Compare Microsoft BI vs. SAP Crystal Reports

Microsoft BI is ranked 2nd in Reporting Tools with 29 reviews while SAP Crystal Reports is ranked 15th in Reporting Tools with 2 reviews. Microsoft BI is rated 8.2, while SAP Crystal Reports is rated 8.0. 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, the top reviewer of SAP Crystal Reports writes "You can get past any challenge fairly easily". Microsoft BI is most compared with Oracle OBIEE, Tableau and IBM Cognos, whereas SAP Crystal Reports is most compared with TIBCO Jaspersoft, Tableau and Microsoft BI.
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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
Views
49,789
Comparisons
42,620
Reviews
29
Average Words per Review
318
Avg. Rating
8.3
15th
out of 41 in Reporting Tools
Views
5,259
Comparisons
4,111
Reviews
2
Average Words per Review
138
Avg. Rating
8.0
Top Comparisons
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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.

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. 

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Sample Customers
Konica Minolta, Klout, Mahindra Satyam, The Weather Channel, Argus, Credit Suisse, NCR, and Sysmex.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
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm16%
Energy/Utilities Company16%
Manufacturing Company12%
Government8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company21%
Financial Services Firm11%
Comms Service Provider9%
Government7%
REVIEWERS
Healthcare Company23%
Financial Services Firm13%
Software R&D Company10%
University7%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business38%
Midsize Enterprise15%
Large Enterprise47%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business31%
Midsize Enterprise11%
Large Enterprise58%
REVIEWERS
Small Business29%
Midsize Enterprise31%
Large Enterprise40%
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