MicroStrategy Cloud Gains Global Momentum
SMBs to Fortune 100 Companies Finding Value in MicroStrategy's Cloud-based
Business Intelligence (BI) Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS)
TYSONS CORNER, Va., Jan. 29, 2013
TYSONS CORNER, Va., Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --MicroStrategy^® Incorporated
(Nasdaq: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of business intelligence (BI) and
mobile software, today announced that customers on its MicroStrategy's Cloud
Platform ran over 2 million reports per week through the company's innovative
BI in the cloud service during 2012.
Since its first quarter of operation in Q3 2011, MicroStrategy Cloud has grown
annual revenues by over 750% and established itself as a leader in Cloud-based
business analytics by offering an innovative, managed, and high quality
service to its customers.
Leading companies and organizations, such as Johnson & Johnson, Thomson
Reuters, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Ingram Micro, Tapjoy, Angel.com,
Coty US, DeRoyal Industries, Elan Polo International, ViSalus Sciences,
Wintrust Financial Corporation, and the Texas Department of Transportation
(TDOT), have found value in MicroStrategy Cloud — deploying high-value
analytical and mobile applications much quicker, at a lower cost, and with
lower risk than traditional on-premise approaches.
"MicroStrategy Cloud will play a vital role in Four Seasons' goal of helping
provide our General Managers with our hotel information on a timely basis,"
said Marco Trecroce, CIO, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. "Our General
Managers will now have the analytics they need to serve our guests better, and
operate their hotel more efficiently, anytime, anywhere on their iPad
devices. MicroStrategy Cloud will allow us to build these applications much
quicker than before and without expensive upfront capital investments in
"Our customers are some of the world's largest consumer brands," said
Christian Wright, General Manager Americas and CTO of e-dialog, an eBay Inc.
company. "We needed an analytics solution that could scale with our business.
MicroStrategy Cloud gives us the ability to quickly deploy mobile and analytic
solutions internally and externally to our customers in an elastic,
"As one of the largest and broadest-reaching mobile advertising platforms in
the world, a sound business intelligence strategy is crucial to our long-term
success," said Phil O'Neill, Vice President of Analytics at Tapjoy. "The
MicroStrategy Cloud platform gives us access to timely and powerful analytics
that inform crucial business decisions for Tapjoy and its partners. This helps
to free us up to focus on our business with less burden on resources and
"We are honored to be able to work with many innovative customers such as
Johnson & Johnson, Thomson Reuters, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Ingram
Micro, e-dialog, Tapjoy, and the TDOT," said Steve Stone, Senior Vice
President, Technical Operations, MicroStrategy Incorporated. "Organizations
of all sizes have found incredible business value in our service, and we think
that 2013 could become a tipping point for Big Data and analytics in the
MicroStrategy Cloud offers customers an alternate purchase and deployment
model for BI and mobile apps. Instead of making large upfront capital
investments and building large support teams, MicroStrategy Cloud allows
organizations to purchase analytics as a monthly subscription service that
scales with the business. This allows businesses to operate with agility —
reducing the time to market for analytics and mobile apps from months to days.
The MicroStrategy Cloud Platform-as-a-Service provides customers with BI and
Mobile Platform Services through MicroStrategy 9, the company's comprehensive
BI platform, as well as Data Hosting services through technology partnerships
with Informatica, IBM, Teradata, Microsoft, and ParAccel. The end-to-end
service also includes expert resources to tune, maintain, monitor and support
the system, as well as world-class servers and infrastructure providing 99.9%
About MicroStrategy Incorporated
Founded in 1989, MicroStrategy (Nasdaq: MSTR) is a leading worldwide provider
of enterprise software, including the MicroStrategy Business Intelligence (BI)
Platform™, the MicroStrategy Mobile Platform™, and MicroStrategy
Applications™. The Company offers its technologies for deployment in customer
data centers and as proprietary cloud services. The MicroStrategy BI Platform
enables leading organizations to analyze vast amounts of data and distribute
business insight throughout the enterprise. The MicroStrategy Mobile Platform
lets organizations rapidly build enterprise-caliber mobile applications needed
to mobilize business processes and information. MicroStrategy Applications are
a set of application services designed to help enterprises deploy mobile
commerce and loyalty services, build mobile identity and cyber security
services, as well as generate real-time insights into consumer preferences.
MicroStrategy Cloud™ allows enterprises to deploy MicroStrategy BI apps and
mobile apps more quickly and with lower financial risk than with traditional
on-premises solutions. To learn more about MicroStrategy, visit
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