ActiveBatch Alternative: JAMS Job Scheduler



With JAMS, get centralized workload automation, enterprise security, and 24×7 tier-one support for a price that doesn’t require you to overhaul your entire IT budget.  


  • Built-in, easy-to-use reporting that’s easy to configure
  • Comprehensive Documentation and Knowledge Base
  • Short learning curve
  • Clear error messages
  • Advanced recovery job functionality
  • Freedom from proprietary scripting languages

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See What Makes JAMS An ActiveBatch Alternative


Learn why JAMS is rated a Leader by its customers and why IT pros are switching from ActiveBatch to a better solution for workload automation.

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We did a POC with ActiveBatch Workload Automation, but JAMS is the more modern tool, the price is much better, and the ability to script using PowerShell is a big plus.

– Senior Business Intelligence Developer, Financial Services via PeerSpot



Dive deeper into how JAMS and ActiveBatch stack up. Compare feedback from users and discover practical takeaways for migrating solutions.

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ActiveBatch Alternative: Automate Smarter with Fortra’s JAMS

coinsicon Reduce maintenance costs and move away from complicated ActiveBatch pricing with easy-to-understand licensing options that are aligned with the jobs you need to run and the business applications you need to automate.
brainicon Breathe new life into critical business processes with a complete set of tools right out of the box – job monitoring, alerting, workflow design, auditing, and reporting.
speedometericon Rapid Migration and Onboarding – Make the transition to JAMS quickly and efficiently. JAMS provides an ActiveBatch alternative with proven services and utilities make it easy to regain control of your existing jobs, migrate them, and start seeing an immediate return on investment.
weights Simplified Administration – Reduce reliance on single-product specialists and make powerful workload automation accessible (and manageable) for you IT team


Ready to break free from ActiveBatch? Take the first step and learn more about our migration services and the JAMS Conversion Utility.

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Monitor Enterprise Job Progress

From simple jobs to multi-step workflows

JAMS shows you the real-time status of every job in one centralized view. Drill down to discover the performance metrics that matter most.

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custom calendars

Customize Enterprise Job Schedules

Dates, times, triggers, dependencies and more

With JAMS as an ActiveBatch alternative, automate jobs based on custom calendars that are unique to your business. Apply triggers and dependencies to handle exceptions and keep your entire infrastructure running reliably.

Send Alerts

Your entire team, in the loop

JAMS instantly notify business users, DBAs, and support teams when jobs fail (or succeed). Keep everyone informed about critical issues in your environment.

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Are you spending more time looking at vendor contracts than the business processes that contribute to your company’s bottom line? You’re not alone.

IT teams shouldn’t need to spend valuable time weighing the benefits of workload automation and the licensing required to implement it. When demand increases, JAMS provides multiple options to meet it quickly, and at a reasonable cost.

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