Its multi-dimensionality, powerful calculation engine, aggregate storage applications are excellent features for faster calculations and response.
Improvements to My Organization
We are on consulting side but definitely client implemented it for are able to carry out their planning and budgeting exercise in optimize and well structure manner.
Room for Improvement
Variable attributes functionality need to be incorporated in Planning, though its available in Essabse I believe its still not in Planning.
Use of Solution
For the last 8 years we have been implementing Essbase for various clients around globe.
Application deployment process is very easy in classic way but yes I personally found it bit difficult in EPMA way.
No. if your application design is good stability is not an issue in stable version of Hyperion
Customer Service and Technical Support
Customer Service: Very good.Technical Support: Very good knowledge base to look for solution or previously fixed issues and timely support by able consultants.
Yes. Initial setup and configuration is made very straightforward in latest versions compared to earlier.
Essbase is a multidimensional database (MOLAP) is undoubtedly leading in that space. It leverages its powerful computing capability and combined with relational database gives hybrid flavor. Its powerful computing capability and scalability rates overall 4.
Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
Feb 06 2014