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Likelihood to Recommend

Amazon QuickSight

I'm likely to recommend it because it would become so native if other cloud services are based on AWS infrastructure, like our current setup. It is very seamlessly integrated with other services to feed in data for the visualization. In addition, supporting a reasonably large number of users concurrently is not an issue and should be able to scale horizontally as needed.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

OpenText Magellan

If you do not have a large budget and are a large organization, I would steer clear of Actuate. If you are looking to do very complex washboarding, I would not use them. Your developers have to be very skilled to work with this. Plan to bring in consultants if necessary to help your process. Adhoc reporting is weak. If your pricing is user based and you expand, this could be very expensive.
Christopher Noyes | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

BI Standard Reporting

Amazon QuickSight
5.5
OpenText Magellan
8.0
Pixel Perfect reports
Amazon QuickSight
6.5
OpenText Magellan
Customizable dashboards
Amazon QuickSight
4.5
OpenText Magellan
9.0
Report Formatting Templates
Amazon QuickSight
5.4
OpenText Magellan
7.0

Ad-hoc Reporting

Amazon QuickSight
5.7
OpenText Magellan
7.7
Drill-down analysis
Amazon QuickSight
6.2
OpenText Magellan
5.0
Formatting capabilities
Amazon QuickSight
5.3
OpenText Magellan
9.0
Integration with R or other statistical packages
Amazon QuickSight
4.3
OpenText Magellan
Report sharing and collaboration
Amazon QuickSight
6.9
OpenText Magellan
9.0

Report Output and Scheduling

Amazon QuickSight
5.8
OpenText Magellan
8.0
Publish to Web
Amazon QuickSight
6.5
OpenText Magellan
9.0
Publish to PDF
Amazon QuickSight
5.9
OpenText Magellan
9.0
Report Versioning
Amazon QuickSight
4.7
OpenText Magellan
9.0
Report Delivery Scheduling
Amazon QuickSight
6.1
OpenText Magellan
5.0
Delivery to Remote Servers
Amazon QuickSight
5.8
OpenText Magellan

Data Discovery and Visualization

Amazon QuickSight
5.4
OpenText Magellan
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)
Amazon QuickSight
6.3
OpenText Magellan
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization
Amazon QuickSight
6.7
OpenText Magellan
Predictive Analytics
Amazon QuickSight
3.3
OpenText Magellan

Access Control and Security

Amazon QuickSight
7.3
OpenText Magellan
5.0
Multi-User Support (named login)
Amazon QuickSight
6.9
OpenText Magellan
Role-Based Security Model
Amazon QuickSight
6.9
OpenText Magellan
5.0
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)
Amazon QuickSight
7.2
OpenText Magellan
5.0
Single Sign-On (SSO)
Amazon QuickSight
8.0
OpenText Magellan
5.0

Mobile Capabilities

Amazon QuickSight
3.8
OpenText Magellan
3.0
Responsive Design for Web Access
Amazon QuickSight
4.0
OpenText Magellan
3.0
Dedicated iOS Application
Amazon QuickSight
3.3
OpenText Magellan
Dedicated Android Application
Amazon QuickSight
3.9
OpenText Magellan
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile
Amazon QuickSight
4.2
OpenText Magellan
3.0

Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding

Amazon QuickSight
5.0
OpenText Magellan
6.2
REST API
Amazon QuickSight
5.5
OpenText Magellan
5.0
Javascript API
Amazon QuickSight
5.8
OpenText Magellan
9.0
iFrames
Amazon QuickSight
5.1
OpenText Magellan
Java API
Amazon QuickSight
5.5
OpenText Magellan
5.0
Themeable User Interface (UI)
Amazon QuickSight
4.4
OpenText Magellan
7.0
Customizable Platform (Open Source)
Amazon QuickSight
3.6
OpenText Magellan
5.0

Pros

Amazon QuickSight

  • Lightweight and serverless BI tool that can be used for niche dashboards.
  • Its integration into other AWS Services is one of its most appealing features.
  • The low monthly cost is another benefit.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

OpenText Magellan

  • The report outputs can vary across different types such as HTML, PDF, and Excel
  • Their open source offering is very sufficient
  • There are great boards and blogs for developers and engineers to expand and use their features.
  • The people from the company that I've worked with are professional and courteous.
Bri Gipson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Amazon QuickSight

  • One of the primary challenges I've had with Amazon QuickSight so far is that some of the reports I want to build use data from different data sets. Instead of being able to put all of the information I want to see into one report.
  • Some of our Amazon QuickSight reports only update every 24 hours. It would be great to see that data in real-time.
  • I would remove the various time zones from Amazon QuickSight and only use the time zone we are in.
Megan Sullivan | TrustRadius Reviewer

OpenText Magellan

  • The documentation on all the available features, but most importantly on the scripting side, can be improved
  • The standard look & feel of some basic options, like parameter selection or sorting and filtering, looks dated and can't be customized
  • The server portal needs to provide better tools
  • More integration is needed with other OpenText products
Martin Rubens | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Amazon QuickSight

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

OpenText Magellan

OpenText Magellan 3.9
Based on 9 answers
I am no longer working for the company that was using Actuate but I believe they would continue to use it because the stitching costs would be to high. It would require a complete rewrite of the reports and the never version of Actuate (BIRT) even required an almost complete report rewrite
Todd Bellamy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Amazon QuickSight

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

OpenText Magellan

OpenText Magellan 9.1
Based on 2 answers
Always there on the front and backend for us and the client.
Jeffrey Fischer | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Amazon QuickSight

In our case, we are storing our large amount of data in the cloud so using QuickSight adds up to the performance of the reporting. We are using it as a secondary reporting tool so that a business user can generate their own report. We are using Tableau as our primary reporting tool.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

OpenText Magellan

I've used JReports and Actuate is very similar but seems to have a lot more customization features for the end user of BIRT reports.
Amy Broome | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Amazon QuickSight

No answers on this topic

OpenText Magellan

  • Actuate can handle 50 to 60 sub reports inside a report very well.
  • Dynamically creating the datasource, chart, graph, reports are the main advantages. We can do any level of drilling, and can create a performance matrix dashboard efficiently.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenshots

Pricing Details

Amazon QuickSight

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Amazon QuickSight Editions & Modules

Edition
Authors$24.001
Readers$5.001
  1. Per Month
Additional Pricing Details

OpenText Magellan

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

OpenText Magellan Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Amazon QuickSight
6.9
OpenText Magellan
7.0

Likelihood to Renew

Amazon QuickSight
OpenText Magellan
3.9

Support Rating

Amazon QuickSight
OpenText Magellan
9.1

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