Comparing all Xcelsius 2008 Editions

Im my previous post about Xcelsius Present 2008, i mentioned about the difference between all Xcelsius 2008 editions. This table and summary gives a little more information about the same.

Technical Specifications

Xcelsius Engage Server 2008

Xcelsius Engage 2008

Xcelsius Present 2008

Version:

2008

2008

2008

Data sources:

Microsoft Excel XP/2003/2007, XML databases, SOAP-based Web services, Adobe LiveCycle Data Services Microsoft Reporting Services, any OLEDB or ODBC compliant data-source

Microsoft Excel 2003/2007
XML compliant databases
SOAP-based Web services
Flash Variables
Xcelsius Engage Server also provides connectivity to:
OLEDB and ODBC compliant data-sources
Adobe LiveCycle Data Services
Microsoft Reporting Services

Microsoft Excel XP/2003/2007

Data and Portal Integrations:

Microsoft SharePoint, IBM WebSphere, Crystal Reports 2008

IBM WebSphere Portal, Microsoft SharePoint Portal, Crystal Reports 2008

None

Licensing model:

5 concurrent access license

Licensed per named users and concurrent access.

Licensed per named user.

Languages:

English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Dutch, Swedish, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Russian, and Korean

English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Swedish, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Russian

English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Dutch, Swedish, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Russian, and Korean

Export to

Flash (SWF), AIR,  HTML, Business Objects Platform, MS Powerpoint, MS Word, Adobe PDF

Flash (SWF), AIR,  HTML, Business Objects Platform, MS Powerpoint, MS Word, Adobe PDF

MS Powerpoint, MS Word, Adobe PDF

Price

Varies

$ 895.00

$ 195.00

Summary:

Xcelsius Present is the entry level product version. It is intended for users
who wish to create visualizations with Excel data only. Xcelsius Present does
not offer connectivity to external data sources. This version has a robust
suite of the most commonly used components. It also features the most
commonly used visualization export options.

Xcelsius Engage has all of the features of Xcelsius Present. It offers additional
components as well as additional visualization export options. It is intended
for users who need to connect to an external data source.

Xcelsius Engage Server provides all of the features of Xcelsius Engage. In
addition, it offers integration capabilities with web portals and Reporting
Services. Xcelsius Engage Server is bundled with Flynet Web Services
Generator. It is intended for users who wish to create visualizations that are
deployed in a portal environment.

BusinessObjects Xcelsius Enterprise provides all of the features of Xcelsius
Engage. In addition, it offers integration capabilites with web portals and
Reporting Services. BusinessObjects Xcelsius Enterprise integrates with the
BusinessObjects platform, including Query as a Web Service (QaaWS),
LiveOffice, and Crystal Reports. It is intended for users who wish to create
visualizations that are deployed in a BusinessObjects Enterprise environment.

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  • Joe

    We had previosuly purchased Xcelsius 4.5 workgroup which provided us with functionality to publish to BOE among usage of QaaS & Live Office integartion. In 2008 BO is mapping workgroup to Engage server which loses this functionality to publish to BOE and we now have to upgarde. WHY????

  • Andres

    The price of the “Engage Server” is qouted “varies”. Can you provide a range for the price of 5 users…. and additional cost per user?.

    Regards,

    Andres

  • @Andreas:

    Please contact SAP. Here is a link:

    http://www.sap.com/contactsap/directory/index.epx

    Regards,
    Kalyan Verma

  • massimo

    è possibile cedere a terzi (per es. da scaricare su un sito web) l’oggetto finale in flash prodotto cn Xcelsius Present ? cosa prevede la licenza ?

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