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Benefits and Insights

Why use Spotfire?

Key differentiators & advantages of Spotfire

  • Scale for large enterprises:
    Tibco Spotfire is built for large organizations, and is built to handle the needs of large enterprises.
  • Built for the individual:
    This software is built with the individual analyst in mind, with Spotfire desktop handling insights and data discovery.
  • Stay on top of your future:
    Spotfire is equipped with advanced predictive analytics tools that help your enterprise stay agile.

Industry Expertise

Spotfire is deployed in some of the largest organizations in the world. They work across industries and have footholds in the manufacturing sphere, the IT space, finance and more. Major brands served include JetBlue, Bank of Montreal and Mercedes.

Key Features

  • Location analytics: Spotfire offers robust locational analytics. Utilize geocoding, reverse geocoding and multi-layered maps right out-of-the-box. 
  • Real-time streaming analytics:Create interactive dashboards and integrate with the IoT, social messaging and more, with real-time and historic data.  
  • Visual analytics:With colorful dashboards and an intuitive UI, Spotfire’s visual analytics capabilities make it easy to find see data as it becomes relevant, and generate insights on the fly.


Tibco Spotfire Support Suite

Tibco offers various support options for its customers, as well as training resources.
schoolTraining: Training modules are self-service, and come in the form of support threads on Tibco’s support portal.
local_offerTickets: Tibco Spotfire has a multi-tiered support system. The support teams are arranged at bronze, silver, gold and upgrade only levels. Gold maintenance gives users access to 24x7 support coverage, unlimited support contacts and more.
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Cost of Ownership

Typical cost structure for TIBCO Spotfire:

License/Subscription Cost
  • On-Premise: Provides customized subscription plan and prices are based on customer needs and requirements
  • Cloud-based/SaaS model: Based on recurring subscription fee model – per user per month/annual plus 250GB cloud storage
Maintenance Cost
  • On-Premise: Included in the upfront license cost
  • Cloud-based/SaaS: None
Installation/Implementation Cost
  • On-Premise: Included in the upfront license cost
  • Cloud-based/SaaS: None
Customization Cost For both type of deployments, cost will vary depending on the type of module selected and the level of customization required (add-on) for developing or enhancing an existing product feature or module
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
  • For both types of deployments, initial training support is provided for streamlining the implementation process
  • Provides training support through Spotfire Community, live webinars, classroom and online training, interactive demo, resource library and on-demand webinars
Recurring/Renewal Costs

- On-Premise: Include cost for updates, maintenance, upgrades, and patches

- Cloud-based/SaaS:

  • Recurring monthly fee which typically includes maintenance, remote monitoring, upgrades, training and support
  • Additionally, the renewal cost will vary depending on the type of module selected by the users
Pricing Details
Product Name Description Price/Details
TIBCO Spotfire Desktop
  • Immediate, anywhere access
  • No IT Infrastructure required and no maintenance concern
  • Data Access
  • Data Visualization
  • Data Analysis
  • Sharing and Presenting Data
Starting price is $650/user/year (annual subscription cost)
TIBCO Spotfire Cloud
    • Data Access
    • Data Visualization
    • Data Analysis
    • Sharing and Presenting Data
  • $200/user/month or $2,000/user/year
  • 250GB of cloud storage
  • Custom pricing available on demand
TIBCO Spotfire Platform
  • Data Access
  • Data Visualization
  • Data Analysis
  • Sharing and Presenting Data
  • Advanced Customization
  • Pricing information available on request
  • Pricing plans available based on type of deployment opted - Subscription, Perpetual and Term Licenses
TIBCO Spotfire Cloud Enterprise
  • Data Access
  • Data Visualization
  • Data Analysis
  • Sharing and Presenting Data
Pricing information available on request
TIBCO Spotfire for Amazon Cloud Services
  • Data Access
  • Data Visualization
  • Data Analysis
  • Sharing and Presenting Data
  • Advanced Customization
Starting at $0.99/hour
Deployment Options What options are available for product deployment? Cloud - based/SaaS & On-Premise
Pricing Model What is the pricing model? Subscription and License-based
Minimum Commitment Is there a minimum monthly or yearly commitment required for purchase?
  • One time set up fees is required for purchase of license based product
  • No minimum commitment required for purchasing cloud-based product
Custom Quote Is there an option of requesting custom quote? Available
Free Trial Does the vendor provide a free trial option? Yes, 30 Day Trial
Product Limitations

Some of the product limitations include:

  • Calculating custom fields in Spotfire is fairly difficult as compared to MS Excel. Users need to manually calculate the data in Spotfire tool
  • Does not offer robust Metadata functionality
  • Difficulty in customizing visualizations and drilling down into data sets for more granular view
  • Does not let users specify custom SQL instructions when accessing a data source
  • Difficult to write and understand Spotfire coding
Competitors

Birst: Starting at $30,000/20 users/year

QlikSense: Starting at $20/user/month

Tableau Big Data Analytics: Starting at $35/user/month

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