We have been using this tool for self-service data discovery.
The tool is quite easy to use and we got on-premise training from Panorama.
I like their customer service and the tech support guys are very responsive.
I saw lot of people complaining about lack of community forum, but they do have a forum that is quite active.
The things like I most it supports variety of charts, I was quite bored with my previous BI tool which mostly support bar, line, and pie chart. I can now create more meaningful charts radar, doughnut, pareto, scatter, range, point, boxplot, etc.
Improvements to My Organization
Mostly empowered business users with data handling capabilities and helped to lower capex cost.
Room for Improvement
I think publishing and scheduling can be a bit simplified.
No personal edition for installation on Windows home edition.
Use of Solution
Sometimes cloud version hangs, but this could be due to issues in network firewall, so not sure. The root cause is still unknown.
Customer Service and Technical Support
Very good. Technical Support
Yes, we were using a leading BI tool, but Necto came for less than half of the cost with more features.
Installation was very smooth as we had on-premise support.
In-house with help from Panorama support guys.
Almost reduced BI tool licensing cost by half, but this comes with cost of new tool learning curve.
Pricing, Setup Cost and Licensing
Other Solutions Considered
We did couple of options like Sisense, Pyramid, etc.
Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
Jul 29 2015