Pentaho vs. SAP Analytics Cloud

Pentaho is ranked 19th in Business Intelligence Tools with 4 reviews vs SAP Analytics Cloud which is ranked 26th in Business Intelligence Tools with 1 review. The top reviewer of Pentaho writes "Helps us build decision supported systems". The top reviewer of SAP Analytics Cloud writes "Real-time data makes for a single version of the truth". Pentaho is most compared with Knowage, Tableau and Microsoft BI. SAP Analytics Cloud is most compared with SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform, Tableau and Microsoft BI.
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Pros
Easy to use components to create the job.I use the BI Server, CDE Dashboards, Saiku, and Kettle, because these tools are very good and highly experienced.

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Real-time data makes for a single version of the truth.The stories have really been helpful in looking at specific scenarios and analyzing trends over periods of time.

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Cons
Logging capability is needed.Version control would be a good addition.Pentaho, at the general level, should greatly improve the easy construction of its dashboards and easy integration of information from different sources without technical user intervention.

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We need to know that we are using the latest and greatest, and SAP appears as if it has lost some credit in the market.​

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Free and commercial versions are available.

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19th
Views
34,065
Comparisons
10,816
Reviews
4
Followers
463
Avg. Rating
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26th
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2,945
Comparisons
2,425
Reviews
1
Followers
150
Avg. Rating
9.0
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Also Known As
Pentaho Business Analytics, KettleSAP BusinessObjects Cloud
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Overview

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.

The SAP® Analytics Cloud solution offers all analytics capabilities for all users in one product. In the boardroom, at the office, or in front of a customer, you can discover, analyze, plan, predict, and collab­orate in one integrated experience designed expressly for the cloud. Access all data and embed analytics directly into business processes to turn instant insight into quick action. Because we built it on the high­performance SAP Cloud Platform, you can trust the solution to work quickly and reliably.

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Sample Customers
Cargo 2000 Lufthansa, Marketo, ModCloth, Cardiac Science, Telefonica, ExactTarget, Active Broadband Networks, and Brussels Airport.Live Oak Bank
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm15%
Software R&D Company15%
Marketing Services Firm8%
K 12 Educational Company Or School8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider21%
Financial Services Firm20%
Software R&D Company10%
Retailer10%
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Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business47%
Midsize Enterprise20%
Large Enterprise33%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business11%
Midsize Enterprise27%
Large Enterprise62%
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