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Are Native Schedulers Holding You Back? Three Big Challenges of Native Scheduling Tools
July 23, 2024
Native schedulers seem simple enough. They’re cheap, already installed with your platforms, and provide the basics—like backups, script execution, and simple time-based job scheduling. But after a while, the simplicity of Windows Task Scheduler, cron, SQL Agent, and other native schedulers reveals themselves to be quite complicated. In a perfect world, jobs always run reliably Read More
Posted in Automate Smarter, Legacy Modernization
5 IT Processes Before and After Event-Based Job Scheduling
June 18, 2024
Playing traffic cop shouldn’t be a part of any IT job. But that’s the reality when it comes to coordinating the IT processes that keep an organization running—whether they involve batch jobs, scripts, EOD processes, or more. Job scheduling software keeps the traffic of your IT environment moving, but not all solutions are created equal. Read More
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Streamlining IT Operations: How Automation Can Save Hours and Money
May 2, 2024
Today’s IT teams can’t do it all. Once only in charge of that “fancy tech stuff”, practitioners today find themselves strapped as it’s all fancy tech stuff now – and business outcomes are intrinsically related to digital outcomes.  Simply put, if you’re up on your digital processes, the business moves ahead. If you’re behind, so Read More
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Cloud Orchestration: ​​Why It Matters in 2024
April 2, 2024
As much as 87% of enterprises embrace a multi-cloud approach. While this enables flexibility and convenience, it also creates confusion and complexity when managing tasks across multiple platforms.   As companies grow, point solutions organically crop up to solve problems where they arise, eventually creating siloes that require individual attention and maintenance. This slows processes and Read More
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What is a Cloud Scheduler? How to Better Schedule Cloud-Based Jobs
December 14, 2023
Organizations are increasingly turning to the cloud as they build out their IT infrastructure. Cloud adoption has become commonplace as companies look to reduce IT costs from purchasing, managing, and maintaining on-premises infrastructure and hardware. Plus, cloud services can provide greater scalability and increased flexibility for accessing content across the business. By 2026, Gartner predicts Read More
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The Top Windows Task Scheduler Alternative You Need To Try & 4 Reasons Why
November 30, 2023
As IT environments grow in complexity, relying on native scheduling tools leaves IT teams struggling with complexity and limited features. That’s why more and more organizations are turning to enterprise workload automation (WLA) to break from the limitations and implement a more robust automation strategy. With limited time and resources, it’s easy to fall back Read More
Posted in Automate Smarter, JAMS, Windows Task Scheduler
Batch Processing vs. Stream Processing
October 2, 2023
With an increase in the data flowing through organizations, a business is only as good as their ability to process it. There’s never been more diverse sources of data, and with that, there are multiple options for processing that data. Two of the most popular types right now are stream processing and batch processing.   Streaming Read More
Posted in JAMS
Service Orchestration and Automation Platforms: What They Are and Why They Matter
September 20, 2023
There’s a new categorization in the enterprise automation world that is creating quite the buzz: Service Orchestration and Automation Platforms (SOAPs). SOAPs are considered by consultants as the forward-looking, transformative classification for workload automation solutions that orchestrate across platforms, applications, environments, and infrastructures. According to Gartner, for Infrastructure and Operations (I&O) teams, this new categorization Read More
Posted in Cloud, JAMS, Workload Automation Core Concept