Automation Anywhere, a developer of robotic process automation (RPA) software has plans to produce over 500 bots. The company claims that it has over 210 pre-built bots in the Bot Store which is an online platform for the bots that enables the firms to download the RPA bots online and decrease the time involved in the organization and positioning of resources.
The pre-built bots that are in the Bot Store have been manufactured by Automation Anywhere as well as by strategic partners including EY, Accenture, Genpact, InfosysNSE -1.08 % and Salesforce.
“In just two months since launch, the number of bots in the Bot Store has grown from 100 to 210,” said Ankur Kothari, co-founder of Automation Anywhere. “These bots help accelerate automation in across industries and we will have over 500 bots in the Bot Store by the end of the year,” he added.
Talking about the market of RPA software and services, in 2016 its market reached $271 million and at present is anticipated to expand and grow to $1.2 billion by 2021 at a compound annual growth percentage of 36%. The direct services market includes implementation and consulting services that are mainly focused on producing RPA capabilities within an organization.
The Bot Store ushers in a new economy of digital workers, with ready-to-use bots from Automation Anywhere and its partner ecosystem. It allows its customer enterprises to go through and browse as well as download and configure bots to carry on their processes much faster and easier.
Ankur Kothari claims that they have over 140 plus partners of which more than 80 are building bots and submitting them in the Bot Store. In addition to this, he also mentioned that they have over 40 bot submission a week. Automation Anywhere screens and ministers all bots that are uploaded.
The Bot Store has now come up with a deployment bot that lessens the time to value for business process automation initiatives. The Bot Store also welcomes developers who can create bots on Automation Anywhere enterprise platform and submit it.