Basil Faruqui

Basil Faruqui

Basil joined BMC in 2003 and has been part of Control-M and Remedy product lines. He is currently working as a Lead Solutions Marketing Manager within the Control-M Marketing team. During his time at BMC he has served as a subject matter expert for several products and components within the Control-M suite, with focus on Disaster Recovery and Security. Prior to joining the Control-M Solutions Marketing team he was managing a Customer Support team for the Remedy product line.
Basil has an MBA in Marketing and a BBA in Management Information Systems from the University Of Houston. He has more than 15 years’ experience in technology that spans Software Development, Customer Support, Marketing, Business Planning and Knowledge Management.

10 Troubling Excuses for Using Oozie with Hadoop Workflows

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Now is as good a time as any to think about what you’re going to do differently in 2018 to make it easier to keep up with the demands of big data. A great place to start is to look closely at the tools you’re using for working with Hadoop workflows. Let’s face it — if you’re using Oozie, you’re relying on older technology with limitations and … [Read more...]

EMA RADAR Report for Workload Automation Names Control-M a 2017 Value Leader and Strongest Product

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We’re really pleased because once again, Control-M soared to the top of the Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) Radar for Workload Automation. The report, which evaluated 14 vendors and included interviews with 100 business users, rated Control-M as a 2017 Value Leader and the strongest product. In addition, Control-M also received the award for … [Read more...]

How Control-M Helps at Every Stage of the Big Data Journey

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Getting started with Big Data is like preparing for a cross country drive. You’re not going to get it done in a day. You have to consider different routes – in the Big Data world, this means ‘What platform will you use?’; ‘How will you set up the IT architecture?’ etc. At various points in the journey, you’ll need to find bridges (from existing … [Read more...]

A New Tool for the Times as Oozie is Past Its Prime

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If you need to hang a picture or replace a few roof shingles, the first thing you’ll probably reach for is a hammer, which has been used for centuries and has a future as secure as any tool in the toolbox. But if you need dental work, you don’t want your dentist using old technology like a hammer and pliers. In fact you’ll insist that your dentist … [Read more...]