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What Do You Do When An Automated Email Report Refuses To Email Itself?

There’s nothing more frustrating than an automated email report that refuses to email itself. On a bad day, it may feel like your business intelligence solution is working against you, and nothing drives that feeling home like an SSRS data driven subscription email hiccup. We’ve examined some of the common problems and came up with a few simple solutions.

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We Make SSRS Easy! Automate Your Reports Using PBRS

Would you like to manage your SSRS Reports distribution needs with greater effectiveness, speed, and efficiency? If so, PBRS is the automation tool for you. PBRS is a dynamic, flexible, function-rich and intuitive automation tool for scheduling, exporting, distributing and delivering your Microsoft® SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) Reports. This scheduler will help you make quick, insightful business decisions at a lower cost of ownership.

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How To Generate An SSRS Report As A Password Protected PDF

Though SSRS already has built-in functions that allow you to schedule and run a SSRS report to PDF, there are plenty of reasons why you would rather rely on a dedicated scheduler to process reports into PDF files. Advanced report encryption including password protected PDF, PGP, and Zip encryption methods can ensure that reports containing vital data are secure. Adding an expiration date to an SSRS reports limits the reports availability to users even after it has been delivered. PDF permissions ensure the users cannot tamper with the PDF file as well. Let’s dive a bit deeper and find out how to use these features to not only format your report into PDF but keep them secure!

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SSRS Is A Step In The Right Direction, But Is There Something More?

In the “good old days” merely having technology gave firms an edge over their competitors. This is no longer the case. In today’s business world, technology is readily available and less costly than ever before. Even the smallest companies can afford to have technology at their disposal. This makes simply possessing technology not enough to stand above the pack. You are going have to do something more.

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Learning And Understanding The Different Types Of SSRS Subscriptions

SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) is a very powerful Business Intelligence tool which can simplify your company’s business reporting needs. Customers deploy SSRS on their own premises for creating reports and then delivering them to the decision-makers in their organization. In scenarios where multiple users are using the SSRS reports with different needs, automation and subscriptions become a necessity.

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