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Score 9.1 out of 100
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Score 8.9 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Low-Code Development

    Catalytic

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.4

    Zoho Creator

    84%
    Zoho Creator ranks higher in 6/6 features

    Visual Modeling

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.5
    75%
    5 Ratings

    Drag-and-drop Interfaces

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.3
    93%
    4 Ratings

    Platform Security

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.1
    81%
    5 Ratings

    Platform User Management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.4
    84%
    5 Ratings

    Reusability

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.5
    85%
    5 Ratings

    Platform Scalability

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.5
    85%
    5 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Catalytic is rated higher in 3 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Usability, Support Rating

    Likelihood to Recommend

    9.1

    Catalytic

    91%
    1 Rating
    9.0

    Zoho Creator

    90%
    10 Ratings

    Usability

    9.1

    Catalytic

    91%
    1 Rating
    7.0

    Zoho Creator

    70%
    1 Rating

    Availability

    Catalytic

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0

    Zoho Creator

    100%
    1 Rating

    Performance

    Catalytic

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0

    Zoho Creator

    90%
    1 Rating

    Support Rating

    9.1

    Catalytic

    91%
    2 Ratings
    4.7

    Zoho Creator

    47%
    4 Ratings

    Product Scalability

    Catalytic

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0

    Zoho Creator

    100%
    1 Rating

    Likelihood to Recommend

    Catalytic

    Catalytic is best suited for process automation. It is great with unstructured data and the machine learning capability is so accessible. The AI aspect is super intuitive and helps make good business decisions. The ability to drop pushbots into process and then do a seamless handshake to a human and back again is not something I have seen anywhere else.
    Mark DACEY | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Zoho Creator

    I have a software web app development background, so we considered hand-rolling an in-house MYSQL application for our needs. But, programming a home-grown web app also requires a dedicated programmer and some deep thought regarding specifications. Within just a couple of hours, I developed a tool in Zoho Creator (easily expandable) that accomplished the same tasks. It saved us a considerable amount of frontend and backend programming. Nothing can truly fit EVERY need, so some extremely specialized applications might find Zoho Creator limiting, but for the bulk of normal, everyday database management, Zoho Creator is an excellent tool. The fringe cases where Zoho Creator's off-the-shelf abilities may not be enough could be addressed in a number of creative ways, be it linking to outside data or using their custom programming language to hand-code specific needs. It is very, very powerful. The only place where it may not be appropriate is if someone needed extensive front-end customization (although data can still be pulled using its API for display externally). It may be too powerful for extremely basic needs. Overall, however, it is hard to find fault with this system.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pros

    Catalytic

    • Automation of processes that allow us to scale as we mature our processes
    • Integration between systems in an out of the box manner
    • Business Process optimisation
    Mark DACEY | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Zoho Creator

    • The ease of creating data collecting forms. Anything from creating a form to import all your old excel documents to creating a mobile on-site application where you can input data directly into the app. For a company like us this can help to eliminate the pen and paper approach to recording data.
    • Reporting features are excellent. Slicing and dicing the data from your forms to create any report is possible. Think of it has filters on steroids. The ability to combine data from different forms is a huge plus.
    • Dashboards! Zoho Creator has so much depth to it that it's easy for one to get lost if they are not as familiar with Creator, for example an exuctive or decision making manager. This is where dashboards come in. Admins can build intuitive and smart dashboards that combine all the relevant KPI's that a manager needs to see.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cons

    Catalytic

    • Funky UI - doesn't take much to get used to
    • Handlebar
    • Hard to grasp the full extent of the power of the application
    Mark DACEY | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Zoho Creator

    • A bit tricky for integrations with 3rd party software.
    • Layout customizations very limited.
    • A bit expensive when you need to give access to many users.
    Rafael Grandizoli | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pricing Details

    Catalytic

    General

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services
    Entry-level set up fee?
    No

    Starting Price

    Catalytic Editions & Modules

    Additional Pricing Details

    Zoho Creator

    General

    Free Trial
    Yes
    Free/Freemium Version
    Yes
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services
    Yes
    Entry-level set up fee?
    Optional

    Starting Price

    $0 Flexible plans with bespoke feature set for enterprises. Starts at 200 users.

    Zoho Creator Editions & Modules

    Edition
    Professional$251
    Ultimate$4002
    EnterpriseCustom3
    1. /user/month (Billed Annually)
    2. /month (Billed Annually)
    3. Flexible plans with bespoke feature set for enterprises. Starts at 200 users.
    Additional Pricing Details

    Usability

    Catalytic

    Catalytic 9.1
    Based on 1 answer
    Using Catalytic is dead simple, click and drag. Start simple and iterate. Once you start using the tool, you soon want to add more in and then the more you add in the higher the ROI. People will start to line up to want to use it, and realise the benefits
    Mark DACEY | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Zoho Creator

    Zoho Creator 7.0
    Based on 1 answer
    I gave 7 because it is better for internal use and internal solutions. If you need something to deliver to your clients (you will give them access to it), then you will have to work hard to give the layout a better look, and not use the using the standard template layout, which it's possible to do, but it will need an extra work.
    Rafael Grandizoli | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Reliability and Availability

    Catalytic

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Zoho Creator

    Zoho Creator 10.0
    Based on 1 answer
    In an earlier comment, I mentioned Zoho's excellent uptime. I have been using the system for over 6 years, and have experienced only momentary outages, and of those, only a hand full over the years. It is extremely reliable
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Performance

    Catalytic

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Zoho Creator

    Zoho Creator 9.0
    Based on 1 answer
    We do not integrate Zoho with other systems at this time, but rarely are searches, database exports, record edits or creation tasks ever slow enough to notice. It is quite usable
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Support Rating

    Catalytic

    Catalytic 9.1
    Based on 2 answers
    We have been so lucky with Catalytic, the team have been super responsive and more than willing to go that extra mile to make sure we have everything that we need. Even with the time zone challenges, they are the kind of team that will always make sure they are available and will follow up until we have the answer and more.
    Mark DACEY | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Zoho Creator

    Zoho Creator 4.7
    Based on 4 answers
    I recommend Zoho Creator very often. A lot of companies go big earlier than they need to and spend way too much on SalesForce & Marketo. I worked for a small company with some limited budget that pivoted to sell it's product to the Enterprise. Zoho Creator was incredibly easy to set up, intuitive to use, and contains all the most essential features that most users need and seek in SalesForce. We integrated with MailChimp & Unbounce and were able to be incredibly useful in acquiring leads, nurturing them, and tracking pipeline in Zoho Creator. Our small sales team found it very easy to use and loved it.
    Muhammad Hafeez | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Alternatives Considered

    Catalytic

    We started on the process automation journey a few years back and people kept coming back to ask, was there an alternative that would allow us to connect all the disparate systems in my organisation. We looked at RPA, that wasn't the answer, some of the larger players could do what we were looking for, but it came at a price that precluded usage. Then we should Catalytic was right in that sweet spot, - we call it bang for buck, functionality that was accessible from a price point of view but delivered in terms of realising our goals
    Mark DACEY | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Zoho Creator

    We use Zoho Survey and while it is better than other similar 'Off the shelf' products it is not in the same league as Creator.
    Keith Marley | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Scalability

    Catalytic

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Zoho Creator

    Zoho Creator 10.0
    Based on 1 answer
    Zoho is incredibly versatile. Much thought was put in to the way the platform functions. I've yet to face a situation where Zoho would not be able to do what I needed. That being said, because of its power, it can also be a bit intimidating technically. Simple needs are simple. More complex needs are ... more complex! Overall, it's a powerful, robust platform
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Return on Investment

    Catalytic

    • Made us look more closely at why we do what we do
    • Shortened the cycle time on a lot of previously manual processes
    • Better experience for our customer base
    Mark DACEY | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Zoho Creator

    • We really have not tracked the savings in a dollar amount, but our overall ability to have a birds eye view of all of our courses and classes at any moment has been a great tool. And we save time when we need information about courses or classes because the reports are there and ready when needed.
    George C. Thiess III | TrustRadius Reviewer

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