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"We have a premium Power BI license in-house that's quite an expensive license. It's $10 a month for four users and then I think 35,000 at the premium rate.""It is somewhere in the middle in terms of price. Licensing is quite clear.""Its cost seems to be unreasonable if you have many users, but for a lesser number of users, it is reasonable. It is $10 per month. Clients easily accept this option, so they must think it is reasonable. It is quite cheap as compared to other tools, such as Tableau. One of the best things about this solution is that it has a trial version.""Once the trial period for the BI service is over, the cost is approximately $10 USD per user, per month, so it's quite reasonable.""The pricing is very reasonable compared to any other tool.""Microsoft BI is not very cheap. A premium license costs roughly 5,000 euros a month.""This product offers good value for the money.""Microsoft BI is free for the personal edition, but there is also a paid-for professional version."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: We use paginated reporting in Power BI to create excel style reporting with detailed control over font size etc.  The downside is you will need Power BI premium to make it available to a wide… more »
Top Answer: There are many...It would rather depend what System BI architecture or Enterprise legacy you have at your end...I would recommend as follows:  1) If you have legacies of SAP, Oracle  - look for SAP… more »
Top Answer: Power BI is an advanced visualization tool oriented to big data with a very complete set of widgets to visualize information, control users accessing information, the configuration of governance… more »
Top Answer: I like the fact that Power BI lets me use Excel data. At least 90% of my state data is in Excel spreadsheets. Having the ability to just attach a spreadsheet as a data source is very, very important… more »
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29th
out of 49 in Reporting Tools
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1st
out of 49 in Reporting Tools
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46,988
Comparisons
37,425
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102
Average Words per Review
550
Rating
8.1
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ActiveReports
SSRS, SSAS, MSBI, MS Reporting Services, Power BI, Microsoft BI Tools, Microsoft Big Data, Power BI Pro, MS BI
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Overview

ActiveReports helps .NET developers design accounting, analytical, budget, risk analysis, scientific, calendar, scorecard, insurance, healthcare, clinical, stock analysis, and other business reports for their applications.

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
Orion Healthcare Technology, Barks N Bytes, Castle Software Australia
Konica Minolta, Klout, Mahindra Satyam, The Weather Channel, Argus, Credit Suisse, NCR, and Sysmex.
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company36%
Comms Service Provider21%
Government10%
Financial Services Firm7%
REVIEWERS
Energy/Utilities Company12%
Government12%
Financial Services Firm11%
Manufacturing Company11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company24%
Comms Service Provider17%
Financial Services Firm7%
Government6%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business40%
Midsize Enterprise16%
Large Enterprise45%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business19%
Midsize Enterprise20%
Large Enterprise61%
Find out what your peers are saying about Microsoft, Tableau, Oracle and others in Reporting Tools. Updated: September 2021.
540,984 professionals have used our research since 2012.

ComponentOne ActiveReports is ranked 29th in Reporting Tools while Microsoft BI is ranked 1st in Reporting Tools with 108 reviews. ComponentOne ActiveReports is rated 0.0, while Microsoft BI is rated 8.2. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft BI writes "A complete ecosystem with an builtin ETL tool, good integrations with python and R, and support of DAX and Power Query (M languages)". ComponentOne ActiveReports is most compared with SAP Crystal Reports and Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services, whereas Microsoft BI is most compared with Tableau, Oracle OBIEE, SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform, MicroStrategy and IBM Cognos.

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