Redwood Business Process Automation - Workload Edition

Redwood Business Process Automation - Workload Edition

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Redwood Business Process Automation - Workload Edition

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Recent Reviews

Redwood BPA at BRG Sports

10
July 27, 2021
We use Redwood to run and monitor our batch processing in SAP as well as some external processes. It's not only helped us automate and …

Automation is the Future!

10
May 06, 2021
We used Redwood Business Process Automation in the month-end closing process. It is used in the technical and accounting close process. We …

Perfect tool for SAP batch job automation

10
May 01, 2021
Redwood Business Process Automation is the key [tool] almost all the jobs were scheduled through it, its very ease and [time-saving] …
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My take on RunMyJobs

6
August 27, 2020
I manage SAP job scheduling for my company. This would include end to end management like scheduling, reporting, and taking care of the …
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RMJ support

8
August 14, 2020
RMJ is used to schedule jobs on multiple platforms. It is being used by multiple departments. It was chosen as a resolution to multiple …

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What is Redwood Business Process Automation - Workload Edition?

Redwood Business Process Automation is a workload automation and job scheduling solution designed for and delivered via Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). It transforms the digital enterprise with scalability and integration with all technologies in the modern enterprise. Redwood unifies workflows…

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What is Redwood Business Process Automation - Workload Edition?

Redwood Business Process Automation is a workload automation and job scheduling solution designed for and delivered via Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). It transforms the digital enterprise with scalability and integration with all technologies in the modern enterprise. Redwood unifies workflows across on-premises, private, hybrid and public cloud environments. It bridges gaps in complex processes that function between mainframe, distributed, virtual and cloud resources. Clients use Redwood to create intelligent process flows that support diverse IT processes for business including managed file transfer, hybrid cloud automation, complex data management, and DevOps. Redwood enables people to focus on innovation instead of daily management of repeated processes.

Redwood Business Process Automation - Workload Edition Screenshots

Dashboard users see when first logging in.Shows a specific process definition, how a user would edit that definition.Built in testing environment to run the definition without leaving the definitionEditing a whole process chain, not just a single processShows the Process Monitor where we can see the status of the chain execution, this instance is with an errorShows the Process Monitor where we can see the status of the chain execution, this instance is without an errorDashboard that tracks high level aggregate oriented metrics, such as total errors,etc.This is a visual dashboard that shows various process metrics

Redwood Business Process Automation - Workload Edition Integrations

  • Redwood can integrate or orchestrate any software that has a protocol API and CLI.

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Redwood Business Process Automation - Workload Edition Technical Details

Deployment TypesSaaS
Operating SystemsUnspecified
Mobile ApplicationNo
Supported CountriesGlobal
Supported LanguagesEnglish, Dutch, German, French, Arabic, Bulgarian, Catalan, Danish, Greek, Estonian, Finnish, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Lithuania, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Serbian, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Chinese

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What is Redwood Business Process Automation - Workload Edition's best feature?

Reviewers rate Support Rating highest, with a score of 6.7.

Who uses Redwood Business Process Automation - Workload Edition?

The most common users of Redwood Business Process Automation - Workload Edition are from Enterprises (1,001+ employees) and the Oil & Energy industry.

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Score 10 out of 10
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  • It allows us to run tasks in parallel, unlike the standard scheduler in SAP.
  • We are able to trigger processes based on external events, like the arrival of a file
  • It can let us know when processes have failed so that we don't need to actively monitor the batch cycle.
  • It can also notify when a process has been completed successfully...users can be immediately made aware when one of their important tasks has finished.
  • You can access the system securely from any device that has a browser, so you don't need to be in the office in order to check things.
  • I don't have an answer here. The way it is, the system is easy to use and does exactly what we need.
Score 7 out of 10
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  • Upgrades are fast and can be done in a "lights-out" manner
  • The ability to organize functions into applications is very helpful
  • Events such as a file watcher to kick off a process when a file is detected are done very well
  • The documentation is lacking severely, many times even leading to a suggestion of paying for professional services to figure out processes. Also not updating documentation when a new release makes the old documentation obsolete.
  • AS400/iSeries has been a constant battle since inception, once an update fixes one thing, another seems to break within the AS400/iSeries space, and sometimes the fixes don't actually fix the issue. Over time now this has gotten much beter.
  • Allowing an issue to go back and forth within a ticket countless times (sometimes over 40 responses) without just getting everyone together on a meeting. Update - this has gotten much better with time.
  • Communication needs a lot of improvement. I have had to reach out to support just to get release notes when a new release is made available.
  • The ability to get accurate counts of historical process runs is limited currently to 35 days and since you are billed for each process run in all environments, not just Production, this limits accountability in historical billing inquiries.
Score 10 out of 10
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  • Visibility into scheduled jobs for job owners
  • Intelligent scheduling based on file creation or job completion
  • Time adjustments including time zones and daylight saving time
  • Migration from legacy solution to Redwood Business Process Automation is manual
Score 10 out of 10
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Verified User
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  • SAP Batch Scheduling - This is THE BEST tool for triggering SAP jobs, bar none.
  • User management- Other scheduling tools make it much more difficult to manage user access. Redwood user access management is a breeze and take less than half the time it take in other products.
  • Scheduling Flexibility- The ease with which you can make custom time windows with Redwood is one of my favorite pluses. You can build as simple or as complex of a time window as you need to with Redwood.
  • Support- The support that you get from Redwood is in my opinion the best in the world. I have dealt with all the big name players in IT and they all pale in comparison to Redwood. You will never feel like you are in it alone with the best support in the world right at your fingertips.
  • I get asked what improvements can be made and honestly I think its a perfect tool. It is the best scheduling tool I have used and I have been in the business for 25 years. If there were any improvements to be made, chances are the development team is already working on them before I even knew I wanted it.
August 27, 2020

My take on RunMyJobs

Score 6 out of 10
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  • Setting up jobs is easy.
  • Importing jobs from SAP
  • Running OS commands or OS scripts
  • Reporting based on different selection criteria
  • Job delay and failure notifications
August 14, 2020

RMJ support

Score 8 out of 10
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  • Tracking job status.
  • Reporting on jobs status.
  • Alerting of status.
  • Support documentation - Some basic information not found and some is outdated.
  • Availability of support - Slow to respond.
  • Knowledge of initial support. Basic problems have to be forwarded to next level support.