Open source Business Intelligence - Helical Insight 4.1 GA Release

Top Quote Helical IT Solution Pvt Ltd is happy to share with the world the launch of version 4.1 GA of Open Source BI Product Helical Insight, our flagship product. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) July 01, 2021 - Helical IT Solution Pvt Ltd is happy to share with the world the launch of version 4.1 GA of Open Source BI Product Helical Insight, our flagship product.

    Helical Insight is a flagship product of Helical IT Solutions Private Limited, a company based out of Hyderabad, India. There are many customers who are currently using Helical Insight across various domain and geographies. Helical Insight comes in a free version as well as a paid version.

    With every growing data size and its variety, Helical Insight helps customer to make sense from their data and derive valuable insights, thus helping organizations run their business in a more efficient way. The product allows users to make good looking and actionable dashboards, analysis, infographs, map based analytics, pixel perfect canned reports and much more.

    Helical Insight is one of the rare Open Source BI product which is able to fulfill both traditional document kind of reporting as well as new generation drag drop based dashboard and data visualization requirements of end customers at a fraction of cost without compromising on the functionalities of the product. It provides a plethora of functionalities which includes user role management, drag drop based reports and dashboards creation, email scheduling, exporting, row wise data security, caching, load balancing, more than 6 methods of SSO, mobile and cloud compatibility and much more.

    Understanding the criticality of the uptime required in cases of BI server, with the newer release Helical Insight is able to support load balancing and High availability in a session less mode. ADFS is also supported with the newer release.

    “We have come a long way since we had launched the first version. Our product is being used by companies across various sectors like Pharma, Clinical Trials, Education, Sales CRM, Cyber Security, Healthcare, FinTech, Manufacturing etc. We are in continuous touch with our customers and getting their feedback so as to keep on improving the product. We have a very strong product roadmap which includes revamp of the UX of adhoc, integration of a paid charting engine with much better look and feel and customization options, inbuilt statistical models and Machine Learning models, a chatbot kind of interface for reports creation etc. We are trying to provide our end users the most feature rich Open Source BI product which can challenge and beat proprietary software’s also at a faction of the cost” said Nikhilesh Tiwari, Cofounder of Helical Insight.

    Nitin Sahu, Cofounder added “Understanding that the uptime required for the BI server should be very high, with version 4.1 GA we are able to support load balancing in session less mode. In the newer version 4.1 GA we have also addressed a lot of security issues and improved security, added various configurable security options and a lot of new improvements in UX as well as functionalities of other module. We are also in advanced stages of work on the next release as well” – added Nitin Sahu, cofounder.

    Below mentioned are the main list of new features in version 4.1 GA release

    SSO: With every growing list of product based customers requiring embedded SSO, Helical Insights latest release is now able to support one more method of SSO called ADFS along with other methods which were already supported like OAuth, AD, Active Directory, LDAP and token based authentication mechanism.

    Customization: The newer release is having a lot of additional charts and visualizations customization options, thus allowing end customers to do a lot more. The existing known bugs of various customization options have also been fixed. Apart from this the product has placeholders for injecting Javascript and CSS. This gives additional flexibility to developers to customize the report look and feel as well as behavior.

    Security: A lot of efforts have been put in place to ensure that known security issues and flaws are closed. Various kind of known security issues regarding sharing and end points have been rectified. Also various places where SQL injection could have been possible have been fixed with various types of configurable security options. Thus with the newer release the product has been much more secure.

    Nitin Sahu, Cofounder says, “Data security and compliance is of utmost importance when it comes to BI, since the tool is being used to handle critical data of the organization. Hence, the focus has been on making the product more secure and eliminate possibilities of SQL injection and other loop holes. As usual, our priority has been giving our customers what is best for them.”

    Email scheduling: There are API exposed allowing email scheduling from “Open in New Window” thus especially useful for customers who are using in embedded mode.

    Bug Fixing: Various kind of known bugs in various modules like metadata, dashboard designer, login etc have been fixed.

    Performance Enhancement: In general work has been done overall to improve the performance of the various pages and modules.

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    About Helical IT Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
    Helical Insight is a product of Helical IT Solutions Pvt Ltd, based out of Hyderabad India. Helical IT is a funded and profitable IT company specializing in Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, ETL and Big Data Analytics Services. Helical has served more than 70+ customers in various domains and geographies which includes Fortune 500 companies, Government departments, NGO, Small to Medium Enterprises etc.

    About Helical Insight
    Helical Insight is an Open Source BI product which was first release in 2016. Currently on version 4.1 Helical Insight comes in free version as well as paid version, thus allowing companies to have data analysis at a cost affective prices. Built on java and react Helical Insight is a completely browser based product with plethora of features which includes Embedding options, Single Sign On Support, various exporting options, email scheduling, drag drop interface for reports and dashboards creation, row wise data security, user role management, caching, mobile and cloud compatibility, support of containers, support of canned reports, inbuilt workflow engine, extensive API support and much more.

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