Compare MicroStrategy vs Tableau Desktop

See this comparison of MicroStrategy vs. Tableau Desktop based on data from user reviews. MicroStrategy rates 4.0/5 stars with 212 reviews. Tableau Desktop rates 4.4/5 stars with 418 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

 
Desktop
FREE
PROFESSIONAL EDITION
$1,999 / per user
 
Web
$600 per named user
Personal Edition
$999 / per user
 
Mobile
$600 per named user
 
Architect
$5,000 per named user
 
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Free Trial
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Meets RequirementsSee More
Meets RequirementsSee More
8.4
(Based on 198 reviews)
8.8
(Based on 381 reviews)
Ease of UseSee More
Ease of UseSee More
7.4
(Based on 198 reviews)
8.2
(Based on 387 reviews)
Ease of SetupSee More
Ease of SetupSee More
6.8
(Based on 145 reviews)
8.4
(Based on 160 reviews)
Ease of AdminSee More
Ease of AdminSee More
7.3
(Based on 144 reviews)
8.1
(Based on 153 reviews)
Quality of SupportSee More
Quality of SupportSee More
7.3
(Based on 180 reviews)
8.3
(Based on 304 reviews)
Ease of Doing Business WithSee More
Ease of Doing Business WithSee More
7.6
(Based on 142 reviews)
8.5
(Based on 143 reviews)
Product Direction (% positive)See More
Product Direction (% positive)See More
7.3
(Based on 198 reviews)
8.8
(Based on 383 reviews)
Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
9.7%
15.4%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
29.5%
33.7%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
60.9%
50.9%
 
Information Technology and Services
14.9%
Higher Education
11.7%
 
Computer Software
9.8%
Information Technology and Services
10.0%
 
Retail
8.1%
Hospital & Health Care
6.7%
 
Financial Services
8.1%
Marketing and Advertising
6.6%
 
Hospital & Health Care
4.3%
Internet
6.2%
 
Other
54.9%
Other
58.7%
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....

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Jeff B.
User in Retail

Tableau enables users the ability build data visualizations in the matter of minutes without requiring technical report development knowledge. In my opinion, the top 5 best qualities: 1. Drag and drop functionality is easy for any user to...

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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Kimiko T.
User in Real Estate

Needs an updated UI and better data connection process

 
 

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