We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"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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WebFOCUS is a strategic enterprise business intelligence (BI) and analytics platform that enables any executive, manager, analyst, employee, partner, or customer to execute smarter business from trusted data. The platform includes cutting-edge capabilities that provide organizations with everything they need to turn data into insight, and insight into impact.
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.
Information Builders WebFOCUS is ranked 7th in Predictive Analytics while Microsoft BI is ranked 1st in Business Intelligence (BI) Tools with 109 reviews. Information Builders WebFOCUS 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)". Information Builders WebFOCUS is most compared with Tableau, IBM Cognos, Alteryx, SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform and TIBCO Spotfire, whereas Microsoft BI is most compared with Tableau, Oracle OBIEE, SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform, MicroStrategy and IBM Cognos. See our Information Builders WebFOCUS vs. Microsoft BI report.
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