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BMC Control-M 9 sets New Digital Enterprise Automation Performance Standard

Wednesday, Sep 09, 2015

BMC ENGAGE -- Delivering services at the speed of digital business is a major challenge for most enterprise IT organizations. To meet this need, BMC, the global leader in software solutions for IT, today announced Control-M 9, the latest version of its industry leading workload automation solution, which accelerates application time-to-value while simultaneously delivering stability, lowering operating costs, and increasing enterprise application services performance.

BMC's Control-M 9 is a part of BMC's Digital Enterprise Management strategy designed to make digital business fast and seamless and optimize every environment from mainframe to mobile to cloud.

High-speed IT innovation requires companies to deliver continuous application availability while simultaneously maintaining stability, control, and enterprise application services performance. The Control-M 9 solution enables competitive advantage by providing both IT operations and application developers with a new way to collaborate by automatically promoting application workflows across the stages of development through production with built-in stability and production performance.

"Control-M 9 is a game changer for companies that must deliver high-speed IT digital innovation," said Gur Steif, president, BMC Workload Automation. "Our new automated application promotion gives the Ops and AppDev teams a friction-free way to meet their simultaneous need for speed and stability. With a host of other innovations that reduce total cost of ownership and improve business value, Control-M 9 delivers better bottom line business results."

The Control-M 9 solution continues to improve workload automation services' performance, usability, and cost reduction. New capabilities include risk-reducing high availability, out-of-the-box single view predictive analytics across the enterprise, automated agent and client deployment for faster upgrades, and maintenance, and improved data security. The solution also provides native interface capability to any application with Application Integrator, open platform support for JDBC-compliant databases, and a native interface for Apache Spark, complementing the Control-M solution's leading position in native Big Data application integration support.

"Control-M 9 offers BMC's customers an important set of enhanced automation capabilities that enable both IT operations and application developer teams to simplify and streamline complex business process workflows and data transformations," said Mary Johnston Turner, research vice president for Enterprise Systems Management at IDC. "Control-M 9 is a vital part of BMC's broader Digital Enterprise Management portfolio. By enabling customers to reduce operational complexity and cost-effectively link traditional compute platforms with emerging cloud and mobile applications, Control-M 9 will help many organizations execute their digital business strategies while continuing to maximize the value of existing applications and infrastructure."

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BMC is a global leader in software solutions that help IT transform traditional businesses into digital enterprises for the ultimate competitive advantage. Our Digital Enterprise Management set of IT solutions is designed to make digital business fast, seamless, and optimized. From mainframe to mobile to cloud and beyond, we pair high-speed digital innovation with robust IT industrialization—allowing our customers to provide intuitive user experiences with optimized performance, cost, compliance, and productivity. BMC solutions serve more than 15,000 customers worldwide including 82 percent of the Fortune 500.

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