Jedox Announces a New Development for its Open-Source OLAP Palo Product

Jedox, an international software company that develops and markets commercial, open source-based planning, analysis and
reporting solutions, has announced a new development for its Open-Source OLAP Palo product – the industry’s first free ODBO driver (MDX) in the cost-free download of Palo for Excel.

The new ODBO connectivity allows users to carry out advanced OLAP-based Pivot Table queries in Excel without the need for expensive licenses for Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services. While Pivot
tables in Excel are read-only, Palo users will have the option to writeback values from Excel directly to Palo’s OLAP cubes.

“With Microsoft’s recent announcement of the end of PerformancePoint Planning, this is a great opportunity for users looking for an inexpensive but powerful centralised planning application
utilising the familiar Excel user interface. By adding a writeback facility, Palo becomes an interesting choice for server- and Excel based planning applications in the mid-market space. ‘Excel
plus Palo’ provides all the advantages of a centralised BI solution without the cost and time,” explains Jedox CEO and Founder, Kristian Raue.

To read full press release, click here.

Share

submit to reddit
Top
We use technologies such as cookies to understand how you use our site and to provide a better user experience. This includes personalizing content, using analytics and improving site operations. We may share your information about your use of our site with third parties in accordance with our Privacy Policy. You can change your cookie settings as described here at any time, but parts of our site may not function correctly without them. By continuing to use our site, you agree that we can save cookies on your device, unless you have disabled cookies.
I Accept