Compare IBM Cognos vs MicroStrategy

See this comparison of IBM Cognos Analytics on Cloud vs. MicroStrategy based on data from user reviews. IBM Cognos Analytics on Cloud rates 3.6/5 stars with 81 reviews. MicroStrategy rates 4.0/5 stars with 204 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

 
Proof of concept
12,360.00 USD
Architect
$5,000 per named user
 
Proof of Concept
1990.00 USD
Mobile
$600 per named user
 
Workgroup
1990.00 USD
Web
$600 per named user
 
Workgroup
23,880.00 USD
Desktop
FREE
 
Standard
10100.00 USD
 
Standard
121,200.00 USD
 
Enterprise
239,400.00 USD
 
Enterprise
19950.00 USD
 
Hybrid Entitlement
 
Free Trial
Free Trial
 
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Meets RequirementsSee More
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8.0
(Based on 78 reviews)
8.4
(Based on 192 reviews)
Ease of UseSee More
Ease of UseSee More
6.6
(Based on 77 reviews)
7.5
(Based on 192 reviews)
Ease of SetupSee More
Ease of SetupSee More
5.9
(Based on 30 reviews)
6.7
(Based on 141 reviews)
Ease of AdminSee More
Ease of AdminSee More
6.8
(Based on 32 reviews)
7.3
(Based on 141 reviews)
Quality of SupportSee More
Quality of SupportSee More
7.0
(Based on 59 reviews)
7.2
(Based on 175 reviews)
Ease of Doing Business WithSee More
Ease of Doing Business WithSee More
7.2
(Based on 25 reviews)
7.6
(Based on 139 reviews)
Product Direction (% positive)See More
Product Direction (% positive)See More
5.9
(Based on 77 reviews)
7.3
(Based on 192 reviews)
Small Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
6.4%
10.1%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
21.8%
29.6%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
71.8%
60.3%
 
Information Technology and Services
9.9%
Information Technology and Services
15.4%
 
Higher Education
7.7%
Computer Software
9.5%
 
Financial Services
7.7%
Financial Services
8.6%
 
Retail
6.6%
Retail
7.7%
 
Computer Software
6.6%
Hospital & Health Care
4.5%
 
Other
61.5%
Other
54.3%
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 Crowd User in Higher Education

Cognos is a powerful BI tool. It has been set up to be integrated with several of our existing databases to allow us one interface to pull data on demand, or send scheduled reports to university stakeholders. It has just enough needed to make the menus and...

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Sathish Rao K.
Consultant in Staffing and Recruiting

Product Architecture - one of the most consistent (across versions) and scalable products in the market. Mobile - On the forefront of BI design and development on the mobile platform. Awesome Query Engine - Under the hoods, the query engine is to die for....

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
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J Reese K.
User in Real Estate

If your turnover is high or if there is not enough specialists on hand to REALLY train it well, its a lost value. The learning curve is steep and it really depends on your base level item level data and input. Can you trust what it is telling you?

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Joseph B.
Administrator in Marketing and Advertising

UI, support, stability. Support is predicated on a vast knowledge of MSTR's intricacy's, including deep logging features which do not feel Cloud-worthy. Cloud is clearly a new philosophy for them. Professional services is hit or miss. The "managed...

 
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