Fortra Announces New Release of JAMS Workload Automation Solution

Minneapolis, July 29, 2019 – Fortra announced today the release of JAMS V7.1, the newest version of its enterprise cross-platform job scheduling and workload automation solution. Included in this new release is functionality that enables enterprises to increase visibility into and efficiencies of their scheduled jobs, making them faster, easier to manage, and more reliable.

“We are truly excited to announce the new innovative features as part of our latest product release,” said Scott McCausland, General Manager, Workload Automation, Fortra. “They demonstrate our ongoing investment in the JAMS solution. JAMS V7.1 offers the transparency companies require in every aspect of scheduled jobs, empowering them to continuously improve the way they execute critical processes.”

Packed with leading-edge features, JAMS V7.1 now offers a streamlined way to create jobs, making it easier for IT professionals. It also features stronger encryption to secure sensitive information. This latest version also includes upgraded integration for third party software and platforms, such as Ellucian Banner, z/OS, Informatica, and Slack. JAMS V7.1 also includes a GoAnywhere Integration.

“This release further showcases our commitment to product innovation,” said McCausland. “And it gives organizations of all sizes the power to access enhanced solutions that simplify workload automation, transform batch job scheduling, and employ strategic digital transformation to optimize performance and efficiency.”

JAMS V7.1 builds upon the deep expertise of Fortra in automating IT tasks that businesses need to run on a regular basis and with a high degree of certainty. It also enables organizations to manage, execute, and monitor batch processes, regardless of the server or platform on which those processes run.

The new JAMS V7.1 solution is now available for customers. Download a trial version of JAMS V7.1 at:

About JAMS
JAMS is the only job scheduling system built on a .NET framework and is the first enterprise job scheduling system that can be leveraged by both IT operations personnel and application developers. With its roots in Windows, JAMS also supports running processes across a variety of operating systems (UNIX, Linux, IBM i, OpenVMS, etc.) and applications (PeopleSoft, SAP, SQL, Oracle, Symitar, etc.). JAMS is used by over 1,000 organizations worldwide, including Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, educational institutions, and ISVs. To learn more about JAMS, please visit or call 800-261-JAMS.

About Fortra
Fortra aligns IT and business goals to help organizations build a competitive edge. Our software secures IT environments, monitors and automates processes, and provides easy access to the information people need. More than 15,000 organizations in 100+ countries rely on Fortra to make IT lives easier and keep business running smoothly. Learn more at

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