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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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Pentaho Business Analytics is ranked 9th in Reporting Tools with 1 review while SAP Crystal Reports is ranked 10th in Reporting Tools with 2 reviews. Pentaho Business Analytics is rated 9.0, while SAP Crystal Reports is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Pentaho Business Analytics writes "Pentaho is best fit for small and medium enterprises where the quantity of data and the workload are not critical". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SAP Crystal Reports writes "Offers a good user experience that can export reports to different platforms, but it requires a specialized skillset to develop them". Pentaho Business Analytics is most compared with Knowage, Microsoft BI, Tableau, Alteryx and Qlik Sense, whereas SAP Crystal Reports is most compared with Microsoft BI, SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform, TIBCO Jaspersoft and Tableau.
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