Integration delivers cloud RPA seamlessly to thousands of customers worldwide
Automation Anywhere, a global leader in robotic process automation (RPA), today announced a deeper integration with Microsoft to bring the industry’s first and only web-based and cloud native RPA platform to customers in the Azure cloud to bring its purely web-based RPA platform to customers in the Azure cloud.
A collaboration between the two companies will enable organizations worldwide to access, Automation Anywhere Enterprise A2019 from Azure, simplifying their entry in to RPA from anywhere, at any time, allowing thousands of new users to improve business processes with intelligent automation.
Earlier this year, the two companies announced a collaboration to advance the adoption of RPA to provide a scalable, secure and reliable way to manage customer migrations to the cloud for companies globally. As its preferred cloud provider, Automation Anywhere and its customers are able to now host the company’s RPA platform on either Azure, on-premises, or in a public or private cloud to help drive productivity, increase innovation and boost ROI.
“More organizations than ever before are seeing incredible benefits from their RPA implementations allowing them to become more competitive, productive and reduce costs – all by freeing up employees to focus on what they do best – to be creative and innovate,” said Peter Meechan, chief corporate development officer, Automation Anywhere. “Our expanded collaboration with Microsoft will enable more organizations to achieve these advantages, much faster."
Lila Tretikov, corporate vice president, Artificial Intelligence and Mixed Reality, Microsoft Corp. said, "We’re excited that Automation Anywhere is using the power of Azure AI to usher in the future of work. Automation Anywhere's approach aligns with ours, which is to infuse data and intelligent automation into our product portfolio.”
Automation Anywhere helped pioneer the concept of an intelligent digital workforce, which leverages software bots that work side-by-side with employees to automate repetitive tasks and processes.
The expanded collaboration with Microsoft will provide the following customer benefits:
- Expand mutual artificial intelligence (AI) offerings with the combination of Automation Anywhere’s IQ Bot with Azure Cognitive Services to intelligently digitize, extract and process unstructured data hidden in electronic documents
- Advance business user productivity by running and managing Automation Anywhere bots directly within Microsoft Excel for improved user experience
- Use software bots to automate complex business processes and provide deep integrated capabilities with Microsoft products, including Microsoft Power Platform, Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Teams with a single click enabling ease of use
- Accelerate time to value by using more than 150 pre-built Microsoft bots from the Automation Anywhere Bot Store to complete automation projects faster
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