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BMC Helix Control-M: The Journey Starts Today

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Tim Eusterman
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The difference between a journey and a trip is that a trip generally has a pre-defined start and end date. But a journey is an adventure filled with many new possibilities. Today, I’m excited to invite you to join us on the BMC Helix Control-M journey!

BMC Helix Control-M was announced by our CEO, Ayman Sayed, at BMC’s global virtual Exchange event back on October 20th. We committed then that we’d launch BMC’s newest SaaS solution December 1, 2020. Let the journey begin!

What is BMC Helix Control-M?

BMC Helix Control-M is a new SaaS platform for application workflow orchestration that is hosted and delivered through AWS. Built upon BMC’s industry leading Control-M, the SaaS offering integrates, automates, and orchestrates application and data workflows across complex and ever evolving technology ecosystems.Control-M Saas

By simplifying application workflow complexity, BMC Helix Control-M makes it easy to build, run, manage and monitor business-critical applications and digital service workflows with a single end-to-end view.  From on-premises to cloud, DevOps and enterprise agility is now a reality with user interfaces specifically designed for developers, IT operations, and line-of-business people and how they like to work.

There are many advantages to BMC Helix Control-M. One of the biggest is how SaaS accessibility gives IT leaders the power to deliver a unified automation and orchestration platform to their the highly decentralized, self-service oriented, Dev and Ops teams. This makes it possible to go fast with agility, while ensuring teams can build their applications and data pipelines with deep production-ready operational governance, scalability and security. After all, until new digital products and services are in production, nobody is making any money.

Pricing Strategy with BMC Helix Control-M

Why now?

Digital transformation and adoption of cloud technologies aren’t breaking news. Many companies are well invested, working every day on new digital business innovations to take their growth to the next level. We’ve been collaborating very closely with our most innovative customers for a couple years to understand their desires, input and vision for a SaaS platform in their future. With that teamwork, launching BMC Helix Control-M became the imperative.

This has been our journey up to now. We have been very fortunate to work with some of the most creative and demanding companies to get this right. That makes the timing of BMC Helix Control-M ideal because we know it is right for our customers and will be for the many new prospects we hope to serve as well.

“It is great to see BMC build on the strength of their market-leading application workflow orchestration product to deliver a SaaS offering with the new BMC Helix Control-M”, said Dan Twing, President and COO at Enterprise Management Associates. “As enterprises expand use of cloud infrastructure, there is an increasing need for a comprehensive end-to-end view to manage the complexity of modern IT infrastructures. BMC Helix Control-M empowers IT teams to manage the complexity while increasing agility to more quickly deliver data-intensive digital business services.”

Learn More about BMC Helix Control-M

There are many places to learn more about BMC Helix Control-M. To make it easier for you, start with the BMC Helix Control-M web experience. We’ve included information on everything from capabilities and integrations, to use cases that will help you see how BMC Helix Control-M can support your business.

BMC Helix Control-M Main Page

What’s next?

At the start of this post, I said a journey is an adventure with exposure to many new possibilities. It’s true, our BMC Helix Control-M journey started some time ago for us here at BMC. Today we are more than excited to show you BMC Helix Control-M, and to take this opportunity to invite you to join us. Let’s travel together on this great digital transformation adventure and realize many new possibilities along the way.

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About the author

Tim Eusterman

Tim leads marketing strategy and execution, market development, demand and content generation, and sales enablement. Tim’s career spans over 25 years of B2B technology marketing in enterprise software, supply chain, and automatic identification solutions.
Tim’s prior experience includes senior marketing, product management, and sales leadership positions with Honeywell, Intermec Corporation, Vocollect Inc., and Zebra Technologies, Inc.
Tim holds an MBA from the University of Oregon Lundquist School of Business and a B.S. in Political Science from Oregon State University. He is co-inventor and patent holder for the number one selling ‘bi-optic’ scanner scale used at point-of-sale check-outs around the world.