Azure Analysis Services vs. Middesk

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Azure Analysis Services
Score 8.6 out of 10
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Azure Analysis Services delivers enterprise-grade BI semantic modeling capabilities with the scale, flexibility, and management benefits of the cloud. Azure Analysis Services helps transform complex data into actionable insights. Azure Analysis Services is built on the analytics engine in Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services.N/A
Middesk
Score 8.6 out of 10
N/A
Middesk is a business intelligence (BI) software used to onboarded clients working in three primary verticals — Fintech, Credit Reporting, and Business Marketplaces.N/A
Pricing
Azure Analysis ServicesMiddesk
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Azure Analysis ServicesMiddesk
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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Community Pulse
Azure Analysis ServicesMiddesk
Top Pros

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Features
Azure Analysis ServicesMiddesk
BI Standard Reporting
Comparison of BI Standard Reporting features of Product A and Product B
Azure Analysis Services
8.7
10 Ratings
6% above category average
Middesk
7.7
1 Ratings
6% below category average
Pixel Perfect reports8.810 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Customizable dashboards8.89 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Report Formatting Templates8.510 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Ad-hoc Reporting
Comparison of Ad-hoc Reporting features of Product A and Product B
Azure Analysis Services
8.9
10 Ratings
9% above category average
Middesk
8.0
1 Ratings
1% below category average
Drill-down analysis9.08 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Formatting capabilities8.99 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Integration with R or other statistical packages8.89 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Report sharing and collaboration9.110 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Report Output and Scheduling
Comparison of Report Output and Scheduling features of Product A and Product B
Azure Analysis Services
9.0
10 Ratings
7% above category average
Middesk
6.4
1 Ratings
27% below category average
Publish to Web9.110 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Publish to PDF8.99 Ratings5.01 Ratings
Report Versioning9.39 Ratings5.01 Ratings
Report Delivery Scheduling8.910 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Delivery to Remote Servers8.89 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Data Discovery and Visualization
Comparison of Data Discovery and Visualization features of Product A and Product B
Azure Analysis Services
9.0
9 Ratings
10% above category average
Middesk
7.3
1 Ratings
11% below category average
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)9.38 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization9.19 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Predictive Analytics8.68 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Access Control and Security
Comparison of Access Control and Security features of Product A and Product B
Azure Analysis Services
9.2
10 Ratings
7% above category average
Middesk
8.5
2 Ratings
1% below category average
Multi-User Support (named login)9.29 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Role-Based Security Model9.310 Ratings8.52 Ratings
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)9.110 Ratings9.52 Ratings
Single Sign-On (SSO)9.39 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Mobile Capabilities
Comparison of Mobile Capabilities features of Product A and Product B
Azure Analysis Services
8.8
9 Ratings
10% above category average
Middesk
6.3
1 Ratings
23% below category average
Responsive Design for Web Access8.58 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Mobile Application9.45 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile8.67 Ratings3.01 Ratings
Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding
Comparison of Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding features of Product A and Product B
Azure Analysis Services
8.8
9 Ratings
10% above category average
Middesk
8.0
1 Ratings
1% above category average
REST API8.97 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Javascript API8.77 Ratings8.01 Ratings
iFrames9.06 Ratings6.01 Ratings
Java API8.98 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Themeable User Interface (UI)8.36 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Customizable Platform (Open Source)9.25 Ratings10.01 Ratings
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User Ratings
Azure Analysis ServicesMiddesk
Likelihood to Recommend
9.1
(11 ratings)
8.5
(2 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
7.5
(2 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(2 ratings)
User Testimonials
Azure Analysis ServicesMiddesk
Likelihood to Recommend
Microsoft
We would have many technical issues and glitches with previous similar providers but found that Azure Analysis Services can simply handle our workload and memory better. I remember we lost an account due to cloud issues not fully saving or corrupting some files. Granted, this is rare with any cloud but haven't had that issue with the same load of memory with Azure Analysis Services.
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Middesk Inc.
Middesk majorly provides us with real-time access to the data and documents which are required for automating KYB and CIP regulatory compliance, mitigating front and backend risk. In addition, it is the easiest way for financial services companies to verify and monitor their business customers. It for us very much makes the process of onboarding customers very easy.
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Pros
Microsoft
  • Providing role based access or we can say privilege based on the role to the user if it is integrated with Azure active directory and hence securing the access to sensitive data.
  • We use to run different type of analytics services to get the better result which is hectic if done manually or with human efforts.
  • We also use to collect bulk of data with the help of this tool and run customized test cases for better efficiency of result and better decision making. The result are very crucial and helps in taking big decision.
  • It supports different or we can say heterogeneous database vendors like the Oracle, SQL, and hence make the task easy.
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Middesk Inc.
  • Gathering information needed for registration.
  • Making the registration process efficient.
  • Guiding us through the process when we hit snags.
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Cons
Microsoft
  • Microsoft Azure Analysis Services is very costly solution and in that price we can get some better business intelligence tool with lot more of capabilities
  • The dashboard or we can say user interface is complex and need time to understand and gain expertise in order for proper working.
  • It needs continuation monitoring which is sometime a big task.
  • Sometime, the tool shows unusual behavior and become unstable, so we need to clear temp files for proper functioning.
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Middesk Inc.
  • Better navigation.
  • More marketing and make it very reachable to customers.
  • Login is difficult.
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Usability
Microsoft
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Middesk Inc.
UI is not as intuitive as other systems we use. For states that require income tax withholding, some of them require registration with multiple agencies - the UI doesn't easily tell you which login credentials are tied to which agency.
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Support Rating
Microsoft
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Middesk Inc.
The user experience of this tool must be rearchitected. I am able to observe a lot of lag in the process when initiated. There are sometimes when the tool's navigation becomes difficult. The time taken at times is large to process a request and this can also be highly improved in the future.
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Alternatives Considered
Microsoft
The best thing about it is the ability to create a query and drill down the data to a more granular level when needed. The best thing about Azure Analysis Services is. It provides secured access anytime from anywhere, it also provides REST API for this, which is very easy to use, and it provides video tutorials for beginners means you get the whole package of learning and implementation!!
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Middesk Inc.
ADP Workforce Now offers a module to handle payroll tax registrations. The interface is confusing and the information is hard to find. The service and support are awful - nobody ever knows who can answer tax account questions, they escalate to a different department and promise a callback but they never call back.
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Return on Investment
Microsoft
  • Azure Analysis Service scale resources to match our business needs.
  • Helps us to govern, deploy, test and deliver our BI solution with confidence.
  • Stores our business data and clients data in a safe place where it's easy to access and visible to all our teams.
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Middesk Inc.
  • Better speed.
  • Better quality for optimal cost.
  • Saves a lot of time.
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