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Get to know Alteryx Designer, Alteryx Server and Alteryx Connect

In this piece we present a concise summary of our independent BI & Analytics survey on the software vendor Alteryx and its product portfolio (such as Alteryx Designer, Alteryx Server and Alteryx Connect). Alteryx BI & Analytics scores in our comprehensive research better than MicroStrategy but much worse than TIBCO. Alteryx scores best in data connectivity and comes out the worst in terms of mobile business intelligence. Within the context of BI & Analytics, we have listed the main advantages and disadvantages of Alteryx Analytics and arranged them by topic (Performance Management & Business Intelligence, big data, data analytics, AI and data science). We also appoint the features of the product portfolio such as Alteryx Designer, Alteryx Server and Alteryx Connect et cetera.

How does Alteryx BI & Analytics score on certain components?

In our survey we also judged the various tools of Alteryx software. More than 994 evaluation criteria were examined. The bar chart below gives good insight into the strengths and weaknesses of Alteryx Analytics. Please note that Passionned Group is 100% independent of the suppliers in our guide. We are not a reseller, we do not make deals or have done business with the vendor. Among other things, we help and advise companies in the proper selection of BI tooling.

Score of Alteryx Analytics software.Figure 1: Strength-weakness analysis of the supplier Alteryx BI & Analytics. A vendor can score a maximum of 100%. Source: the BI & Analytics Guide 2022. Do you need more clarification about our research? Click here to download this guide.

The Alteryx analysis was created by tapping into a lot of public big data and analyzing it thoroughly from there. More than 148,325 documents have been analyzed from Alteryx since it was included in our research. In this analysis process both algorithms and the critical eye of a senior expert in the field of BI & Analytics played a key role in establishing the final results.

Alteryx and their complete BI & Analytics product portfolio

The software company Alteryx carries (a minimum of) 7 products in the realm of BI & Analytics. Based on relevance we list the products below:

What is Alteryx Analytics?

In this paragraph, we report the (main) characteristics of Alteryx Analytics, including its features and any related products. This product group consists of Alteryx Designer, Alteryx Server, Alteryx Connect, Alteryx APA Platform, Alteryx Intelligence Suite and Alteryx Promote. This product / group of products can be characterized by the following properties:

Want to know all about all features (100+) of Alteryx Analytics? Download the BI & Analytics Guide™ 2022 here.

Want to hire a Alteryx Analytics specialist?

Do you want to hire an interim Alteryx Analytics consultant who can do a mountain of work for you and implement an Alteryx Analytics application? Or do you want start an implementation process for one of the related products like Alteryx Designer, Alteryx APA Platform and Alteryx Server? You can always call on the Alteryx Analytics specialists of Passionned Group. Indeed, hiring Alteryx Analytics developers is not always necessary and sometimes even inconvenient. Leave a message here and we will be happy to work for you.

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Figure 2, 3 and 4: These three images give a first impression of Alteryx Analytics. Click on an image to enlarge it.

What is Alteryx Designer?

We don’t reveal everything here but in this paragraph, we report the (main) characteristics of Alteryx Designer, including its features and any related products. This product can be best characterized by the following properties:

Want to know the intricacies of all the functions (100+) of Alteryx Designer? Then download our BI & Analytics Guide™ 2022 here.

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Figure 5, 6 and 7: These three images give a first impression of Alteryx Designer. Click on an image to enlarge it.

What is Alteryx Server?

Under this heading, we report the (main) characteristics of Alteryx Server, including its features and any related products. This product can be defined by the following features:

Are you curious now about all the functions (100+) of Alteryx Server? Then order the BI & Analytics Guide™ 2022 here.

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Figure 8, 9 and 10: Overlying images illustrate the functionality of Alteryx Server. Click on an image to magnify.

What is Alteryx Connect?

We don’t reveal everything here but in this paragraph, we describe the key features of Alteryx Connect, including its features and any related products. The Alteryx Connect can be best characterized by the following functionalities:

Are you curious about all the functionalities (100+) of Alteryx Connect? In that case order the BI & Analytics Guide™ 2022 here.

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Figure 11, 12 and 13: Overlying images illustrate the functionality of Alteryx Connect. Click on the image to enlarge it.

What is Alteryx APA Platform?

Other names by which this software product is known: Alteryx Analytic Process Automation

We do not display here all the features but in this paragraph, we describe Alteryx APA Platform, including its features and any related products. This product / group of products can be characterized by the following characteristics:

Are you now curious about all features (100+) of Alteryx APA Platform? Download here the BI & Analytics Guide™ 2022.

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Figure 14, 15 and 16: These three images give a first impression of Alteryx APA Platform. Click on an image to magnify.

What is Alteryx Intelligence Suite?

In this section, we provide a description of Alteryx Intelligence Suite, including its features and any related products. The product Alteryx Intelligence Suite can be best characterized by the following characteristics:

Are you now curious about all elements (100+) of Alteryx Intelligence Suite? Download the BI & Analytics Guide™ 2022 here.

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Figure 17, 18 and 19: Various figures show the operation of Alteryx Intelligence Suite. Click on the image to magnify.

What is Alteryx Promote?

In this paragraph, we give you insight in the key features of Alteryx Promote, including its features and any related products. Alteryx Promote can be characterized by the following characteristics:

Want to know everything about all properties (100+) of Alteryx Promote? In that case open the BI & Analytics Guide™ 2022 here.

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Figure 20, 21 and 22: Overlying images illustrate the functionality of Alteryx Promote. Click on the image to enlarge it.

Recent innovations of Alteryx Analytics-tools and the version history

Lately, we see a stable trend in terms of BI & Analytics functionality and support for various platforms and data sources. The latest innovations are in the areas of artificial intelligence > algorithms > learning algorithms, BI infrastructure > operating systems > Red Hat and data governance > data management > impact analysis.

We reviewed Alteryx’s most recent releases of the total product range. Below we give an overview of the various releases of the BI & Analytics products of Alteryx:

Behind each product we show the version numbers, the older the version the more backward the version is in the list.

What are the licensing costs of Alteryx Designer, Alteryx Server and Alteryx Connect?

It is difficult to determine exactly what a license of Alteryx Designer, Alteryx Server and Alteryx Connect costs because it depends on the country, the number of users (and/or the number of cores if you want to run it on a server), the connectors to data sources, and at what point in the year you request a quote. And before the end of a fiscal quarter of Alteryx, you may be able to look forward to a decent discount. In addition, we recommend to run the software in the cloud, for the most part, you only pay for your consumption then. The purchase cost of Alteryx Designer, Alteryx Server and Alteryx Connect may not be the largest amounts, but maintenance and support of course do limit your future investment scope.

What makes Alteryx BI & Analytics unique?

In our study, we see that Alteryx in the field of BI & Analytics software has a number of specific features and thus differentiates itself from the competition. This makes Alteryx Analytics more or less unique: self-service data analytics, web data connector, SQL editor, cognitive services and automated analytics.

The advantages and disadvantages of Alteryx Analytics

By research theme (Performance Management & Business Intelligence, big data, data analytics, AI and data science) we name all the advantages and disadvantages of Alteryx BI & Analytics, Alteryx Designer, Alteryx Server and Alteryx Connect, et cetera. These are not cemented in place, i.e.: Alteryx wants to gain a better position in the market, of course, and works continuously on developing functionality that closes the gaps in the product portfolio at this time (such as support for AIX and data virtualization).

Tag cloud of the Alteryx Analytics tools.Figure 23: Tag cloud with the strength-weakness analysis of Alteryx BI & Analytics

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Alteryx Data Connectivity

73%

Alteryx does score in our study good on the theme ‘Data Connectivity’. The company scores on this topic 73%. We used the following selection criteria: CSV and connectivity. In total, we examined 95 aspects in this category. Are you excited about the topic ‘Data Connectivity’? Then download here our BI & Analytics Study 2022.

Alteryx BI Infrastructure

63%

The vendor Alteryx does perform in our 100% vendor-independent BI & Analytics survey good on the section ‘BI Infrastructure’. The company scores on this topic 63%. We considered the following factors: web services, web server and high availability. In total, we examined 166 criteria within this section. Would you like to go into more depth with the topic ‘BI Infrastructure’? Then download here our BI & Analytics Guide.

Alteryx Analytics

60%

The company do score, compared to other vendors, in our independent BI & Analytics survey good on the subject ‘Analytics’, given that they score 60% on this. The following criteria were used: quality analytics, field quality analytics, supply chain analytics, utility analytics and production quality analytics. In doing so, we investigated the following five products: Alteryx Analytics, Alteryx Server, Alteryx Designer, Alteryx APA Platform and Alteryx Intelligence Suite. In total, we examined 127 features within this discipline. Are you excited about the topic ‘Analytics’? Then download here our BI & Analytics Guide 2022.

Alteryx Business Intelligence

58%

Alteryx scores, compared to other vendors, in our 100% vendor-independent BI & Analytics survey good on the theme ‘Business Intelligence’. The score amounts to 58%. We considered the following factors: reporting, enterprise business intelligence, embedded business intelligence and business process monitoring. In doing so, we analyzed the following three products: Alteryx Analytics, Alteryx Connect and Alteryx APA Platform. In total, we examined 75 criteria within this section. Would you like to learn more about the topic ‘Business Intelligence’? Then download here our BI & Analytics Study. Or find the depth in the following content:

Alteryx Data Governance

54%

The vendor Alteryx does rate in our 100% vendor-independent BI & Analytics survey good on the section ‘Data Governance’, given that they score 54% on this. We looked at the following criteria, among others: data management, data quality, data catalog, data encryption, data lineage and data acquisition layer. In total, we examined 82 criteria in this category. Are you planning to specialize further in the topic ‘Data Governance’? Then download here our BI & Analytics Guide.

Alteryx Data Discovery

52%

The company scores in our 100% vendor-independent BI & Analytics survey good on the theme ‘Data Discovery’ with a score of 52%. We considered the following factors: data visualization and standard deviation. In total, we examined 394 criteria within this section. Would you like to delve further into the topic ‘Data Discovery’? Then download here our BI & Analytics Study. Or find the depth in the following content:

Alteryx Self-service BI

52%

The vendor Alteryx does score, compared to other vendors, in our objective BI & Analytics survey good on the section ‘Self-service BI’, given that they score 52% on this. We looked at the following criteria, among others: self-service analysis, self-service data discovery, self-service data analytics, self-service analytics platform and self-service data quality. In total, we examined 16 selection criteria within this main theme. Would you like to delve further into the topic ‘Self-service BI’? Then download here our BI & Analytics Guide 2022.

Alteryx Artificial Intelligence

48%

The company does perform in our 100% vendor-independent BI & Analytics survey moderate on the subject ‘Artificial Intelligence’ with a score of 48%. We used the following selection criteria: Python, augmented reality, naive bayes, Bayesian networks and conversational analysis. In total, we examined 171 selection criteria within this main theme. Would you like to go into more depth with the topic ‘Artificial Intelligence’? Then download here our BI & Analytics Guide. Or find the depth in the following content:

Alteryx Big Data

46%

Alteryx does perform in our recently updated, independent BI & Analytics study moderate on the subject ‘Big Data’. The company scores on this topic 46%. The following criteria were used: massive volumes and big data governance. In total, we examined 58 features within this discipline. Are you planning to specialize further in the topic ‘Big Data’? Then download here our BI & Analytics Guide.

Alteryx Data Integration

45%

Alteryx scores in our independent BI & Analytics survey moderate on the theme ‘Data Integration’. The score amounts to 45%. The following criteria were used: data warehousing, data hub, data virtualization, data integration platform, data wrangling and cross-database joins. In total, we examined 83 criteria within this section. Are you excited about the topic ‘Data Integration’? Then download here our BI & Analytics Study. Or take a deep dive in the following content:

Alteryx Performance Optimization

45%

The vendor Alteryx does rate in our objective BI & Analytics survey moderate on the section ‘Performance Optimization’. The score amounts to 45%. We considered the following factors: caching, parallel processing, materialized views, data pipelines, quantum computing and cached data. In total, we examined 29 criteria within this section. Would you like to delve further into the topic ‘Performance Optimization’? Then download here our BI & Analytics Study 2022.

Alteryx Decision Management

44%

The company does rate in our objective BI & Analytics survey moderate on the section ‘Decision Management’, given that they score 44% on this. We used the following selection criteria: performance management, decision-making platform, decision optimization, automated decision-making, real-time decisioning and decision planning. In total, we examined 30 selection criteria within this main theme. Would you like to go into more depth with the topic ‘Decision Management’? Then download here our BI & Analytics Guide 2022. Or find the depth in the following content:

Alteryx Multidimensional Models

44%

The company does score in our study moderate on the subject ‘Multidimensional Models’. The company scores on this topic 44%. We considered the following factors: OLAP, DAX, MOLAP and ROLAP. In total, we examined 16 features within this discipline. Would you like to go into more depth with the topic ‘Multidimensional Models’? Then download here our BI & Analytics Guide.

Alteryx Real-time Analytics

34%

Alteryx scores in our independent BI & Analytics survey moderate on the subject ‘Real-time Analytics’, given that they score 34% on this. The following criteria were used: real-time, real-time data, data ingestion, near real-time, real-time insights and real-time data warehousing. In total, we examined 20 features within this discipline. Would you like to delve further into the topic ‘Real-time Analytics’? Then download here our BI & Analytics Guide. Or find the depth in the following content:

Alteryx Mobile Business Intelligence

26%

Alteryx does score, compared to other vendors, in our 100% vendor-independent BI & Analytics survey not good on the subject ‘Mobile Business Intelligence’. The score amounts to 26%. We looked at the following criteria, among others: Android, iPad and iPhone. In total, we examined 11 selection criteria within this main theme. Would you like to become more proficient in the topic ‘Mobile Business Intelligence’? Then download here our BI & Analytics Guide.

In which sectors is Alteryx BI & Analytics most active?

In our research, we also looked at which industries a supplier has a track record. These are the industries where Alteryx is frequently used: health care and retail.

Alteryx software is most commonly used by…

The BI & Analytics software from Alteryx is most often mentioned in combination with the following function: data analysts.

Education and training course Alteryx BI & Analytics

We facilitate various training and courses in the field of BI & Analytics but can also provide specific Alteryx training, for example as incompany. Then think about the following software: Alteryx Designer, Alteryx Server and Alteryx Connect. Of course we color such a training with the ideas of the intelligent, data-driven organization.

In conclusion: Alteryx Analytics scores good

Alteryx has a compact product portfolio with which it scores good in our BI & Analytics survey. Alteryx BI & Analytics innovates (approximately) at an average rate of less than 5 features per year, is active (for now) in few sectors, and growing high in the field of data connectivity.

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