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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



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Customers Reduced Job Failures, Batch Processing Time and Hardware Resources with CA WLA

After implementing CA Workload Automation by approximately what percentage did you:

S 80%-100% S 60%-80% S 40%-60% S 20%- 40% S up to 20%

Reduce Job failures
Reduce Batch Processing Time
Improve SLA’s
Improve Staff Productivity
Reduce hardware resources

CA Technologies Workload Automation Customer Testimonial

We chose CA Workload Automation over the competition because of its stability and low cost of management. I have been working with CA Workload Automation AE (AutoSys) for the past 15 years.

Engineer, Large Enterprise Computer Services Company

Access impact of changes before implementing them

A Fortune 500 automotive & transport company purchased CA Workload Automation iDash to enable “what if” scenarios so that they can assess the impact of changes before implementing them.

CA WLA Purchased to Improve Staff Productivity, Manage Workload Volume and Reduce Costs

What were your key purchasing drivers for implementing CA Workload Automation?

Reduce number of job failures
27%
Reduce the time required to process workloads
43%
Improve staff productivity in terms of defining, monitoring and managing workloads
60%
Reduce cost and complexity of managing workloads
51%
Meet service-level objectives of mission-critical workloads
50%
Satisfy Compliance and Audit Requirements
34%
Improve application development cycles
22%
Manage the growing volume of workloads
53%

Case Study: Global 500 Insurance Company has 99.995% Uptime with CA Workload Automation

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 insurance 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.

“The system is very stable and enables us to have 99.995% uptime (aside from scheduled maintenance windows). It has to be, since it is relied on by hundreds of critical applications and processes across the enterprise 24×7×365.”

Challenges

  • Purchased and implemented CA Workload Automation to address the following:
    • Meet service-level objectives of mission-critical workloads
    • Satisfy Compliance and Audit Requirements
    • Manage the growing volume of workloads
    • Centralize workload automation operation and management

Use Case

  • Runs 100,000+ jobs per day with CA Workload Automation.
  • Supports the following applications with CA Workload Automation:
    • Oracle eBusiness Suite
    • PeopleSoft
    • Web Service Applications (J2EE, .NET etc)
    • Database application (Microsoft SQL Server)
    • Database application (Oracle)
    • Database application (IBM DB2)
    • “Custom Built” or Industry-Specific Applications
    • Data mining applications
    • IBM Cognos
    • IT Operations (system backups, etc.)
  • Uses the following CA Workload Automation Products:
    • CA Workload Automation AE (AutoSys)
    • CA Workload Automation Agents (Distributed)

Results

  • Replaced or selected CA Workload Automation over the following vendors:
    • IBM
    • Orsyp
  • 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

Case Study: Large Professional Services Co. Loves the Flexibility of CA Workload Automation

Introduction

This case study of a Fortune 500 telecommunications 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.

“CA Workload Automation ESP helps us meet rapidly changing demands. It provides growth in an inconsistent environment.”

“I love the flexibility of the product. The if then logic of Clang, the generic procedures, global variables are a few examples of ways in which the product expands what it can do out of the box. It is an extremely powerful tool within the IT environment.”

Challenges

  • Purchased and implemented CA Workload Automation to address the following:
    • Improve staff productivity in terms of defining, monitoring and managing workloads
    • Reduce cost and complexity of managing workloads

Use Case

  • Runs 25,000 to 50,000 jobs per day with CA Workload Automation.
  • Supports the following applications with CA Workload Automation:
    • Database application (IBM DB2)
    • Database application (Other)
    • Data mining applications
    • IT Operations (system backups, etc.)
  • Uses the following CA Workload Automation Products:
    • CA Workload Automation ESP

Results

  • Replaced or selected CA Workload Automation over the following vendors:
    • IBM
    • BMC
  • Rated CA Workload Automation’s capabilities:
    • Ease of use and management: highly differentiated
    • Scalability & performance: extremely differentiated
    • Depth of functionality: extremely differentiated
    • Platform & application support: highly differentiated
    • Return on investment: extremely differentiated
  • Achieved the following after implementing CA Workload Automation:
    • Reduced job failures: up to 20%
    • Reduced batch processing time: up to 20%
    • Improved SLA’s: up to 20%
    • Improved staff productivity: up to 20%
    • Reduced hardware resources: up to 20%


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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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