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MicroStrategy Selected as an “Enterprise BI Platform Leader” in Report Published by Independent Research Firm

Tysons Corner, VA, December 18, 2013– MicroStrategy® Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of enterprise software platforms, today announced that Forrester Research, Inc. has cited MicroStrategy as a leader in its report entitled “The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Business Intelligence Platforms, Q4 2013”.

MicroStrategy received its top scores in Product direction, Global presence and install base, and Architecture. According to the report, “MicroStrategy shines with seamless architecture and a top mobile BI platform.

MicroStrategy has grown organically and architected its entire suite as a single platform. Forrester clients find that, after making the initial investment and effort in MicroStrategy, the reusability of all objects and the relational OLAP engine with drill-anywhere capability often result in longer lower-term total cost of ownership.

We’ve also seen clients having the most success with enterprise-scalable mobile BI applications delivered on the MicroStrategy platform. Forrester found that MicroStrategy had excellent mobile information delivery, scalability, integrated metadata and reporting and querying functionality.”

According to the report, MicroStrategy customers praised our data access, information delivery, reporting and querying, operational capabilities, and corporate and product vision. The report found that MicroStrategy is differentiated by its completeness, comprehensiveness and integration of its entire BI architectural stack.

“Leading independent analysts firms continue to consistently rate our enterprise software platforms at the top of the industry -- validating the significance that our technology brings to our customers,” said Paul Zolfaghari, President, MicroStrategy Incorporated. “We believe this report supports the resounding decision by thousands of global organizations to choose the industry’s most comprehensive analytics platform to meet their business needs and solve their Big Data challenges.”


Founded in 1989, MicroStrategy (Nasdaq: MSTR) is a leading worldwide provider of enterprise software platforms. The Company's mission is to provide the most flexible, powerful, scalable and user-friendly platforms for analytics, mobile, identity and loyalty, offered either on premises or in the cloud.

The MicroStrategy Analytics Platform™ enables leading organizations to analyze vast amounts of data and distribute actionable business insight throughout the enterprise. Our analytics platform delivers reports and dashboards, and enables users to conduct ad hoc analysis and share their insights anywhere, anytime. The MicroStrategy Mobile Platform™ lets organizations rapidly build information-rich applications that combine multimedia, transactions, analytics, and custom workflows. The MicroStrategy Identity Platform™ (branded asMicroStrategy Usher™) provides organizations the ability to develop a secure mobile app for identity and credentials. The MicroStrategy Loyalty Platform™ (branded as MicroStrategy Alert) is a next-generation, mobile customer loyalty and engagement solution. To learn more about MicroStrategy, visit and follow us on Facebook ( and Twitter (

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