Microsoft BI vs. SAP Crystal Reports

As of February 2019, Microsoft BI is ranked 2nd in Reporting Tools with 38 reviews vs SAP Crystal Reports which is ranked 7th in Reporting Tools with 15 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 Crystal Reports writes "Since we have Crystal Reports viewers available for our customers to use, they don't need to purchase the product, but can run the reports that we build for them". Microsoft BI is most compared with Oracle OBIEE, Tableau and SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform. SAP Crystal Reports is most compared with TIBCO Jaspersoft, Microsoft BI and SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform. See our Microsoft BI vs. SAP Crystal Reports report.
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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.The Report Server is pretty expensive on-premise. But as long companies are happy to use the cloud version, that's very cost effective.

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Ranking
2nd
out of 40 in Reporting Tools
Views
76,643
Comparisons
38,971
Reviews
39
Followers
1,930
Avg. Rating
7.9
7th
out of 40 in Reporting Tools
Views
15,839
Comparisons
4,939
Reviews
15
Followers
543
Avg. Rating
8.4
Top Comparisons
Compared 14% of the time.
Compared 10% of the time.
Compared 16% of the time.
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
Energy/Utilities Company19%
Financial Services Firm14%
Manufacturing Company14%
Logistics Company10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm23%
Healthcare Company11%
University7%
Comms Service Provider6%
REVIEWERS
Healthcare Company24%
Financial Services Firm14%
Software R&D Company10%
University7%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business43%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise44%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business36%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise50%
REVIEWERS
Small Business28%
Midsize Enterprise33%
Large Enterprise40%
Find out what your peers are saying about Microsoft BI vs. SAP Crystal Reports and other solutions. Updated: January 2019.
316,473 professionals have used our research since 2012.
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