TYSONS CORNER, Va., March 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroStrategy® Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of enterprise software platforms, today announced that MicroStrategy 10 was showcased in the BI Bake-Off, a product face-off that took place at the Gartner Business Intelligence and Analytics Summit at the Gaylord Texan Hotel & Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas.
"MicroStrategy emerged as a top performer in 13 of the 15 categories Gartner considers critical to success with BI and analytics," said Mark Gambill, CMO at MicroStrategy Incorporated. "Our inclusion in the BI Bake-Off underscores the importance of our groundbreaking enterprise analytics platform in the market and motivates us to continue to expand its innovative capabilities and value for our customers."
At this year's BI Bake-Off, MicroStrategy was invited, along with Microsoft, Qlik and Tableau, to demonstrate its data discovery capabilities in an interactive and light-hearted environment – see MicroStrategy's bake-off video here. Each vendor was asked to make data-driven decisions analyzing publicly available College Scorecard Data provided by the U.S. Department of Education. The questions asked of vendors were designed with specific data discovery functionalities and business user challenges in mind. MicroStrategy demonstrated the capabilities of MicroStrategy 10, including its data blending, data preparation, governed data discovery, and mobile features. In addition, MicroStrategy Senior Director of Product Marketing Vijay Anand and MicroStrategy customers Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Interstate Batteries, and Ryder System presented on enterprise data discovery with MicroStrategy 10. Each customer speaker explained how they have deployed self-service to decentralized teams and expanded analytics to new business groups while managing data governance through a centralized semantic architecture.
MicroStrategy 10.3™ Now Generally Available
MicroStrategy 10.3, the latest release of groundbreaking enterprise analytics platform MicroStrategy 10 Secure Enterprise™, is now generally available. Version 10.3 features new data discovery capabilities and a collection of ease-of-use enhancements designed to advance business user adoption within the enterprise. To try MicroStrategy 10.3 using the new Express Install, visit http://www.microstrategy.com/us/free-trial. MicroStrategy 10.3 will also be demonstrated at upcoming events around the world and as part of the ongoing 2016 MicroStrategy Symposium Series. To experience a full day of learning, live demonstrations, hands-on workshops, and networking, register for one of MicroStrategy's upcoming symposia events at http://www.microstrategy.com/us/learn/symposium and join the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #MSTRSymposia.
About MicroStrategy Incorporated
Founded in 1989, MicroStrategy (Nasdaq: MSTR) is a leading worldwide provider of enterprise software platforms. The Company's mission is to provide enterprise analytics, mobility, and security platforms that are flexible, powerful, scalable, and user-friendly. To learn more, visit MicroStrategy online, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
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