12 Brawny Business Intelligence Products For SMBs
June 13, 2011 04:30 PM Business intelligence isn't just for the big boys anymore. Check out our short list of star SMB options, from easy-to-deploy SaaS choices to affordable versions of the biggest BI suites.
Simplified Suites: Oracle BI SE One Starts At $6,000
Oracle Business Intelligence Standard Edition One (SE One) is Oracle's basic BI suite designed for deployments from 5 to 50 users--so roughly companies with 50 to 500 employees if you expect modest (10%) BI adoption. The edition includes Oracle Interactive Dashboards, Oracle BI Publisher for highly formatted reporting, Oracle Answers for ad hoc reporting and analysis, Oracle Warehouse Builder for ETL, and Oracle Database (SE One edition) in a single package said to be easy to install. When your business grows you step up to Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition. SE One starts at $1,200 per named user with a minimum of five named users.