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10 RPA Vendors to Watch

Robotic process automation offers enterprises a way to leapfrog to the benefits of digital transformation. Here are 10 vendors that can help in your efforts.
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UIPath is one of the top companies in the category, classified as a leader by both Gartner and Forrester. There are three key components to the platform. The UIPath Studio provides an environment where business analysts or RPA developers can build processes with a drag and drop user interface. The second component is the robots created by developers using the studio. The third part is the Orchestrator, which is a central console that provides a view of all the robot operations to the person who manages them.

UIPath is available both on-premises and in the cloud. The company offers a certification program to get workers up to speed with the platform. Like many companies in the RPA category, UIPath offers a trial option for anyone who wants to give it a test run.

UIPath claims about 4,000 customers including 8 of the top 10 Fortune companies. It operates in 200 countries and has more than 2,700 employees. It was originally founded in Bucharest, Romania, but now operates its world headquarters out of New York.

Jessica Davis has spent a career covering the intersection of business and technology at titles including IDG's Infoworld, Ziff Davis Enterprise's eWeek and Channel Insider, and Penton Technology's MSPmentor. She's passionate about the practical use of business intelligence, ... View Full Bio

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