Tidal Software Automation Alternatives

Comparing Tidal Workload Automation with ActiveBatch Workload Automation

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Tidal vs. ActiveBatch

Tidal and ActiveBatch are both workload automation solutions that enable you to monitor and manage cross-platform processes, providing orchestration for disparate tools and technologies. 

ActiveBatch and Tidal both support a wide variety of use cases, including:

However, ActiveBatch takes orchestration a step further by providing superior extensibility and ease-of-use.

  • Hundreds of universal connectors and native integrations for common enterprise applications such as SAP, Oracle, AWS, and more.
  • Super REST API Adapter gives users built-in helpers to create secure connections to any software or service with an API, extending automation to any endpoint.
  • Server-based pricing so you just pay for the job schedulers and execution agents you need. You can build exactly the number of jobs your organization requires, without worrying about overage penalties.
  • Unlimited user access to the ActiveBatch Console application, all version upgrades and industry extras like change management, managed file transfers and auto-remediation.
  • White Glove Onboarding and in-house proactive support included for all engagements

Other ActiveBatch alternatives: Cisco Tidal Workload Automation, IBM Tivoli, and BMC Control-M, CA Automic

Integrate with Virtually Any Solution or Technology on the Market

  • Any major operating system, including Windows, Linux, UNIX, and IBM iSeries AS/400
  • Other schedulers, including cron and Windows Task Scheduler
  • Business intelligence tools, data warehousing tools, open-source platforms, and more
  • Numerous vendors, with built-in integrations for Informatica, IBM, Microsoft, SAP, VMware, Amazon (AWS), Apache Hadoop ecosystem, ERP systems, and more
  • Multiple back-end databases like SQL Server, Azure SQL, and Oracle DBs

Superior Workload Automation and Job Scheduling Functionality

  • Provide data in real-time
  • Use load balancing to reduce wait times
  • Perform enterprise file transfers that support FTP, SFTP (SSH), or FTPS (TLS)
  • Execute database procedures and integrate with ETL and data warehousing applications
  • Include alerts and self-remediation
  • Provision resources and manage cloud and virtual infrastructure

Combining No-Code Steps with Code-Based Actions

Another key benefit of ActiveBatch Workload Automation is its ability to integrate existing script investments into new, no-code workflows. Easily switch between scripts of any language (including Python, PowerShell, Ruby, and VBS) and drag-and-drop workflow steps that eliminate the need for additional scripting. 

On-the-Go Access From Any Mobile Device

ActiveBatch Mobile Ops (Android, iOS) provides users secure access to their ActiveBatch environment, enabling them to monitor and manage workloads from their iPhone, Android, or other mobile device. Mobile Ops’ responsive, feature-rich design and simple navigation make it the ideal solution for 24/7 access and fast response times when SLAs are on the line.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. ActiveBatch Workload Automation provides universal plug-ins for hundreds of common IT tasks and operations right out-of-the-box, so IT can develop cross-platform processes without paying extra. Plus, with dozens of event triggers, alerting and monitoring, and more, IT can automate and orchestrate dependable end-to-end processes. Explore what you can accomplish with ActiveBatch.

Yes. ActiveBatch's Super REST API Adapter enables users to create secure connections to any software or service with an API, extending automation to any endpoint. Plus, with server-based pricing, ActiveBatch clients pay just for the job schedulers and execution agents that they need, without worrying about overage penalties when job loads spike. See what you can accomplish with ActiveBatch.

For example, ActiveBatch works side-by-side with clients to guide them through the installation and configuration process. Training with new clients to build what you need for your unique business requirements further reduces risk, time, and expenses. Customers can also access ActiveBatch’s online academy with hundreds of training modules. Learn more about automated migrations.

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