Software as a Service services are gaining popularity, as the cloud gives users of Business Intelligence tools increased possibilities. Qlik Sense is also available in the SaaS model, and there are two versions to choose from: Business and Enterprise. In this article, you’ll learn what the difference between them is, what options they give users and how to start using them.

Qlik Sense in the SaaS model

Qlik is known for continuous improvement and upgrading its products. It similarly adjusts the delivery models of its flagship Business Intelligence tool, Qlik Sense, on an ongoing basis.

It is available in the following management models:

  • Managed by a client – installed locally (Kubernetes or Windows).
  • Managed by a provider – the SaaS model.

For users, the SaaS model means the seamless use of a more consistent environment, so that they don’t have to deal with updates or hardware issues. Each of the two editions of Qlik Sense in the SaaS model is based on a scalable native architecture.

Qlik Sense Cloud – the biggest advantages

  • You benefit from a secure cloud environment,
  • Your data in Qlik Sense Cloud is available from any device,
  • You can create interactive analytical applications using the “drag and drop data” functionality,
  • You can enrich your presentations and turn your data into an interesting story using data storytelling in the cloud,
  • You can share your applications and visualizations with other users,
  • In the Business model, you can additionally share content and work on it with your team as well as schedule an automatic data refresh.

Qlik Sense SaaS – Business or Enterprise?

In the SaaS model, Qlik Sense users can choose between two services: Qlik Sense Business and Qlik Sense Enterprise

Both versions of the system are available in the SaaS model, which means they are hosted and managed by the provider in Qlik Cloud Services in a highly scalable cloud infrastructure.

How are they different?

Qlik Sense Business and Enterprise

Qlik Sense Enterprise SaaS

This is the full implementation option and is a good option for companies that, along with the cloud model, want to gain greater control over user access and use increased capacities for individual applications (2.5 GB with the possibility of more). This solution can be implemented independently or as part of a Multi-Cloud implementation, and this version gives a wider choice of the type of license:

Analyzer – a license that allows you to analyse created applications and access to the Self-Service functionality.

Analyzer Capacity – this is a type of license based on the use of a time unit; when it comes to the available functions, it is the same as the Analyzer license. One license of this type means 1000 minutes of available usage time.

Professional – a license for developers that allows for both creating applications and managing the environment.

Read also: What’s new in Qlik Sense in 2020?

Qlik Sense SaaS – how to start?

Free 30-day trial

You can test Qlik Sense Business free of charge for 30 days. To take advantage of this option, simply create an account via https://www.qlik.com/us/trial/qlik-sense-business. You can log into all Qlik services and portals using one account.

Consultation with a Qlik partner

If you want to take advantage of the full implementation option and Qlik Sense in the SaaS model, arrange free consultations with a Qlik partner. The implementation partner will explain what the additional capabilities of Qlik Sense are and select a licensing model tailored to your needs.

Qlik Sense SaaS

Summary

Analytical tools not only mean a wider range of functionalities, but are also increasingly convenient for user implementation and licensing models. Qlik Sense in the SaaS model meets the needs of companies which are keen to start using Business Intelligence tools quickly without the need to install applications locally, as well as those that need fully-fledged development tools. In every situation, it is worth contacting experienced Business Intelligence consultants who will help you to choose the optimal solution for your company.

Author:
Business Intelligence Expert

Qlik Technical Solution Manager at JCommerce. Certified Qlik Sense Consultant with over 5 years of experience in the area of Qlik products (both as a designer and a developer). The enthusiast of effective visualization of the data. During several implementations of QlikView and Qlik Sense he gained extensive experience in diverse business areas. In private life, he is an enthusiast of bubbling of V8 and classic Mercedes’s. By education, he is a graduate of the Information Technology faculty of Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology in Warsaw in the Department of Databases.

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