SOURCE: ASG Software Solutions

April 19, 2007 09:12 ET

ASG Positioned in Challengers Quadrant in Job Scheduling Magic Quadrant

Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute, ASG's Operations Management Job-Scheduling Solutions Were Recently Placed Within Gartner's "Magic Quadrant for Job Scheduling" Research Report. (1)

NAPLES, FL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 19, 2007 -- ASG, an enterprise software provider to Global 5000 companies, continues to make significant strides in the job-scheduling market with its definitive technology in the area of IT Workload Automation.

According to the report by Gartner, Inc., "Job-scheduling tools need to evolve toward the IT Workload Automation Broker vision." Moreover, "These toolsets will emerge, mainly from job-scheduling, application integration and process automation tools." (1)

According to Richard Vance, Executive Vice President of Operations at ASG, "We [ASG] have combined our solution for IT Workload Automation with an unmatched breadth of integrated and centrally managed Enterprise Workload Management solutions. We believe the resulting strategy has placed ASG's products, including ASG-Zena™, among the new challengers in job-scheduling solutions. These solutions continue to enhance ASG's commitment to overall Business Service Management (BSM) initiatives with Business Service Platform (BSP)."

Gartner, the leading provider of research and analysis on the global information technology industry, evaluated companies according to their "completeness of vision" and "ability to execute."

About Operations Management: ASG offers Operations Management solutions that serve a large, loyal user base and a growing list of new customers. These solutions span industry verticals and organizations of all sizes. The breadth and depth of the integrated Operations Management portfolio combined with unmatched levels of expertise ensures a successful transition for customers in the areas of Enterprise Workload Management and IT Workload Automation. Our diverse portfolio includes solutions to enable, plan, automate, and deliver enterprise workloads. For more information visit

About ASG | Founded in 1986, ASG is a privately held global firm that provides a full range of enterprise software solutions in Metadata, Applications, Operations, Content, Performance, Identity, and Enterprise Management as well as Business Service Platform, ASG's Business Service Management (BSM) solution. ASG is headquartered in Naples, Florida, USA, with more than 75 offices serving the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia/Pacific.

(1) Gartner, Inc., "Magic Quadrant for Job Scheduling, 2006," by Milind Govekar, February 27, 2007.

(1) The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted February 2007 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the "Leaders" quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

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