OracleOracle not announced has changed pricing for its flagship software suite BI (Business Intelligence) Foundation Suite.

BI Foundation Suite previously sold at a price of 450,000 per processor license, but since June 25, it costs 300,000 dollars, while the user license now costs 3675 dollars.

Recall that in the BI Foundations Suite includes products such as Oracle BI Enterprise Edition 11g, BI Publisher, Essbase, Scorecard and Strategy Management and Essbase Analytics Link.

The new price tag is now working against BI Suite Enterprise Edition Plus, which fell from 295,000 dollars to 221,250 dollars, and Scorecard and Strategy Management from 149 250 to 89 550 dollars. It is also appropriate to recall that earlier this year, Oracle has extended the supported data formats in BI and add the format support Apache Hadoop, as well as connectors for use with MS Excel. Continue reading