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Pros
"The user performance is the most valuable feature.""It is more secure for complex implementations.""Ability to see the blueprint of the design executed alongside the actual process.""The most valuable feature is the customizability.""This product has additional functionality over Blue Prism Cloud Enterprise.""Blue Prism is able to scale up at an enterprise-level. It's what I used when I was working for a big bank in Belgium.""The ease of building automation and the development environment""Once it does the monitor, it collects the respective data and creates an output that is required for reconfiguration."

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"It lets us automate almost anything, even with the legacy tools. It is very easy for us now to automate with legacy tools, which used to be difficult earlier. We work with a lot of other automation tools from Micro Focus, such as Operation Orchestration, but these tools can only connect to the API. So, there was a gap when we wanted to automate older and legacy tools that didn't have any API to connect to. We can now also automate without any changes in the customer environment. We don't need to change anything in the way that the customer environment works."

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Cons
"I would like to see a web-based control room, rather than the one that is in-built with the desktop version.""Selecting the right business processes that are stable enough to automate can be challenging.""It takes a while to get up and running.""There's a need to deal with unstructured input with RPA.""The pricing was a bit high, from what I understand. That might have played a role in the decision to migrate to another solution.""The pricing of the solution could be improved. It's a bit expensive right now. They should work to make it more competitive.""I personally would like the solution to be supporting more languages.""They should improve the user-friendliness and they should change their business model."

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"It currently supports only on-premises deployments. They can include support for cloud deployments. It should provide us the ability to choose a robot for executing a workflow. We want to control which robot executes a certain workflow. Right now, it automatically chooses the robot that is going to execute our workflow. It should also provide the ability to get filters on the outputs of the steps. We have each workflow as a step, and each step has some output. We would like to have the functionality to execute some script or some logic on these outputs to format the tests directly on the variables."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"Annual licensing costs were somewhere between $5,000 - $10,000 for the development tool. For the control tower, I think fees were about $50,000 annually.""We pay about $15,000 per quarter in licensing costs. We don't have to pay for any other extra costs. There isn't, for example, an extra cost for technical support. We just pay the licensing.""There are many RPA solutions available from different vendors and the pricing for Blue Prism is competitive.""The licensing structure is complex and the minimum contract length is three years.""Pricing can be negotiated in situations where there will be heavy usage."

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"The pricing model is very straightforward. You can have a one-year or three-year subscription. You pay for each robot that you want to use simultaneously. If you want, you can install 50 robots and get 50 licenses. If you want to use only one robot at a time, you just need one license. For each license, you pay around 10% or 15% to support. You pay for the license, and you pay a small percentage of the cost of the license for support. This is their licensing model, which is very easy to understand."

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Also Known As
Blue Prism Thoughtonomy Virtual Workforce, Blue Prism Virtual Workforce, Thoughtonomy Virtual Workforce
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Overview

The Thoughtonomy Virtual Workforce is a highly flexible intelligent automation platform. It uses software to replicate the way people work in existing applications and systems, the processes they follow, and the decisions they make, to deliver automation without disruption.

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) technology creates digital factories to automate and integrate any repetitive administrative task in order to take the mundane out of work. Micro Focus test automation solutions offer tools that allow companies to easily create bots to automate rule-driven business processes.

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Sample Customers
Cabot Credit Management, Hovis, Utilita
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Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm33%
Energy/Utilities Company22%
Manufacturing Company11%
Real Estate/Law Firm11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company26%
Financial Services Firm13%
Comms Service Provider13%
Insurance Company6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company41%
Comms Service Provider22%
Energy/Utilities Company5%
Government4%
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Small Business25%
Midsize Enterprise19%
Large Enterprise56%
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Blue Prism Cloud is ranked 6th in Robotic Process Automation (RPA) with 16 reviews while Micro Focus Robotic Process Automation is ranked 21st in Robotic Process Automation (RPA) with 1 review. Blue Prism Cloud is rated 7.8, while Micro Focus Robotic Process Automation is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Blue Prism Cloud writes "Additional functionality over the Enterprise version make good over the difficulty of installation". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Micro Focus Robotic Process Automation writes "It lets us automate almost anything and is very easy to work with". Blue Prism Cloud is most compared with Blue Prism, Microsoft Power Automate, UiPath, ABBYY FlexiCapture and Automation Anywhere (AA), whereas Micro Focus Robotic Process Automation is most compared with UiPath, Blue Prism and Microsoft Power Automate.

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