About Lobster_data

Lobster_data enables customers to implement integration projects involving any combination of EAI, EDI/B2B, ESB, MFT, API management, mobile and cloud integration as well as IoT scenarios.

Thanks to the connectors and reusable, ready-made function modules this can be achieved within minutes without any programming needed.

With the Lobster six phase model companies using Lobster _data have reported a gain in efficiency and agility as a result of faster development cycles, higher level of automation as well as improved monitoring and hence control and visibility of any process.

Pricing starting from:

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Key benefits of Lobster_data

One single tool for EAI. EDI. MFT. Industry 4.0 & IoT strategies
No programming or scripting necessary
Intuitive HTML5 interface
Ready-to-use function blocks
Inclusive of industry standards
Automatic format recognition
Central monitoring
2 days of training and you‘re off …

Typical Customers

  • Freelancers
  • Small Businesses (2-50)
  • Mid-size Companies (51-500)
  • Large enterprises (500 and more)

Deployment

  • Cloud-based
  • On-premise

Markets

Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, Denmark , Finland, France, United Kingdom, Ireland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden

Supported Languages

Dutch, English, French, German

Pricing starting from:

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  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

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Features

Total features of Lobster_data: 102

  • AI/Machine Learning
  • API
  • API Lifecycle Management
  • AS2 Capability
  • Access Controls/Permissions
  • Accounting Integration
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Activity Monitoring
  • Activity Tracking
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Application Management
  • Archiving & Retention
  • Authentication
  • Auto Extraction
  • Automated Scheduling
  • Batch Processing
  • Cloud Data Integration
  • Communication Management
  • Configurable Workflow
  • Customisable Forms
  • Customizable Fields
  • Dashboard
  • Data Analysis Tools
  • Data Capture and Transfer
  • Data Cleansing
  • Data Connectors
  • Data Discovery
  • Data Extraction
  • Data Import/Export
  • Data Integration
  • Data Management
  • Data Mapping
  • Data Migration
  • Data Profiling
  • Data Quality Control
  • Data Recovery
  • Data Replication
  • Data Security
  • Data Storage Management
  • Data Synchronisation
  • Data Transformation
  • Data Verification
  • Data Visualisation
  • Database Support
  • Document Extraction
  • Document Management
  • Drag & Drop
  • Duplicate Detection
  • EDI
  • ERP
  • ETL Tools
  • Email Address Extraction
  • Exceptions Management
  • File Transfer
  • IP Address Extraction
  • Information Governance
  • Integration Management
  • Integrations Management
  • Job Scheduling
  • Log Management
  • Master Data Management
  • Match & Merge
  • Metadata Management
  • Monitoring
  • Multi-Language
  • Multiple Data Sources
  • Multiple Format Support
  • NOSQL
  • Non-Relational Transformations
  • Optical Character Recognition
  • Order Entry
  • Order Management
  • Order Tracking
  • Performance Analysis
  • Phone Number Extraction
  • Pre-Built Modules
  • QuickBooks Integration
  • Real Time Analytics
  • Real Time Data
  • Real Time Monitoring
  • Real Time Notifications
  • Real Time Reporting
  • Real-time Updates
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Rules-Based Workflow
  • SSL Security
  • Self Service Portal
  • Shipping Management
  • Single Sign On
  • Task Scheduling
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Third-Party Integration
  • Traceability
  • Transformation Roadmapping
  • Usage Tracking/Analytics
  • User Management
  • Web Data Extraction
  • Web Services
  • Website Integration
  • Workflow Management
  • Workflow Scheduler

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Reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5
(20)
Value for Money
4.5/5
Features
4.8/5
Ease of Use
4.6/5
Customer Support
4.9/5

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charlie
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  • Industry: Automotive
  • Company size: 1,001-5,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

Lobster Data and Pro

Reviewed on 9/1/2023

Pros

Lobster Data is a great tool and easy to use, the team at Lobster are also very supportive with any questions or issues and the scalability of Lobster is also very flexible. The pricing and packages Lobster offer are very competitive and they have always been supportive of any new or AD hoc Changes/requests we have and have supported us to grow our EDI landscape. We also find that Lobster is reliable and easy enough to use meaning we do not require additional EDI developers to support or create new maps for us.We also implemented Lobster Pro in 2022 and this has been a great success and received well by our users, the tool is easy to use and navigate compared to other products available but also a very powerful tool, we will definitely expand our use of Lobster Pro in future. I would definitely recommend anyone looking to setup EDI or who is looking for a new provider to consider Lobster.

Cons

No real areas that we feel we don't like or is difficult to use.

Colin
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  • Industry: Transportation/Trucking/Railroad
  • Company size: 1,001-5,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

Analyst Team Leader

Reviewed on 3/8/2021

Pros

Lobster Data is very easy to use and easy to pick up. with a very short training curve you are able to completed complex Data translations quickly and easily.

The product its self is very robust so have minimal downtime which is critical for a customer facing system.

Cons

the "filters" (commands to format data) take a little time to get familiar with the names, however they do tend to be easily understood names.

Alternatives Considered

Microsoft SQL Server, GoAnywhere MFT and Boomi

Reasons for Choosing Lobster_data

Virtual View was no longer supported

Reasons for Switching to Lobster_data

was able to do our cases study scenario out the box while all other product required some additional design or application to fulfill all of our requirements.
Rob
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  • Industry: Packaging & Containers
  • Company size: 201-500 Employees
  • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

Get easaly in control of your system integrations, without (external) developers

Reviewed on 27/10/2021

I am very pleased with the software, because it tackled issues we were having for years in a few...

I am very pleased with the software, because it tackled issues we were having for years in a few weeks. It is also super stable, resulting in little to no errors on target systems. When using this product you keep getting ideas where Lobster could also be of use. It opened a window of opportunities for us.

Pros

With a relatively low amount of training I was able to successfully integrate two systems in a few weeks. We are in control of the whole process without having to use programmers, developers or engineers. The integration is easy to set-up. Scheduling are easy and monitoring tools give you great insights. The tool is extremely flexible giving you all the options you need. You can integrate different sources and targets and map data with ease (from and to excel/xml/csv/database/webservice, you name it). The knowledge bank is also very extensive and useful.

Cons

You need to have quite some IT background and knowledge of data processes and (SQL) scripting, to really make it work. The software is also not that intuitive, so a short training is needed to make it work.

Simon
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  • Industry: Transportation/Trucking/Railroad
  • Company size: 1,001-5,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

An amazing piece of software with endless capatiblities

Reviewed on 5/1/2023

Using Lobster saved us a lot of money and time. We no longer have to wait on the 3rd party software...

Using Lobster saved us a lot of money and time. We no longer have to wait on the 3rd party software developers to take a few months delivering a new EDI when we can do it ourselves. Even better when we need some small changes made as we can do it ourselves right away. It also saves us money as we don't have to pay for the development time or the maintenance.

Pros

We mostly used to software for creating .XML files to map into our TMS system. We were able to get the customer's format and upload it straight into the software which would create the nodes for us. It saves a lot of time and mostly it's just a case of drag and dropping into our XML template.

Cons

There are not that many cons about this software. There are a lot of functions that can be used but they are all well documented on their knowledgebase.

Pawel
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  • Industry: Logistics & Supply Chain
  • Company size: 10,000+ Employees
  • Used for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

Lobster _data is ideal for EDI integrations projects

Reviewed on 9/8/2021

Overall, it _data has helped us in realizing some of the EDI integration ideas that would be...

Overall, it _data has helped us in realizing some of the EDI integration ideas that would be difficult to make happen otherwise, given the time requirements of our projects. Given a chance, I will suggest Lobster _data whenever data extraction and transformation needs will need tackling in corporate envrionments.

Pros

From my experience, the absolutely best feature about Lobster _data is how reliable it is and, equally important, that it has had me covered for most of the EDI integration projects. Whenever there was a new customer with some EDI file format, I could assume that _data already has the basic template to start me with.

Icing on the cake was the fantastic software support, which in 100% of cases was approachable, professional and effective.

Cons

A fly in the ointment for me and most of my colleagues has always been either lack or nonexistence of readily available English versions of the help system and documentation. It is a minor issue but something frustrating nevertheless.

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Lobster_data has the following typical customers:

11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1,000, 1,001-5,000

Lobster_data supports the following languages:

Dutch, English, French, German

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