Blog Post It's Time to Replace Your CA Automic Workload Automation

Explore why it's time to replace CA Automic Workload Automation (WLA) and put a cloud-native, vendor-agnostic, web-based automation solution in place.


Broadcom's acquisition of CA Technologies has had a profound impact on the quality of its products and its customer support. This should come as no surprise—business acquisitions, no matter how well they are planned, often result in some level of disruption and inconsistency. Whether or not you as a customer have experienced such a disruption, it is always prudent during times of change to examine the best alternatives to your current workload automation solution (WLA). You never know when you may need to seriously consider an alternative. 

Why Switch? 

When it comes to their IT environments, major organizations should put stability and security at the top of their list during software procurement. Stability, in this case, refers to the reliability and robustness of the given product. Security refers to the software's ability to meet and maintain security compliance standards as it performs its regular workload. When a software's performance in one of these two areas comes into question, it is important for users to re-evaluate whether that software still reliably supports their company's mission and vision. 

CA Automic has now been acquired for the second time (it was originally an Oracle product, acquired by CA Technologies in 2016). Each time the software has been acquired, an irreversible disturbance has occurred to the quality of customer care. For users of CA Automic, stability and security are key factors, but so is customer support. With best-in-class customer support and an active and thriving user community, Stonebranch software may be just the alternative Workload Automation solution you have been looking for. 

Why is Stonebranch the Answer? 

  • Experience. Our team of technical experts are widely knowledgeable. They have installed Stonebranch workload automation software on every conceivable IT environment, including CA Automic replacements for companies in vastly different industries. 
  • Value. While it is true that we are a fast-growing, successful company, at heart we are still the young, innovative start-up we were 20 years ago. Our pricing options are, therefore, always more cost-effective than the alternative. We additionally provide added value well beyond the price tag in the form of our open-source Marketplace, our Community Portal, our promise to always deliver customers the latest software updates, and regular community events. 
  • Quality. The Stonebranch Universal Automation Center (UAC) software is cloud-native, vendor-agnostic, and flexes to fit any IT environment. Users can control their entire system from a single web-based GUI, allowing for easy access and user-friendliness. Best of all, Stonebranch software integrates seamlessly with your IT environment, freeing up your IT team and performing workload automation intuitively and in real-time. 

Considering a switch to Stonebranch? Schedule a demo to learn more about how we can help you transform your IT automation program.

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