Bangalore, India – August 20, 2018 – Announcing the release of the first ever conceptual data acquisition framework for the web scraping industry by PromptCloud. As a web crawling company with almost a decade of expertise in the industry, we created the data acquisition framework with the pain points and challenges of web data extraction in mind.
Most companies that start out with web scraping make the mistake of choosing a web scraping tool, framework etc. to do the whole project in-house. Many fail to anticipate the roadblocks ahead while setting up such an in-house crawling setup and only realize it later. However, tools and in-house setup could actually suffice when it comes to certain small-scale requirements. The real problem is deciding what’s right for you, while taking into account variables such as complexity of the target sites, expected data volumes, frequency of extraction and time-sensitivity of the use case.
In case you are running a business that is in need of web data and currently exploring various options for scraping the web, you need to be aware of the basics of the web data acquisition. Based on our years of experience in web crawling and handling numerous high volume scraping projects, we have come up with a simple framework which can be used by any organization to evaluate various options out there.
The framework is composed of three primary dimensions – Web Data Requirement, In-house Capability, and Vendor’s Capability. These three dimensions further branch out the more intricate nuances of web data acquisition such as the scale, customization, cost, domain expertise and so on. The framework can be downloaded by visiting this blog.
A company needs to decide whether it has the capability, budget, and need for an internal data scraping team or whether to avail the services of a fully managed service provider like PromptCloud, a pioneer in enterprise-grade web data extraction.
PromptCloud is a Bangalore-based company that specializes in custom and large-scale web data extraction and has been operating for close to 8 years. As a data solutions company, PromptCloud has clients from all over the world. Vertically agnostic, clients include enterprises, start-ups & SMEs from various sectors like E-commerce & Retail, Travel & Hospitality, Finance, Healthcare, Marketing & Business Research, Analytics etc.
If you would like more information about this topic, please email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow us on Twitter at @PromptCloud for latest updates.