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Score 9.8 out of 100
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Score 6.4 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Workload Automation

    8.7

    Control-M

    87%

    Jitterbit

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Control-M ranks higher in 6/6 features

    Multi-platform scheduling

    8.5
    85%
    50 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Central monitoring

    10.0
    100%
    48 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Logging

    6.8
    68%
    49 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Alerts and notifications

    8.5
    85%
    50 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Analysis and visualization

    8.5
    85%
    47 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Application integration

    10.0
    100%
    47 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Cloud Data Integration

    Control-M

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.4

    Jitterbit

    84%
    Jitterbit ranks higher in 6/6 features

    Pre-built connectors

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.9
    89%
    11 Ratings

    Connector modification

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.2
    72%
    11 Ratings

    Support for real-time and batch integration

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.6
    86%
    11 Ratings

    Data quality services

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    8 Ratings

    Data security features

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.2
    82%
    8 Ratings

    Monitoring console

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.3
    93%
    10 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Control-M is rated higher in 2 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Likelihood to Renew
    • Jitterbit is rated higher in 1 area: Support Rating

    Likelihood to Recommend

    10.0

    Control-M

    100%
    50 Ratings
    9.0

    Jitterbit

    90%
    24 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    8.2

    Control-M

    82%
    6 Ratings
    8.0

    Jitterbit

    80%
    9 Ratings

    Usability

    9.1

    Control-M

    91%
    6 Ratings

    Jitterbit

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Availability

    6.4

    Control-M

    64%
    1 Rating

    Jitterbit

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Performance

    7.3

    Control-M

    73%
    1 Rating

    Jitterbit

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support Rating

    9.1

    Control-M

    91%
    15 Ratings
    10.0

    Jitterbit

    100%
    2 Ratings

    Implementation Rating

    8.2

    Control-M

    82%
    8 Ratings

    Jitterbit

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Product Scalability

    7.3

    Control-M

    73%
    1 Rating

    Jitterbit

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    Control-M

    The use of Control-M is recommended for the following circumstances:
    • Workload and batch processing automation.
    • Backend automation based processes
    • Silent execution of processes and no human intervention
    • Execution of workflows that are too complex for a human to handle
    • Massive operations on massive amounts of data
    • Invasive, with access to the data layer and business logic
    • Processes with focus on security, efficiency and reliability
    • When you want to predict the duration of each job and of the complete flow
    • In critical path management
    • For proactive alerting of deviations and possible job failures.
    • For workload simulation
    • Capability for resource automation
    Raciel Hernández Barroso | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Jitterbit

    This is a great tool for bringing data out of your locked, internal systems and getting it into the cloud. It meshes well with Salesforce and is fairly easy to use, helping the transition from other older, more complex tools into a more modern environment. It has lots of competition in this space and some are better than others, but if your data is straight forward and you know it well, Jitterbit will get the job done. If you are not as close or comfortable with your data and need to do some wildly complex migrations, there might be better packages out there for you.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pros

    Control-M

    • Control-M provides an easy-to-use and easy-to-interpret interface for users, with most of the screen options and field names being self-explanatory. The on-screen options provide for a full range of functionality for automating batch production requirements, with multiple options and flexibility.
    • The vendor provides Control-M a wide range of utilities for extracting information from the dataset and providing with a minimal amount of training required for use.
    • As the systems programmer for Control-M on the mainframe, the ease of installation is one of the nicest features. The installation is panel driven and can be used by a relatively inexperienced technician to install successfully in a matter of several hours.
    • Again, as the systems programmer, I appreciate the level of expertise of the technical support personnel. Over the past 20+ years, I have come to know them well and find them to be knowledgeable and willing to provide assistance for any and all queries.
    • The developers have always been willing to listen to requests for new functionality and enhancements to existing functionality and are working to have the same type of functionality across all platforms.
    • We are a large mainframe shop, still heavily dependent on mainframes to support and develop new software for the mainframe.
    • We have worked closely with BMC to participate in the beta testing program and have had the opportunity to have an impact on software development.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Jitterbit

    • UI is super easy to understand with a low learning curve so admins can figure it out and maintain it without breaking anything.
    • It's FREE! There's a paid version too but I like that you can use most of the features for free and they're not pushy with buying.
    • There's a great user community that you can google and ask any questions. Most problems I've encountered have been posted and answered already.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cons

    Control-M

    • The reporting provided with Control-M could have more functionality, Many users end up creating their own reporting based on the Control-M DB. I believe BMC are addressing this.
    • Within the Advanced File Transfer (AFT) it would be useful to have an integrated FT server and not rely on the underlying SSH.
    • All batch schedulers have issues with fully automating tasks in a Windows environment and Control-M is no exception. Userids and profiles are harder concepts to deal with in the Windows world but BMC are doing their best to address this and Control-M would be better at handling these scenarios than the alternative products.
    Mark Francome | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Jitterbit

    • Migrating operations from QA to Production work well for initial deployment, however, when migrating an update to an existing job to production, sometimes certain project items are duplicated. This is not the end of the world... the duplicates can be removed, but would be nice if it was not required.
    • I have not found a way to trap under-the-covers SOAP errors (for example, when a query you are running against Salesforce takes too long). You get a warning error in the operation log that the job only pulled a "partial" file, but it does not fail.
    Laura Sponaas | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pricing Details

    Control-M

    General

    Free Trial
    Yes
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services
    Yes
    Entry-level set up fee?
    Optional

    Starting Price

    Control-M Editions & Modules

    Additional Pricing Details

    Jitterbit

    General

    Free Trial
    Yes
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services
    Yes
    Entry-level set up fee?
    No

    Starting Price

    $1,000 per month

    Jitterbit Editions & Modules

    Edition
    Jitterbit$100.001
    1. Starting Price Per Month
    Additional Pricing Details
    We offer flexible pricing options to suit your needs. Contact 1.877.852.3500 for details.

    Likelihood to Renew

    Control-M

    Control-M 8.2
    Based on 6 answers
    It is a great product plain and simple. We've had Control-M for 20+ years and the support that BMC Software provides is really second to none. There is always a situation that someone can think of where I have to say, "No we can't do that", however I'm confident that we've been able to meet and most of the time exceed our end user expectations with what the product can offer them.
    Zach Warren | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Jitterbit

    Jitterbit 8.0
    Based on 9 answers
    I have been evaluating other tools as a continuous improvement practice. I would like something that would be easier to use for a non-technical user. I work for a small organization and have no back-up for Jitterbit if something happens to me. We don't have the technically savvy employees to understand it.
    Crystal Steinbach, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Usability

    Control-M

    Control-M 9.1
    Based on 6 answers
    Control-M's overall usability is very good because it is simple to use. Control-M SelfService is an easy tool to give to some of the users who want to use a web interface. The training curve for most users is very short and most of the functions are very simple to figure out.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Jitterbit

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Reliability and Availability

    Control-M

    Control-M 6.4
    Based on 1 answer
    We've had issues with a server crashing.The latest issue has the option for high availability which should help with that.
    Gadi Ben-Avi | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Jitterbit

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Performance

    Control-M

    Control-M 7.3
    Based on 1 answer
    I've never seen a performance issue with Control-M.
    Gadi Ben-Avi | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Jitterbit

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Support Rating

    Control-M

    Control-M 9.1
    Based on 15 answers
    Although the product is very stable there have been a few incidents when I needed support. I have worked with technicians from all around the globe because of the rolling support. This gives me the quickest support when I need it most in those early hours of the morning. The technicians I have worked with have been very knowledgeable and if necessary got help when needed.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Jitterbit

    Jitterbit 10.0
    Based on 2 answers
    They have some of the best support of any software vendor that we use. They always get our issues resolved quickly
    Travis Terry | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Implementation Rating

    Control-M

    Control-M 8.2
    Based on 8 answers
    It is a good approach to define a distributed architecture when you have multiple control-m servers.
    Oscar Narváez Del Rio | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Jitterbit

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Alternatives Considered

    Control-M

    I have been using this product for so long and it works so well we have not had the need to evaluate other job schedulers. I have occasionally looked to see what was out there but I have seen anything so far that would require me to go so far as to evaluate the products.
    Dave Campbell | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Jitterbit

    Evaluated Dell Boomi and Celigo as alternatives prior to purchasing Jitterbit. We went with Jitterbit at that time because we could handle all changes ourselves without any assistance from Jitterbit, and we liked their size and nimbleness. Dell Boomi was too big for us, and Celigo at that time did not have a self-service model. Every change had to go through them (although that has since changed). We were not in a position to be able to wait for someone to make changes for us given the rate of change within the business.
    Laura McDonough, PMP | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Scalability

    Control-M

    Control-M 7.3
    Based on 1 answer
    Control-M doesn't really use that many resources
    Gadi Ben-Avi | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Jitterbit

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Return on Investment

    Control-M

    • While I cannot share specific numbers I can say that Control-M has provided a level of scheduling and integration over the system it replaced that has increased productivity and increased reliably in our system. It has reduced the number of hours spent on monitoring and troubleshooting jobs, on a per job basis.
    Eugene LaRoche | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Jitterbit

    • The time it takes to connect systems has reduced by orders of magnitude. Previously, we would custom-develop connectors between various systems and they would all be managed by different vendors. With Jitterbit speed-to-deploy and the efficiency gained by managing all connections in one dashboard has been the greatest piece of the ROI.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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