prevero company MIK

[The BI Survey 17 results, not included in The BI Survey 18] MIK (prevero) has a long history as a BI vendor in the DACH region and has had a presence in the market for over 30 years now. MIK (prevero) claims to have a client base of more than 20,000 users, primarily located in the DACH region. The vendor’s product portfolio includes the BI suite prevero.STARLIGHT, prevero.ARJUNA (the suite’s proprietary 64-bit multidimensional OLAP database) and prevero.ETL (data integration in prevero.ARJUNA or relational databases).

MIK (prevero)’s BI suite is based on a 3-tier architecture including database, application server and clients. The vendor’s proprietary multidimensional OLAP database prevero.ARJUNA, a Microsoft .NET development, is included for data storage. prevero.STARLIGHT provides two different clients for end users: A Microsoft Silverlight-based web client and an Excel add-in called prevero.XYLONA. User interfaces for administration and prevero.ETL are provided with installed clients.

prevero.STARLIGHT is a flexible, graphical development environment for creating tailor-made BI solutions. The product is targeted at business power users who build BI applications with the help of wizards in a self-service manner. Access to applications is typically web-based. The well integrated suite provides functionality for creating screen-oriented reporting, OLAP analysis, individual dashboarding and planning applications.

Consequently, a wide variety of different BI use cases can be addressed with prevero.STARLIGHT. Furthermore, more than 100 business functions are available as standard in the product (e.g. periodic accumulation, weighted average, relative deviation etc.), which can be executed in the database and integrated with the prevero.STARLIGHT user interface.

User & Use Cases

The main use cases for MIK (prevero) are basic data analysis (typically OLAP analysis), standard/enterprise reporting, ad hoc query and budgeting/planning. Dashboards/scorecards and advanced analysis are on the roadmap for many customers in the future.

Only eight percent of employees in customer organizations use MIK (prevero) – compared to the survey average of 17 percent. This reflects the fact that the product is particularly geared to business power users with its broad functionality for various BI and planning tasks, rather than being a product for the masses.

MIK (prevero) targets mid-sized companies and large corporations across all industries. 65 percent of our sample of MIK (prevero) customers come from mid-sized companies (100-2,500 employees) with a median of 100 users. However, the mean of 520 users indicates the product is capable of supporting larger implementations.

Current vs. planned use

N = 37

Business Intelligence Use Cases of MIK (prevero)

5 products most often evaluated in competition with MIK (prevero)

N = 32

5 products most often evaluated in competition with MIK (prevero)

Percentage of employees using MIK (prevero)

N = 36

Percentage of employees using MIK (prevero)

Number of users using MIK (prevero)

N = 36

Number of users using MIK (prevero)

Tasks carried out with MIK (prevero) by business users

N = 37

Tasks carried out with MIK (prevero) by business users

Company size (number of employees)

N = 37

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prevero company MIK

Peer Groups
Vendorprevero
Number of responses37
OfficesGermany (HQ), Austria, Switzerland, UK, France, Italy, Netherlands, Singapore, USA, Australia
Employees200 (prevero)
Customers4,500 (all product lines)
Revenues (2016)EUR 25,51 million (prevero)
Web sitewww.mik.de