MicroStrategy, a provider of enterprise software platforms, announced that its Mobile App Platform ranks number one in Ventana Research's 2014 Value Index for Mobile Business Intelligence (BI) research.
MicroStrategy, ranked one out of 16 mobile BI vendors, was cited for the worth its solution provides to its customers, with the highest rating in usability, manageability, reliability, capability and validation.
According to the Ventana Research report, "The top three companies' products all provide user experiences and functionality, but MicroStrategy stood out across the board, finishing first in five categories and most notably in the areas of the business user experience, mobile application development, and presentation of information."
"It is clear that today's mobile workforce requires the ability to access information and analyze data simply, straightforwardly and using an friendly interface," said Mark Smith, CEO and Chief Research Officer, Ventana Research. "MicroStrategy's continued investment and excellent customer examples demonstrate its commitment to mobile BI across smartphones and tablets and helping customers design and deploy applications that provide significant business value but also in a safe and secure manner."
According to a release, MicroStrategy President Paul Zolfaghari said, "We are thrilled to earn this number one ranking in Ventana Research's Value Index for Mobile BI. Since 2009, MicroStrategy has led the way with its innovative mobile platform, which continues to be highly esteemed by independent analysts and thousands of enterprises worldwide. Our customers get value quickly from their MicroStrategy Mobile solutions, and this recognition underscores how integral the MicroStrategy Mobile App Platform is to the future of their businesses."
Ventana Research's 2014 Value Index for Mobile BI evaluated vendors and their products in seven categories of requirements. Five categories are product-related, including assessing usability, manageability, reliability, capability, and adaptability.
"Our mobile solution delivers business-changing mobile apps that make employees more productive and achieve results in less time and at a fraction of the cost," said Hugh Owen, VP of Mobile Products, MicroStrategy Inc. "In 2011-2012, we saw hundreds of organizations deploying to hundreds of users. Since early 2013, MicroStrategy's enterprise mobile apps are now helping thousands of organizations, and these organizations are deploying to thousands and tens of thousands of employees, highlighting the importance of reliability, where we had the highest category rating overall in the Value Index. We're extremely excited to play such a critical role in the mobilization of the enterprise."
Thousands of organizations have received significant business worth from deploying MicroStrategy Mobile apps to support new business processes and mobilize existing operational and information systems. For example, luxury brand retailer GUCCI has been able to conduct business in ways simply not possible before. At the recent MicroStrategy World 2014 conference held in Las Vegas, GUCCI's CIO Simone Pacciarini delivered a live demonstration of their use of MicroStrategy to deliver a better retail experience for their employees and customers.
Of the thousands of business apps in production, MicroStrategy customers across the globe have also performed ROI analyses to measure the impact of mobile technology on their enterprise. Customers are noting the many benefits of deploying MicroStrategy Mobile.
MicroStrategy is a provider of enterprise software platforms.
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