Trends Report

Market Overview: The Top 10 Workload Automation Vendors, Q1 2014

March 13th, 2014
With contributors:
Eveline Oehrlich , Michelle Mai

Summary

Many of our day-to-day activities rely on mass-produced commodities. The information that magically appears on our smart devices depends on our ability to organize, sort, normalize, process, and transport masses of raw data. In many cases, this is the product of workload automation: a software solution that is able to schedule, launch, and control the sequence of operations that transform data into information. In the age of the customer, both our ability to produce consumable information and process data about consumers to improve the marketing and quality of customer experiences require the transformation of huge data volumes that cannot be processed in real time. This reports looks at the top 10 vendors in workload automation and the way their solutions are meeting the new challenges of big data, enterprisewide processing, cloud-based applications, and business process automation.

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