We hope that you will find every facet of our company different than our competition. We think we can realize this vision through our values, beliefs, and solutions. Sure, we are 100% web-based, completely cross-platform, and stunningly easy to use are all significant differentiators, but to better understand how we got here, and more importantly how we will continue to lead the evolution of Workload Automation, please read on:
Attitude - while our company is comprised of Automation Experts, we believe that the answers to great software lies in the challenges our customers face on a day-to-day basis. We listen and ask questions of our customers to better understand their problems and their vision for their data center. We love to learn about challenges and help implement simple and innovative solutions.
Integrity - we are up-front when we don't understand a question and admit when our solution does not have all the necessary functionality to solve every problem. We do believe that we can show you the fastest, least expensive, and best route to success, all we ask is for a chance to prove it. Just ask for a demo and you will see the difference.
Technology - we are quite confident that we have by far the best technology platform in our market segment, yet, we are also acutely aware that we may be missing specific features necessary for your specific automation challenges. We share our roadmap with our customers and let them prioritize what is in the next release and we do releases quarterly based on this input. No waiting 2 years for a feature that will make your life easier. Since our first release in 2008 we have added significant new features while maintaining compatibility with the older release, making upgrades as painless as possible.
Modern - no client/server heritage with a web front-end here. No API set with a SOAP veneer. We are native web from start to finish and of course industry compliant (AJAX, J2EE, WSDL, LDAP), but more importantly, your users will notice that the technology works - whether it is auto-complete in the browser (AJAX), integrations with other infrastructure or single signon in complex environments (LDAP). We firmly believe that you will find OpsWise Automation Center to be the most powerful, flexible, and the simplest solution available today.
Work Smarter, Not Harder
In times of change, savvy IT executives scrutinize the status quo and identify opportunities to cut costs while improving the IT organization for the long-term.
Hard dollar savings from day one
OpsWise Automation Center is intended to save you money on day one. First, our pricing is lower and more flexible than the major vendors and will typically cost half of your current maintenance fees. Second, implementation will take a fraction of the time. Third we will all but eliminate all future upgrade costs. Fourth, we are much, much easier to use and you will get more out of our solution than the competitors.
Productivity now more than ever
Legacy vendors continue to acquire companies for market share attempting to appease Wall Street. These acquisitions are rarely in the best interest of the customer. Broken integrations and multiple User Interfaces hurt customer productivity. IT organizations can’t afford tools that hinder more than help. Give us a hard problem that will help you run your business better and we will help you automate it.
Implement in less time than our competitors upgrades
Our customers don’t waste time installing complex software because our solution is built with standards and Web 2.0, from day one. Implementation is typically in less than a half a day, not after days or weeks of struggling with traditional installation headaches.
Flexibility is a key business differentiator
Current economic conditions will force business and IT services to be agile. The simplicity and flexibility of Web 2.0 technology allows our customers to easily customize the user interface to meet unique business needs.
Speed of Deployment
Start your Engines
Our customers get configured and running in hours. This enables you to spend your time evaluating the product and building workflows to turn your complex IT tasks in to a click of a button - as opposed to being on hold with technical support with someone who may or may not be able to fix your problem.
Upgrades should be painless
Enterprise software vendors have historically required customers to shoulder the burden and costs of upgrades and maintenance. These same vendors are forcing significant, expensive and time-consuming upgrades during lean economic times. Most IT organizations today can’t absorb the loss of valuable time and resources, additional infrastructure expenditures, excessive consulting costs and staff retraining. Not to mention, the endless cycle of patches and maintenance. Opswise makes our upgrade process seamless; adding new features and improved usability – not a long drawn out process – with new fees attached.
Web 2.0 based Technology is More Intuitive
Automation Center is a pure internet based solution; all you need is a web browser and an internet connection. There's no client software to maintain and install, ever!
It's been designed from the ground up to be an internet application with the look, feel, and behavior of any other web application. Inspired by Yahoo!, Google and Amazon.com we want to provide software that empowers users with software that “just works”!
Extensive use of advanced web technologies such as AJAX means that we can offer the kind of real time interactivity that has traditionally required a fat GUI client, and we can do it all from inside of your web browser. Want to see details of a record? Try mousing over it and watch the system pull the information back as a tooltip. Need to choose a task? Try typing a few letters and watch the system start auto completing possible matches.
OpsWise believes that the future lies in open systems communicating over standard protocols. We've designed our product from beginning with open standards in mind.
There is a radical shift occurring in IT that has been made possible by wide spread adoption of the web. Examples are all around us and have become so common that it is easy to miss how reliant we have become on the web for day-to-day activities. We often do not give the web and its underlying complexity credit for how it simplifies complex tasks.
IT is now a key provider of competitive advantage particularly in industries like financial services, energy, retail, pharmaceuticals and government. Managing the web of services that support the business is critical for successful service management. The more information that organizations can give to IT the better IT will be. For today’s customers, the line between back office and front office is quickly blurring. Our customers are using Automation Center to schedule traditional back office business processes, but also to manage front office revenue producing activities. One tool for both activities greatly reduces the learning curve and greatly increases their flexibility to move faster in this rapidly changing world. Plus, it saves them money by using one tool for both activities.
Frequent Software Updates
With OpsWise, you don't have to wait years to get upgrades. We upgrade our software quarterly, with input directly from the customer base. Participate interactively with us to build a product roadmap that gets you and your fellow customers to that next level in Workload Automation.
Our easy upgrade process eliminates the risk of upgrade.
Security & Auditing Inherent in Design
Opswise Automation Center is drastically different than legacy products. We combine our years of IT experience with world-class technology to ensure you are protected. We deliver confidence in three key areas:
Our comprehensive systems include firewall navigation, encryption (SSL), and LDAP security. We provide secure integrations to operating systems and data sources.
We deliver acute application security functions focused on role-based security with user and group authentication, access control and auditing. Automation Center is governed by encrypted password protection, role-based security and contextual security.
Audit & Compliance
We track every command issued and every change to every item within the OpsWise Automation Center system. With our integrated reporting tool, creating Audit Reports is a breeze.