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Zoho Reports Launches Out of Beta
Zoho (www.zoho.com) announced that Zoho Reports (http://reports.zoho.com), its online reporting and business intelligence tool, is now out of beta. It works with hosted and traditional (in-house, behind a firewall) business applications and databases for reporting and analysis. Users can fetch and upload data into Zoho Reports from Oracle, Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, and MS Access databases. Zoho Reports helps businesses make better sense of their data by providing useful insights through powerful reporting and analytics, which transforms to informed decision making.
Features include a drag-and-drop interface, SQL queries, a highly secure environment, and a range of reporting components, including charts, pivot tables, tabular view, and dashboard components. Zoho Reports lets users securely upload spreadsheets and tabular data such as .CSV, .TSV, .XLS or .HTML files. Users can also add data directly using the spreadsheet-like interface.
New functionalities in this release include the following:
- Dashboard view-Users can collate similar reports and view them all on a single page. For instance, a dashboard page consisting of 10 reports can be displayed in a "5x2" (five rows and two columns) format.
- iGoogle gadget-Users can embed the gadget version of Zoho Reports in their iGoogle home pages, giving them ready access to their reports and dashboards from their iGoogle page.
Like other Zoho products, Zoho Reports offers a generous free edition. And the pricing plans start at $15 per month (for 250,000 rows and 2 users). For more information and a video introduction, see http://arvindnatarajan.wiki.zoho.com/Zoho-Reports-going-out-of-Beta.html.
Zoho provides a comprehensive suite of online business applications. More than 2 million users use Zoho for their business, productivity, and collaboration needs. To date, Zoho has launched 21 different applications - from CRM to Mail, Projects, Invoice, and Wiki. Zoho is a division of ZOHO Corp., a privately-held and profitable company with headquarters in Pleasanton, Calif. and offices in Austin, New Jersey, London, Tokyo, and Beijing
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