What are the differences between the QlikView Server editions?

QlikView Server Enterprise Edition (EE) is available for customers looking to support a large number of users and integrate into enterprise environments. It includes features such as:

  • Unlimited documents
  • Integration with third party security systems
  • Server clustering

Small Business Edition (SBE) is designed to be used in smaller deployments. It has the following limitations:

  • For use only with Named and Document CALs
  • Limited to 25 Named User CALs
  • Limited to 100 Document CALs
  • No support for additional servers
  • Only supports Windows Active Directory to handle security and access control

Information Access Server (IAS) is an edition of QlikView Server designed to power public Internet sites:

  • Includes the add-on QlikView Real Time Server
  • Is licensed for uncapped number of user but limited to one QlikView document
  • Must be set to anonymous mode only and authentication must be off
  • Requires that the QlikView server be on the public Internet and publicly accessible
  • Requires that the URL for accessing the site powered by the QlikView Server be publicly accessible
  • Requires that no QlikView client (e.g., QlikView Desktop, Internet Explorer plug-in, Ajax) can access the QlikView Server (all user interfaces must be built by the customer manually or with QlikView Workbench)

QlikView Extranet Server (QES) is an edition of QlikView Server designed to extend QlikView functionality to external users via an extranet:

  • Requires authentication. Users must be external to the purchasing organization (customers, partners, etc)
  • Restricts server access to the Ajax client and mobile clients
  • Provides the option to customize the QlikView application via the included QlikView Workbench
  • Supports a maximum of 3 QlikView documents
  • Supports session CALs and usage CALs only


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