FME Vs QlikView (Jun 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Jun 14, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - FME or QlikView?

QlikView is more expensive to implement (TCO) than FME, QlikView is rated higher (95/100) than FME (87/100). QlikView offers more features (5) to their users than FME (3). There is a clear winner in this case and it is QlikView!

Looking for the right Business Intelligence solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How Safe Software compares with QlikTech?

Safe Software: Safe Software Inc. is the maker of FME® and the global leader in spatial data transformation technology that helps GIS professionals and organizations master their data interoperability challenges.Most leading GIS and database vendors also rely on FME to improve their own products, meeting their customers' needs for true data interoperability. You ...

QlikTech: QlikTech is a software company based in Radnor, Pennsylvania. QlikTech is the provider of QlikView, a Business Intelligence (BI) software, which combines the features of dynamic presentations, instantaneous data manipulation, and real-time data analysis.

Who's more expensive? FME or QlikView?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Business Intelligence software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for FME and QlikView.

FME price starts at $15,000 per year , on a scale between 1 to 10 FME is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Business Intelligence software. QlikView price starts at $1,395 per license , when comparing QlikView to their competitors, the software is rated 2 - much lower than the average Business Intelligence software cost.

Bottom line: FME cost is around the same cost of QlikView.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared FME Vs. QlikView based on some of the most important and required Business Intelligence features. FME: Data Import/Export, Basic Reports, Online Customer Support. QlikView: Ad-Hoc Analysis, Ad-Hoc Reporting, Customizable Dashboard, Dashboarding, OLAP.

Target customer size

Customers of the software include small and medium businesses as well as large corporations. Since QlikView has the ability to handle unlimited users, it can be used by different businesses of varied sizes.

FME

ITQlick rating
(4.7/5)

starts at $15,000 per year

FME is a cloud-based as well as on-premise data transformation and business intelligence software. FME offers services including but not limited to spatial analysis, image exploring, and labeling.

Categories: Data analysis, Data visualization.

QlikView

ITQlick rating
(4.3/5)

starts at $1,395 per license

QlikView is cloud-based data management & analytics system that is built to help users transform their entire business. The software offers four integrated modules namely; BI & Analytics platform, Embedded Anal...

Categories: BI & Analytics, Data Analysis Tools, Business Intelligence, Cloud BI, Dashboards & KPIs.

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FME Specifications

ITQlick Score: 87/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.7/5)
Pricing: 2/10 - low cost
Category: Business Intelligence -> FME
Company: Safe Software
Pricing: starts at $15,000 per year
Typical customers: Small, medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop, Cloud
Links: FME review, FME pricing, FME alternatives

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FME: 3 Features

Data Import/Export
Basic Reports
Online Customer Support

QlikView: 5 Features

Ad-Hoc Analysis
Ad-Hoc Reporting
Customizable Dashboard
Dashboarding
OLAP
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
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FME
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
87/100
Pricing
3/10
License pricing
$15,000 per year
Functionality
5
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QlikView
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
95/100
Pricing
3/10
License pricing
$1,395 per license
Functionality
15
SuiteAnalytics
ITQlick rating
4.1/5
Score
94/100
Pricing
3/10
License pricing
$499 per month
Functionality
10
Sisense
ITQlick rating
4.6/5
Score
94/100
Pricing
4/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
35
Birst
ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
5.6/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
43
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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.