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Control-M Earns Top Spot in EMA’s 2023 Workload Automation and Orchestration Radar Report

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Robby Dick

Leading industry analyst and consulting firm Enterprise Management Associates just released its EMA RadarTM Report for Workload Automation and Orchestration 2023, and BMC is proud to share that Control-M was named a Value Leader and achieved the overall highest score among the vendors evaluated. Since 2010, EMA has published seven Radar Reports for Workload Automation and BMC has been recognized as the overall leader every time. In addition to BMC’s top ranking, Control-M (self-hosted) and BMC Helix Control-M (SaaS) were recognized for offering “… a range of innovative features that streamline the creation, management, and monitoring of application and data workflows… across diverse hybrid and multi-cloud environments.”

The report highlights four key evaluation categories where Control-M significantly outpaced competitors:

  • Functionality
  • Deployment and administration
  • Architecture and integration
  • Vendor strength

In the report, EMA also notes that “BMC brings an innovative and efficient approach to data pipeline orchestration. Navigating on-premises and cloud technologies, the platforms facilitate data pipeline creation, integration, and automation across platforms like Airflow and cloud services…”.

Highlighted features include:

  • Seamless integration, automation, and orchestration “… of workflows across workflows across diverse hybrid and multi-cloud environments.”
  • Control-M and Helix Control-M’s “… vast (and rapidly expanding) catalog of out-of-the-box integrations”
  • Self-service interfaces for “… developers, data and cloud engineers, business users, and IT operations teams.”

During their research, EMA also interviewed BMC customers who shared the following insights:

  • “I am the Control-M evangelist because of the flexibility and integration.”
  • “Control-M is one of the most stable things I run. I don’t lose sleep over Control-M, and that’s my favorite thing.”
  • “[BMC’s] commitment to innovation and R&D is impressive.”
EMA Radar report 2023

Source: EMA RadarTM Report for Workload Automation and Orchestration 2023

Click here to download the report to get more details on EMA’s analysis and to learn more about how Control-M and Helix Control-M can simplify the orchestration of complex application and data workflows for your organization.

EMA Radar™ Report for Workload Automation and Orchestration 2023

To stay agile and innovative while ensuring reliability, businesses need to be able to orchestrate application and data workflows easily from development through to production. According to EMA, Control-M delivers more value than any other Workload Automation (WLA) solution on the market—helping IT elevate the business impact of this core discipline.

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About the author

Robby Dick

Robby joined BMC Software in the summer of 1999 and has been involved with automation since 1995 in a variety of roles including: end-user, administrator, pre-sales consulting and marketing. For the past 10 years his primary responsibility is talking about the current and future state of automation and how Control-M can help deliver applications, and the business services they support, faster. Prior to 1995 Robby was a UNIX systems administrator in the Chicago area at companies in the energy, financial services and manufacturing industries. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of St. Francis in Joliet, IL, and resides in northwest Alabama.