Many things separate arcplan from the pack. We are the only BI vendor whose platform supports all facets of a company's BI needs – dashboards, reporting, budgeting and planning, Ad-hoc analysis, mobile BI, and collaboration. And we offer all this for a fraction of what you'd pay other vendors for less functionality. arcplan is also the ideal frontend to a variety of data sources – in fact, we're the leading third-party BI frontend to SAP BW, Oracle Essbase, and IBM Cognos TM1. We're also #1 for Innovation, Customer Satisfaction, Collaboration, Competitive Win Rate, Business Benefits Achieved, Project Length, and Agility. See what else people have to say about arcplan >>
Through more than 20 pre-built connectors, arcplan supports a variety of data sources and enables users to join real-time data from multiple sources in a single report or dashboard. In addition, arcplan enables write-back to these data sources where permitted. In addition to generic interfaces for XML, ODBC, and LDAP, arcplan connects to SAP, Oracle, IBM, Teradata, SQL Server and many others. See the full list >>
arcplan applications are built with a drag-and-drop designer. Since there is no programming necessary, it has a short learning curve and users quickly become self-sufficient. In fact, after just one day of training, users can build their own reports. In addition, we offer eLearning courses where users can teach themselves at their own pace. Here is a video on how easy it is to build dashboards with arcplan >>
arcplan integrates your existing security concepts such as LDAP and Active Directory. Single Sign-On (SSO) is also supported. arcplan comes with User Management, which enables administrators to specify individual user and group access rights. Even when users export data to Excel, arcplan enables them to comply with your company's IT governance and standards. Finally, unlike other vendors, arcplan's in-memory technology has a security concept applied, providing role-based access control to its cache. Read more about our shared query cache >>
Scalability is one of arcplan's most notable features. arcplan is ideal for both small departmental deployments and large enterprise use. arcplan applications can be used by one person or thousands of users simultaneously. Load balancing across different servers ensures high performance.
arcplan has traditionally been a hosted solution, but we refer to it now as "cloud ready." Since arcplan applications are fully web-based, it is possible to deploy arcplan in the cloud. In fact, many of our partners have created cloud-based arcplan solutions ranging from dashboards and balanced scorecards to budgeting and planning applications, some with a specific industry focus. Contact us if you're interested in a cloud deployment.
arcplan makes it simple to "design once, run anywhere," including on any mobile device. With one click, you can publish arcplan applications as Web apps to any smartphone or tablet – iPhone, iPad, Microsoft Surface, Android, Blackberry, etc. You may also select arcplan Mobile to have a native app on your device.
DORA means "Design Once, Run Anywhere," and it's arcplan's mantra for solving the challenge of creating apps that are easily portable from desktops to smartphones and tablets. With a state-of-the-art Responsive Design concept combined with an HTML5 deployment strategy, arcplan apps can be literally deployed anywhere.
Users can export reports to Excel as well as PowerPoint and PDF. Using arcplan Excel Analytics, arcplan's Excel add-in, users can work in Excel while remaining connected to the data source, ensuring data integrity. Their worksheets will include the full security and permissions that have been established by the IT team.
You can test arcplan free for 30 days by downloading our free trial edition. This is a fully-functional version of arcplan that allows you to test a dashboard demo, take a report creation tutorial, and build reports and dashboards with your own data. Here is a video about what you can do >>
arcplan is licensed on a perpetual, per-user basis. Our software is competitively priced yet offers lower TCO than other vendors. We can provide an estimate once we understand the scope of your initiative. Discuss your project with us >>