Birst BI
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Birst BI by Birst Inc.

Birst is the first enterprise business intelligence software platform uniquely made to automate the process of unifying and refining data across both centralized and decentralized realms. Birst creates an open, trusted, business-ready data tier for data mining and data warehousing security — and provides highly customizable business analytics experiences to meet the needs of every business user.
Cost of Ownership

Cost Structure for Birst:

License/Subscription Cost
  • On-Premise: License fee includes an upfront fee to own the software or other intellectual property for a fixed term
  • Cloud-based/SaaS: Pricing includes upfront cost for customization & integration along with monthly per user or subscription cost
Maintenance Cost
  • On-Premise: An additional cost over and above the upfront cost has to be paid for ongoing support and maintenance
  • Cloud-based/SaaS: There is no maintenance and support cost for the Cloud/Web-based solution
Installation/Implementation Cost
  • On-Premise: Typically charged over and above the license cost
  • Cloud-based/SaaS: Included in the monthly subscription 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 Dependent on the type of training opted by an Organization, whether it is end-user training or group/department training or video/self-training or training the trainer. Costs will typically increase as one moves from video/self-training towards end-user training
Recurring/Renewal Costs
  • On-Premise: Includes cost for updates, maintenance, upgrades, and patches
  • Cloud-based/SaaS: Renewal cost is equivalent to the fees paid monthly or annually, based on number of users
Pricing Details
Product Name Description Price/Details
Subscription Cost What is the cost of the software? License Cost: $30,000 per 20 users per year
Deployment Options What options are available for product deployment? On Premise and Cloud
Pricing Model What is the pricing model? Subscription and Licensing Models
Minimum Commitment Is there a minimum monthly or yearly commitment required for purchase? Minimum commitment of 20 users billed annually
Custom Quote Is there an option of requesting custom quote? Available
Free Trial Does the vendor provide a free trial option? No
Product Limitations

Some of the product limitations include:

  • Does not provide mapping feature for location analysis
  • Does not support non-English languages
  • Less suitable for complex analysis
  • Sometimes lack synchronization between the database and the front-end

Sisense: Starting at $21,000 per annum for 5 users

Tableau Server: Starting at $35 per user per month

QlikView: Starting at $1,350 per user

*What BI/IT leaders get only with Birst: 
  • A fast, trusted view of all data with proprietary business  intelligence dashboards, accessible at business speed through 2-Tier Analytics technology, Automated Data Refinement, and a Uniform Business  Model.  
  • Consistency, speed, and adaptability across all business user experiences, meeting individual BI software needs with an open platform that accommodates third-party business analytic and BI tools. 
  •  Fastest time to value with fewer resources, enabling a parallel BI development process, through virtualized business intelligence solutions and true cloud architecture. Agile processes help companies to harness big data and use it for growth and operational efficiency.


  • With Birst, you can extend the life of your legacy business intelligence tools and empower people as never before. Help intelligence analysts to reach in and get data for agile decision making, and develop real, actionable insights based on business intelligence and analytics built on an elegant platform. 
  • Our platform helps ensure the trust, integrity, and consistency of all the data upon which so much of your success as an enterprise depends. With our self-service BI applications, companies are really able to bring order to chaotic business processes, and enjoy robust security in a world where data breaches hurt business.