Sisense Review: Overview, Features and Pricing of Sisense

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April 13, 2016

What is Sisense?

Sisense is making business intelligence (BI) analytics easy with its simple drag-and-drop and scalable end-to-end BI processes that help to prepare, analyze, and visualize multiple complex datasets quickly. Even companies that have limited IT resources and big data experience can now analyze terabytes of data and service numerous users through a single commodity server. The software’s proprietary In-Chip engine and Single-Stack architecture efficiently utilize CPU, RAM, and disk space, enabling companies to run big data analyses on affordable hardware. The company has also been distinguished with many businesss intelligence industry award. You can learn more about the awards they’ve won in a Sisense review.

Want to know more about this software? Our Sisense reviews discuss the software’s pricing, benefits and technical specifications in detail below.

Product Quality Score:

Main functionalities
Collaboration features
Ease of Use
Help & Support
Media Rating

Main Features

Drag-and-drop user interface

  • Ad-hoc analysis of high-volume data
  • Centralized data hub
  • Handles data at scale on a single commodity server
  • Interactive browser-based dashboards
  • Integrates with web portals
  • Exports data to CSV, PDF, Excel, Images and other formats
  • Consolidates, stores, and accumulates data
  • Can be set up and used entirely in-house
  • Complex business queries without programming or SQL writing
  • Data mash-ups
  • Data unification
  • Intuitive ‘script-less’ user interface
  • Embed entire dashboards or individual widgets
  • Enables to deliver interactive terabyte-scale analytics
  • Wide range of widgets such as gauges, charts, and graphs
  • Eye-grabbing visualization
  • Filters data by dropping fields on the canvas
  • Integrates with external websites or web applications
  • Removes limitations to data size
  • Identifies critical metrics using filtering, calculations
  • Integrated data connectors joining multiple data sources and formats
  • Use Single-Sign-On to keep a single authentication mechanism

List of Benefits

  • Sisense is robust, yet easy to use
  • It covers the full range of business analytics
  • Minimizes the total cost of ownership
  • It offers a single version of truth as it consolidates data in one location
  • The one thing that we cite about this software in our Sisense reviews is that, using the software’s REST API, you can easily embed Sisense into your on-premise and SaaS applications.
  • Helps you handle complex and disparate data
  • Removes the blocks affecting traditional BI as you don’t need multiple tools to analyze big data
  • Reduces the burden on the IT unit as you don’t need extensive IT resources to tackle complex data

Technical Specifications

Devices Supported

  • Windows
  • Android
  • iPhone/iPad
  • Mac
  • Web-based

Geographies Served

  • USA
  • UK
  • Ireland
  • Canada
  • South Africa
  • Europe
  • Asia
  • Australia
  • China
  • India
  • Japan
  • Latin America
  • Middle-East

Pricing Model

  • Annual Subscription
  • Quote-based

Customer Types

  • Large Enterprises
  • Medium Business


  • SaaS
  • Cloud Hosted

Available Integrations

Sisense offers APIs and additional developer tools that give you more options and flexibility to manage, enhance, and customize the functionality and user experience of the platform.


  • Salesforce
  • Zendesk
  • QuickBase
  • Google Adwords
  • Google Analytics
  • Google Spreadsheets
  • Amazon Redshift
  • Heroku Postgres

Database Servers:

  • MS SQL Server
  • Oracle Database
  • MySQL Database
  • PostgreSQL
  • DB2
  • Generic ODBC Driver
  • Generic OleDB Driver
  • ERP
  • MongoDB


Machine Data:

  • Splunk

Big Data Sources:

  • Hadoop Hive
  • Teradata


  • Custom SQL expression
  • Social networks via RSSBus
  • Common CRMs via RSSBus


Available Support

  • Phone
  • Email
  • Tickets
  • Training

Software Pricing

Sisense provides a flexible pricing plan that can be used by both small and large companies. Contact the company to request for specific rates. The vendor will offer you a customized quote depending on your company size and the scale of your operations. You can start by requesting a quote on the vendor’s website. You can find more details about Sisense pricing here.

Sisense also offers a useful free trial plan that can help you check out the app’s features free of cost and understand how it can boost your company’s bottom line. 

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