Jedox provides an excellent BI platform based on open source technology that is one of the most cost effective solutions in the industry. At the heart is an OLAP server, and many types of business data can be conveniently stored in this format. It is fast and exploits in-memory technology and various techniques (real-time aggregation and calculation) to provide sub-second responses to many types of BI query.
Jedox Premium is the paid for version, while Jedox Base provides a free cut down version – but with no limitations. Both provide an Excel add-in to create BI applications within a spreadsheet environment, although the Premium version has considerably more functionality. The Jedox Web interface provides all the tools to create planning and reporting applications. It is comprised of several components including Jedox Spreadsheet (emulating a spreadsheet environment), Modeler to create new data structures, File Manager to manage spreadsheets and other content in a secure environment, Report Manager to access content, ETL Manager to handle external data sources, Task Manager to manage time controlled tasks and System Manager for administration tasks. Integration with SAP is a major feature of the technology with direct access to SAP systems. Mobile functionality is supported through Jedox Mobile.
This is an unpretentious BI solution that will deliver an extremely cost effective solution for many BI needs. The technology has a reputation for speed and simplicity, and as an organization Jedox has an excellent track record.