated
    • Depth of functionality: highly 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: 60%-80%
    • Improved staff productivity: 60%-80%
    • Reduced hardware resources: 60%-80%

Monitor and Manage Critical Workloads Across Multiple Environments

A large enterprise beverage company purchased CA Workload Automation iDash to monitor and manage critical workloads across multiple environments and improve collaboration and responsiveness between business and IT.

32% of Customers Chose CA Workload Automation over BMC

Which Vendor(s) did you select CA Workload Automation over or replace with?

IBM
38%
BMC
32%
Cisco/Tidal
6%
UC4
9%
ASG
9%
Redwood
5%
Orsyp
4%

Real ITIL Process for Autosys Ecosystem Management

[CA Workload Automation iDash has enabled us to] put into place a real ITIL process for management of the AutoSys ecosystem without having to develop a homegrown application from scratch that would never have been supported by CA.

Mike Mitz, IT Manager, Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Case Study: Large Retail Co. Reduces Job Failures and Batch Processing Time up to 100%

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise retail 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.

“We have converted many of our legacy apps to the CA Workload Automation platform.”

“I am very happy with the increased functionality of the CA solution in the R11.3 release.”

Challenges

  • Purchased and implemented CA Workload Automation to address the following:
    • Meet service-level objectives of mission-critical workloads

Use Case

  • Runs up to 10,000 jobs per day with CA Workload Automation.
  • Supports the following applications with CA Workload Automation:
    • IBM Cognos
  • Uses the following CA Workload Automation Products:
    • CA Workload Automation AE (AutoSys)

Results

  • Rated CA Workload Automation’s capabilities:
    • Ease of use and management: differentiated
    • Scalability & performance: 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: 80%-100%
    • Improved SLA’s: 80%-100%
    • Improved staff productivity: 80%-100%
    • Reduced hardware resources: 80%-100%


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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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