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Are you planning to implement an integration platform or an iPaaS solution? To help you navigate the plethora of integration platforms, we’ve created comparisons with the most popular solutions. In this comparison, we’re exploring the difference between two renowned integration platforms, namely the Alumio iPaaS and Workato. We compare their common attributes, platform features, pricing structures, industrial specialization, and overall user-friendliness.

Comparing the Alumio iPaaS with the Workato integration platform

Workato is designed to be an all-round integration and automation platform for high-end enterprises. It is known to provide yearly plans that are said to start at above $10000 per year. It appears to favor simplicity in favor of customizability, wherein integrations are implemented via connectors and process automation occurs via Workato recipes or pre-set triggers and actions between integrated apps, which may need to be additionally purchased as per capacity.

The Alumio integration platform (iPaaS) provides a flexible cloud-native solution that helps integrate unlimited applications, systems, and data sources. While it provides no-code features to make integrations simple for non-coding business users, it is primarily a low-code integration solution that offers developer-friendly integration features and customizability. Designed as a scalable solution for both SMBs and enterprises to develop, govern, and orchestrate industry-specific, integrated ecosystems, Alumio provides a free trial version, full-feature access, and unlimited connected systems across all plans, with a limitation on the number of tasks.

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About

The Alumio iPaaS (integration Platform as a Service) is a cloud-native, low-code integration platform that helps connect multiple systems, SaaS, cloud apps, and data sources, across on-premises and cloud environments. It provides a user-friendly web interface that both developers and business users can collaborate on to create, monitor, and manage integrations and data flows, without the need for custom code. Alumio is known for its customizability and developer-friendly advanced integration features such as mappers, custom transformers, and workflow automation, making it flexible enough to adapt to virtually any use case.

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Workato is a Business Process Management (BPM) software that helps automate business processes, enabling swift data migration between software. Workato’s most significant differentiator is its simplicity. No technical expertise is required to start using the system, while those with development experience can leverage APIs to further integrate with the ecosystem.

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Pricing

Task-based pricing model.

Starting at 399€ per month.

Alumio offers full feature access and unlimited connections, users, and workflows across all plans. Costs are incurred only on tasks initiated, starting from upwards of a 100k yearly tasks. Higher capacity plans provide increased storage space and task capabilities, dedicated support functionalities, and data retention options.

  • Subscription-based
  • Free trial
  • Tailored plans for all businesses
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Volume-based pricing model

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Workato plans start with a high-end base version that offers unlimited connections, apps, and users, but limited number of Workato recipes.  Costs accumulate based on number of integration recipes purchased.

  • Subscription-based
  • Free version
  • Enteprise plan
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Interface


• Low-code/no-code integrations

• Cloud-native

• Click-and-configure integrations

• Workflow automation

• Advanced data mappers and transformers

• Automated monitoring & logging

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• No-code integrations

• Google Cloud Platform & Amazon Web Services

• Clone and drag-and-drop actions

• Pre-built integration recipes

• Visual workflow builder

• Data mapping

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Features

• Pre-built connectors

• Application integrations

• API integration

• Data integration

• Data management

• Web services

• Multiple data sources

• ETL 

• B2B & EDI integration 

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• Pre-built connectors

• ETL

• Data management

• Web services

• Application integration

• API Integration

• API management

• Data integration

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Additional Features

Integration Management
Reusable API integrations
Webhooks
Reporting & Analytics
Workflow Management
Access Controls/Permissions
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Cloud Data Integration
Integration Management
Data ingestion
Bot customization
Workflow Management

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Security Features

  • Single Sign-on (SSO)
  • Role-based access
  • Error management
  • Authentication
  • Data security
  • Data encryption
  • Reactivation procedures
  • Data privacy regulation compliance
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  • Single Sign-on (SSO)
  • Role-based access
  • Error management
  • Authentication
  • Data security
  • Data encryption
  • Data privacy regulation compliance
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Support Options

  • Support community - Alumio Forum
  • Tailored SLA
  • Documentation
  • E-mail/ Help desk
  • FAQs
  • Knowledge base
  • Phone support
  • Chat support
  • In-person training
  • Live online training
  • Webinars
  • Training videos
  • Proof-of-concept workshops
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  • Support community
  • Documentation
  • E-mail/ Help desk
  • FAQs/Forum
  • Knowledge base
  • Live chat
  • Live online training
  • Webinars
  • Training videos
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Industries & Customers

Industry specialization:

E-commerce
B2B commerce
Manufacturing
Transportation & travel
Higher Education Institutes
Healthcare

Customer specialization:

Individuals
Small businesses
Mid-size businesses
Large enterprises
Agencies & system integrators
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Industry specialization:

SaaS
HR
Marketing
Sales
Customer support
Operations

Customer specialization:

Small businesses
Mid-size businesses
Large enterpresise

Highlights

• Low-code and no-code features

• Cloud-native microservices-based technology

• Application integration

• Hybrid cloud integration

• Workflow automation

• Rich library of SaaS connectors

• B2B & EDI Integrations

• API Management

• Developer-friendly customizability

• Reusable integrations

• Multiple onboarding options

• Full feature-access for all plans

• All customer support options

• Alumio Academy

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• No-code integrations

• AI-powered automations

• Pre-built integration recipes

• Event streams

• Community automation library

• Workato Automation Institute

• Access to 400,000+ Workato recipes available on purchase

The Alumio iPaaS (integration Platform as a Service) is a cloud-native, low-code integration platform that helps connect multiple systems, SaaS, cloud apps, and data sources, across on-premises and cloud environments. It provides a user-friendly web interface that both developers and business users can collaborate on to create, monitor, and manage integrations and data flows, without the need for custom code. Alumio is known for its customizability and developer-friendly advanced integration features such as mappers, custom transformers, and workflow automation, making it flexible enough to adapt to virtually any use case.

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About

Workato is a Business Process Management (BPM) software that helps automate business processes, enabling swift data migration between software. Workato’s most significant differentiator is its simplicity. No technical expertise is required to start using the system, while those with development experience can leverage APIs to further integrate with the ecosystem.

Task-based pricing model.

Starting at 399€ per month.

Alumio offers full feature access and unlimited connections, users, and workflows across all plans. Costs are incurred only on tasks initiated, starting from upwards of a 100k yearly tasks. Higher capacity plans provide increased storage space and task capabilities, dedicated support functionalities, and data retention options.

  • Subscription-based
  • Free trial
  • Tailored plans for all businesses
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Pricing & Plans

Volume-based pricing model

Price not found

Workato plans start with a high-end base version that offers unlimited connections, apps, and users, but limited number of Workato recipes.  Costs accumulate based on number of integration recipes purchased.

  • Subscription-based
  • Free version
  • Enteprise plan


• Low-code/no-code integrations

• Cloud-native

• Click-and-configure integrations

• Workflow automation

• Advanced data mappers and transformers

• Automated monitoring & logging

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Interface


• No-code integrations

• Google Cloud Platform & Amazon Web Services

• Clone and drag-and-drop actions

• Pre-built integration recipes

• Visual workflow builder

• Data mapping

• Pre-built connectors

• Application integrations

• API integration

• Data integration

• Data management

• Web services

• Multiple data sources

• ETL 

• B2B & EDI integration 

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Features

• Pre-built connectors

• ETL

• Data management

• Web services

• Application integration

• API Integration

• API management

• Data integration

Integration Management
Reusable API integrations
Webhooks
Reporting & Analytics
Workflow Management
Access Controls/Permissions
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Additional Features

Cloud Data Integration
Integration Management
Data ingestion
Bot customization
Workflow Management

  • Single Sign-on (SSO)
  • Role-based access
  • Error management
  • Authentication
  • Data security
  • Data encryption
  • Reactivation procedures
  • Data privacy regulation compliance
A 2D icon for the extensive security & compliance abilities of Alumio iPaaS

Security Features

  • Single Sign-on (SSO)
  • Role-based access
  • Error management
  • Authentication
  • Data security
  • Data encryption
  • Data privacy regulation compliance
  • Support community - Alumio Forum
  • Tailored SLA
  • Documentation
  • E-mail/ Help desk
  • FAQs
  • Knowledge base
  • Phone support
  • Chat support
  • In-person training
  • Live online training
  • Webinars
  • Training videos
  • Proof-of-concept workshops
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Support Options

  • Support community
  • Documentation
  • E-mail/ Help desk
  • FAQs/Forum
  • Knowledge base
  • Live chat
  • Live online training
  • Webinars
  • Training videos

Industry specialization:

E-commerce
B2B commerce
Manufacturing
Transportation & travel
Higher Education Institutes
Healthcare

Customer specialization:

Individuals
Small businesses
Mid-size businesses
Large enterprises
Agencies & system integrators
A 2D icon representing industries and customers in anthracite and vivid purple

Industries & Customers

Industry specialization:

SaaS
HR
Marketing
Sales
Customer support
Operations

Customer specialization:

Small businesses
Mid-size businesses
Large enterpresise

• Low-code and no-code features

• Cloud-native microservices-based technology

• Application integration

• Hybrid cloud integration

• Workflow automation

• Rich library of SaaS connectors

• B2B & EDI Integrations

• API Management

• Developer-friendly customizability

• Reusable integrations

• Multiple onboarding options

• Full feature-access for all plans

• All customer support options

• Alumio Academy

Highlights

• No-code integrations

• AI-powered automations

• Pre-built integration recipes

• Event streams

• Community automation library

• Workato Automation Institute

• Access to 400,000+ Workato recipes available on purchase

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FAQs

What are the differences between the Alumio iPaaS and Workato?

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The Alumio iPaaS (integration Platform as a Service) is a cloud-native, low-code integration solution that helps integrate any two or multiple systems, SaaS, cloud apps, and data sources. It enables workflow automation, data transformation, and high levels of customizability. Workato is a business process automation platform that offers a good mix of application integration and automation, which are complemented by AI features.

The integrations in Workato are powered by integration recipes, which are essentially pre-built automated processes, actions, and triggers between integrated systems. Users acquire a fixed number of integration recipes with their Workato plans, and additional recipes can be purchased individually or in packs. However, as a platform that’s designed to support highly customizable integrations, Alumio provides advanced integration features to flexibly connect any known or new endpoints, while also providing the flexibility to reuse connectors and seamlessly build custom integrations.

Like Workato, Alumio also enables users to build complex workflows to flexibly automate processes between multiple integrated applications. Alumio also provides flexible data transformation and mapping features to endlessly modify integrations to suit evolving business needs. Alumio also provides a robust automated monitoring and logging system to detect integration errors in real-time, which can also be used to build custom integration monitoring alerts.

How does the Alumio iPaaS compare with Workato in terms of pricing?

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The Alumio iPaaS provides a task-based pricing model with different plans for varying capacities. However, it provides full integration feature access, unlimited connections, and unlimited users for all plans. Higher capacity plans provide increased storage spaces, enlarged task capabilities, dedicated support functionalities, and data retention options. Extensive data transformation and enrichment features, reusable connections, and configurable alerting and logging are available to all Alumio users without limitations.

Workato provides a volume-based pricing model that provides a high-end integration workspace that allows unlimited users, applications, and connections, with a limit on the number of integration recipes. The Workato recipes, which are essentially automated workflows between integrated systems, need to be purchased individually or in packs at a separate cost. The platform provides access to over 400,000 integration recipes, yet higher capacity plans determine how many tasks and active recipes your Workato environment can run.

What makes the Alumio integration solution unique?

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Integration solutions usually focus on providing either data integration or application automation functionalities. The Alumio iPaaS provides both cloud application integration and data integration capabilities, across on-premises and cloud environments. Also, as a cloud-native platform engineered, Alumio leverages the power of clustered microservices technology, enabling exceptional performance, flexibility, and scalability for all kinds of integrations.

As a primarily low-code integration solution, the Alumio integration platform also provides no-code features that makes it easy for both developers and business users to collaboratively create, monitor, and manage integrations with a clear visual overview of all integrations and data flows. However, the platform also offers an extensive repertoire of developer-friendly, data-enriching features, workflow automation options, and diverse customization abilities. Providing extensive monitoring iand logging features, it automates error detection and simplifies troubleshooting. This also empowers users to reuse API integrations for future integration projects.

For more information on how the Alumio iPaaS can benefit your specific use case, please contact us or request a demo.

How long does it take to build integrations with the Alumio iPaaS?

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Usually, integration projects can take multiple weeks or months to fully deploy. With the Alumio iPaaS integration projects can be finished within 2-4 weeks, depending on the complexity of the specific project. This means the Alumio integration platform enables 75% quicker integration deployment time.

For more information on how the Alumio iPaaS can benefit your specific use case, please contact us or request a demo.

Is Alumio a no-code integration platform or a low-code integration platform?

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The Alumio iPaaS is a cloud-native, low-code integration platform. It helps businesses create, monitor, and manage integrations between multiple SaaS, systems, apps, or data sources, from one user-friendly web interface, without the need for custom code. It enables real-data exchange, provides a holistic visual overview of all integrated data flows, and provides simple click-and-configure options to build and modify integrations.

Despite having both low-code and no-code features, Alumio defines itself as a low-code integration solution. Alumio makes it easy for developers and non-developers to collaborate on managing integration with no-code features. However, the platform also provides the developer-friendly features and flexibility needed to create advanced, highly customizable integrations. While enabling faster integrations with popular systems via pre-built connectors, Alumio also provides advanced mappers and transformers to flexibly transform data and customize integrations. This high degree of adaptability is designed to help modern digital businesses prepare for unpredictable future integration needs.

For more information on how the Alumio iPaaS can benefit your specific use case, please contact us or request a demo.

How good is the performance of the Alumio iPaaS?

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The Alumio iPaaS provides high-end reliable performance, guarantees great uptime, consists of extensive data security measures, and diverse customization abilities. It also provides reactivation procedures and data caching to ensure business continuity.

For more information on how the Alumio iPaaS can benefit your specific use case, please contact us or request a demo.

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