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How to Choose an Enterprise-Class Job Scheduling Solution Evaluation Guide
Among the handful of disciplines that routinely take place in the data center, job scheduling may be the most important. This is a bold statement, given that job scheduling competes with other important systems management functions, such as backup and recovery, network management, and systems security.
This document discusses the requirements for job scheduling software in complex IT environments with multiple interconnected enterprise-class applications that touch every aspect of the organization. It provides a comprehensive list and description of job scheduling capabilities that are critical for the smooth and efficient delivery of business processes. A companion checklist is also available to assist those actively evaluating job scheduling and event-driven automation software. The checklist is a useful tool for quickly and efficiently gathering information on products under consideration.