Ingram Micro offers solutions from 1,700 high-profile technology suppliers through its 122 distribution centers in 160 countries. The largest distributor of wholesale technology products in the world, the company ranks #62 in the 2015 Fortune 500®. The IT team supports every aspect of the business, including manufacturing, supply chain, human resources, accounting, and customer support. IT faces tough challenges integrating complex business process flows across many diverse applications running on mainframe, Microsoft® Windows®, and UNIX® platforms.
Control-M manages 10,000 batch jobs on mid-range computers and 20,000 batch jobs on mainframe, totaling 900,000 executions each week. The extensive scalability of Control-M is enabling IT to gradually centralize workload automation in a single tool and standardize the way workloads run across the environment.
Automated batch workloads across diverse applications and platforms support day-to-day business operations and enable IT to handle special projects such as a recent migration of 3,000 batch jobs from one data center to another.
“When we look at how much work we push through our environment running multiple platforms, we estimate that we would need 30 full-time personnel working seven days a week to do the amount of work that our team of six does with Control-M.”— Don Snios, Senior Manager of Operations and Scheduling, Ingram Micro