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Why people choose over Workato

Workato is a comprehensive automation platform, excellent for complex workflows across large enterprises. However, if your business prioritizes ease of use, transparent pricing, and the seamless integration of AI and human decision-making into workflows, stands out as the more accessible and cost-effective choice.

How do and Workato compare? has all the basic features you expect out of a no-code workflow automation tool–plus a few super useful extras. All in a beautifully designed, friendly user interface.

Demo screenshot is the next generation of workflow automation redefines what businesses can expect from their automation tools. Beyond matching the integration capabilities of platforms like Workato, Relay makes automation accessible to all team members, not just those with technical expertise. It's built on the principle that powerful automation should be within reach, enabling businesses to harness AI and human insights without navigating complex interfaces or unpredictable costs.

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What makes great

Predictable pricing without surprises

Workato's platform comes with a usage-based pricing model that can become complex and costly as your automation needs grow. In contrast, offers straightforward per-user pricing, which supports automation growth without the unpredictability of escalating costs. This pricing model makes the smarter choice for businesses seeking financial clarity and control.

Predictable pricing without surprises
Automation with human insights and oversight

Automation with human insights and oversight

While Workato excels in automating complex workflows across apps, enriches automated flows with human-in-the-loop actions. You can embed crucial human decisions, quality checks, and approvals directly in your workflows. This functionality ensures that's automations are not just efficient, but also intelligently aligned with your organizational standards and adaptable to changing needs, offering a new level of customization and oversight to purely automated systems.

Built-in team collaboration

Workato serves the enterprise market with robust automation solutions, but shines in facilitating seamless teamwork. Designed with collaboration at its core, Relay offers collaborative playbook editing, task assignments, and role-based access control tailored for collective input and effort. This approach not only makes complex workflows manageable, but also nurtures the team dynamics essential for thriving organizations, helping make the go-to platform for teams that value collaborative success.

Built-in team collaboration
Dedicated support from an expert team

Dedicated support from an expert team prides itself on offering exceptional customer support, a commitment that extends beyond the typical assistance provided by enterprise-focused platforms like Workato. Our team of in-house experts is available and ready to offer personalized guidance and timely support. We are committed to listening to your needs, solving any issues quickly, and constantly evolving our product to better support your automation needs.

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Frequently asked questions

  • Is Workato ever a better choice?

    Workato can be an excellent choice for large enterprises that have dedicated technical teams to manage and deploy extensive automation strategies. Its strength lies in handling highly complex integrations across numerous applications and systems.

  • Is Workato an ETL tool?

    Workato is more than just an ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) tool; it's a comprehensive integration and automation platform. While it can perform ETL tasks, Workato also connects apps, automates workflows, and enables businesses to streamline processes across various applications and data sources. Its strength lies in its ability to not only extract, transform, and load data, but also to facilitate complex workflows and integrations that go beyond traditional ETL functions. It's a versatile tool for organizations looking to automate and integrate their systems comprehensively.

  • Does Relay charge per operation?

    Nope. Relay's pricing is based on the number of users, not operations. This model encourages you to automate as much as possible without worrying about additional costs. See more details at

  • What if Relay doesn’t have an integration I need?

    Just request it! We're constantly expanding our integrations based on customer feedback. Let us know what you need, and we'll prioritize accordingly.

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