Compare MicroStrategy vs. Sisense

MicroStrategy is ranked 8th in Business Intelligence (BI) Tools with 6 reviews while Sisense is ranked 10th in Reporting Tools with 1 review. MicroStrategy is rated 8.6, while Sisense is rated 10.0. The top reviewer of MicroStrategy writes "Offers mobile, In-Memory Analytics, and data connectors to everything you can imagine". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Sisense writes "It has allowed me to move my data to the cloud". MicroStrategy is most compared with Microsoft BI, Tableau and QlikView, whereas Sisense is most compared with Tableau, Domo and Microsoft BI.
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Pros
This solution has allowed us to become a top-class competitor among other consulting companies.It is a reliable solution for our needs.The implementation was fairly straightforward.The most valuable features are ad hoc reporting and the ability to create dashboards.The whole repository side of things is beneficial because you develop it once, and you can use it anywhere, in the Enterprise grade.It scales well. It used to have only a max of four I-servers, but I think recently, somewhere in version 10, they doubled that, so you can have eight I-servers now.

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I have found the dashboard creating feature helpful.It has allowed me to move my data to the cloud.

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Cons
I would like to see a single standalone application to control everything from the administration perspective, and also to develop new applications.This solution is missing enhanced features in the dashboards.The product could be improved by adding additional visualization.Another feature to consider in the future would be adding some additional offline capabilities without using desktops.If you compare it with Power BI with the DAX language, it would be great to put that into MicroStrategy.I don't think that they will, but I'd like to see parallel processing, scalable parallel processing.

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They should improve the filters to create downloaded data by moving them to the top of the dashboard.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
The licensing is a bit high per user.Pricing, in general, is high. With Power BI, you get mobile with the license, whereas with MicroStrategy, you have to purchase mobile for extra.

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8.7
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1
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10.0
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Overview

Company: Founded in 1989, MicroStrategy (Nasdaq: MSTR) is a leading worldwide provider of enterprise software platforms. With direct operations in 26 countries worldwide and approximately 2,000 employees, our mission is to provide enterprise analytics, mobility, and security platforms that are flexible, powerful, scalable and user-friendly. To learn more, visit MicroStrategy online, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Product portfoilio:

MicroStrategy 10 Secure Enterprise™ empowers leading organizations to analyze vast amounts of data and distribute actionable business insight throughout an enterprise through two distinct offerings: MicroStrategy Analytics™ and MicroStrategy Desktop™. MicroStrategy Analytics delivers reports and dashboards, and enables users to conduct ad hoc analysis and share insights anywhere, anytime, via mobile devices or the Web. It also combines the agility and productivity of self-service visual data discovery with the security, scalability, and governance features of enterprise-grade business intelligence. MicroStrategy Desktop is a standalone, on-premise visual data discovery tool designed to enable business users to analyze and understand their data. MicroStrategy Mobile™ enables organizations to rapidly build custom business applications that deliver analytics combined with transactions, multimedia, and custom workflows to mobile devices. MicroStrategy Secure Cloud™ combines all of the enterprise analytics, mobile, and security features in MicroStrategy 10 Secure Enterprise with powerful and scalable data integration, validation, and warehousing services — all delivered in an environment where organizations can deploy transformational analytics applications in minutes.

Usher, MicroStrategy’s breakthrough security solution, is a powerful mobile security platform designed to dematerialize traditional forms of identity verification (such as passwords, tokens, and physical badges) and replace them with a single mobile identity badge that is cryptographically linked to its owner’s smartphone and dynamically linked to an enterprise’s existing identity repositories. Usher works on standard Android and iOS smartphones, and also boasts an Apple Watch™ integration.

Sisense is an end-to-end business analytics software that enables users to easily prepare and analyze large, complex datasets. Sisense’s Single-Stack BI software includes data preparation, data management, analysis, visualization and reporting capabilities.

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Sample Customers
Allstate Insurance, Barneys New York, Boston Children's Hospital, Buenos Aires Department of the Treasury, Campbell Soup Company, DHL, eBay, eHarmony, Facebook, Four Seasons Hotels Inc., Godiva, Hard Rock International, LinkedIn, Netflix, Pfizer, SECO (Swiss Government Unemployment Agency), Starbucks, Texas A&M University, Thomson Reuters Markets, US House of Representatives, and the US Postal Service.Ebay, WIX, Wave Accounting, ESPN.com, Magellan Luxury Hotel, Paylogic, Sony, Merck, EDA, One Hour Translation, NASA, Plastic Jungle, Philips, Yahoo
Top Industries
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Healthcare Company16%
Financial Services Firm16%
Retailer12%
Manufacturing Company7%
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Software R&D Company28%
Logistics Company13%
Comms Service Provider11%
Financial Services Firm7%
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Manufacturing Company11%
Retailer11%
Recruiting/Hr Firm11%
University11%
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Software R&D Company22%
Comms Service Provider15%
Financial Services Firm14%
Government7%
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