Benefits and Insights

Why use QlikView?

Key differentiators & advantages of QlikView

  • Control over data: The major reason for this product's popularity is that it enables users to create personalized, data-driven discoveries with guided paths and analysis. All discoveries are tightly governed and highly customizable. User can create business-driven data discoveries with guided analysis paths that are highly customizable and tightly governed. QlikView provides guided analytics, a controlled analytic experiences which guide employees toward discovering insights and making meaningful decisions.
  • Secured: QlikView is secured. It comes with top-down control of analytics applications, permissions and data management. The product ensures total control of data access, management, and permissions as its customers have sensitive corporate data. QlikView provides centralized applications. It has a granular control of dashboards, layouts and design.
  • Flexibility, Customizable & Combinable: QlikView facilitates users to build the exact tools they need for their organization and teams. QlikView lets develop custom application with its own scripting and extend development with QlikView Workbench. QlikView allows itself to Integrate into users business applications and system management software with extensive APIs.
  • Consistency and Global Search: QlikView provides one set of data and apps for use across users entire organization. QlikView provides the usage of natural search to navigate complex information to accelerate discovery.
  • Data integration and Advanced reporting: QlikView unify data sources for a complete view of information, centrally managed data and applications make it easier to discover insights. With the help of QlikView one can create and distribute consistent reports and templates, plus embed them in Microsoft Office documents with Qlik NPrinting.
  • Enterprise scalability and Collaboration: The advantages of guided analytics with secure, enterprise-level governance of data and analytics. The product has the ability to uncover data pattern/trend and its allowance for real-time collaboration. It also allows users to search for the type of data results that they want and it immediately shows the relationships of the data.
  • Data connectivity: The product offers custom connectors along with its default connectors which can be installed whenever needed. A user can import data from Salesforce, Hive, Teradata, and other popular systems.
Cost of Ownership

Cost Structure for QlikView:

License/Subscription Cost Based on a combination of server, user, document and application-based licensing
Maintenance Cost
  • For On-Premise solution, maintenance cost is over and above the upfront fee
  • Standard support services are charged at 20% of the license cost
  • Premium (24X7) support services are charged at 23% of the license cost
  • Installation/Implementation Cost Implementation services are provided by QlikView Consulting or through an implementation partner at an additional cost
    Customization Cost Will vary depending on the functional requirements or services chosen
    Data Migration Cost/Change Management/Upfront Switching Cost Dependent on your current software, amount of data to be migrated, availability of migration tools, complexity of data and gaps between the existing system and the new system.
    Training Cost
    • E-learning or self-learn modules are available free of cost on
    • All other trainings are charged based on volume. Live classroom training or online (virtual classroom) training is charged at $700 per person per day or $3,500 for a dedicated course (1 company) for up to 10 people
    Recurring/Renewal Costs Renewal costs includes software update license and support cost
    Pricing Details
    Product Name Description Price/Details
    QlikView Client License Pricing
    • Personal Edition
    • Named User License
    • Document License
    • Concurrent License
    • Personal Edition: Free
    • Named User License: $1,350 per named user
    • Document License: $350 per named user, per document
    • Concurrent License: $15,000 per concurrent user
    QlikView Server License Pricing
    • Enterprise Edition Server
    • Small Business Edition Server (up to 25 named users)
    • Test Servers
    • QlikView Publisher
    • PDF Report Distribution Service
    • Connector to SAP NetWeaver®
    • Connector to
    • Connector to Informatica
    • Enterprise Edition Server: $35,000 per server
    • Small Business Edition Server(up to 25 named users): $8,400 per server
    • Test Servers: 50% of server license cost
    • QlikView Publisher: $21,000 per server
    • PDF Report Distribution Service: $21,000 per server
    • Connector to SAP NetWeaver®: $22,500 per server
    • Connector to Free
    • Connector to Informatica: Free
    QlikView Extranet & Other Products
    • Extranet
      • Extranet Server
      • Extranet Server Concurrent License
    • Other products
      • Information Access Server
      • QlikView Workbench 5
      • Web parts for Microsoft SharePoint
    • Extranet Server: $18,000 per server
    • Extranet Server Concurrent License: $3,000 per server
    • Other products
      • Information Access Server: $70,000
      • QlikView Workbench 5: $4,200 per server
    • Web parts for Microsoft SharePoint: $4,200 per server
    Deployment Options What options are available for product deployment? On Premise
    Pricing Model What is the pricing model? Licensing
    Minimum Commitment Is there a minimum monthly or yearly commitment required for purchase? Typically, a minimum commitment of 1-3 years is required for license based solutions
    Custom Quote Is there an option of requesting custom quote? Available
    Free Trial Does the vendor provide a free trial option? Yes
    Product Limitations

    Some of the product limitations include:

    • Does not support online analytical processing (OLAP)
    • Users cannot predict the profitability of projects or departments using QlikView
    • The solution does not help users identify patterns within data
    • Lacks ad hoc reporting functionality
    • Does not allow users to schedule receiving BI reports at specific times in a particular format

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