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Why choose Microsoft for your business intelligence and analytics?

When it comes to analyzing your data, the choice is clear: Microsoft is an industry leader in business intelligence and analytics platforms. Read Gartner’s assessment of the business intelligence and analytics landscape to see how Microsoft stacks up.

Gartner has recognized Microsoft as a Leader — for the ninth year in a row — in the 2016 Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms,* positioning it farthest to the right on the axis for completeness of vision. 


According to Gartner, leaders in this Magic Quadrant:

  • Have amassed large customer bases over time with their enterprise-reporting-based platforms
  • Reach a new breed of buyer with requirements that are fundamentally different than in the past
  • Demonstrate that  they are not only focused on current execution but also have a robust roadmap that will solidify their position as a future market leader


Learn more about Gartner’s assessment of Microsoft Power BI and how the company’s offerings are positioned against the rest.



* Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.