Compare Pentaho vs. SAP Crystal Reports

Pentaho is ranked 11th in Reporting Tools with 3 reviews while SAP Crystal Reports which is ranked 15th in Reporting Tools with 2 reviews. Pentaho is rated 7.6, while SAP Crystal Reports is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Pentaho writes "Increases productivity and lowers costs, though should improve the construction of its dashboards". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SAP Crystal Reports writes "You can get past any challenge fairly easily". Pentaho is most compared with Knowage, Tableau and Microsoft BI, whereas SAP Crystal Reports is most compared with TIBCO Jaspersoft, Microsoft BI and Tableau.
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11th
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Average Words per Review
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Avg. Rating
7.7
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17,003
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4,373
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2
Average Words per Review
138
Avg. Rating
8.0
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Pentaho Business Analytics, Kettle
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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.

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Sample Customers
Cargo 2000 Lufthansa, Marketo, ModCloth, Cardiac Science, Telefonica, ExactTarget, Active Broadband Networks, and Brussels Airport.City of Buenos Aires, ASR Group, Citrix, EarlySense, Usha International Limited, Automotive Resources International (ARI), LivePerson, Coelba (Grupo Neoenergia), RZD Russian Railways, National Basketball Association - NBA, TALLY WEiJL, El Machetazo, Young Heroes, Mozzart, Mitsui Knowledge Industry (MKI) , Surgutneftegas Open Joint Stock Company, The VELUX Group, AOK Bundesverband, AL-KO KOBER GROUP
Top Industries
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Software R&D Company15%
Financial Services Firm15%
Consumer Goods8%
Recruiting/Hr Firm8%
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Financial Services Firm25%
Comms Service Provider14%
Retailer12%
Non Tech Company8%
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Healthcare Company23%
Financial Services Firm13%
Software R&D Company10%
University7%
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