Compare Birst vs. Microsoft BI

Birst is ranked 38th in Business Intelligence (BI) Tools while Microsoft BI is ranked 2nd in Business Intelligence (BI) Tools with 30 reviews. Birst is rated 0, while Microsoft BI is rated 8.4. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft BI writes "Valuable dashboard and automated reporting features but should have better integration with RPA and Tableau platforms ". Birst is most compared with Microsoft BI, Tableau and Qlik Sense, whereas Microsoft BI is most compared with Oracle OBIEE, Tableau and TIBCO Spotfire.
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I very much recommend the free trial mode.It is reasonably priced.No comment on pricing.It is a cheap solution for our needs.No comment.It is free.It is part of our Office 365 license.The costs are small and the benefits are high.

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Also Known As
SSRS, SSAS, MSBI, MS BI, MS Reporting Services, Power BI, Microsoft BI Tools, Microsoft Big Data, Power BI Pro
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Overview

Birst Networked BI and Analytics eliminates information silos. Decentralized users can augment the enterprise data model virtually, as opposed to physically, without compromising data governance.

A unified semantic layer maintains common definitions and key metrics.
Birst’s two-tier architecture aligns back-end sources with line-of-business or local data. Birst’s Automated Data Refinement extracts data from any source into a unified semantic layer. Users are enabled with self-service analytics through executive dashboards, reporting, visual discovery, mobile tools, and predictive analytics. Birst Open Client Interface also offers integration with Tableau, Excel and R.

Birst goes to market in two primary ways: as a direct sale, for enterprises using Birst on internal data to manage their business; and embedded, for companies who offer analytic products, by embedding and white-labeling Birst capabilities into their products.

Birst’s is packaged in 3 available formats: Platform and per-user fee; by Department or Business Unit; by end-customer (for embedded scenarios).

Microsoft BI is a business intelligence solution that turns data into insightful and useful business information that is relevant to all levels of the business.

Microsoft BI combines familiar Microsoft tools - Office, SharePoint, and SQL server, with extra features for end-users, such as Power View and Power Pivot. This powerful product gives businesses a competitive advantage by allowing end-users to better analyze their data, collaborate and better present their data.

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Sample Customers
Citrix Systems, Jive Software, SunnyD, Toshiba Medical Systems, Cisco OpenDNS, RB, Sunny D, Vertafore Konica Minolta, Klout, Mahindra Satyam, The Weather Channel, Argus, Credit Suisse, NCR, and Sysmex.
Top Industries
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Healthcare Company25%
Retailer17%
Real Estate/Law Firm8%
Logistics Company8%
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Financial Services Firm15%
Energy/Utilities Company15%
Manufacturing Company12%
Government8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company24%
Financial Services Firm10%
Comms Service Provider10%
Government6%
Company Size
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Small Business14%
Midsize Enterprise33%
Large Enterprise52%
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Small Business38%
Midsize Enterprise16%
Large Enterprise47%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business33%
Midsize Enterprise9%
Large Enterprise58%
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