Task-based or, alternatively, a fixed number of Agents. Task-based would, I feel, be much more popular in the market. I have worked ta sites that license anything from 5,000 to 500,000 jobs (i.e. tasks) per day. However, if you only use a few Agent servers then maybe Agent-based might work for you.
Really big customers can also do "all you can eat" deals on the BMC range.
@reviewer1657833 Yes, the new addition is BMC Helix Control-M, a cloud-based solution where you pay per job. From the pricing models I have seen it is very competitively priced and could save large organisations a tidy sum. This is not to be confused with the Control-M Agents that can run in the cloud (to execute your batch jobs) where the Control-M Server stays on-prem and is the traditional config.
I work as Mainframe Manager (Systems & Programming) at an Insurance company.
Currently, we're looking to obtain enterprise-level job automation covering both mainframe and distributed systems.
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Head Of Architecture at a insurance company with 501-1,000 employees