Amazon's QuickSight provides fast and easy-to-use analytics and visualizations that can draw on multiple data sources including AWS-based services and external platforms such as Salesforce.
used its AWS re:Invent event in Las Vegas this week to unveil a new disruptively priced service for analyzing and visualizing business intelligence data.
Amazon QuickSight makes its debut to a crowded business intelligence market, but Amazon promises that the platform will provide a quick and inexpensive route for organizations to get value out of their business data through analytics and visualization.
"If you think about the number of people inside of your companies that are really able to do analytics, it's typically a relatively small amount. It's usually the more technical people who can get at these analytics services," said Andy Jassy, AWS senior vice president, in his address at re:Invent this week. But the business users want access to that information, too.
What Is QuickSight?
Amazon QuickSight is a fast, cloud-powered BI service that makes it easy to build
visualizations, perform ad-hoc analysis, and quickly get business insights from your
data. Using our cloud-based service you can easily connect to your data, perform
advanced analysis, and create stunning visualizations and rich dashboards that can be
accessed from any browser or mobile device.
QuickSight is the first BI service to offer pay-per-session pricing, making it even more
cost-effective for you to provide access to analytics and insights for all of your users.
With pay-per-session pricing there are no upfront costs, no annual commitments, and
no charges for inactive users!
Pay only for what you use
Provide read-only access to QuickSight’s interactive dashboards and pay only when your users access them with pay-per-session pricing. With QuickSight there are no upfront costs, no annual commitments, and no charges for inactive users.
Scale from 10 users to 10,000
QuickSight automatically scales with your usage and activity, with no need for additional infrastructure. QuickSight will grow with your organization’s needs from a few users to tens of thousands of users.
No servers to manage
QuickSight has no servers or software to manage, maintain, deploy, upgrade or migrate. We do the heavy lifting so you don’t have to.
Build end-to-end BI solutions
QuickSight integrates with your data sources and other AWS services like RedShift, S3, Athena, Aurora, RDS, IAM, CloudTrail, Cloud Directory and more – providing you with everything you need to build an end-to-end BI solution.