OpenText Magellan Reviews

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Christopher Noyes | TrustRadius Reviewer
January 24, 2015

If you have the budget for it it can do great things, if you are a small company run, don't walk away.

Score 8 out of 10
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Data Visualization

9
They have nice html5 charts as well as other types, with many types of styles. Visualizations can be extended using scripting. Mapping and Dashboards in iHub 3 and F-type are very powerful. Would like to see the ability to use charting from d3 or other frameworks.
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Bri Gipson | TrustRadius Reviewer
October 13, 2014

Actuate BIRT - open source that's worth a look

Score 8 out of 10
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Data Visualization

6
The BIRT designer is the weakest link on this chain. It's great because you get one. It's also aggravating because it is unstable and crashes while the report is being designed. There is little feedback while network transactions take place, leaving many newbies confused as to why the interface is frozen, etc.
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Todd Bellamy | TrustRadius Reviewer
September 17, 2014

Acuate 8 before the birth of BIRT

Score 6 out of 10
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Data Visualization

4
Actuate 8 did provide for graphing and making colored charts and highlighting certain fields based on criteria, however the majority of alternative reporting solutions did the same exact thing. The graphs also looked very "Microsoft 1995" if you know what I mean. Presenting them to stakeholders sometimes felt like I was trying to show off an antiquated product.
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Feature Scorecard Summary

Drill-down analysis (1)
6
Formatting capabilities (1)
3

About OpenText Magellan

OpenText Magellan is a flexible AI and Analytics platform that combines open source machine learning with advanced analytics, enterprise-grade BI, and capabilities to acquire, merge, manage and analyze Big Data and Big Content stored in your Enterprise Information Management systems. Magellan enables machine-assisted decision making, automation, and business optimization.

OpenText Magellan Features

BI Platform Features
Does not have featureAdministration via Windows App
Does not have featureAdministration via MacOS App
Has featureAdministration via Web Interface
Has featureLive Connection to External Data
Has featureSnapshot of External Data
Has featureIn-memory data model
Does not have featureOLAP (Pre-processed cube representation)
Does not have featureROLAP (SQL-layer querying)
Has featureMulti-Data Source Reporting (Blending)
Has featureData warehouse / dictionary layer
Has featureETL Capability
Has featureETL Scheduler
Supported Data Sources Features
Has featureMS Excel Workbooks
Has featureText Files (CSV, etc)
Has featureOracle
Has featureMS SQL Server
Has featureIBM DB2
Has featurePostgres
Has featureMySQL
Has featureODBC
Has featureCloudera Hadoop
Has featureHortonworks Hadoop
Does not have featureEMC Greenplum
Does not have featureIBM Netezza
Does not have featureHP Vertica
Does not have featureParAccel
Does not have featureSAP Hana
Does not have featureTeradata
Does not have featureSage 500
Has featureSalesforce
Does not have featureSAP
Does not have featureGoogle Analytics
BI Standard Reporting Features
Does not have featurePixel Perfect reports
Has featureCustomizable dashboards
Has featureReport Formatting Templates
Ad-hoc Reporting Features
Has featureDrill-down analysis
Has featureFormatting capabilities
Has featurePredictive modeling
Has featureIntegration with R or other statistical packages
Has featureReport sharing and collaboration
Report Output and Scheduling Features
Has featurePublish to Web
Has featurePublish to PDF
Has featureOutput Raw Supporting Data
Has featureReport Versioning
Has featureReport Delivery Scheduling
Does not have featureDelivery to Remote Servers
Data Discovery and Visualization Features
Has featurePre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)
Does not have featureLocation Analytics / Geographic Visualization
Has featurePredictive Analytics
Has featureSupport for Machine Learning models
Has featurePattern Recognition and Data Mining
Has featureIntegration with R or other statistical packages
Access Control and Security Features
Does not have featureMulti-User Support (named login)
Has featureRole-Based Security Model
Has featureMultiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)
Has featureReport-Level Access Control
Has featureTable-Level Access Control (BI-layer)
Has featureField-Level Access Control (BI-layer)
Has featureSingle Sign-On (SSO)
Mobile Capabilities Features
Has featureResponsive Design for Web Access
Does not have featureDedicated iOS Application
Does not have featureDedicated Android Application
Has featureDashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile
Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding Features
Has featureREST API
Has featureJavascript API
Does not have featureiFrames
Has featureJava API
Has featureThemeable User Interface (UI)
Has featureCustomizable Platform (Open Source)

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OpenText Magellan Technical Details

Deployment Types:On-premise
Operating Systems: Windows, Linux
Mobile Application:No
Supported Languages: Chinese, English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish