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IBM® Cognos® Analytics offers flexible pricing for either individual users or your entire enterprise
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IBM Cognos Analytics is available as a cloud service or as software you can install in a location of your choice.

Starting at USD 10.60 * per user/per month Cognos Analytics on Cloud On-Demand

Cloud service ideal for smaller teams and organizations, offering user license options tailored with basic or premium functions.

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Dedicated cloud environment hosted and managed by IBM for large organizations or an entire enterprise.

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Deployed and managed by you on your infrastructure.

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Cloud On-Demand
Multi-tenant SaaS environment; managed by IBM.
  • Self-service purchase
  • For teams of up to 200 users
  • Secure access to on-prem or cloud data sources
  • Access to the latest product innovations
  USD 10.60*/user/mo. Standard user Get 40% off monthly subscription Buy now on IBM marketplace USD 42.40*/user/mo. Premium user

Dashboarding

Stories

AI Assistant

Mobile app

Standard reporting:

  • View saved report output
  • Receive reports sent by email
  • View and interact with active reports

Premium reporting: 

  • Create or edit reports
  • Run reports (in html, csv, Excel, and other formats)
  • Schedule reports and jobs
  • Save report output in Cognos

Exploration

Cloud Hosted

Dedicated cloud environment for the enterprise.

  • Production and non-production environments available
  • Integrate with your existing authentication providers
  • VPN access to on-premises data
  • Mix and match licenses based on user requirements 
*Access with Cognos Mobile App Only Mobile

USD 5.30*/user/mo.

Viewer

USD 42.40*/user/mo.

User

USD 84.80*/user/mo.

View dashboards and explorations and create pin boards**

AI Assistant and proactive alerts**

View reports, interact with dashboards

  • Use storytelling, collaboration and Cognos Mobile features

Execute and receive promoted reports

Data preparation and connectivity to cloud and on-premise data

Create reports, dashboards and open source visualizations

Managed report distribution - scheduling and bursting

Smart data discovery and AI exploration

Integration with IBM Watson Studio (requires separate subscription)

Client-Hosted

Available as stand-alone software package or as Cognos cartridge for Cloud Pak for Data. Deploy on-prem or on your preferred cloud virtual (IaaS) infrastructure.

  • Full System Administrator and Cognos Analytics Administrator control and responsibilities
  • Configure and manage the hardware, OS and application as per your need
**Access with Cognos Mobile App Only Mobile

USD 5.72*/user/mo.

Viewer

USD 13.75*/user/mo.

User

USD 45.80*/user/mo.

Explorer

USD 85.90*/user/mo.

Admin

USD 515*/user/mo.

View dashboards and explorations and create pin boards**

AI Assistant and proactive alerts**

View reports, interact with dashboards

Use storytelling, collaboration and Cognos Mobile features

Create reports, dashboards and open source visualizations

Managed report distribution - scheduling and bursting

Execute and receive promoted reports

Data preparation and connectivity to cloud and on premise data

Smart data discovery and AI exploration

Advanced Pattern Detection

Jupyter Notebooks & Python

Cognos SDK

Security and User Management

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Get a 30-day free trial of Cognos Analytics or request a live demo with an IBM expert to discuss addressing your specific needs.

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*Prices shown are indicative, may vary by country, exclude any applicable taxes and duties, and are subject to product offering availability in a locale.