Infor Birst - Top 4 Alternatives (Mar 2022)

Birst Review
ITQlick Score: 92/100
ITQlick Rating: (4/5)
Pricing: 5.6/10 - average cost
Category: Business Intelligence -> Infor Birst -> Infor Birst competitors
Ranking:Ranked 4 out of 532 Business Intelligence systems
Company: Birst
Typical customers: Medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
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Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Mar 11, 2022

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Birst competes with other business intelligence systems like Domo, MicroStrategy, and QlikView. We will compare these business intelligence systems in some specific aspects below.
  • Functionality: Birst offers features like Industry analytics, Networked BI, Modern data architecture, Deliver data-as-a-service (DaaS), Adaptive user experience, Monetize data, etc. When compared to its alternatives, Domo offers features like Data Integration, Intelligent Apps, Embedded Analytics (available in Birst), Security & Governance (available in Birst), Analyzer, Stories, Alerts, Mobile, etc. MicroStrategy offers features like Federated Analytics, Embedded Intelligence (available in Domo), Mobile Intelligence (available in Domo), Cloud Intelligence, On-Demand Webinars, Analyst Reports, etc. QlikView offers features like Analytics (available in all alternatives), IT Analytics, HR & People Analytics, Marketing Analytics, Sales Analytics, Supply Chain Analytics, etc.
  • Customers/industries: Birst renders its business intelligence solutions to customers in industries with specialties in Aerospace and defense, automotive, chemicals, construction and engineering, high tech and electronics, fashion, food and beverage, retail, distribution, defense, etc. Some Birst customers are Miller, Pilot flying, Stellar, Citrix, Global business travel, Midwest wheel, etc. Domo renders its business intelligence services to industries with specialties in Financial Services, High Tech, Life Sciences, Manufacturing, Media, Retail, etc. Business analysts who are customers of Domo are found in organizations like Zillow, Cisco, ESPN, eBay, Comsat, Nestle, Goshen Health, Danaher, etc. MicroStrategy renders its business intelligence solutions to industries with specialties in Financial Services, Healthcare, Retail, Government, Technology, etc. Business analysts who are customers of MicroStrategy are found in organizations like Pfizer, KFC, Disney ABC, EziBuy, Giant Eagles, Sonic Automotive, Computer Aid, Inc., etc. QlikView renders its business intelligence solutions to industries with specialties in Healthcare, Financial Services, Retail, Manufacturing, High Tech, Public Sector, Energy and Utilities, Communications, Life Sciences, Consumer Products, etc. Customers using QlikView are NHS, Airbus, PayPal, Deloitte, Lloyds, etc.
  • Cost: The license cost information for Birst is unavailable on its official website. However, according to ITQlick expert cost research, Birst is cost-rated at 2.8/5, which means it is low-cost business intelligence software. The rating system considers this software rated 1-2 as low-cost and 4-5 as high cost. MicroStrategy starts at $600 as a one-time payment. MicroStrategy comes with a free trial. Qlik sense starts at $30 per user per month, billed annually, and comes with a free version and trial. The license cost for Domo is unavailable on its official websites.
  • Cloud-based/On-premise: Birst and all its alternatives are cloud-based. Birst offers on-premise for Windows and Linux.
  • Popularity: QlikView is a product of Qlik, which is privately held with more than 50,000+ customers and analysts. Domo is publicly traded on the Nasdaq under the DOMO symbol with more than 2,000 customers.
  • Support: Birst, Domo, QlikView, and MicroStrategy offers support channels like Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, a Knowledge Base, Phone Support, 24/7 (Live Rep), and Chat.

Infor Birst alternatives - for low budget, SMBs and global businesses

Here are the top 4 alternatives to Infor Birst that are worth checking out:

QlikView for SMBs, SuiteAnalytics for large size business, SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse for growing companies, and Helical Insight for startups and SMBs.
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100 score, based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing pricing Score is a 1 to 10 score, based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
Functionality
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Birst
ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
5.6/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
43
Review
Best for SMBs
QlikView
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
95/100
Pricing
3/10
License pricing
$30 per user/month
Functionality
15
Best for Enterprise
SuiteAnalytics
ITQlick rating
4.1/5
Score
94/100
Pricing
3/10
License pricing
$499 per month + $99 per user
Functionality
10
Growing
SAP
ITQlick rating
3.3/5
Score
91/100
Pricing
3.6/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
5
Review
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Free version
Helical
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
85/100
Pricing
5.2/10
License pricing
Has a free version
Functionality
11

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