Type of Program: Automation
Supported Platforms: WinXP/NT 4.x/2Kx
Company Name: Tethys Solutions, LLC
Installed Size: 3.40Mb
The installation of Automation Anywhere is easy and intuitive.
You can place the program files where you want them and it asks if you want a
Well sticker shock was my first impression. I must admit that $199.95 sounds
like big bucks to me. So if you just need a macro program to do some simple
tasks I recommend that you look elsewhere. A good place to look is at Tethys
Solutions other product Workspace Macro Pro. We have a review of Workspace Macro
However that said if you are in a business situation that there are complex
tasks that require automation I think that you are at the right place. My
feelings about this type are program go like this. What is the learning curve?
Can it really get complex tasks done at the push of a button? The answers to
both is a resounding Yes!
Here is what I want you to do. I want you to download the trial version from
their website. After you have it installed I want you to open the Help file and
select "Tutorials and Sample Tasks" That will take you to a webpage where you
will be able to use the Take tutorials and Sample Tasks. Then look over and
tryout the tasks that apply to your situation. Then you will have a better idea
if Automation Anywhere is for you. I predict that because of it's ease of use
but clear instructions it will be well worth the money.
Here is how the company describes Automation Anywhere:
Automation Anywhere is an intelligent automation software for business & IT
tasks. Automate complex tasks in minutes, without any programming. Record
keyboard & mouse or create automation scripts with wizards. Features SMART
automation technology, scheduler, repeat options, multiple variable & debugging
support, interactive scripts, task-chaining, conditional, file, system &
Internet commands, Turbo-speed, IE plug-in, customizable UI, & more. Premier
license allows task to exe capability. Businesses & IT divisions can generate
exes to manage & configure software, alter software behavior, create interactive
scripts that take user inputs & more. Endless possibilities. Advanced users can
use Automation Anywhere as their automation platform. Use in-built automation
services like repeat, notification, etc., on VBScript & JScript or integrate
disparate scripts within an Automation Anywhere script to automate even more
complex tasks. A state-of-the-art, reliable automation software.
In conclusion Automation Anywhere is a first class product and I
heartily recomend it!
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Reviewed by Joe Tex