Allows business to create reports to gain insights into business data
MicroStrategy, a provider of business intelligence (BI) software, has unveiled a free reporting software package for departmental BI applications.
MicroStrategy said that the new reporting suite enables companies to use its integrated BI platform to develop and deploy web-based reporting applications. It enables business users to create reports needed to gain insights into business data and make analytically-based decisions.
According to MicroStrategy, users can view data in detailed tabular grid reports, graph data to analyse information, drill-down to investigate root causes, make ad hoc queries, manage business performance with arithmetic and statistical metrics, and export data to Excel and PDF. It also allows organisations to merge departmental applications into a cohesive BI environment to ensure data consistency across the enterprise.
The company said that the new Reporting Suite includes an Intelligence Server and Web Reporter with a one CPU limit. It offers free online support, which includes access to its online searchable knowledge repository, online community forum, video guides and online education.
Sanju Bansal, COO of MicroStrategy, said: In today’s competitive business environment, companies are searching for new ways to minimize costs while maximizing employee productivity. MicroStrategy Reporting Suite delivers premium reporting software at no cost, along with online support and tools to help users get their reporting applications up and running very quickly. With MicroStrategy, companies can start with small applications and easily migrate them into a cohesive and consistent enterprise BI framework.