Cloud-Based Business Intelligence

Courtesy: GigaOM

Traditional BI vendors like IBM/Cognos, SAP/Business Objects and Oracle/Hyperion are expensive. The following startups are serving a market niche:

1. GoodData – securely hosts your data, enables you to build and manage a multi-dimensional data model from a variety of data sources, provides the tools to analyze data in a collaborative environment, and the means to share the results with others.

2. Indicee – competes with GoodData

3. Loggly – a cloud-based log management service built on top of a powerful search engine. With Loggly, you can collect logs from your servers then quickly search them with an intuitive user interface.

4. Datameer – builds on the power and scalability of Apache Hadoop to deliver an easy-to-use and cost-effective solution for big data analytics. The solution integrates rapidly with existing and new data sources to deliver sophisticated analytics