Compare Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services vs. Pentaho

Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services is ranked 34th in Reporting Tools while Pentaho is ranked 9th in Reporting Tools with 1 review. Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services is rated 0, while Pentaho is rated 9.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Pentaho writes "Pentaho is best fit for small and medium enterprises where the quantity of data and the workload are not critical". Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services is most compared with IBM Cognos, Yellowfin and ComponentOne ActiveReports, whereas Pentaho is most compared with Knowage, Microsoft BI and Tableau.
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Ranking
34th
out of 45 in Reporting Tools
Views
196
Comparisons
155
Reviews
0
Average Words per Review
0
Avg. Rating
N/A
9th
out of 45 in Reporting Tools
Views
10,513
Comparisons
7,117
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
285
Avg. Rating
9.0
Top Comparisons
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Also Known As
SQL Server Reporting Services, Microsoft SSRS, SSRSPentaho Business Analytics, Kettle
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Overview

At Microsoft, our mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Our mission is grounded in both the world in which we live and the future we strive to create. Today, we live in a mobile-first, cloud-first world, and the transformation we are driving across our businesses is designed to enable Microsoft and our customers to thrive in this world.

We do business in 170 countries and are made up of 114,000 passionate employees dedicated to fulfilling our mission of helping you and your organization achieve more.

Pentaho is an open source business intelligence company that provides a wide range of tools to help their customers better manage their businesses. These tools include data integration software, mining tools, dashboard applications, online analytical processing options, and more.

Pentaho has two product categories: There is the standard enterprise version. This is the product that comes directly from Pentaho itself with all of the benefits, features, and programs that come along with a paid application such us analysis services, dashboard design, and interactive reporting.

The alternative is an open source version, which the public is permitted to add to and tweak the product. This solution has its advantages, aside from the fact that it is free, in that there are many more people working on the project to improve its quality and breadth of functionality.

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Sample Customers
CMS Wire, The New York Times Cargo 2000 Lufthansa, Marketo, ModCloth, Cardiac Science, Telefonica, ExactTarget, Active Broadband Networks, and Brussels Airport.
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REVIEWERS
Software R&D Company15%
Financial Services Firm15%
Transportation Company8%
Energy/Utilities Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company29%
Comms Service Provider15%
Financial Services Firm10%
Retailer8%
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