The Best Robotic Process Automation Companies to Consider for 2021 and Beyond

The Best Robotic Process Automation Companies to Consider for 2021 and BeyondSolutions Review’s listing of the best robotic process automation companies is an annual mashup of products that best represent current market conditions, according to the crowd. Our editors selected the best robotic process automation companies based on each vendor’s Authority Score, a meta-analysis of real user sentiment through the web’s most trusted business software review sites, and our own proprietary five-point inclusion criteria.

The editors at Solutions Review have developed this resource to assist buyers in search of the best robotic process automation companies to fit the needs of their organization. Choosing the right vendor and solution can be a complicated process — one that requires in-depth research and often comes down to more than just the solution and its technical capabilities. To make your search a little easier, we’ve profiled the best robotic process automation companies all in one place. We’ve also included platform and product line names and introductory software tutorials straight from the source so you can see each solution in action.

Note: Companies are listed in alphabetical order.

The Best Robotic Process Automation Companies

Appian

Platform: Appian RPA

Description: Appian RPA enables users to quickly build and deploy bots with visual, low-code design in a secure cloud environment. IT teams can centrally manage, monitor, and deploy Appian RPA, third-party bots, and end-to-end processes to increase scale and performance. Additionally, users can automate complex processes with case management capabilities that handle exceptions and ad-hoc activities. Appian RPA also allows users to orchestrate data, systems, and web services without complex coding. The provider was recently named a visionary in the 2021 Magic Quadrant for Robotic Process Automation. 

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Automation Anywhere

Platform: Automation 360

Description: Automation 360 is a cloud-native and web-based automation platform that combines RPA, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and analytics. The provider also offers its Bot Store, the first and largest marketplace with more than 1,200 pre-built, intelligent automation solutions. Automation 360 automates business processes across all systems and applications, including SaaS and legacy applications. The platform can transform every piece of structured and unstructured data in any document into a consumable digital asset through AI and ML with the IQ Bot.

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Blue Prism

Platform: Blue Prism

Description: Blue Prism offers a diverse product portfolio, including intelligent automation, robotic operating models, Blue Prism Cloud, automation lifecycle management, and a process assessment tool, among other devices. Blue Prism’s intelligent automation platform is available for on-prem, public cloud, hybrid and multi-cloud environments, as well as SaaS deployments. The provider also partners with top-tier security technologies to guarantee system integrity with strict user access controls, multi-level change approvals, and a segregated interference-free processing environment.

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Datamatics

Platform: TruBot

Description: Datamatics’ TruBot is a team of virtual assistants that automate repetitive and rule-based processes without any manual intervention. When powered with AI, it can recognize and replicate human actions, creating a more intelligent bot to make informed decisions. The solution is sector agnostic and can be deployed across banking, healthcare, insurance, manufacturing, and logistics.  TruBot also delivers enhanced security with privileged security access powered by CyberArk.

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EdgeVerve Systems

Platform: AssistEdge

Description: EdgeVerve Systems’ AssistEdge RPA platform is a good fit for major enterprise companies, especially those particularly reliant on consumer customer service. The solution is scalable and helps organizations modernize customer service, improve business processes, and enhance operational productivity. EdgeVerve also offers AssistEdge Discover, which tracks application usage and user activity on any device and identifies processes to be automated to improve productivity. Users can also speed up their business process automation capabilities with AssistEdge Cloud RPA.

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Kofax

Platform: Kofax RPA

Description: Kofax RPA integrates applications through any layer in the application stack; the presentation layer, database layer, or API layer. Users do not need any programming skills, access to complex APIs, or lengthy consulting projects when integrating with the platform. Kofax RPA enables users to record, map, and analyze business processes and applications, including interactions through desktop and internal and external applications. This provides insight into existing processes and tasks that digital workers can automate. The solution also delivers robot lifecycle management and scalable deployment.

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Laiye

Platform: Laiye RPA

Description: Laiye RPA can automate manual and repetitive tasks with its advanced AI features, which frees up staff to work on higher-value tasks. The platform comes with more than 400 pre-set commands that can be used for various projects, including those with a series of complex processes. Laiye RPA Creator delivers production tools for RPA development with different views in local languages, including visual view and code view to provide readability and efficiency.  Additionally, Laiye RPA Commander enables users to log in and assign their roles and operate with the resources in their group to control the entire automation process.

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Microsoft

Platform: Microsoft Power Automate

Description: Microsoft Power Automate connects with other Microsoft products, enabling users to link new and legacy systems and take advantage of partner connectors. Microsoft also offers two modes for this platform: Attended RPA or Unattended RPA, which allows users to decide how involved they want to be with their RPA processes. Microsoft Power Automate empowers all employees to analyze processes, understand bottlenecks, and gain insights through a guided Process Advisor feature.

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NICE

Platform: NICE Robotic Process Automation

Description: NICE Robotic Process Automation comprises software robots that can automate end-to-end processes in an unattended manner or directly support employees from their desktop in an attended fashion. NICE’s Automation Finder feature for process mining is included with the attended solution, NEVA. NEVA works side-by-side with employees from any location, guiding them through complex processes. This technology leverages Desktop Analytics and machine learning to accurately pinpoint which business processes should be automated.  NICE RPA also increases throughput capacity, enabling businesses to achieve ROI targets faster.

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Pegasystems

Platform: Pega Robotic Process Automation

Description: As part of the Pega Platform, Pega Robotic Process Automation delivers a range of capabilities. The solution offers Pega RPA Auto-balancing, a feature designed to ensure that a user’s investment in process automation yields positive results. The Pega Email Bot utilizes natural language processing (NLP) and artificial intelligence to automatically triage, route, and respond to emails, giving employees time to focus on other tasks. The platform’s Workforce Intelligence tool also uses AI to determine where and when to automate for optimal impact.

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UiPath

Platform: UiPath RPA Platform

Description: The UiPath RPA Platform gives anyone in an organization the ability to build and use robots. Developers with more experience can use a rich development environment with Studio, while citizen developers can automate simple, day-to-day tasks for themselves and their team with StudioX. UiPath also enables users to test any of their processes with the platform’s Test Suite. Additionally, the vendor offers a range of ways for staff to engage with bots through Action Center, UiPath Assistant, and Chatbots. Users can also create and manage governance policies with Automation Ops.

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WorkFusion

Platform: WorkFusion Intelligent Automation Cloud

Description: WorkFusion Intelligent Automation Cloud brings together the technology needed to implement intelligent automation at scale in a unified platform that can be deployed quickly without the need for third-party tools, data scientists, or custom coding. The platform also offers intelligent, pre-trained bots that organizations can additionally train on their custom data. The bots can also understand complex documents with unstructured data to digitize, classify, make decisions, and extract data. The bots learn with each new document and example, thereby continuously increasing the level of automation.

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