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Microstrategy Dubai – Founded in 1989, MicroStrategy is a leading worldwide provider of enterprise software platforms. Our mission is to provide the most flexible, powerful, scalable, and user-friendly analytics and identity management platforms, offered either on premises or in the cloud.In 1991, MicroStrategy released its first Business Intelligence product, an executive information system that allowed users to create graphical views and analyses of their data. As with subsequent products, users needed no knowledge of coding or programming.
In 1994, MicroStrategy headquarters moved to Tysons Corner, VA, with an eye towards attracting elite talent in a major metropolitan hub. MicroStrategy’s then 50-employee workforce grew quickly, with MicroStrategy becoming a leading employer in the Washington, DC area.
MicroStrategy launched its Initial Public Offering in 1998 with an initial stock offering of 4 million shares priced at $12 each. MicroStrategy is listed on NASDAQ under the ticker MSTR. For more information, see the Investor Relations site.
In 2000, MicroStrategy released MicroStrategy 7, a Business Intelligence platform with a Web interface, revised architecture, and multi-level caching. The platform was chosen as a PC Magazine Editor’s Choice. For more recent accolades, see Awards.
In 2003, MicroStrategy became “the first vendor to release a fully integrated formal reporting tool that provides traditional list reports, BI-style dashboards and interactive OLAP analyses, in any combination, all in a single module that uses the same infrastructure, security, calculation engine and deployment options as the rest of MicroStrategy’s product line,” as per analyst Nigel Pendse. See more Analyst Reviews.
In 2005, MicroStrategy released MicroStrategy 8, showcasing an updated Web interface with more one-click actions and drag-and-drop interactivity for report and dashboard design. Other highlights included the ability to embed OLAP directly within reports, enhanced data mining and advanced analytic capabilities, and even broader data source support.
Mobile revolutionized the landscape in 2010. MicroStrategy unveiled new mobile Business Intelligence capabilities for iPad and iPhone in July and by September, MicroStrategy’s iPad App was featured on the iTunes Best Seller App List. Also met with fanfare was the release of MicroStrategy Mobile Suite, a free software package for designing mobile BI apps
In 2015, MicroStrategy announced the general availability of MicroStrategy 9s, bringing enterprise-grade cybersecurity to the world’s leading analytics platform through integration with MicroStrategy Usher™, a powerful new security technology. In April, MicroStrategy introduced enterprise security platform Usher™ and debuted the Usher Software Development Kit. In June, MicroStrategy announced the general availability of MicroStrategy 10 Secure Enterprise™.