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MicroStrategy to Host 15th Annual User Conference, January 23-26, 2012 in Miami, Florida

TYSONS CORNER, Va., Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroStrategy® Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of business intelligence (BI) software, today announced that it will host its 15th annual user conference, MicroStrategy World 2012, on January 23-26 at the InterContinental Miami. 

This four-day event will showcase MicroStrategy's significant investments in the areas of Big Data, Mobile, Cloud, and Social Intelligence technology.  Conference attendees will:

  • Big Data.  Understand the latest advances in MicroStrategy in-memory technology and how organizations are achieving "speed-of-thought" analysis for their large-scale business intelligence deployments. Hear how MicroStrategy Transaction Services helps companies accelerate productivity by allowing construction of web and mobile apps that connect to back-end transactional systems and databases.  Learn how transactional apps embed write-back functionality into documents and dashboards to facilitate decision-making and initiate transactions on the go.
  • Mobile.  Learn about MicroStrategy's widely acclaimed mobile platform and how MicroStrategy Mobile has helped hundreds of enterprises build easy-to-use mobile apps.  See compelling demonstrations of MicroStrategy 9.2.1m, the Company's newest mobile product that contains over a dozen new capabilities, enabling customers to build information-driven mobile apps for iPhone, iPad, and Android devices. 
  • Cloud. Learn about MicroStrategy Cloud Enterprise, a cloud-based platform-as-a-service, and how it enables rapid, cost-effective development of business intelligence, mobile and social apps.  Understand how Cloud Enterprise integrates business intelligence, data warehouse, and data integration technologies into a unified, high-performance BI platform. 
  • Social Intelligence.  Learn how to harness the CRM data within Facebook to turn customer "Likes" into customer engagement and revenue-generating opportunities.  Hear how enterprises harness the power of social networks for marketing and e-commerce. 

MicroStrategy World 2012 will bring together some of the world's foremost technology visionaries, leading experts, and BI practitioners in one forum, presenting valuable opportunities for learning, sharing, and networking. MicroStrategy World 2012 keynote speakers will include MicroStrategy CEO Michael Saylor, Gartner Research Director Rita Sallam, and executives from MicroStrategy customers GUESS?, Sonic Automotive, and Enova Financial.

More than 25 world-class companies will present their successful strategies and experiences with Big Data, Mobile, Cloud, and Social Intelligence deployments to enhance performance.  Among the companies scheduled to present are: Aeroplan, Bank of America, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City, CEMEX, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Dell, eBay,, Enova Financial, Facebook, Georgetown University, GUESS?, Inc., Herbalife, IMS Health, LinkedIn, Lowe's Companies, PayPal, Sonic Automotive, TIM Celular, Whole Foods Market, and Yahoo!.

At MicroStrategy World 2012, participants will be able to attend any of the 100+ technical sessions and interact with MicroStrategy's ecosystem of technology partners in the exhibit hall.  Conference attendees will learn about complementary solutions and services from MicroStrategy technology partners, including: 2finify; Accenture; Actian; Adastra; AirWatch; Angel; Big Data Labs; Clarabridge; Cloudera; Data Meaning; DatafactZ; Deloitte; Denovo; EMC; Good; HCL America; HP; Infocepts; Informatica; Invexer; iOlap; Keystrata; Kognitio; Lancet Software; Longview; Lunexa; Netezza, an IBM company; Pandera Systems; ParAccel; Quantisense; Software by Design; Southport Services Group; Sybase, an SAP company; Syncsort; Talend; TCS; TDWI; Teradata; Vertica, an HP Company; and Visual Crossing.

"MicroStrategy World provides a wonderful opportunity to hear about MicroStrategy technology breakthroughs that can enhance the performance and efficiency of enterprise BI applications," said Sanju Bansal, MicroStrategy Chief Operating Officer.  "Attendees will hear real-life enterprise-scale customer case studies from leaders in each industry and take home valuable BI strategies that will help them to seize growth opportunities." 

Registration information and a preliminary agenda for MicroStrategy World 2012 are available at

About MicroStrategy

Founded in 1989, MicroStrategy is a leading provider of enterprise software platforms for business intelligence (BI), mobile intelligence, and social intelligence applications.  MicroStrategy's BI platform enables leading organizations worldwide to analyze the vast amounts of data stored across their enterprises to make better business decisions.  Companies choose MicroStrategy BI for its ease-of-use, sophisticated analytics, and superior data and user scalability.  MicroStrategy's mobile intelligence platform helps companies and organizations build, deploy, and maintain mobile apps across a range of solutions by embedding intelligence, transactions, and multimedia into apps.  MicroStrategy's social intelligence platform includes a number of applications that help enterprises harness the power of social networks for marketing and e-commerce, as well as a suite of free "friendly" consumer apps that use MicroStrategy's enterprise technologies.  The MicroStrategy Cloud offering combines MicroStrategy and third-party software, hardware, and services to enable rapid, cost-effective development of hosted BI, mobile, and social applications.  To learn more about MicroStrategy (Nasdaq: MSTR), visit and follow us on Facebook ( and Twitter (

MicroStrategy, MicroStrategy Business Intelligence Platform, MicroStrategy Cloud, MicroStrategy Mobile, Cloud Personal, MicroStrategy Transaction Services, Wisdom, MicroStrategy Wisdom and Emma 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.


Warren Getler
MicroStrategy Incorporated


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