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Cognos Analytics On Demand

A fully-managed solution for up to 200 users.

• Reporting, data discovery and dashboarding
• Upgrades, infrastructure and scaling
• Mix and match licenses based on user requirements in one tenant
• No minimum quantity, pay as you grow

Standard Edition Plus Edition Premium Edition
Price $15 USD user/mo. $35 USD user/mo. $70 USD user/mo.
Dashboards, storytelling and collaboration X X X
Up to 10 on premises or data cloud connections X X X
Cognos Mobile X X X
Data exploration X X
Smart data discovery X X
Pixel-perfect reporting X
Managed report distribution X
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Cognos Analytics Hosted on IBM Cloud

A fully-managed, dedicated environment for 100 to thousands of users. Each instance requires a minimum of 1 analytics user and has a minimum annual subscription.

• Production and non-production environments available
• Integrate with your existing authentication partners
• VPN access to on-premises data
• Mix and match licenses based on user requirements in one tenant

Viewer User
Price $40 USD user/mo. $80 USD user/mo.
View reports, interact with dashboards, storytelling and collaboration X X
Execute and receive prompted reports, Cognos Mobile X X
Data preparation and connectivity to cloud and on-premises data X
Smart data discovery and AI exploration X
Pixel-perfect reporting and dashboards, open source visualizations X
Managed report distribution - scheduling and Bursting X
Integration with IBM Watson Studio (requires separate subscription) X
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Cognos Analytics Client Hosted or hybrid cloud

For those who need complete control over their analytics solution.


• Red Hat® OpenShift® deployment with IBM Cloud Pak® for Data
• Support for third-party providers like AWS, Azure, Google
• Minimum of one Cognos Analytics Administrator license required for application administration, security, user on-boarding and SDK
• All subscriptions are billed annually

Viewer User Explorer Admin
Price $12 USD user/mo. $40 USD user/mo. $70 USD user/mo. $450 USD user/mo.
View reports. Interact with dashboards, 
storytelling and collaboration. Cognos Mobile X X X X
Execute and receive prompted reports X X X
Data preparation and connectivity to cloud and on-premises data X X X
Smart data discovery and AI exploration X X X
Create pixel-perfect reports and dashboards, open source visualizations and managed report distribution (scheduling and bursting) X X X
Jupyter Notebooks & Python X X
Manage Security and User Management X
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