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MicroStrategy Offers Free Software Package to Develop Mobile Business Intelligence Applications
Sep 22, 2010 (04:09 PM EDT)


Deploy Mobile BI Applications Quickly and Without Coding

MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroStrategy® Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of business intelligence (BI) software, today announced the availability of MicroStrategy Mobile Suite, a software package that allows companies to build mobile business intelligence applications at no cost.

MicroStrategy Mobile enables companies to quickly and easily extend graphs, grids, enterprise reports, and information dashboards to the iPhone® and iPad™. With MicroStrategy Mobile, there is no coding or app design experience required. Using a point-and-click interface, mobile BI applications can be built using an intuitive array of iPhone and iPad-optimized displays and controls.

"With the advent and adoption of devices like the iPhone, iPad, and Android, we are in the midst of a profound shift in favor of mobile computing and the mainstreaming of Mobile Business Intelligence," said Howard Dresner, Dresner Advisory Services and author of the Mobile Business Intelligence Study. "As per the study, MicroStrategy has among the most complete feature sets for mobile BI."

MicroStrategy Mobile Suite is an easy-to-access, no cost software package that allows companies to get started using MicroStrategy Mobile. The free MicroStrategy Mobile Suite includes:

  • 25 perpetual named user licenses of MicroStrategy Mobile, MicroStrategy Report Services, MicroStrategy OLAP Services, and MicroStrategy Intelligence Server
  • Free e-mail support for 60 days for two named support liaisons for one-on-one problem solving
  • Free online support featuring an easily searchable technical knowledge repository
  • Free online training with self-paced instruction and product simulations
  • Free online forum to pose questions to experts and peers, and share best practices and tips

"The MicroStrategy Mobile Suite enabled us to quickly leverage our existing BI data, and empower our executives and sales people with access to this information while on-the-go," said John Kuo, BI Manager at Edmunds.com.  "The interactivity and visual appeal of BI on a mobile device has greatly expanded the user adoption rate of our BI offering."

"MicroStrategy Mobile Suite is an exciting offering that provides the software, tools, and infrastructure to build a fully-functioning mobile BI app, at no cost," said MicroStrategy COO Sanju Bansal. "Virtually any application that a business needs can be designed with MicroStrategy Mobile Suite, and this software package is a convenient and easy way to get started."

To learn more about the free software, visit the MicroStrategy Mobile Suite website, http://www.microstrategy.com/freemobilebi .

About MicroStrategy

Founded in 1989, MicroStrategy is a global leader in business intelligence (BI) technology.  MicroStrategy provides integrated reporting, analysis, and monitoring software that helps leading organizations worldwide make better business decisions every day.  Companies choose MicroStrategy for its ease-of-use, sophisticated analytics, and superior data and user scalability. MicroStrategy offers free reporting software that can be downloaded from its Website, http://www.microstrategy.com/freereportingsoftware. More information about MicroStrategy (Nasdaq: MSTR) is available at www.microstrategy.com.

MicroStrategy, MicroStrategy Business Intelligence Platform, MicroStrategy Mobile, MicroStrategy Report Services, MicroStrategy OLAP Services, and MicroStrategy Intelligence Server 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.

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MicroStrategy Incorporated

703-770-1646

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