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Cisco Meraki's location analytics and engagement solution displays real-time location statistics to improve customer engagement and loyalty across sites. Data collected by intelligent Meraki APs is synced with the Meraki cloud, automatically reported in the dashboard, and exported to third-party applications via the Cisco Meraki Location Analytics API.
Pentaho is an open source business intelligence company that provides a wide range of tools to help their customers better manage their businesses. These tools include data integration software, mining tools, dashboard applications, online analytical processing options, and more.
Pentaho has two product categories: There is the standard enterprise version. This is the product that comes directly from Pentaho itself with all of the benefits, features, and programs that come along with a paid application such us analysis services, dashboard design, and interactive reporting.
The alternative is an open source version, which the public is permitted to add to and tweak the product. This solution has its advantages, aside from the fact that it is free, in that there are many more people working on the project to improve its quality and breadth of functionality.
Meraki Location Analytics is ranked 11th in Business Intelligence (BI) Tools with 1 review while Pentaho Business Analytics is ranked 13th in Business Intelligence (BI) Tools with 1 review. Meraki Location Analytics is rated 10.0, while Pentaho Business Analytics is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Meraki Location Analytics writes "Great trend monitoring, easy to update, and extremely scalable". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Pentaho Business Analytics writes "Pentaho is best fit for small and medium enterprises where the quantity of data and the workload are not critical". Meraki Location Analytics is most compared with Microsoft BI, Rapid7 InsightVM, Tableau, Splunk User Behavior Analytics and Domo, whereas Pentaho Business Analytics is most compared with Knowage, Microsoft BI, Tableau, Alteryx and IBM Cognos.
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