SAP Crystal Reports vs Tableau

SAP Crystal Reports is ranked 6th in Reporting Tools with 20 reviews vs Tableau which is ranked 1st in Reporting Tools with 118 reviews. The top reviewer of SAP Crystal Reports writes "It can either be integrated into an application using either the .NET or Java SDK, or reports can be published to Crystal Reports Server". The top reviewer of Tableau writes "The visualizations bring out patterns buried under a mountain of data. I’d like to see a speedometer chart template". SAP Crystal Reports is most compared with TIBCO Jaspersoft, SAP BusinessObjects and IBM Cognos. Tableau is most compared with Microsoft BI, SAS Visual Analytics and Oracle OBIEE. See our SAP Crystal Reports vs Tableau report.
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The cost is high.Deployment of dashboards to viewers and unit supervisors can be prohibitively expensive.Tableau's licensing is pretty straightforward and simple.ROI is very high, but it requires a data preparation/blending tool.I wish there was more of a subscription model with the pricing when it comes to Tableau, so you can get all the latest version upgrades/features if you pay monthly/annually.Tableau can be costly (but this can be indefinable, such as user experience vs. cheaper etc.)Buy 50 at a time. Project your use base every three months, and project your requirements forward.Paying for users you never setup or buying expensive desktop licenses for users who can solve their users with web editing on the server are the two biggest expenses.

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Also Known AsTableau Desktop, Tableau Server, Tableau Online
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Overview

Turn information from almost any data source into a sophisticated, interactive report with SAP Crystal Reports. This powerful, user-friendly application for small businesses and departments can help you deliver key insights to the right decision maker, at the right time, in the right format. 

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Tableau is an enterprise analytics platform that enables your organization to explore trusted data in a secure and scalable environment. It gives people access to intuitive visual analytics, interactive dashboards, and limitless ad-hoc analyses that reveal hidden opportunities and eureka moments alike. Get the security, governance, and management you require to confidently integrate Tableau into your business—on-premises or in the cloud—and deliver the power of true self-service analytics at scale.

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Sample Customers
Sample CustomersCity of Buenos Aires, ASR Group, Citrix, EarlySense, Usha International Limited, Automotive Resources International (ARI), Wªrth Group, 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 GROUPAccenture, 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.
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Healthcare Company
23%
Financial Services Firm
13%
Software R&D Company
10%
Transportation Company
7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm
12%
Healthcare Company
10%
Comms Service Provider
6%
Energy/Utilities Company
6%
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Financial Services Firm
16%
University
9%
Healthcare Company
9%
Insurance Company
8%
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Financial Services Firm
18%
Healthcare Company
8%
Manufacturing Company
6%
Comms Service Provider
6%
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Small Business
30%
Midsize Enterprise
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Large Enterprise
35%
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Small Business
26%
Midsize Enterprise
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Large Enterprise
49%
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Small Business
24%
Midsize Enterprise
21%
Large Enterprise
55%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
17%
Midsize Enterprise
24%
Large Enterprise
59%
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