IBM Cognos Command Center Editions V10.2.4

Product ID: 5725-L45
Status: Available

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Description:

IBM Cognos Command Center offers an effective and flexible alternative that will reduce the management and support costs of your IBM Cognos TM1 and other finance applications, while bringing greater reliability, visibility and timeliness to your finance systems environment. Cognos Command Center reduces complex code and sequences tasks for multiple platforms and applications, regardless of where the application resides. A central automation repository provides security-rich application and data automation source control, lifecycle management (LCM) and an audit trail for exceptional automation compliance.

Cognos Command Center provides self-service automation, allowing business users to view and run automated processes on an ad hoc basis, and more quickly diagnose and address issues that may arise. Through a single interface, users can run and monitor their processes from web-enabled devices and respond to near real-time alerts and viable information without calling on IT to troubleshoot problems. Cognos Command Center is also a key enabler for cloud and helps automate hybrid computing environments that co-exist in virtualized clouds, hosted servers and on-premise computing environments.

Cognos Command Center provides:

  • Workflow orchestration
    • Sequence sophisticated task flows across hybrid computing environments and in heterogeneous applications.
    • Manage Cognos TM1, Oracle Hyperion and other finance applications with built-in functionality to start and stop servers, replicate data across systems, run regular and nightly automation, and notify administrators of errors in the logs file.
    • Work with in-house scheduling technology including CA AutoSys, BMC Control-M, IBM Tivoli and UC4.
  • Reduced custom coding
    • Reduce the complexity of custom coding with predefined libraries of functions that extend product capabilities to a variety of applications.
    • Automate and standardize processes within your business intelligence (BI) and financial performance management (FPM) applications through an extensive library of plugins and predefined processes.
    • Give business users greater control with self-service automation and reduce the need for IT intervention.
  • Centralized control and compliance
    • Proactively inform administrators and users with status reports and actionable information.
    • Create a detailed audit history and provide life cycle management of the automated processes through development, test and production environments.
    • Provide safeguarded, auditable source control of automation scripts and tasks with an automation repository.
    • Enhance automation visibility with a central runbook to see who ran what, where, when and how.
  • Self-service automation
    • Reduce the cost of ongoing support and application maintenance a business users run selected processes on their own.
    • Replicate and simplify processes for files for backup, reporting or geographic reasons, and provide users with controls that execute processes immediately or on a regular schedule.
  • Automation for cloud-based applications
    • Integrate your application processes regardless of whether the applications reside on premise or in the cloud.
    • Enable automation for hybrid computing environments that co-exist in virtualized clouds, hosted servers and on-premise computing environments.
    • Run on Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Windows Azure and Oracle On Demand, and prepare to support other cloud environments.

 
Program Number
  • IBM Cognos Command Center Editions V10.2.4 (5725-L45)
Highlights:

Related editions:

  • IBM Cognos Command Center Starter Edition
  • IBM Cognos Command Center Standard Edition
  • IBM Cognos Command Center Production Server Connection
  • IBM Cognos Command Center Starter Edition for Non-Production Environment
  • IBM Cognos Command Center Standard Edition for Non-Production Environment

Cognos Command Center V10.2.4

Cognos Command Center V10.2.4 delivers support for Java 8 (Java 6 expires in September, 2017). This release also includes the following changes:

  • The Agent to Server callback port has been eliminated.
  • Physical media packs are no longer available.

IBM Cognos Command Center Editions V10.2.3

Cognos Command Center V10.2.3 enhancements:

  • Improved system management plug-in list user access and list objects permission.
  • Increased control and confidence by allowing users to quickly identify user access and object permissions by user and user roles.
  • Adds permissions tasks to include a reference to the user role.
  • Adds ability to activate and deactivate calendars in the Cognos Command Center Command Line Interface (CLI), giving you more control in activating and deactivating schedules directly from the command line.
  • Adds ability to export users and users' role in the Cognos Command Center CLI. The CLI provides you with increased flexibility in automating Cognos Command Center processes.
  • Includes new plug-in that supports Oracle Hyperion Financial Management 11. 2.4, therefore, giving you greater interoperability to schedule tasks and export objects in HFM.

Cognos Command Center V10.2.1

Cognos Command Center V10.2.1 help address the cross-enterprise challenge to integrate and automate a hybrid mix of applications and heterogeneous business analytics information.

IBM Cognos Command Center V10.2.1 introduces a business intelligence library plug-in enabling the addition of business intelligence tasks to your process automations.

Cognos Command Center V10.2

Cognos Command Center introduces simplicity and control by enabling business users to automate processes across their business applications. The product:

  • Enables self-service automation allowing business users to view and run business processes on an ad-hoc basis.
  • Provides an interface designed for business users that supports mobility.
  • Centralizes automation processes providing insight and control of who ran what, where, when, and how.

The product also includes:

  • Triggers that introduce the functionality to initiate a Cognos Command Center process based upon the existence of a file.
  • Execution control of Post Task Actions is enhanced to always execute or only execute upon success.
  • Custom text for plug-in tasks can now be customized based on the successful completion of a task.
  • HFM Translate Task provides functions to perform a HFM currency translation based upon a point of view.

Cognos Command Center V10.2.1 complements the IBM technology leadership in performance management and business intelligence solutions by providing access to a variety of specialized data sources and a self-service user experience, enabling data integration and automation to be simple, fast, reliable, and secure.

Cognos Command Center V10.2.1 provides:

  • Access to a variety of specialized data sources and a self-service user experience.
  • Enablement of business users to automate processes across their business applications by:
    • Supporting IBM Cognos TM1 on Cloud
    • Automating complex tasks across multiple computing environments and applications.
    • Offering plug-ins that support essential business processes such as automated data reconciliation and business intelligence applications such as performance management and Oracle Hyperion.

Cognos Command Center V10.2.1 is available in a Starter Edition and a Standard Edition for production and nonproduction environments.

Cognos Command Center V10.2

Cognos Command Center enables business users to automate processes across their business applications by:

  • Automating complex tasks across multiple computing environments and applications.
  • Offering plug-ins that support essential business processes such as automated data reconciliation and business intelligence applications such as performance management and Oracle Hyperion.
IBM Product Life Cycle:

Program NumberVRMAnnounced AvailableMarketing Withdrawn Service Discontinued
5725-L4510.02.04 2017-03-212017-03-21 --
5725-L4510.02.03 2015-12-152015-12-15 --
5725-L4510.02.01 2014-10-212014-11-04 --
5725-L4510.02.00 2013-10-292013-10-29 --
5725-L4510.01.00 2013-05-142013-05-17 --
Additional Information:
Short Title: IBM Cognos Command Center Editions V10.2.4
Offering Type: Software
Offering Subtype: Program Product
Content Revision Date: 20170321
Document Identifier: 000000345878
Brand Codes: BNQ01 BQR00 BX200
Applicable Countries:
United States

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