IBM Cognos vs. SAP Crystal Reports

IBM Cognos is ranked 5th in Reporting Tools with 41 reviews vs SAP Crystal Reports which is ranked 6th in Reporting Tools with 15 reviews. The top reviewer of IBM Cognos writes "We can distribute interactive reports. Simple tweaks to some of the tools would increase productivity and development. ". The top reviewer of SAP Crystal Reports writes "Since we have Crystal Reports viewers available for our customers to use, they don't need to purchase the product, but can run the reports that we build for them". IBM Cognos is most compared with Tableau, Microsoft BI and Oracle OBIEE. SAP Crystal Reports is most compared with TIBCO Jaspersoft, SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform and Tableau. See our IBM Cognos vs. SAP Crystal Reports report.
Cancel
You must select at least 2 products to compare!
Most Helpful Review
Use Null Product? Share your opinion.
Find out what your peers are saying about IBM Cognos vs. SAP Crystal Reports and others in Reporting Tools.
306,037 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Quotes From Members Comparing IBM Cognos vs. SAP Crystal Reports

We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
Pricing and Cost Advice
IBM Cognos offers competitive pricing similar to other BI vendors in the market.The pricing and licensing policies are comparatively cheaper than other products in the market .There is need to assess the purchase license accordingly so as to avoid audit penalties.

Read more »

Information Not Available
Information Not Available
report
Use our free recommendation engine to learn which Reporting Tools solutions are best for your needs.
306,037 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Ranking
Views
35,836
Comparisons
11,067
Reviews
42
Followers
568
Avg. Rating
8.1
Views
15,424
Comparisons
5,378
Reviews
15
Followers
810
Avg. Rating
8.4
Unranked
In Reporting Tools
Top Comparisons
Compared 25% of the time.
Compared 17% of the time.
Compared 8% of the time.
See more IBM Cognos competitors »
Compared 10% of the time.
See more SAP Crystal Reports competitors »
Compared 29% of the time.
Also Known As
Cognos, Cognos Analytics
Learn how it works
IBM
SAP
Null Vendor
Video Not Available
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.

Turn information from almost any data source into a sophisticated, interactive report with SAP Crystal Reports. This powerful, user-friendly application for small businesses and departments can help you deliver key insights to the right decision maker, at the right time, in the right format. 

Click here for a free trial

Information Not Available
OFFER
Learn more about IBM Cognos
Learn more about SAP Crystal Reports
Learn more about Null Product
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.City of Buenos Aires, ASR Group, Citrix, EarlySense, Usha International Limited, Automotive Resources International (ARI), LivePerson, Coelba (Grupo Neoenergia), RZD Russian Railways, National Basketball Association - NBA, TALLY WEiJL, El Machetazo, Young Heroes, Mozzart, Mitsui Knowledge Industry (MKI) , Surgutneftegas Open Joint Stock Company, The VELUX Group, AOK Bundesverband, AL-KO KOBER GROUP
Information Not Available
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
University
11%
Healthcare Company
9%
Software R&D Company
9%
Financial Services Firm
7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm
30%
Energy/Utilities Company
6%
Manufacturing Company
5%
University
5%
REVIEWERS
Healthcare Company
24%
Financial Services Firm
14%
Software R&D Company
10%
University
7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm
12%
Healthcare Company
10%
Comms Service Provider
6%
Energy/Utilities Company
5%
No Data Available
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business
27%
Midsize Enterprise
20%
Large Enterprise
53%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
14%
Midsize Enterprise
20%
Large Enterprise
66%
REVIEWERS
Small Business
28%
Midsize Enterprise
33%
Large Enterprise
40%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
26%
Midsize Enterprise
25%
Large Enterprise
49%
No Data Available
Find out what your peers are saying about IBM Cognos vs. SAP Crystal Reports and others in Reporting Tools.
Download now
306,037 professionals have used our research since 2012.
We monitor all Reporting Tools reviews to prevent fraudulent reviews and keep review quality high. We do not post reviews by company employees or direct competitors. We validate each review for authenticity via cross-reference with LinkedIn, and personal follow-up with the reviewer when necessary.

Sign Up with Email