Frequently Asked Questions - SnapLogic Flows

What is SnapLogic Flows for?
SnapLogic Flows is built for business users. Business users can automate business processes without relying on IT.

Does SnapLogic Flows replace Intelligent Integration Platform (IIP) Designer?
No. SnapLogic Flows complements IIP Designer. IIP Designer is built for IT users and for business users who are slightly technical. SnapLogic Flows on the other hand is built for business users who are non-technical and want to automate common business processes easily.

How does SnapLogic Flows differ from Intelligent Integration Platform (IIP) Designer?
SnapLogic Flows provides a guided experience to building common business process automations. SnapLogic Flows provides features such as intelligent defaults, contextual help at every step, excel-like functions for data transformations, auto data type conversions.

What are the similarities between SnapLogic Flows and Intelligent Integration Platform (IIP) Designer?
Both SnapLogic Flows and IIP Designer is built on IIP so they share a lot of common attributes such as access control, common directory structure for assets and accounts, similar configuration when configuring source and target endpoints, endpoint introspection, data preview while building in a single unified experience, visibility of all integration executions (both Flows and Pipelines) from IIP Dashboard, all security and privacy controls of the Intelligent Integration Platform.

How do I get started with Flows?
If you are an existing customer, Flows is currently included in your subscription. Please contact your CSM or SnapLogic admin so that they can enable Flows for you.
If you are not an existing customer, you will soon have an ability to enjoy the magic of Flows for FREE for 30 days with the Flows Free Trial. Come back to this section to get a link to the Flows Free Trial.

Can IT still provide oversight for Flows built by business users?
Absolutely. SnapLogic IIP Dashboard provides the tool for governance and monitoring of Flows built by business users. So IT admins can go to one place and monitor all integrations from a single interface.