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HCLSoftware announced the introduction of HCL Automation Power Suite bundle offering comprising of HCL Workload Automation, HCL Clara and HCL HERO. With Automation Power Suite, customers can automate more, automate better and automate smarter to build an enterprise automation platform.   

Introducing the most powerful automation offering that has best products, processes, practices and price together!  

  • HCL Workload Automation: Seamlessly orchestrate business-critical processes against business KPIs, from a centralized point of control across platforms (from mainframe to containers). 
  • HCL Clara The Intelligent Virtual Assistant, enhancing Workload Automation customers’ experience with natural language processing interactions and smart actions. 
  • HCL HERO : HEalthcheck & Runbook Optimizer (HERO) is the IT Administrator’s best friend that, leveraging Machine Learning & Big Data, assists the Administrators in optimizing Workload Automation’s infrastructure.  
  • Automation Hub: A marketplace to expand the automation capabilities of modern digital enterprises to new domains with a collection of cutting-edge integrations – available on the Automation Hub catalog – covering a wide spectrum of automation needs, from IT tasks to business processes. 


Get ease of use with HCL Automation Power Suite. Want to know how, discover the benefits:

A digital transformation booster
HCL Workload Automation helps you automate beyond the boundaries, supporting multiple platforms, providing an advanced integration with enterprise applications such as SAP (Workload Automation is HANA S/4 certified), Oracle, Salesforce, and more, as well as with cloud resources, database/ETL management and more. Simplify and standardize the connection and orchestration of workloads from and to business intelligence and data processing applications with 50+ out-of-the-box plugins available on the Automation Hub and 100+ supported technologies.  
Lowest TCO on the market
Stop worrying about costs, start enjoying all of the Workload Automation features.
There are no hidden costs: you buy HCL Workload Automation we give you the whole suite of plugins to easily connect activities and resources from common ERPs, Clouds, Databases, APIs, plus an all-inclusive product license with advanced capabilities and multiplatform support.  
Simplify and control complexity
HCL Workload Automations allows you to easily design the dynamic resolution of complex applications interdependencies in heterogeneous ecosystems. Schedulers and Operators love it for its flexibility and Executives feels safer with a robust long-time market leader technology that takes care of the organization business continuity. 


HCL Clara offers a human-like, personalized, round-the-clock experience to Workload Automation users, which will:  

  • Minimize the FAQ-type calls  
  • Speed up learning curve on new features  
  • Reduce common-issue repetitive incidents  
  • Promote best practices 
HCL HERO brings the benefits of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology to customers.
By providing an automated, intelligent solution to monitor the health of your Workload Automation environments, HCL HERO frees up IT Administrator’s time and reduces manual effort: 

Learn how to use various functions and work-arounds, and get your actions done on Workload Automation in simple conversations at your convenience with HCL Clara. 

Out-of-the-box Monitors and Runbooks  

  • Eliminate the need to manually maintain custom monitor scripts 
  • Open platform to integrate predefined custom monitor scripts and Runbooks 
Manage How-To Questions  

  • Get me started with building my process (jobs, APIs.. 
  • How to use calendar or event-based scheduling 
  • Understand new features 
  • Semantic search in Product Documentation 
Prediction on KPIs trends  

  • Provide actual KPIs, such as throughput and queue monitoring  
  • Provide AI-powered trend estimation of KPIs to predict potential problems 
Support Basics Scheduling Scenarios  

  • Submit a job or job stream  
  • Re-run jobs  
  • Check job status and push notification for job status changes 
  • High risk critical jobs 
  • Download job log  
Failure Prevention  

  • Provide intuitive dashboard with warnings and errors prioritization and email notifications  
  • Control internal queues exhaustion before system hangs  
Troubleshoot Workload  

  • Why the job is not starting?  
  • Why it failed?  
  • Why the job stuck in ready/ hold state? 
  • Why the job is still running? 
  • Why the job is in abend? 
Achieve Optimum Performance  

  • Get insights on your infrastructure weaknesses  
  • Monitor critical agent availability 
  • Plan resources allocation 


HCLSoftware Automation Power Suite offers perpetual pricing model! Contacts us at HWAinfo@hcl.com.   

For more information, visit https://www.hcltechsw.com/automationpowersuite or tune into the Automation Series | Podcast 

 Authors Bio:

emanuela zacconeEmanuela Zaccone, Workload Automation Product Manager 
An experienced product manager with a strong digital marketing and digital entrepreneurship background. As Digital Entrepreneur she founded TOK.tv in 2012, reaching more than 40 million sports fans in the world before selling the company to the Minerva Networks Group in 2019. In the same year, she granted the inventor title by patenting social TV.  She completed a PhD between the universities of Bologna (Italy) and Nottingham (UK).  

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/emanuelazaccone/

marco cardelli

Marco Cardelli – Workload Automation Product Manager
Marco has been working with IBM since 1990 and on IBM Workload Scheduler for z/OS since 1995. He started on IBM Workload Scheduler for z/OS as a L3 support specialist and then joined the development team as chief designer starting with IBM Workload Scheduler for z/OS 8.3. In 2015 he became architect of the IBM Workload Scheduler for z/OS product. In September 2016, as part of the new partnership agreement between IBM and HCL, he moved to the new HCL Products & Platforms division. Since January 2017 he left the development team and joined the Workload Automation Offering team.
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marco-cardelli-2508/

ernesto carrabba

Ernesto Carrabba, Product Manager, HCL HERO and HCL Clara
Ernesto Carrabba is the Product Manager both for HCL HERO and HCL Clara. Ernesto is a very dynamic product manager with experience in building and launching IoT products, combined with a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and study researches on Augmented and Virtual Reality.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ernesto-carrabba-35132795/ 

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