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Developer(s)  Pentaho Corporation
Founder  Richard Daley
Parent organization  Hitachi Data Systems
Type  Business Intelligence
Founded  2004
Pentaho wwwpentahocomsitesallthemespentahoresplogosvg
Stable release (EE) , (CE) / April, 2016 (EE) , April 2016 (CE)
Operating system  Windows, Linux, Mac OS X
Platform  Java (software platform)
License  1) Pentaho Community Edition (CE): Apache license version 2.0; and 2) Pentaho Enterprise Edition (EE): Commercial License
Headquarters  Orlando, Florida, United States
CEO  Quentin Gallivan (Oct 2011–)

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Pentaho is a Business Intelligence (BI) software company that offers Pentaho Business Analytics, a suite of open source 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. Pentaho was acquired by Hitachi Data Systems in 2015 [1].



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.

Server applications

Pentaho Enterprise Edition (EE) and Pentaho Community Edition (CE).

Community driven, Open-Source Pentaho server plug-ins

All of these plug-ins function with Pentaho Enterprise Edition (EE) and Pentaho Community Edition (CE).


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 [2]
  • CRN Emerging Technology Vendor 2010 [3]
  • ROI Awards 2012 - Nucleus Research
  • More awards on Pentaho's Awards Page
  • References

    Pentaho Wikipedia

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