Case Studies

Job Scheduler Migration: JAMS at Maritz
Maritz, Inc. relied on a highly-customized legacy scheduling tool to handle batch processing across the organization. When the tool’s integrity and future came into question, Maritz set out to find an enterprise job scheduler that would solve their complex requirements and a team that could successfully migrate Maritz off of their highly-customized tool… Read More
Legacy Migration Training File Transfer
The Automation Center of Excellence: JAMS and GoAnywhere at DXLG
Destination XL Group, Inc. (DXLG) is a long-time Ecometry (JDA Direct Commerce) user. When Ecometry dropped HP 3000 support in favor of Windows, DXLG needed to find a job scheduler that could mirror current processing and boast a robust feature set to grow with the company. At the same time, DXLG was searching for a Managed File Transfer solution to replace their homegrown… Read More
Ecometry Security Regulations GoAnywhere MFT
Strategic Automation Advantage - JAMS and GoAnywhere at Kansas City Public Schools
When Kansas City Public Schools moved to Windows, they knew they would need automation solutions robust and flexible enough to handle the needs of the district’s 35 centers and 15,000 students. By combining JAMS Workload Automation and GoAnywhere Managed File Transfer, KCPS was able to… Read More
GoAnywhere MFT Application Automation Notifications
Gold Eagle Accelerates JD Edwards Processing with JAMS
The Business Applications department at Gold Eagle is responsible for keeping Production Systems online and available throughout two shifts, supporting all JD Edwards users, and managing a half dozen third-party products that integrate with JD Edwards. With mounting issues from the native JD Edwards scheduling tool, they set out to find a solid, reliable solution that did not require… Read More
JD Edwards Central Management Conversion
UVA Health System
UVA Health Cures SQL Agent Ailments with JAMS
Hosting critical applications and business processes on multiple platforms had created a variety of pressure points for UVA Health’s workload automation tools. Failures and delays caused by the shortcomings of these tools were unacceptable in an environment where job data impacts… Read More
SQL Agent UNIX Reporting
Fresh Retail Data, Fast Retail Decisions - JAMS Automation at SharkNinja
Uptime and on-time refreshes are critical for companies moving at the speed of retail business. When Windows Task Scheduler could no longer keep up, SharkNinja knew it was time to implement workload automation software. The requirements were simple – rapid implementation, and a robust out-of-the-box feature set. SharkNinja evaluated… Read More
Central Monitor Real-Time Data Windows Task Scheduler
University of Mary Washington
University of Mary Washington: Automating Banner with JAMS
After one year of manual aid packaging with a new tuition model, the University decided it was time to better leverage their Banner installation. The University of Mary Washington set out to find a workload automation solution that worked well, was flexible, offered good customer service, and… Read More
Banner Efficiency Auditing
Real Time and Event Driven Automation: JAMS at Seminole Electric
Seminole’s transition from mainframe processing to distributed processing presented the electric cooperative’s IT team with an important choice. Continue to invest in Control-M, the cooperative’s original mainframe scheduling tool, or start to look at alternative solutions. The idea of continuing with a legacy scheduler… Read More
Legacy Migration Microsoft Dynamics AX Triggers
Self-Serve Automation: JAMS at Bruce Power
The native tools often failed to provide alerts when jobs had issues and they provided no methods to track the owner of each job. The technical diversity of Bruce Power’s applications and platforms also posed… Read More
JAMS Automation as Frequent as Every 4 Seconds: Southwest Power Pool
In order to deliver accurate numbers to the volatile energy transmission market, the team needed a solution that could reliably run 100-150 jobs every hour, with some recurring as frequently as every 4 seconds… Read More
Security Regulations Virtual Machines Self-Service
Parameter Powered Batch Automation: JAMS at ESCO Advisors
“As new clients signed on, we were tying up members of our development team with IT administration tasks, using valuable development time chasing down issues inherent to, or covered up by, SQL Agent and Task Scheduler,” said CIO… Read More
Business Intelligence File Transfer Notifications
JAMS Automation for Communications Infrastructure: West Corporation
West had employed several workarounds to make sure the master schedule proceeded as reliably as possible. As the company approached 6,000 jobs across multiple servers, the business recognized the need for a centralized solution… Read More
File Transfer Notifications Task Scheduler Conversion
SQL Scheduling Goes Enterprise: JAMS at Frontline Education
Although native SQL tools provide basic scheduling capabilities, Frontline recognized that leaning on SQL for automation was a less than ideal solution. Frontline DBA Eric Butler explained… Read More
Security SQL Server Disaster Recovery
Department of Sustainability and Environment Automates the Water Register with JAMS
The DSE previously used tools caused several pain points for the department’s IT staff. Failure notifications were frequently unreliable, and lacked sufficient information to identify specific points of failure within… Read More
Windows Task Scheduler Central Monitor Dynamics AX
National Energy Provider Alinta Energy Reigns in Batch Processing with JAMS
The IT team faced issues such as support for multiple ERP systems, support for applications for the Wholesale Trading team, and consolidation of data from multiple billing applications…. Read More
Process Automation ERP Systems Extensibility
JAMS Automation Delivers Data Quickly, Reliably for TyMetrix
Using Windows Task Scheduler and SQL Server Agent, TyMetrix could not keep up with customer demand for real-time data. To deliver its robust legal billing and matter management reports on time, IT staff spent considerable time… Read More
Real-Time Data Cross-Platform Regulatory
Marketing Associates Streamlines Diverse Applications with JAMS
Marketing Associates needed to manage diverse groups of developers, project managers, and data sets; each with its own set of rules for permissions and access to application servers. The company originally managed batch processing with… Read More
Custom Applications Cross-Platform Security
Leading Mobile Payments Provider Zong Leans on JAMS During Company’s Rapid Growth
One of the main issues that Zong faced was that there was no centralized control or management of their processes. Zong also had no way of being notified if remote jobs failed. IT Administrators would… Read More
Notifications Auditing Native Tools
JAMS Enhances JD Edwards Implementation at Crane Group
Crane Group relied on a hodgepodge of tools like Windows Task Scheduler, SQL Server Agent, and the scheduling capabilities native to JD Edwards. The issue was that none of these schedulers (Windows, SQL, JDE) are… Read More
JD Edwards Triggers On-Site Support
Stater NV Streamlines Enterprise with JAMS
Stater not only wanted to move their core batch scheduling system to a Windows platform, but also needed to centrally manage all of these decentralized tasks and processes. In the past, many different groups were allowed to run their own batch jobs and there was no way of centrally tracking when… Read More
Cross-Platform Security Legacy Migration
Disciple Data Improves ASP Business with JAMS
In the past, DDI relied on Windows Task Scheduler, Cron, and manual intervention to run all of its internal processes. One of the biggest issues the company faced was not having a single, centralized view of all of the jobs running across the enterprise. Due to Service Level Agreements with clients, DDI also needed… Read More
Security SSH Auditing
Shar Music Enhances Ecometry Retail Application with JAMS
Shar was relying on Windows Task Scheduler and/or manual intervention to run their critical processes. “Manually streaming these processes was a very labor intensive and error prone process, especially at month-end when processing… Read More
Ecometry Windows Task Scheduler Cross-Platform
Wilson HTM Investment Group partners with MVP Systems Software
Under the old method there were no dependencies in place between jobs, which increased the business risk of jobs potentially running out of sequence (or not at all). If this occurred, then the result was a significant effort the following day to remedy the situation. Alerting was also sporadic and poorly targeted and on occasions overnight jobs would fail… Read More
Clustering Support Cross-Platform
Matlock Capital Streamlines Batch Job Scheduling with JAMS
Operations at Matlock Capital needed a way to handle the increasing number and complexity of IT processes while reducing the need for human intervention. They needed a better way to manage the many interdependent overnight jobs post-processing market information needed for… Read More
Migration Productivity Cross-Platform