Kibana vs. Phocas Business Intelligence

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Kibana
Score 8.0 out of 10
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Kibana allows users to visualize Elasticsearch data and navigate the Elastic Stack so you can do anything from tracking query load to understanding the way requests flow through your apps.N/A
Phocas Business Intelligence
Score 8.2 out of 10
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Phocas helps users discover data and provides results in real time.  It is designed for non-technical users and delivers a simple yet powerful analytical capability that quickly turns data into a chart, graph or map.  It brings up data on local, regional or global sales, inventory, forecasts, prices, profit margins, budgets and more. Phocas, based in the United Kingdom, is a business intelligence firm with offices in…N/A
Pricing
KibanaPhocas Business Intelligence
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
KibanaPhocas Business Intelligence
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional DetailsPhocas has built its business model on exceeding customer expectations. We’ve operated on a subscription basis from the start and in the words of Phocas Group chairman and co-founder Paul Magee: ‘That puts the onus on us to perform’. And we like that. In fact, our whole company ecosystem is built around that ‘light bulb moment’ when customers achieve a breakthrough by seeing their business through fresh eyes.
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Features
KibanaPhocas Business Intelligence
BI Standard Reporting
Comparison of BI Standard Reporting features of Product A and Product B
Kibana
9.0
5 Ratings
8% above category average
Phocas Business Intelligence
9.0
4 Ratings
9% above category average
Pixel Perfect reports9.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Customizable dashboards9.05 Ratings9.04 Ratings
Report Formatting Templates9.03 Ratings9.04 Ratings
Ad-hoc Reporting
Comparison of Ad-hoc Reporting features of Product A and Product B
Kibana
5.7
5 Ratings
34% below category average
Phocas Business Intelligence
9.6
4 Ratings
17% above category average
Drill-down analysis7.05 Ratings10.04 Ratings
Formatting capabilities7.04 Ratings9.04 Ratings
Report sharing and collaboration3.14 Ratings10.04 Ratings
Report Output and Scheduling
Comparison of Report Output and Scheduling features of Product A and Product B
Kibana
8.8
2 Ratings
5% above category average
Phocas Business Intelligence
9.3
4 Ratings
10% above category average
Publish to Web9.52 Ratings00 Ratings
Publish to PDF8.52 Ratings10.04 Ratings
Report Versioning9.01 Ratings8.03 Ratings
Report Delivery Scheduling9.01 Ratings9.94 Ratings
Delivery to Remote Servers8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Data Discovery and Visualization
Comparison of Data Discovery and Visualization features of Product A and Product B
Kibana
8.8
4 Ratings
7% above category average
Phocas Business Intelligence
8.3
4 Ratings
2% above category average
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)7.04 Ratings8.04 Ratings
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization9.52 Ratings9.03 Ratings
Predictive Analytics10.01 Ratings8.04 Ratings
Access Control and Security
Comparison of Access Control and Security features of Product A and Product B
Kibana
-
Ratings
Phocas Business Intelligence
9.9
4 Ratings
14% above category average
Multi-User Support (named login)00 Ratings9.94 Ratings
Role-Based Security Model00 Ratings9.94 Ratings
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)00 Ratings9.93 Ratings
Mobile Capabilities
Comparison of Mobile Capabilities features of Product A and Product B
Kibana
-
Ratings
Phocas Business Intelligence
9.5
3 Ratings
17% above category average
Responsive Design for Web Access00 Ratings9.03 Ratings
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile00 Ratings10.03 Ratings
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User Ratings
KibanaPhocas Business Intelligence
Likelihood to Recommend
7.0
(5 ratings)
8.1
(4 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
7.7
(2 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
KibanaPhocas Business Intelligence
Likelihood to Recommend
Elastic
Kibana integrates seamlessly with Elastic Search which gives us access to parse and analyze data generated from our systems in order to make decisions. Also, Kibana helps us create insightful reports and dashboards that give us insights into the end-users usage on the system and helps us find the root cause of issues as well.
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Phocas
If you would like your data in one place with easy access, this is the software for you. You can have data from multiple systems and bring it into one view so that you have a quick and easily visible dashboard for the data you wish to see.
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Pros
Elastic
  • Fast searches with powerful index.
  • Beautiful data visualizations.
  • Real-time observability.
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Phocas
  • Custom reports are simple to create.
  • The ability to manage users and their dashboards is solid.
  • Easy to navigate web interface makes the software accessible from anywhere.
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Cons
Elastic
  • Some performance issues with large datasets.
  • Linking to dashboards makes extremely long urls.
  • Lack of reports.
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Phocas
  • Phocas needs to make it easier to connect to different types of databases.
  • The data in Phocas needs to be updated faster in some cases.
  • It needs to provide functions to create better charts and graphs.
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Usability
Elastic
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Phocas
It is a very user-friendly product and is easy to understand. You can get your data from just a quick click and the dashboard loads. You can take the data and drill down easy to find what you are looking for.
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Support Rating
Elastic
We did not use the official Kibana support. Documentation was easy enough to follow.
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Phocas
Support is responsive. You log a call and they will respond quickly and resolve your issues. We have only had great experiences with the support team.
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Alternatives Considered
Elastic
Kibana has a better usability experience, the core features I was using existed in all of them. I liked more in Kibana how you can easily create dashboards, charts, and reports without the need to be a tech person.
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Phocas
Phocas is easy to use for end users and can be used on desktops, laptops, and phones.
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Return on Investment
Elastic
  • Issues that affect checkout experiences for customers are able to be prioritized and solved quickly.
  • We are able to more efficiently use resources due to the automation of reporting alerts. Decreasing employee resources needed.
  • Visualization allows us to quickly share issues and explain to coworkers in order to escalate issues that can cost our bottom line.
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Phocas
  • It has given our business a view on data
  • We can access it from anywhere
  • You can have multiple dashboards for different information
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