Allows users to upload Excel spreadsheets online to create customisable dashboards
iDashboards, a provider of business intelligence (BI) dashboard software, has unveiled the availability of iDashboards In Cloud, a Software as a Service (SaaS) based application.
The company claimed that housed on the Amazon Elastic Cloud (EC2) platform, iDashboards In Cloud enables users to capitalise on the functionality and benefits of traditional BI driven dashboards at a fraction of the cost.
According to iDashboards, the new offering is specifically tailored to meet the needs of business users with limited IT resources, and it allows users to securely upload Excel spreadsheets online to create customisable dashboards.
The company said that the web-based dashboards are driven by the real-time analytics of iDashboards Enterprise Edition, allowing users to identify trends, drill down into data sets to view more detailed information and make informed decisions.
Shadan Malik, president and CEO of iDashboards, said: “There is a large number of business users using Excel as their data source. They are overwhelmed with spreadsheets and need a user-friendly, cost effective solution that provides them with better insight into their data.
“iDashboards In Cloud (SaaS) provides a solution to this challenge, allowing all business users to manage and make sense of data overloaded spreadsheets through the use of business intelligence dashboards. iDashboards In Cloud (SaaS) is truly bringing BI to the masses.
Reportedly, iDashboards In Cloud (SaaS) allows users to create multiple user groups, each with its own access privileges. Users can be assigned to a role of viewer, business user or power user.