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MicroStrategy to Host 16th Annual "World" Conference, January 28-31, 2013, in Las Vegas

MicroStrategy to Host 16th Annual "World" Conference, January 28-31, 2013, in
                                  Las Vegas

  PR Newswire

  TYSONS CORNER, Virginia, Jan. 17, 2013

- Customer Speakers to Include Yahoo!, Netflix, Time Warner Cable, Dell,
Domino's Pizza, Adobe Systems, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, eBay, and
Ingram Micro

TYSONS CORNER, Virginia, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --MicroStrategy®
Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of business
intelligence (BI) and mobile software, today announced that it will host its
16th annual conference, MicroStrategy World 2013, on January 28-31 at the Wynn
Las Vegas.

MicroStrategy World 2013 will bring together some of the foremost software
technology visionaries, experts, and practitioners in one forum, presenting
valuable opportunities for learning and networking. Michael Saylor, CEO of
MicroStrategy and New York Times best-selling author of The Mobile Wave: How
Mobile Software Will Change Everything , will discuss the future of mobile
technology and how its impact will transform our lives. Featured speakers
will also include Ivan Brockman, Senior Managing Partner at Blackstone
Advisory Partners, the world's premier asset management and advisory firm,
speaking on "The Emerging Software Landscape: An Investor's Perspective," as
well as executives from a number of MicroStrategy's customers.

This four-day event will showcase MicroStrategy's leading platform for BI,
mobile reporting and commerce, and Big Data analytics delivered either on
premises or in the cloud. At the conference the Company will also be
highlighting its disruptive new products that provide: real-time insight into
consumer preferences;mobile retail commerce; robust data discovery; and
effective identity management and cyber security. Conference attendees will
learn about MicroStrategy's seven core product areas, including:

  *MicroStrategy's leading BI Platform and why companies continue to choose
    it to deliver mission-critical reports and dashboards to business users
    via the web and Microsoft desktop tools. A large number of MicroStrategy
    customers will be discussing how MicroStrategy's BI products have
    dramatically improved their operating results or corporate performance.
    
  *MicroStrategy's acclaimed mobile platform and how it has helped hundreds
    of enterprises rapidly build mobile apps for Apple and Android™-based
    smart phones, tablets, and other devices. The event will highlight mobile
    solutions for field sales reps with pre-meeting analysis, product videos,
    sales presentations and access to sales force automation (SFA) systems,
    making them more effective and productive.
  *MicroStrategy Cloud™, a BI platform-as-a-service offering, and how it
    allows companies to deploy BI apps and mobile apps using MicroStrategy's
    BI Platform and MicroStrategy's Mobile App Platform more quickly and with
    lower financial risk than with traditional on-premises solutions.
  *MicroStrategy Express™, the fastest way for companies, departments, and
    small businesses to build and deploy MicroStrategy-caliber BI and mobile
    apps without the assistance of IT. Learn how MicroStrategy Express guides
    business people through a streamlined flow -- from
    data-to-discovery-to-dashboard-to-distribution -- and is available as a
    cloud-based service to allow instant start up.
  *MicroStrategy Wisdom™, an analytic application that provides an instant
    focus group of 18 million people and enables companies to derive insights
    that can make marketing activities ten times more effective when targeting
    consumer segments by using the full power of the Big Data residing in
    social, mobile, and cloud-based networks.
  *MicroStrategy Alert, a mobile commerce application designed to help retail
    companies compete and win in the new mobile world by providing a mobile
    channel for marketing, commerce, and loyalty. Attendees will learn how
    this world-class mobile commerce and loyalty app can be up and running in
    a few weeks.
  *MicroStrategy Usher™, an application that offers an effective new model
    for identity management and cyber security. Learn how Usher provides
    businesses with a mobile app that can replace plastic employee IDs and
    customer cards with a mobile ID which, in turn, offers a more effective
    way to manage workforces, provides more secure customer service, and
    reduces the threat of cyber attacks.

More than 25 world-class companies will present their best practices on how
they use MicroStrategy to improve operational efficiencies, increase revenues,
and enhance business performance. Among the companies scheduled to present
are: Adobe Systems, Alarm.com, American University, Angel.com, AutoTrader.com,
BMC Software, Boston Children's Hospital, Catalina Marketing, Con-way Freight,
Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, Dell, Domino's Pizza, Eagle
Investment Systems, eBay, Enova Financial, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts,
HMS, Huntington National Bank, Ingram Micro, Kinross Gold Corporation,
Netflix, Novation, PPL, SWIFT, Tapjoy, The Container Store, Time Warner Cable,
and Yahoo!.

At MicroStrategy World 2013, participants will be able to attend any of the
100+ informative sessions and interact with MicroStrategy's ecosystem of
technology partners in the exhibit hall. Conference attendees will learn about
complementary solutions and services from MicroStrategy technology partners,
including: Accenture, Actian, Adastra, AirWatch, Analytics8, AT&T, Business
Elements, Cisco, Cloudera, DataMeaning, DataFactZ, Datastrong, Deloitte,
Denovo Services, emids Technologies, ESRI, EZ Data Systems, FMS, Fuzzy Logix,
Good Technology, HCL, High Impact Technologies, HP Vertica, IBM, Indigo,
InfoCepts, Informatica, Invexer Technology, iOLAP, Keystrata, Kognitio, Lancet
Software, Longview Solutions, Pandera, ParAccel, Project X, Qstride, Scalable
Systems, Smartbridge, Software by Design, Southport Services Group, Syncsort,
Systech Solutions, Talend, TDWI, Technosoft, Teradata, Third I, Visual
Crossing, and VMware.

"MicroStrategy World provides a great opportunity to hear about MicroStrategy
technology breakthroughs in cutting-edge business analytics, market-leading
mobile solutions, and innovative cloud services that can enhance the
performance and efficiency of your business," said Michael Saylor, Chairman
and CEO of MicroStrategy. "Attendees will hear real-life enterprise-scale
customer case studies from leaders in each industry and take home valuable
business strategies that will help them to seize growth opportunities."

Registration information and a preliminary agenda for MicroStrategy World 2013
are available at http://www.microstrategy.com/microstrategyworld/ . Members of
the media can attend the conference free of charge and should RSVP to
ccahill@microstrategy.com .

About MicroStrategy Incorporated

Founded in 1989, MicroStrategy is a leading provider of enterprise software
platforms for business intelligence, mobile intelligence, and social
intelligence applications. MicroStrategy's BI platform enables leading
organizations worldwide to analyze the vast amounts of data stored across
their enterprises to make better business decisions. Companies choose
MicroStrategy BI for its ease-of-use, sophisticated analytics, and superior
data and user scalability. MicroStrategy's mobile intelligence platform helps
companies and organizations build, deploy, and maintain mobile apps across a
range of solutions by embedding intelligence, transactions, and multimedia
into apps. MicroStrategy's social intelligence platform includes a number of
applications that help enterprises harness the power of social networks for
marketing and e-commerce, as well as a suite of free consumer friendly apps
that use MicroStrategy's enterprise technologies. The MicroStrategy Cloud
offering combines MicroStrategy and third-party software, hardware, and
services to enable rapid, cost-effective development of hosted BI, mobile, and
social applications. To learn more about MicroStrategy (Nasdaq: MSTR), visit
www.microstrategy.com and follow us on Facebook (
http://www.facebook.com/microstrategy ) and Twitter (
http://www.twitter.com/microstrategy ).

MicroStrategy, MicroStrategy Cloud, MicroStrategy Express, MicroStrategy
Wisdom, and MicroStrategy Usher are either trademarks or registered trademarks
of MicroStrategy Incorporated in the United States and certain other
countries. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be the
trademarks of their respective owners.

Contact: Warren GetlerMicroStrategy Incorporated+1-703-744-6258
wgetler@microstrategy.com

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Website: http://www.microstrategy.com