Organizations planning to implement RPA often wonder about the total cost involved from deployment to maintenance and various other facets. We came across a report published by Gartner and noted some key points which will give you a sneak peek into the costs involved.
Annual robot licenses with or without a minimum commitment, which may need to be supplemented with an enterprise server license
Robot usage will determine how many enterprise server licenses are required. Prices range from 1000 USD to 16000 USD per robot. Certain providers have a minimum robot commitment, typically 3 Years, over a period of time. The amount of work a robot can perform varies but depending on the architecture, each robot can perform the work of 2 to 6 FTEs.
Perpetual licenses for robots plus a server license for which the usage of robots will determine how many server licenses are required, depending on the type of robot functionality.
Pay per transaction supported by a Robot – Number of invoices/purchase orders/request for quotes processed or the number of customer calls taken
Pay per savings achieved from the use of tool, such as the percentage of the extra tariffs that are able to be collected or extra products & services that are able to be deployed.
Pay for SaaS robots, including the use of bot and Supporting Server infrastructure
Pay for business service, which may include RPA tools in the service