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Cloud BI has benefits, but no strong biz case yet

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

The main benefit of adopting cloud BI is that capital expenditure can be moved to operational expenditure, said [Ian] Bertram [of Gartner], but noted that this is only a minor advantage.

"From a feature and functionality perspective, there is no real benefit with cloud BI. And from a total cost of ownership perspective, it costs just as much if not more than on-premise BI," he explained.

...cloud BI adoption is "incredibly low" today, accounting for less than 1 percent of the overall global BI market. And while the figure will increase, Gartner does not expect this to be more than 3 percent even by 2014...

Read more about the challenges of adopting Cloud BI here. Sourced by ZDNet Asia

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