Microsoft BI vs SAP Business Objects

Microsoft BI is ranked 4th in Business Intelligence Tools with 17 reviews vs SAP Business Objects which is ranked 7th in Business Intelligence Tools with 32 reviews. The top reviewer of Microsoft BI writes "The ability to perform complex business modeling through DAX calculations stands out in a crowd". The top reviewer of SAP Business Objects writes "Web Intelligence really stood out in terms of new features and overall significance compared to all the other tools in the suite". Microsoft BI is most compared with Tableau, Oracle OBIEE and QlikView. SAP Business Objects is most compared with Tableau, Oracle OBIEE and MicroStrategy. See our Microsoft BI vs SAP Business Objects report.
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Pros
Provides a full platform (database, ETL, reporting, analysis, and so on)

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​Provides autonomy for all the business users to develop their own reports.​​The report development tool called SAP Web Intelligence under the BI Launch Pad portal has been the most valuable feature.​It is a very good product, stable, and has good technical capabilities.​

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Cons
I have to write scripts to query data for analyzing performance.Microsoft needs to provide more drivers to connect other data sources in a native way.

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​This product could be improved with Cloud Integrations and Predictive Analytics functions integration.

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​It is not an expensive platform. The licensing is for a package of users starting at 10 users.It has an option of a Cloud Platform (SAP Analytics Cloud) which has a lower price than the on-premise platform, and you can buy individual licences per user.​

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Followers
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Followers
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Also Known As
Also Known AsSSRS, SSAS, MSBI, MS BI, MS Reporting Services, Power BI, Microsoft BI Tools, Microsoft Big Data
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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.

Business Objects is SAP's Business Intelligence solution, which is comprised of a number of different solution modules. Business Objects puts reliable, real-time and relevant business information at your fingertips, enabling you to have clearer insight into your business and helping you make informed and quick business decisions.

Business Objects is deployed simply and cost-effectively, making optimal use of existing IT resources and infrastructure.

Sample Customers
Sample Customers Konica Minolta, Klout, Mahindra Satyam, The Weather Channel, Argus, Credit Suisse, NCR, and Sysmex. SRAM, Kennametal, Fairfax Water, British American Tobacco, Velux, and FedEx.
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Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Energy/Utilities Company
21%
Transportation Company
14%
Manufacturing Company
14%
Insurance Company
7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm
18%
Healthcare Company
7%
University
7%
Manufacturing Company
6%
REVIEWERS
Energy/Utilities Company
15%
Healthcare Company
15%
Engineering Company
7%
Manufacturing Company
7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm
19%
Healthcare Company
9%
Manufacturing Company
8%
Transportation Company
7%
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Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business
50%
Midsize Enterprise
13%
Large Enterprise
38%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
15%
Midsize Enterprise
29%
Large Enterprise
56%
REVIEWERS
Small Business
29%
Midsize Enterprise
20%
Large Enterprise
51%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
15%
Midsize Enterprise
18%
Large Enterprise
67%
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