HelpSystems Announces Enhancement to Job Suite Functionality in Scheduling Software

November 13, 2014

Skybot Scheduler 3.7 gives users greater flexibility for enterprise job scheduling

Minneapolis, MN, November 13, 2014—Skybot Software, a division of HelpSystems and developer of automation software for distributed systems, today announced a new release of its job scheduling software. Skybot Scheduler 3.7 expands the capability for scheduling with job suites.

With this new release, users will be able to set up alternative path processing for job suites based on the completion status of a member job. Defining how a job suite will continue to perform based on the failure or completion of certain prerequisite jobs gives users more flexibility to build complex, event-driven enterprise schedules across distributed systems.

“The latest release of Skybot Scheduler is very exciting because it gives our customers even more control in automating their business processes,” says Jim Cassens, President of Multi-Platform software at HelpSystems. “With the new alternative path processing feature, Skybot Scheduler customers can define specific actions to be executed based on the outcome of a suite member job. More process control with less intervention—that’s Skybot 3.7.”

Customers already using Skybot Scheduler can upgrade to this latest version to access the new features. HelpSystems also offers a free 30-day trial of Skybot Scheduler, which includes full product access and free support.

About Skybot Software

Skybot Software™, a division of HelpSystems, develops automation software for multiple platforms. Skybot Scheduler is an intuitive, web-based job scheduler that automates complex business processes with ease. 

About HelpSystems

HelpSystems, LLC is a leading provider of systems and network management, business intelligence, and security and compliance solutions. HelpSystems software reduces data center costs by improving operational control and delivery of IT services. Founded in 1982, the company has 14 offices worldwide and more than 8,700 customers from small businesses to Fortune 100 companies. Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, HelpSystems sells its solutions directly and through strategic partners worldwide.

HelpSystems brands include: Robot, SEQUEL Software, PowerTech, Skybot Software, AutoMate, Safestone, Bytware, ShowCase, InterMapper, CCSS, and RJS Software. Learn more at

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