The Evolution of Job Scheduling: CA's Approach to Workload Automation
Source: IDG (International Data Group)
This IDC White Paper presents an overview of key concerns driving IT management and how they translate into needs that can be addressed through modern approaches to job scheduling and workload automation. The paper traces evolutionary trends in job scheduling software, which is growing from traditional batch job schedulers to cross-platform and event-driven capabilities. It also explores the role of job schedulers in providing automation capabilities. The White Paper examines CA's workload automation strategy, which is based on the evolutionary development of CA's portfolio of job scheduling and management software tools into a comprehensive workload automation solution. The objective of CA Workload Automation is to help IT organizations optimize real-time performance of complex business workloads across diverse IT infrastructures, including both mainframes and distributed systems.