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"We have a premium Power BI license in-house that's quite an expensive license. It's $10 a month for four users and then I think 35,000 at the premium rate.""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."

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Top Answer: If you are looking for a truly embedded reporting/visualization solution within an application then you might consider Exago BI which provides the features you requested as well as an ad hoc… more »
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Top Answer: Power BI free layer is attractive and second stage with Power BI online is not expensive.
Top Answer: There are platforms available that enable bridge between technologies. Tableau/Qlik is great visualization from performance and user interface as compared to SAS - #askginie.ai
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SSRS, SSAS, MSBI, MS BI, MS Reporting Services, Power BI, Microsoft BI Tools, Microsoft Big Data, Power BI ProSAS BI
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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.

SAS Business Intelligence package offers business owners an all-in-one tool for data analysis. It is mainly comprised of analytics software that can handle all of the statistical analysis that a company requires. Functions include mining and managing to fetching important information from a variety of sources and even adapting that information, all for the purpose of analyzing the data for future use.

The SAS Business Intelligence software allows users to handle, understand, and analyze their data in both past and present fields, as well as influence vital factors for future changes. Users can also create and publish reports based on their findings so that others in their field can share the information and input suggestions. The graphic presentation is another benefit that many businesses find useful when presenting their findings to others.

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Sample Customers
Konica Minolta, Klout, Mahindra Satyam, The Weather Channel, Argus, Credit Suisse, NCR, and Sysmex.Staples, Ausgrid, Scotiabank, the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Oklahoma Gas & Electric, Xcel Energy, and Triad Analytics Solutions.
Top Industries
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Energy/Utilities Company18%
Financial Services Firm13%
Government10%
Manufacturing Company8%
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Computer Software Company37%
Comms Service Provider10%
Media Company6%
Government6%
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Financial Services Firm20%
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Government10%
Insurance Company10%
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Computer Software Company32%
Comms Service Provider11%
Government11%
Media Company8%
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Small Business37%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise48%
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Small Business17%
Midsize Enterprise7%
Large Enterprise75%
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Small Business25%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise63%
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Microsoft BI is ranked 2nd in Business Intelligence (BI) Tools with 18 reviews while SAS Visual Analytics is ranked 17th in Business Intelligence (BI) Tools. Microsoft BI is rated 8.2, while SAS Visual Analytics is rated 0.0. 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, Alteryx, Tableau, TIBCO Spotfire and Qlik Sense, whereas SAS Visual Analytics is most compared with Tableau, Qlik Sense, QlikView, Microsoft Azure Machine Learning Studio and IBM Cognos.

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