MicroStrategy Completes Oracle9i Database Certification with No Application Changes

Published on March 8, 2002 in Computer & Electronics, Computer Software, Internet, Technology

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MicroStrategy 7 Platform Certified to Work with Oracle9i Database

McLEAN, Va., (March 08, 2002) –

MicroStrategy┬« Incorporated (NASDAQ: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of business intelligence software, today announced that the MicroStrategy Business Intelligence Platform(TM) has been certified to work with Oracle9i(TM) Database, the industry-leading database that provides the scalability and availability needed for packaged applications. Using Oracle9i Real Application Clusters (RAC), MicroStrategy 7(TM) successfully certified the MicroStrategy Business Intelligence Platform for Oracle9i Database – with no application changes.

As a market leader in the business intelligence industry, MicroStrategy tested its platform at Oracle’s Enterprise Technology Center and successfully completed the Oracle9i RAC certification process in 2001. Using Oracle9i RAC, MicroStrategy 7 and its individual components worked right out-of-the-box with no application or code changes.

“This certification is an important validation of our business intelligence platform,” said Sanju K. Bansal, chief operating officer of MicroStrategy Incorporated. “Oracle9i software products are aligned with our vision to help organizations become more efficient and to ensure operations run in a cost-effective manner. We look forward to continue working with Oracle to develop fast-performing, reliable business intelligence applications that meet our customers’ needs.”

For more information on how MicroStrategy 7 works with Oracle9i Database, please visit http://www.oracle.com/ip/deploy/database/9i/profiles/microstrategy.html.

About MicroStrategy Incorporated

Leadership in a Critical Market: Founded in 1989, MicroStrategy is a worldwide leader in the critical business intelligence software market. Large and small companies alike are harnessing MicroStrategy’s business intelligence software to gain vital insights from their data to help them proactively enhance cost-efficiency, productivity and customer relations and optimize revenue-generating strategies. MicroStrategy’s business intelligence platform offers exceptional capabilities that provide organizations — in virtually all facets of their operations — with user-friendly solutions to their data query, reporting, and advanced analytical needs, and distributes valuable insight on this data to users via Web, wireless, and voice. PC Magazine recently selected MicroStrategy 7(TM) as the 2001 “Editors’ Choice” for business intelligence software.

Built for the Internet: MicroStrategy 7 is the Scalable Business Intelligence Platform Built for the Internet(TM). Its pure-Web architecture provides Web reporting, security, performance and standards that are critical for Web deployment. Within intranets, MicroStrategy’s products provide employees with information to enable them to make better, more cost-effective business decisions. In extranets, enterprises can use MicroStrategy 7 to build stronger relationships by linking customers and suppliers via the Internet.

Diverse Customer Base: MicroStrategy’s customer base cuts across industry and sector lines, with approximately 1,500 enterprise-class customers, including Lowe’s Home Improvement Warehouse, AT&T Wireless Group, Wachovia and GlaxoSmithKline. MicroStrategy also has relationships with over 400 systems integrators and application development and platform partners, including IBM, PeopleSoft, Compaq, Informatica and JD Edwards.

MicroStrategy is listed on Nasdaq under the symbol MSTR. For more information on the company, or to purchase or demo MicroStrategy’s software, please visit MicroStrategy’s Web site at http://www.microstrategy.com.

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MicroStrategy, MicroStrategy Business Intelligence Platform, MicroStrategy 7, Scalable Business Intelligence Platform Built for the Internet 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.

Alka Nayyar
MicroStrategy Incorporated
(703) 847-4897
anayyar@microstrategy.com

Source: MicroStrategy

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