Compare Oracle Application Express (APEX) vs. ServiceNow Now Platform

Oracle Application Express (APEX) is ranked 11th in Rapid Application Development Software with 4 reviews while ServiceNow Now Platform is ranked 8th in Rapid Application Development Software with 5 reviews. Oracle Application Express (APEX) is rated 9.6, while ServiceNow Now Platform is rated 8.8. The top reviewer of Oracle Application Express (APEX) writes "Powerful development assistance can dramatically speed your production and deployment time ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of ServiceNow Now Platform writes "Service desk functionality that has many features and is highly customizable but comes with a high cost". Oracle Application Express (APEX) is most compared with Microsoft PowerApps, Oracle Visual Builder Cloud Service and Microsoft Azure App Service, whereas ServiceNow Now Platform is most compared with Oracle Application Express (APEX). See our Oracle Application Express (APEX) vs. ServiceNow Now Platform report.
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It's fairly easy to make a user-friendly interface.The most valuable features are security, stability, and ease of implementation.This product will speed up development time with helpful production aids.It provides attractive GUIs allowing professionally-styled applications without the need to know HTML, CSS, or JavaScript.

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The level of automation within the platform is great.This is a development platform that provides us with a strong database and a low code environment.The workflow feature really has a lot of value because you can create complex workflows in a simple, intuitive way with only a few clicks.Learning materials, such as online courses, are readily available.We have seen a big improvement in the experience that we want to create for our end users.

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It has a bit of a strict framework, you have to make all the time adjustments in their JavaScript. Another downside is that it's only available for Oracle databases.The collaboration and the workflow engine could use some improvement.Being able to only design with HTML and CSS can be limiting as to what can be accomplished.We would like to see tighter integration with the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.

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The integration towards other ERP systems could be improved.The basic reporting system is rather static.The pricing model is complex and needs to be both lowered and simplified.The licensing for this solution, with respect to the user, needs to be improved.We would like to see AI used to automate some of the functionality in this solution.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
It's a free solution with no additional costs.APEX itslelf is a free product, but you will need to license peripheral components.

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It's expensive and if you need some analytical views of your activity, there is an additional cost.Pricing is based on the number of users and user licenses, but the product is 20% to 30% more than the competition.

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Oracle APEX

Application Express enables users to design, develop and deploy beautiful, responsive, database-driven applications using only web browser. The Oracle Application Express engine runs directly in the Oracle Database and exploits the database's extraordinarily scalable and efficient architecture. Its framework provides numerous security features out-of-the-box and helps authenticate users using LDAP, Oracle Single-signon, Oracle Database credentials, or HTTP Header variable.

ServiceNow is the fastest-growing enterprise cloud software company in the world above $1 billion (2018 revenue was $2.6 billion, up 36% year over year). We deliver digital workflows that create great experiences and unlock productivity to approximately 5,400 enterprise customers worldwide, including almost 75% of the Fortune 500.

As a purpose-driven company, making work, work better for people guides everything we do.

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Sample Customers
Hepart AG, pharmasol, SATLOG, Coll├Ęge Bois-de-Boulogneexperian, beachbody, health partners
Top Industries
Software R&D Company48%
Comms Service Provider14%
Insurance Company3%
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