Comparing Cloud and On-Premise BI: User Survey

Diane Hagglund, Dimensional Research

The benefits of cloud and SaaS applications appear to be a natural fit for Business Intelligence (BI). Cloud BI has matured and gained widespread adoption so the time is right to ask the question: Is cloud BI delivering better results than traditional on-premise BI? This report is based on a global survey of more than 400 BI professionals who are involved in selecting, implementing or using BI software. The survey addresses the differences in experience and outcomes between cloud-based BI and on-premise solutions. Sample findings include:

  • More than half would choose Cloud BI for a new BI environment
  • 83% stated Cloud BI implementations are faster
  • 80% stated on-premise BI applications require more administrators

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