SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform Pricing and License Cost

David Hudgins
Senior Business Intelligence Architect at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Depending on your size, try to stick with SAP BusinessObjects BI Edge. Most people tend to overthink the licensing. Remember that one concurrent user means that one person can be performing a task at a given time. That does not mean that only one user can be on the system at a time, it means that only one person can be refreshing a report or designing a dashboard. There are tons of ways you can access your data or reports without consuming a license. I've seen cases where five concurrent licenses support thousands of users. View full review »
Don Meldrum
Business Intelligence Applications Team Leader at a energy/utilities company with 5,001-10,000 employees
Make sure you factor in plenty of time for regression testing as the way SAP release Service packs these days there is good (new functionality) and bad (lack of thorough testing) news. View full review »
BIAnalyt2dd4
BI | Analytics | Insights | Leadership | Digital | Visualization Composer| Strategy | Design Language | BI Rehab
Have a big wallet if you want to be serious View full review »
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it_user265632
SAP Business Objects Lead Consultant at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
It is not an expensive platform. The licensing is for a package of users starting at 10 users. Currently, it has an option of a Cloud Platform (SAP Analytics Cloud) which has a lower price than the on-premise platform, and you can buy individual licences per user. View full review »
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