The Silverlight BI Portal is a centralized repository for data analyzing and reporting tools. AD Integrated Authentication and tight integration with the MS Report Server make it ideal for intranet deployments. Forms Based Authentication and SQL Server based storage engine, are also supported to allow SSAS Cubes to be securely exposed to Internet users. The portal utilizes direct calls to the back-end servers, thus eliminating the middle tier - no impersonation and no scalability issues. It consists of multiple products that target the front end data presentation, report design and deployment, as well has back end server monitoring, optimization and tuning.
For the data consumers, report builders, analysts:
Silverlight Business Intelligence Companion – the first truly no installation, web-based application for quickly browsing and analyzing OLAP cubes.
Report Server Companion - allows for managing the MS SSRS services, extends the SSRS manager web site functionalities, built in reports designer
Report Server Viewer - browser SSRS reports in Silverlight Application
Interactive Dashboards - create and share dashboards. Present them in Silverlight and HMTL5 for mobile support
Data Mining Companion - create scenarios and evaluate the results by using the mouse only in seconds
Interactive Charts and Maps - real-time charts, over 500 maps, Bing Maps integration, custom areas, 3D rendering
For the Administrators and Developers these products focus on the monitoring, reporting, tuning and optimizing the most valuable IT resources - the data servers:
Companion for MS Analysis Server
Companion for MS SQL Server
The BI Portal offers low cost Per Server instance licensing with unlimited end users and unlimited technical support directly related to the product. Additional consulting and development services are available.