Compare Oracle Essbase vs. Tableau

Oracle Essbase is ranked 17th in Business Intelligence (BI) Tools with 1 review while Tableau is ranked 1st in Business Intelligence (BI) Tools with 27 reviews. Oracle Essbase is rated 9.0, while Tableau is rated 8.4. 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 Tableau writes "The visualizations bring out patterns buried under a mountain of data. The tool offers unparalleled flexibility in terms of the types of visualisation that one can create". Oracle Essbase is most compared with Microsoft BI, IBM Cognos TM1 and SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform, whereas Tableau is most compared with SAS Visual Analytics, Qlik Sense and Oracle OBIEE.
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Tableau's licensing is pretty straightforward and simple.ROI is very high, but it requires a data preparation/blending tool.The cost of the solution should be improved.Be careful with the Tableau Viewer's licenses, and stay with the right number of users.The initial cost that is set according to CPU cores is expensive.We always consider pricing when considering a new solution. We are a non-profit and price is a huge concern.Tableau is an expensive solution, though it comes with its advantages.The price could be higher for the quality of software, so they revised the pricing in this version, and I agree with the price for top version. The top version costs about $70 per month, and the price is cheap for the quality.

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8.4
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Also Known As
EssbaseTableau Desktop, Tableau Server, Tableau Online
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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.

Tableau helps people and organizations become more data-driven as the trusted leader in analytics.

The Tableau platform provides the breadth and depth of capabilities to serve the needs of even the largest global enterprises in a seamless, integrated experience. Tableau is designed to fit, not dictate your data strategy, and adapts to your environment with unmatched flexibility and choice, while meeting the toughest governance and security requirements.

People love using Tableau because it is both powerful and intuitive—and offers a fundamentally different user experience by empowering people of all skill levels to explore and analyze data using visuals and natural language. Tableau has become the standard language of analytics for modern business users and continues to lead the industry with the most passionate and engaged user community in analytics, a customer base with millions of users at more than 80,000 organizations, and a deep commitment to customer-focused innovation

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Sample Customers
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.Accenture, Adobe, Amazon.com, Bank of America, Charles Schwab Corp, Citigroup, Coca-Cola Company, Cornell University, Dell, Deloitte, Duke University, eBay, Exxon Mobil, Fannie Mae, Ferrari, French Red Cross, Goldman Sachs, Google, Government of Canada, HP, Intel, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Macy's, Merck, The New York Times, PayPal, Pfizer, US Army, US Air Force, Skype, and Walmart.
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company40%
Financial Services Firm9%
Retailer9%
Media Company7%
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Financial Services Firm14%
University9%
Healthcare Company8%
Manufacturing Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company21%
Financial Services Firm11%
Comms Service Provider11%
Media Company9%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business25%
Midsize Enterprise20%
Large Enterprise55%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business25%
Midsize Enterprise7%
Large Enterprise67%
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