Compare MicroStrategy vs Power BI

See this comparison of MicroStrategy vs. Microsoft Power BI based on data from user reviews. MicroStrategy rates 4.0/5 stars with 204 reviews. Microsoft Power BI rates 4.2/5 stars with 154 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

 
Desktop
FREE
POWER BI
FREE
 
Web
$600 per named user
POWER BI PRO
$9.99 user/month
 
Mobile
$600 per named user
 
Architect
$5,000 per named user
 
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8.4
(Based on 192 reviews)
8.5
(Based on 148 reviews)
Ease of UseSee More
Ease of UseSee More
7.5
(Based on 192 reviews)
7.9
(Based on 148 reviews)
Ease of SetupSee More
Ease of SetupSee More
6.7
(Based on 141 reviews)
8.1
(Based on 54 reviews)
Ease of AdminSee More
Ease of AdminSee More
7.3
(Based on 141 reviews)
8.1
(Based on 55 reviews)
Quality of SupportSee More
Quality of SupportSee More
7.2
(Based on 175 reviews)
8.0
(Based on 115 reviews)
Ease of Doing Business WithSee More
Ease of Doing Business WithSee More
7.6
(Based on 139 reviews)
8.3
(Based on 47 reviews)
Product Direction (% positive)See More
Product Direction (% positive)See More
7.3
(Based on 192 reviews)
8.7
(Based on 146 reviews)
Small Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
10.1%
26.5%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
29.6%
35.1%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
60.3%
38.4%
 
Information Technology and Services
15.4%
Information Technology and Services
15.3%
 
Computer Software
9.5%
Computer Software
8.4%
 
Financial Services
8.6%
Non-Profit Organization Management
5.1%
 
Retail
7.7%
Transportation/Trucking/Railroad
4.7%
 
Hospital & Health Care
4.5%
Marketing and Advertising
4.2%
 
Other
54.3%
Other
62.3%
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
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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....

G2 Crowd User in Marketing and Advertising

Visualizations. They're absolutely fantastic. Importing data is incredibly easy and it's much more powerful than excel or many SQL based visualization tools.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 Crowd User

Very buggy. Much functionality does not work as advertised or requires significant amount of work around Patching replaced by quarterly upgrade cycle Upgrades take 3-6 weeks. Prime does not live up to the marketing. Scalability of in-memory analytics...

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Cole T.
User in Insurance

Many features necessary in a BI tool are still in development, and the ability to share data across the organization is still only half-baked. I need the ability to publish Power BI Desktop reports and all the data associated with the report to...

 
 
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