List of Business Intelligence Products in The BI Survey

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    Bissantz DeltaMaster

    Bissantz & Company was founded in 1996 in Nuremberg, Germany. The company initially specialized in solutions for sophisticated data analysis tasks in business environments. Today, it has approximately 100 employees based in three locations in Germany. The company has over 500 customers, primarily in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Bissantz targets mid-sized companies and large corporations across all industries to support them in controlling and planning business performance, mainly in German-speaking countries.

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    CALUMO

    CALUMO is business intelligence (BI) platform that leverages Microsoft Excel as its primary authoring environment. As a result, the product delivers a fast learning curve when utilized in Excel-intensive financial budgeting and forecasting processes. CALUMO also brings governance to operational reporting processes that require aggregating input from multiple users.

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    cubus outperform

    Founded in 1992 and based near Stuttgart, Germany, cubus currently has approximately 35 employees. According to its own accounts, more than 350 companies from various different industries use cubus’ software. 

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    CXO-Cockpit

    Founded in the Netherlands by a team of finance and enterprise performance management (EPM) professionals in 2007, CXO-Cockpit currently has 40 employees and a global customer base of over 80 multinational corporations, mostly based in the EMEA region. Both its head office and software development headquarters are located in Utrecht, the Netherlands. CXO-Cockpit also has offices in England and USA as well as a partner network covering Europe and North America.

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    Dundas BI

    Founded in 1992, Dundas began building its reputation as an innovator in visualization software with its Chart product based on Microsoft technology. Today, Dundas BI Platform enables users to discover insights and create dashboards with distinctively modern, clean interfaces. It also allows developers to create and embed customized analytics and BI applications.

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    prevero

    prevero was originally founded in 1994. The company is based in Munich, Germany, and has a workforce of more than 160 employees mainly in Europe (including 20-30 in research and development) as well as an international partner network.

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    Pyramid Analytics BI Office Suite

    Pyramid Analytics was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Amsterdam. It is a privately held company and has about 200 employees. The vendor also has offices in the UK, France and USA. Research and development is based in Israel, while marketing and sales are driven out of the United States.

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    Qlik Sense

    Qlik Technology (Qlik) was originally founded in 1993 in Lund, Sweden, and moved its headquarters to the United States in 2005 after raising funds from several venture capital firms. In 2010 Qlik went public on NASDAQ. On June 2, 2016, Qlik entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by leading private equity investment firm Thoma Bravo, LLC. which took Qlik private in 2016.

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    QlikView

    Qlik Technology (Qlik) was originally founded in 1993 in Lund, Sweden, and moved its headquarters to the United States in 2005 after raising funds from several venture capital firms. In 2010 Qlik went public on NASDAQ. On June 2, 2016, Qlik entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by leading private equity investment firm Thoma Bravo, LLC. which took Qlik private in 2016.

  • Longview (arcplan)

    arcplan Enterprise / Edge

    Founded in Germany in 1993, arcplan currently has 100 employees. The company serves over 3,200 clients worldwide from its headquarters in Langenfeld, Germany, as well as further offices in Europe, the Americas and Asia, with approximately 50 percent of its clients based in the DACH region. Its product offerings, which are based on the arcplan platform, consist of the BI product arcplan Enterprise, the planning product arcplan Edge, and the collaboration and self-service solution arcplan Engage. 

  • BOARD International

    BOARD

    BOARD was founded in 1994 and employs approximately 220 people worldwide. Both its head office and software development headquarters (employing 30 people) are located in Chiasso, Switzerland. BOARD has offices in 16 countries and a partner network in over 30 countries. More than 3,000 customers worldwide use BOARD to implement both planning and BI projects. BOARD generated € 35 million in software turnover (licenses and maintenance) in 2015. 

  • Cubeware

    Cubeware CSP C8

    Founded in 1997 and based in Rosenheim, Germany, Cubeware currently has more than 125 employees in five German offices as well as subsidiaries in the DACH region, San Jose (USA) and Bangalore (India, offshore development). In July 2008 Cubeware was acquired by Cranes, a vendor based in India. Primrose investments GmbH now owns Cubeware, having acquired it from Cranes Group in 2016.

  • Cyberscience

    Cyberquery

    Founded in 1977, privately-owned Cyberscience started with Citibank as its main customer. With over 5,100 customers and 75 employees, the Colorado-based  company thrives via a focus on the Americas mid-market manufacturing segment while generating a significant share of revenues through channel partners across the world. Cyberscience focuses its direct sales efforts in the manufacturing and embedded BI segments while key partnerships have propelled strong visibility in the healthcare arena. 

  • Dimensional Insight

    Dimensional Insight Diver Solution

    The Diver Solution from Dimensional Insight is a BI platform tuned to address the compliance reporting needs of regulated industries such as healthcare, alcoholic beverages and manufacturing supply chains. Dimensional Insight’s deep industry expertise combined with pre-built applications and outstanding customer support results in commanding positions across many categories in The BI Survey 16.

  • IBM

    IBM Cognos Analytics

    IBM is one of the world’s largest vendors of IT hardware, software and services. The company, which generated $81.8 billion in revenues during 2015, has a global workforce of approximately 380,000 employees and is active in over 170 countries.

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    IBM Planning Analytics

    IBM is one of the world’s largest vendors of IT hardware, software and services. The company, which generated $81.8 billion in revenues during 2015, has a global workforce of approximately 380,000 employees and is active in over 170 countries.

  • Infor

    Infor BI

    Infor is a US-headquartered global vendor of business software solutions with venture capital funding from Golden Gate Capital Partners. The company was founded in 2002, currently employs 13,000 people, has 153 offices in 41 countries and supports over 73,000 customers in around 200 countries. In its last fiscal year (2015), Infor had revenues of $ 2.8 billion.

  • Information Builders Inc.

    Information Builders WebFOCUS

    Information Builders is a privately held US software company with its head office in New York. It was founded in 1975 and has more than 60 offices worldwide. Its products have been in active use for nearly 40 years and have a large community of experienced users.

  • Jedox

    Jedox Suite

    Established in 2002, Jedox has grown into a team of 130 employees, including 40-50 in research and development. The vendor serves clients worldwide from its headquarters in Freiburg, Germany, and via its partner network. According to its own accounts, Jedox generated a turnover of 15 million US dollars in 2015.

  • Logi Analytics

    Logi Suite

    Logi Analytics’ Info is a BI platform that serves a wide range of analytical users as well as developers. IT professionals can take charge of assembling custom-tailored BI experiences or line managers can deploy user-ready self-service tools. Logi Analytics BI applications can stand alone or embed into existing Web pages.

  • Microsoft

    Microsoft Excel

    Microsoft is the world’s largest software company. Founded in 1975 and based in Redmond, USA, it has become a household name, primarily due to its Windows operating system and Office suite. Aside from these products, Microsoft offers a vast range of software including its own database, browser, various servers and ERP solutions.

  • Microsoft

    Microsoft Power BI

    Microsoft is the world’s largest software company. Founded in 1975 and based in Redmond, USA, it has become a household name, primarily due to its Windows operating system and Office suite. Aside from these products, Microsoft offers a vast range of software including its own database, browser, various servers and ERP solutions.

  • Microsoft

    Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)

    Microsoft is the world’s largest software company. Founded in 1975 and based in Redmond, USA, it has become a household name, primarily due to its Windows operating system and Office suite. Aside from these products, Microsoft offers a vast range of software including its own database, browser, various servers and ERP solutions.

  • MicroStrategy

    MicroStrategy Analytics Platform

    MicroStrategy was founded in 1989 as a provider of front-end tools for performing analysis on relational databases. It pioneered the ROLAP term (though not the concept) for relational OLAP, to describe its architecture. Simple caching of data has advanced to a persistent in-memory analytics engine in recent years to provide better query performance.

  • Oracle Corporation

    Oracle BI

    The origins of Oracle date back to 1977 when the company Software Development Laboratories (SDL) was founded in the United States. SDL later changed its name to Oracle. The company’s strategic focus was on developing the relational database management system (RDBMS) called Oracle.

  • Phocas

    Phocas

    Phocas was founded in 1999 in the UK but 50 percent of its shareholders and the development team are now based in Australia. The company has shown annual growth of 20-30 percent over the last ten years. It now has around 1,200 customers and reported revenues of 17 million US dollars in the financial year ending June 2016, spread fairly evenly between the UK, Australia and North America.

  • SAP SE

    SAP Business Explorer (BEx)

    SAP is the world’s largest business application provider. Its original business intelligence strategy was to view BI as an extension to its all-inclusive ERP offerings. This was in line with SAP’s general long-term policy of offering all-inclusive enterprise software.

  • SAP SE

    SAP BusinessObjects Analysis (Office)

    SAP is the world’s largest business application provider. Its original business intelligence strategy was to view BI as an extension to its all-inclusive ERP offerings. This was in line with SAP’s general long-term policy of offering all-inclusive enterprise software.

  • SAP SE

    SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio

    SAP is the world’s largest business application provider. Its original business intelligence strategy was to view BI as an extension to its all-inclusive ERP offerings. This was in line with SAP’s general long-term policy of offering all-inclusive enterprise software.

  • SAP SE

    SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence

    SAP is the world’s largest business application provider. Its original business intelligence strategy was to view BI as an extension to its all-inclusive ERP offerings. This was in line with SAP’s general long-term policy of offering all-inclusive enterprise software.

  • SAS Institute Inc.

    SAS Enterprise BI Server

    SAS Institute is a privately held American software company and is one of the oldest companies in the business intelligence industry. Its roots go back to early work at the North Carolina State University on computational statistics in the mid-60s. One of the main results of this work was the first version of the SAS programming language Base, which is used as the basis for its entire traditional product suite.

  • Sisense

    Sisense

    Headquartered in New York City, Sisense is a growing BI vendor offering an embedded analytics product with an API-first design. The company sells to medium and large enterprises across the globe. Its product addresses the needs of modern Web developers who prefer APIs for implementing customized functionality and navigation experiences.

  • Tableau Software

    Tableau Server and Tableau Desktop

    Tableau is a global company that supports business users with a solution for data analysis and visualization. It was founded at Stanford University in 2003 by Chris Stolte, Christian Chabot and Pat Hanrahan. Tableau continues to grow extremely quickly, with revenues increasing by over 55 percent in each of the last three years.

  • TARGIT

    TARGIT Decision Suite

    TARGIT is a privately held Denmark-based BI software company that launched its flagship Decision Suite product in 1996. With more than 5,000 customers across the world, TARGIT is ideal for mid-size companies seeking a one-size-fits-all BI platform.

  • TIBCO Software Inc.

    TIBCO Spotfire

    TIBCO Software, Inc. was founded in 1997 as a provider of enterprise application integration solutions. The company acquired Spotfire, a producer of analytics software, in 2007. In April 2014, TIBCO acquired Jaspersoft, an open-source BI tools provider, primarily for its embedded capabilities.

  • Yellowfin

    Yellowfin BI

    Started in 2003 with the belief that traditional BI had become too complex and too expensive, Australia-based Yellowfin focuses on making BI as easy as possible for BI content consumers. Yellowfin initially targeted the embedded market, helping other vendors integrate prebuilt BI functionality into their own software applications.

  • Zoho Corporation

    Zoho Reports

    Zoho Corporation began life as an IT services company called Adventnet, Inc. in 1996. The company was renamed in 2009 and now operates three distinct divisions including Zoho, which is focused on developing and selling the Zoho Office Suite of business applications. Zoho Corporation remains privately held and is still led by co-founder and CEO Sridhar Vembu.