Compare Microsoft BI vs. Plotly

Microsoft BI is ranked 2nd in Reporting Tools with 32 reviews while Plotly is ranked 18th in Reporting Tools. Microsoft BI is rated 8.4, while Plotly is rated 0. The top reviewer of Microsoft BI writes "Valuable dashboard and automated reporting features but should have better integration with RPA and Tableau platforms ". On the other hand, Microsoft BI is most compared with Oracle OBIEE, Tableau and TIBCO Spotfire, whereas Plotly is most compared with Tableau, Microsoft BI and TIBCO Spotfire.
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I very much recommend the free trial mode.It is reasonably priced.No comment on pricing.It is a cheap solution for our needs.No comment.It is free.It is part of our Office 365 license.The costs are small and the benefits are high.

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Ranking
2nd
out of 41 in Reporting Tools
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50,081
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42,949
Reviews
31
Average Words per Review
319
Avg. Rating
8.4
18th
out of 41 in Reporting Tools
Views
2,556
Comparisons
2,438
Reviews
0
Average Words per Review
0
Avg. Rating
N/A
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Also Known As
SSRS, SSAS, MSBI, MS BI, MS Reporting Services, Power BI, Microsoft BI Tools, Microsoft Big Data, Power BI Pro
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Overview

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.

Plotly creates leading open source tools for composing, editing, and sharing interactive data visualization via the Web.

Our collaboration servers (available in cloud or on premises) allow data scientists to showcase their work, make graphs without coding, and collaborate with business analysts, designers, executives, and clients.

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Sample Customers
Konica Minolta, Klout, Mahindra Satyam, The Weather Channel, Argus, Credit Suisse, NCR, and Sysmex.Google, Goji, VIT, Smpl Bio, U.S. Air Force, C12 Energy, New York University
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Energy/Utilities Company17%
Financial Services Firm14%
Manufacturing Company10%
Government7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company24%
Comms Service Provider11%
Financial Services Firm9%
Government7%
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Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business38%
Midsize Enterprise16%
Large Enterprise46%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business33%
Midsize Enterprise9%
Large Enterprise58%
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