Pioneering the Intelligent Enterprise.

In 1989, MicroStrategy was founded on the principle that the future belongs to organizations that effectively harness the power of their data. This vision has driven us from day one to deliver world-class software and services that redefine what’s possible and help transform our customers on their journey to becoming the Intelligent Enterprise™.

  • 1993

    MicroStrategy unveiled the industry’s first relational OLAP interface (DSS Agent 2.0)

  • 1995

    MicroStrategy introduced the first true relational OLAP product suite for enterprise-wide decision support applications, enabling business users to conduct relational OLAP analyses directly against a relational warehouse. [DSS Agent 3.0]

  • 1997

    MicroStrategy released the industry’s first maintenance and administration tool. (DSS Administrator)

  • 1998

    Major events included a successful IPO in June and the launch of the industry’s first Information Broadcast Server for distribution, alerting, and notifications. (DSS Broadcaster)

  • 1999

    MicroStrategy launched the world’s first personal intelligence network. (

  • 2000

    MicroStrategy launched a re-architected version of its core platform on 32-bit, MicroStrategy 7, as well as a write-back transaction solution for users via web, wireless, and voice. (MicroStrategy Transactor)

  • 2002

    MicroStrategy introduced the first technology that combines multi-dimensional OLAP analysis with relational OLAP on 64-bit, accomplished through Intelligent Cubes: MicroStrategy 7i. It also certified the platform to run on Unix, Linux, and Windows, and introduced a web SDK.

  • 2004

    MicroStrategy delivered BI technology to users of Microsoft® Office applications, including Word, PowerPoint®, Excel, and Outlook, significantly expanding accessibility. (MicroStrategy Office)

  • 2005

    MicroStrategy introduced a single unified architecture for reporting, analysis, and monitoring and a web interface that makes BI more approachable for all. OLAP In-memory, a streamlined functionality, scalable architecture, and single metadata are the hallmarks of this milestone. (MicroStrategy 8)

  • 2006

    MicroStrategy introduced a Multidimensional Expressions (MDX) engine capable of creating optimized dynamic MDX syntax, giving users efficient access to MDX data sources such as Microsoft Analysis Services and Hyperion Essbase.

  • 2007

    MicroStrategy was the first to integrate its analytics platform with advanced dashboard visualization capabilities. [Dynamic Enterprise Dashboards] MicroStrategy Mobile became the first mobile BI product, letting users receive the same reports on a BlackBerry device and desktop—with no reformatting required.

  • 2009

    MicroStrategy introduced adaptive caching technology called In-memory ROLAP, providing an optimized middle-tier database that responded directly to requests from reports, dashboards, and OLAP analyses. MicroStrategy 9 also introduced new SQL generation optimizations that improved performance for queries involving complex metrics. (MicroStrategy 9)

  • 2010

    MicroStrategy offered interactive reports and dashboards on the Apple iPad and introduced MicroStrategy Mobile Suite, an easy-to-access, no-cost software and services package that allowed companies to try MicroStrategy Mobile.

  • 2011

    MicroStrategy released Transaction Services, allowing organizations to deliver mobile apps that connect to back-end transactional systems and databases. MicroStrategy also unveiled the first cloud-based service to enable rapid, cost-effective development of BI and mobile apps. (MicroStrategy Cloud)

  • 2012

    MicroStrategy delivered enhanced data discovery features in Visual Insight, support for advanced analytics from 'R,' and improved connectivity to Hadoop. MicroStrategy also introduced a new search feature and MicroStrategy System Manager, an enhanced admin tool. (MicroStrategy 9.3)

  • 2014 Q1

    MicroStrategy announced the availability of a scalable, cloud-based, in-memory analytics service designed to deliver high performance on the largest data sets and highest user concurrencies. (MicroStrategy PRIME) MicroStrategy also delivered a set of new mobile offerings for the #1-rated MicroStrategy Mobile App™.

  • 2014 Q2

    MicroStrategy made powerful analytics and mobility available on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace.

  • 2015 Q2

    For the first time, MicroStrategy's analytics platform combined traditional BI functionality with data discovery, mobile analytics, and powerful enterprise security. (MicroStrategy 10 Secure Enterprise)

  • 2015 Q4

    MicroStrategy introduced digital identity and telemetry with Usher, enabling trusted interactions for physical and logical access, communications, and other interactions between people, data, and physical locations.

  • 2016

    MicroStrategy made its MicroStrategy Desktop product free, giving students and young professionals a way to start exploring data sources and building visualizations to help decision-making. (MicroStrategy Desktop)

  • 2017

    MicroStrategy introduced enhancements to its v10 platform, including a data connector SDK, support for intelligent narratives, ML, AI integration, and predictive analytics with R as well as improvements for big data analytics and mobile app development.

  • 2017 Q4

    MicroStrategy 10 innovations, including Dossier and Workstation, represented a leap forward for users to do more with their analytics regardless of technical skill or role and underscored our vision of delivering ‘Intelligence Everywhere.'

Our Vision:

Intelligence Everywhere

Our Mission:

To make every enterprise a more intelligent enterprise

We Believe in the Power of Intelligence Everywhere

There’s nothing more powerful than an organization that’s aligned and propelled by real-time information. Our mission is to provide powerful software solutions and expert services that empower every individual with actionable intelligence, helping organizations unleash the full potential of their people and investments, advancing their journey towards the Intelligent Enterprise.


Why We're Different

Organizations use our platform to build unique enterprise-grade applications of all kinds, from the traditional to the revolutionary.

MicroStrategy dashboards deployed to a variety of mobile and desktop devices.

The industry's only enterprise analytics and mobility platform.

MicroStrategy combines traditional business intelligence with cutting-edge analytics, mobile, and cloud technology, enabling organizations to build and deploy transformational applications that maximize the value of information and accelerate business. Unlike other vendors, all of our technology has been built organically, so every piece of the MicroStrategy ecosystem fits together seamlessly. Our unified architecture features integrations with leading technology vendors and open-source tools, so it’s easy to enrich any workflow, application, or process with powerful analytics.


Enterprise reporting, dashboards, and data discovery are the core of any business intelligence ecosystem. MicroStrategy provides all the tools needed to extend insights to everyone with these powerful applications.


With mobile BI, big data analytics, and enterprise cloud technology, organizations can deliver applications faster, across larger audiences, and tap into the industry’s most innovative data sources.


MicroStrategy lets organizations replace traditional forms of identity with digital badges that relay real-time telemetry data. This technology creates countless opportunities to analyze and improve productivity, monitor security, and improve communication throughout the enterprise.

Key benefits

Proven in the enterprise

At its core, MicroStrategy is an enterprise platform. That means it can easily integrate into the broader enterprise landscape by integrating with almost any other data system or application. Organizations can embed MicroStrategy functionality in existing corporate systems and apps, and leverage MicroStrategy analytics within Microsoft Office documents.

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Lower cost

With complete object reusability, scalability, and centralized administration, MicroStrategy drastically reduces the costs of deploying and maintaining enterprise analytics. MicroStrategy eliminates the need to rely on multiple tools and keeps costs low even as needs evolve.

Easy for everyone.

MicroStrategy puts sophisticated analytics in the hands of every user through a variety of intuitive interfaces and tools that are accessible to anyone, from administrators to business analysts. Users can quickly connect to, blend, and prepare data—all without using any third-party tools.

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Unmatched performance.

In terms of performance, no other platform comes close. MicroStrategy delivers unrivaled speed, performance, and scalability by optimizing resource usage and limiting redundant, demanding tasks that increase overhead. By pushing complex functions down to the database and leveraging an in-memory caching layer, MicroStrategy delivers the benefits of both direct database access and in-memory processing, resulting in faster response times on any query.

MicroStrategy Mobile dashboards

#1-rated mobile analytics.

In 2010 MicroStrategy release the industry’s first complete mobile analytics solution, and ever since, MicroStrategy Mobile has been a critical part of our ecosystem. MicroStrategy Mobile is more than the delivery of reports and documents—it lets organizations build information-rich mobile apps that leverage the native capabilities of mobile devices, letting them push critical information to the frontlines of their business.

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Whether supporting a small team or thousands of employees across the enterprise, MicroStrategy makes it easy to put information in the hands of every user when it matters most. MicroStrategy is built to handle the world's largest datasets, so organizations can rapidly scale their deployments without sacrificing performance.

Powerful security and administration

MicroStrategy provides a powerful, consolidated interface for managing analytics deployments, and security is a key component. MicroStrategy incorporates platform, group, and user-level security controls that can be managed through a powerful control module. Using Usher technology, organizations can deploy additional layers of security by requiring multi-factor authentication to access MicroStrategy applications.

World-class services and support

We are committed to your success, today and in the distant future. Our Professional Services, Technical Support, and Education organizations exist to provide all the knowledge, expertise, and hands-on assistance needed to ensure you get the most out of your investment in enterprise analytics.


Global user community

When you choose MicroStrategy, you join a vibrant worldwide community of users who are passionate about using data to accelerate and transform their businesses. The MicroStrategy Community is home to over 20,000 active users, and is a sounding board for all the latest thinking in the world of analytics, mobility, and security.

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