difference between uipath and automation anywhere

difference between uipath and automation anywhere

If we talk about Automation Anywhere, It is more script-based development, while UIPath has workflow and visual process designers. If you are good programming knowledge then Automation Anywhere is best for you to know and work. In the case of Uipath, it doesn’t require more programming so if you have good logic and little bit knowledge about programming then you can use UiPath.

1). Automation Anywhere:

PROs    

  • Beautifull feature “Record and Play”  is there so that we can make  development easy and faster
  • AA Supports MODI, TOCR and external OCR Engines (His Accuracy is very good)
  • Inbuild features available for Versioning (SVN).
  • It provides a centralized admin web-based dashboard for runtime Bot monitoring and tracking the activity.
  • It Provides good analytical feature plug-in (Bot Insight) for business and operational data
  • It also provides meta bot feature  like the integration of  DLLs, creating re-usable components and perform offline development
  • It supports Role-based access control
  • We can easily deploy features, also it offers flexibility and ease of doing business
  • It provides runtime execution.
  • It provides the features of Desktop automation as well as enterprise capabilities
  • The web-based control room that allows to access it from mobile

 Cons     

  • AA has not inbuilt work queues features.
  • AA has localized credential storage in a flat-file. Credential vault is not secured for users
  • Need minimum programming experience
  • It is capable of only task-level reporting.
  • It has a procedural approach towards exposing AA components.
  • It fails to create a complete Virtual workforce concept by not allowing to share the same workstation with Agent/user.
  • AA does not support exposing web service.
  • Limited features for data-driven backend operations compare to its competitors. Forex, excel automation or file automation.

Elements of AA

  • TaskBot – Basic Automation License, used to automate rule-based transactional processes
  • MetaBot – Advanced features for large deployments, Offline app automation and consuming objects.
  • IQBot – For Cognitive RPA.
  • BotFarm – For cloud deployment
  • BotInsight – For business and operational analytics

2). UiPath

PROs    

  • it provides a robust workflow designer and recording feature
  • feature of  image recognition
  • Record Citrix processes feature is available.
  • Business objects are re-usable (Sequences, flowcharts)
  • It supports Native to OCR and various Cloud options (Average accuracy)
  • features of versioning are inbuilt (TFS, SVN)
  • It supports Role-based access control
  • It provides elastic search/indexer server available for operational and historical data of the robots
  • It provides multi-tenancy – you can separate control room into several areas e.g. per department or DEV and QA
  • It supports both front and back-office automation

   Cons     

  • Overall runtime performance is slow
  • It requires 8 GB RAM
  • Java code not supported whereas VBA, C# is supported
  • Able to extract PDF data but extracting tabular data from PDF is a lengthy process

Elements of UiPath:       

  • UiPath robots – Enterprise ready Front and Back office robot
  • UiPath Studio
  • UiPath Orchestrator – Enables the Orchestration and management of thousands of robots from a single command center

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