Cybermation Inc.

Cybermation Inc.

August 16, 2005 08:55 ET

Leading Analyst Firm Lists Cybermation in Hype Cycle Report; Cybermation Selected as an Example Vendor for IT Workload Automation Broker

MARKHAM, Ontario--(CCNMatthews - Aug 16, 2005) -

Cybermation, a leading developer of enterprise job scheduling and software change management solutions, today announced that it has been cited by Gartner as an example vendor in the IT Workload Automation Broker category, previously named Event-Driven Job Scheduling. The report defines IT Workload Automation Broker as tools that provide batch application integration capabilities to automate straight-through processing requirements based on events, workloads and schedules. They also manage dependencies across applications and infrastructure platforms, both within and between companies.

The report cites, "Mature technologies, such as traditional job schedulers and event and network monitoring tools, are delivering some practical benefits. We see emergence of new technologies such as IT workload automation brokers, as well as improved visibility of real-time infrastructure."(1) The report also gives the IT Workload Automation Broker category a high benefit rating stating, "These types of tools will have a big impact on end-to-end automation and will be the initial stages of implementing the service governor concept of real-time infrastructure."(2) In the Hype Cycle report Gartner identified that capabilities such as Web services, Java messaging services, and business component events are only now emerging.

"As the fastest growing and largest focused vendor of enterprise job scheduling solutions, we are pleased to be selected," said Ray Nissan, CEO of Cybermation. "Cybermation is at the forefront of delivering these technologies to existing customers and has delivered event driven automation solutions since 1985. We believe our proven track record in job scheduling and application integration has positioned us strongly as a visionary within the industry."

"Cybermation continues to lead when it comes to providing innovative and robust solutions," said Karl Lindstrom, Manager of Enterprise Application Technology, Iron Mountain. "Its commitment to providing comprehensive job scheduling tools enabled Iron Mountain to move beyond traditional date and time scheduling and deliver solid results. Cybermation is dedicated to delivering innovative solutions to real world business problems."

The Gartner Hype Cycle focuses on technologies relevant to the growth and development of IT operations excellence, in an effort to help managers make essential distinctions between established, core technologies and emerging trends. As well, the Gartner Hype Cycle provides relevant information for companies to plan and implement these tools to ultimately reduce costs and improve availability and performance.

About Cybermation

We make the complex, simple. Cybermation develops enterprise job scheduling and software change management solutions for automating mission critical IT processes. Over the last four years, Cybermation has been recognized as one of the fastest growing software vendors in our industry and as the largest vendor focused primarily on job scheduling. Cybermation has a dedicated team of experienced industry professionals to effortlessly install our solutions, train staff and support customers. We have industry-leading customer enthusiasm levels and an enviable list of Global 2000 customers, including Allstate Insurance, CN Rail, Delta Air Lines, Gap Inc., Honda, McDonald's, Nike, Hudson's Bay Company, UPS, and Verizon in North America and T-Systems UK, Sony, GE Capital and Janssen Pharmaceutica in Europe.

Cybermation has global presence, with offices throughout North America and Europe. Our enterprise solutions include ESP Workload Manager and ESP Espresso for job scheduling environments and ESP Alchemist for software change management environments. For more information, visit www.cybermation.com.

Cybermation® and ESP Workload Manager® are registered trademarks of Cybermation Inc. ESP Espresso™, ESP Business Agent™ and ESP Alchemist™ are trademarks of Cybermation International Inc. All other brand and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

(1) Gartner Hype Cycle for IT Operations Management, 2005 (ID #G00127768, July 20th, 2005)

(2) Gartner Hype Cycle for IT Operations Management, 2005 (ID #G00127768, July 20th, 2005)

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