Pentaho is a company that offers Pentaho Business Analytics, a suite of open source Business Intelligence (BI) products which provide data integration, OLAP services, reporting, dashboarding, data mining and ETL capabilities. Pentaho was founded in 2004 by five founders. and is headquartered in Orlando, FL, USA.
The Pentaho suite consists of two offerings, an enterprise and community edition. The enterprise edition contains extra features not found in the community edition. The enterprise edition is obtained through an annual subscription and includes extra support services. Pentaho’s core offering is frequently enhanced by add-on products, usually in the form of plug-ins, from the company itself and also the broader community of users and enthusiasts. The table below summarizes the most popular products and plug-ins in the Pentaho ecosystem.
Pentaho follows an open core business model. It provides two different editions of Pentaho Business Analytics: a community edition and an enterprise edition. The enterprise edition needs to be purchased on a subscription model. The subscription model includes support, services, and product enhancements via annual subscription. The enterprise edition is available under a commercial license. There are three variants of the enterprise edition: Basic, Professional, and Enterprise. The community edition is a free open source product licensed under the GNU General Public License version 2.0 (GPLv2), GNU Lesser General Public License version 2.0 (LGPLv2), and Mozilla Public License 1.1 (MPL 1.1).
Accolades and awards
InfoWorld Bossie Award 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Ventana Research Leadership Award 2010 for StoneGate Senior Care
CRN Emerging Technology Vendor 2010
ROI Awards 2012 – Nucleus Research
More awards on Pentaho’s Awards Page