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Find out what your peers are saying about SAP Crystal Reports vs. XLCubed and other solutions. Updated: May 2021.
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Pros
"I find Crystal Reports very easy to use, even for a non-technical person.""The most valuable feature is that from a user's point of view, it is easy to use and requires just a simple click to generate a report."

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"Great capability, performance, flexibility, visuals, and the solution is also very cost effective.""I am looking forward to testing their full graphics that are available, as they looked very interesting in the demo."

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Cons
"There could be improvements made to the analytics capabilities.""A real improvement would be a simpler system that allows users to play with the visualization without needing specialized skills and code."

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"Would like the ability to be able to benchmark.""There should be a better or an easier way to establish that connection to external sources."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"This product costs a lot of money."

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"14,000 Pounds per year for licensing.""I am still using the two-week trial, but at first sight, the price is reasonable."

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Top Answer: This was a good platform when it first came out but right now, it has become a complicated behemoth. These days, things are a little more dynamic and you really need a platform where you can change… more »
Top Answer: We are a software development company and we have a lot of experience with different tools, including SAP Crystal Reports. This product is one that we have implemented in different hospitals. We have… more »
Top Answer: The most valuable feature is that from a user's point of view, it is easy to use and requires just a simple click to generate a report.
Top Answer: I am looking forward to testing their full graphics that are available, as they looked very interesting in the demo.
Top Answer: I am still using the two-week trial, but at first sight, the price is reasonable.
Top Answer: The connection, definitely, is an area that could be improved. There should be a better or an easier way to establish that connection to external sources. In the next release, it should be a simpler… more »
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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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XLCubed is an add-in tool for Microsoft Excel that allows you to point to analysis and services cubes or any other relational databases so that you can create ad-hoc analysis, reporting and even dashboards that can be published to the web with a single click. Once you put items on the web, the environments are the same, which is really cool because the user interactivity and use of the report on the web and in Microsoft Excel is the same.

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Sample Customers
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
Marshalls Ltd, BP Exploration and Production, Thorntons, Ted Baker, Bristol-Myers, Rank Group, ING Bank Genve, Cargill Value Investment, Chloride Power, Auchan, Erste, UEFA, Novartis, Porsche Informatik, Raiffeisen Bank International
Top Industries
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Healthcare Company19%
Financial Services Firm16%
Government9%
Computer Software Company9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider13%
Government11%
Media Company6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider16%
Financial Services Firm11%
Manufacturing Company6%
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Small Business29%
Midsize Enterprise29%
Large Enterprise42%
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Find out what your peers are saying about SAP Crystal Reports vs. XLCubed and other solutions. Updated: May 2021.
502,104 professionals have used our research since 2012.

SAP Crystal Reports is ranked 9th in Reporting Tools with 2 reviews while XLCubed is ranked 15th in Reporting Tools with 2 reviews. SAP Crystal Reports is rated 8.0, while XLCubed is rated 7.6. 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". On the other hand, the top reviewer of XLCubed writes "Cost effective with great capability, performance, flexibility and visuals". SAP Crystal Reports is most compared with Microsoft BI, TIBCO Jaspersoft, SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform, Oracle OBIEE and Tableau, whereas XLCubed is most compared with Microsoft BI, Tableau and QlikView. See our SAP Crystal Reports vs. XLCubed report.

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