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Also Known As
Cognos, Cognos Analytics, IBM Cognos AnalyticsEssbase
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Overview

Cognos Software is IBM's Business Intelligence and Performance Management solution, offering BI, strategy management, financial performance, and data analytics applications. Cognos caters to all levels in an organization with products designed for individuals, workgroups, departments, mid-size companies, and big enterprises.

Oracle Essbase is an OLAP (Online Analytical Processing) Server that provides an environment for deploying pre-packaged applications or developing custom analytic and enterprise performance management applications.
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Sample Customers
More than 23,000 leading organizations across multiple industries use Cognos. Some examples of Cognos customers include BMW Financial Services, Quinte Health Care, Troy Corporation, Michigan State University, and GKN Land System.CHU de Rennes, Bellco Credit Union, Akindo Sushiro Co. Ltd, Deutsche Telekom AG, Samarco MineraÊo S.A., PCCW Ltd., QDQ media S.A.U., Boiron Italia, Specialized Bicycle Components Inc., Akindo Sushiro Co. Ltd., Air Canada, Daelim Industrial Co. Ltd.
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University10%
Healthcare Company10%
Financial Services Firm8%
Computer Software Company8%
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Computer Software Company35%
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Media Company7%
Government6%
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Retailer9%
Financial Services Firm7%
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Small Business26%
Midsize Enterprise19%
Large Enterprise55%
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IBM Cognos is ranked 7th in Business Intelligence (BI) Tools with 5 reviews while Oracle Essbase is ranked 4th in Database Development and Management with 1 review. IBM Cognos is rated 7.6, while Oracle Essbase is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of IBM Cognos writes "View all the numbers through one single platform to make business decisions, but pay for the privilege". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle Essbase writes "Everybody uses it for financial purposes, but it can also be used for other analytic purposes, such as mathematical models, statistical models, and so on". IBM Cognos is most compared with Tableau, Microsoft BI, Qlik Sense, Oracle OBIEE and Alteryx, whereas Oracle Essbase is most compared with Microsoft BI, SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform, IBM Planning Analytics, Tableau and Oracle OBIEE.

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