We let our customers and industry analysts speak for us. Below you'll find testimonials and quotes from a variety of people about arcplan and our unique approach to business intelligence.

Ventana Research named arcplan a Hot Vendor in their 2014 Value Index for Mobile Business Intelligence. This research comprehensively evaluated 16 vendors' and their products in terms of usability, manageability, reliability and adaptability. Vendors like arcplan who earned the highest ratings are best able to deliver value to buyers. Organizations can use the Value Index to compile a short list for evaluation. Learn more >>

"Speed is a huge benefit. It takes a tenth of the time to get my data into the format I want so I can start to analyze it rather than spend more time gathering and formatting it. arcplan is a real timesaver."
 Gary Petrangelo, CFO of Japs-Olson, a commercial print vendor in Minnesota, USA

Gartner says that the breadth of arcplan's platform, which integrates budgeting, planning and forecasting capabilities, differentiates us from other BI vendors. In the 2013 Gartner Magic Quadrant survey, our customers named the top reasons for selecting arcplan as: product functionality, data access and integration, implementation cost and effort, the ability to design complex reports, OLAP capabilities, scorecard functionality, and our extensive partner network.

"The system is extremely easy to use: in less than an hour, all of our employees were able to work with arcplan's software."
 Ronny Piesker, Programmer at Hailo, a safety equipment manufacturer in Germany

Our customers ranked us #1 in many categories in The BI Survey 14, the world's largest independent survey of BI users. Not only is arcplan the leading third-party BI frontend to SAP BW, Oracle Essbase, and IBM Cognos TM1 – we were also named the #1 Enterprise Reporting and Performance Management vendor in terms of Business Benefits, Innovation, Competitive Win Rate, Customer Satisfaction, Self-Service, and Mobile BI. Learn more >>


"It is a quantum leap in the quality, depth, and ability to evaluate data. Management has at its disposal a solid, meaningful basis for managing sales, selecting the right product, and spotting opportunities and risks."
 Michael Böhme, Central Accounting Manager at Eschenbach, a worldwide vision aid manufacturer

arcplan has been recognized by Gleanster survey respondents as a leading provider of Agile BI solutions in terms of Ease of Deployment, Ease of Use, Features and Functionality, and Overall Value. "Survey respondents give arcplan high marks on data access and integration as well as collaboration features." Learn about Agile BI on our blogDownload the Gleanster report >>

"arcplan enabled us to implement an optimized system based on Oracle Essbase. This option and the many interfaces available with arcplan were key factors in our decision to go ahead with arcplan Enterprise. Financial analysts can write data to the source, compile reports, and complete tasks in a well-structured yet flexible manner – quick and easy."
 Markus Weinmann, Head of Reporting at Deutsche Telekom, the largest telecommunications company in Europe

Nucleus Researched named arcplan an "Expert CPM Vendor" in its Technology Value Matrix, published in June 2013. They note our strong combination of analytics, workflows, easy design environment, mobile support, and integration with other tools like Oracle Hyperion Planning. Download the matrix >>


"The programming of new reporting applications in arcplan takes only a few days rather than weeks. This reduces not only the workload of our IT department but ensures that management has quick access to all the data and analyses they needed to make sound business decisions."
 Bernd Kruse, BI Developer at JAB Anstoetz, the world's largest textile company, headquartered in Germany