We performed a comparison between IBM Cognos and SAP Crystal Reports based on real PeerSpot user reviews.
Find out in this report how the two Reporting Tools solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
Cognos Software is IBM's Business Intelligence and Performance Management solution, offering BI, strategy management, financial performance, and data analytics applications. Cognos caters to all levels in an organization with products designed for individuals, workgroups, departments, mid-size companies, and big enterprises.
Turn information from almost any data source into a sophisticated, interactive report with SAP Crystal Reports. This powerful, user-friendly application for small businesses and departments can help you deliver key insights to the right decision maker, at the right time, in the right format.
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IBM Cognos is ranked 3rd in Reporting Tools with 21 reviews while SAP Crystal Reports is ranked 16th in Reporting Tools. IBM Cognos is rated 8.2, while SAP Crystal Reports is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of IBM Cognos writes "Helpful online community, highly reliable, and secure". On the other hand, IBM Cognos is most compared with Microsoft BI, Tableau, MicroStrategy, Qlik Sense and Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services, whereas SAP Crystal Reports is most compared with Microsoft BI, Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services, TIBCO Jaspersoft, SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform and QlikView.
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