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Top Answer: There are many...It would rather depend what System BI architecture or Enterprise legacy you have at your end...I would recommend as follows:  1) If you have legacies of SAP, Oracle  - look for SAP… more »
Top Answer: Since at least 45% of BusinessObjects customers in North America also use Tableau, you would be a good company using both tools. BusinessObjects is used primarily for BI reporting and Tableau for… more »
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EssbaseSAP BusinessObjects BI Platform, SAP BusinessObjects, Business Objects
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Overview
Oracle Essbase is an OLAP (Online Analytical Processing) Server that provides an environment for deploying pre-packaged applications or developing custom analytic and enterprise performance management applications.

The SAP® BusinessObjects™ Business Intelligence (BI) platform is a flexible, scalable information infrastructure that helps you more easily discover and share insights for better business decisions. The integrated, unified infrastructure enables scalability from one to many tools and interfaces on premise, in the cloud, or as a hybrid approach.

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CHU de Rennes, Bellco Credit Union, Akindo Sushiro Co. Ltd, Deutsche Telekom AG, Samarco MineraÊo S.A., PCCW Ltd., QDQ media S.A.U., Boiron Italia, Specialized Bicycle Components Inc., Akindo Sushiro Co. Ltd., Air Canada, Daelim Industrial Co. Ltd. SRAM, Kennametal, Fairfax Water, British American Tobacco, Velux, and FedEx.
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Computer Software Company39%
Retailer8%
Comms Service Provider8%
Financial Services Firm7%
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Healthcare Company13%
Manufacturing Company13%
Energy/Utilities Company13%
Consumer Goods Company10%
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Computer Software Company34%
Comms Service Provider14%
Manufacturing Company6%
Government5%
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Midsize Enterprise18%
Large Enterprise50%
Find out what your peers are saying about Oracle, Quest Software, IDERA and others in Database Development and Management. Updated: January 2021.
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Oracle Essbase is ranked 3rd in Database Development and Management with 1 review while SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform is ranked 6th in Business Intelligence (BI) Tools with 5 reviews. Oracle Essbase is rated 9.0, while SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform is rated 8.8. The top reviewer of Oracle Essbase writes "Everybody uses it for financial purposes, but it can also be used for other analytic purposes, such as mathematical models, statistical models, and so on". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform writes "Once you are stable on a BusinessObjects release, it is worth staying there for a while". Oracle Essbase is most compared with Microsoft BI, Tableau, IBM Planning Analytics, IBM Cognos and Oracle OBIEE, whereas SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform is most compared with SAP Analytics Cloud, Microsoft BI, Oracle OBIEE, Qlik Sense and Tableau.

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