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2020-07-08T23:08:00Z

What licensing options are there for Control-M?

Services Director at IMPTECH SA
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I am a Services Director in a small tech services company. What licensing options are available for Control-M?

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MarkFrancome - PeerSpot reviewer
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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.

2020-10-11T14:22:17Z
Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewerRony_Sklar
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@MarkFrancome Thanks for taking the time to help @Danieel Miravalles :)

reviewer1657833 - PeerSpot reviewer
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BMC also has a SaaS-based solution called BMC Helix Control-M. I believe this is charged via the task licensing model where you pay for a certain number of jobs. 

2021-11-15T13:18:51Z
Mark Francome - PeerSpot reviewerMark Francome (Allianz)
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@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.

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