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If you value unparalleled features, performance and premium support, then check out Caspio — the best Knack alternative. Unlike Knack, Caspio boasts 20 years of continuous product innovation and feature development. That's why it's ranked a Low-Code Leader by Forrester year after year.

Plus, Caspio's enterprise-grade features rise far above what you can get from Knack. Build all the applications you need using intuitive drag-and-drop tools, while Caspio automates your business workflows behind the scenes. Just point, click and publish. It's that easy!

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FEATURES CASPIO KNACK
ACCOUNT RESOURCES

TECHNOLOGY LEADERSHIP
Database Microsoft SQL Server
*Certified Gold Partner*
Proprietary
MongoDB and Solr
Infrastructure Amazon Web Services
*Advanced Technology Partner*
Amazon Web Services
Doesn’t meet AWS partner requirements
Forrester Wave™ ranking
Consecutive ‘Leader’ status

Doesn’t meet Forrester requirements

IMPORT/EXPORT
CSV files
XML files
Microsoft Excel files
Microsoft Access files
Bulk import/export
Limited to one object at a time

DATABASE FEATURES
Editable grid
Table relationships
Visual drag-and-drop interface
Multi-step configuration process
Referential integrity
Visual drag-and-drop interface
Multi-step configuration process
Database triggers
Visual drag-and-drop interface
Multi-step configuration process
No delete actions

FIELD TYPES
Text fields
Number fields
Timestamp fields
GUID fields
Encrypted password fields

REPORT INTERFACES
Tabular reports
Pivot tables
Funnel charts
Pyramid charts
Step charts
Donut charts
Spline charts
Combination charts
3D charts

APP DEVELOPMENT AND AUTOMATION
Point and click tools
Language localization
Regional data formatting
Automated workflows
Visual drag-and-drop interface
Multi-step configuration process
Custom variables
Conditional loops
Scheduled tasks
Visual drag-and-drop interface
Multi-step configuration process
SMS notifications
Native
Requires workaround
Code extensibility HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, Excel/SQL
expressions and built-in functions
Limited to JavaScript, jQuery and CSS

APP DEPLOYMENT
Embed apps
iFrame deployment
SharePoint/.NET deployment
WordPress deployment

COMPLIANCE
GDPR
HIPAA Not available in new builder
PCI DSS Level 1
FERPA
FIPS 140-2
Cloud Security Alliance (CSA)
ISO 27001/27017/27018
Section 508
WCAG 2.0

SUPPORT AND TRAINING
Ticket/email support
Phone support
Live chat support
24/7
Mon-Fri 10-6pm EST
Instructor-led online training

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
Customer onboarding program
Project consultations Requires a ‘Pro’ plan or higher
Expert sessions
Custom development services In-house specialists and external partners External partners only

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