World-Class Architecture and Security
The MicroStrategy Cloud BI Platform is Architected to Deliver the Highest Levels of Performance and Security Our Customers Demand
More Business Intelligence, Faster
MicroStrategy Cloud eliminates inefficient and risky processes related to planning, architecting, sourcing, contracting, budgeting, hiring, training, installing, testing, deploying, and more. It enables organizations to directly tap into decades of experience in business intelligence and data warehousing, leveraging an expert team that has designed, managed, and operated some of the largest and most complex BI environments in the world.
MicroStrategy Cloud is purpose-built to handle the demands of enterprise business intelligence, supporting rapid, cost-effective development of BI, mobile and social apps, leveraging hundreds of terabytes of data and scaling to hundreds of thousands of users.
MicroStrategy Cloud is a tightly integrated, highly optimized environment that leverages the latest hardware and software from best-of-breed vendors. It combines the latest in-memory, 64-bit BI technology with massively parallel, high memory database architecture. With 100x the capacity of a typical on-premises BI environment, MicroStrategy Cloud scales dynamically in response to demand for your BI applications, from tens of users to tens of thousands.
Managed by Performance Experts
MicroStrategy Cloud's world class infrastructure is continuously monitored and optimized by an elite team of performance specialists. Our 24/7 network operations centers protect the performance and integrity of your applications so you can sleep easy. The service is configured and maintained by us, so you don't need to worry about provisioning hardware, tuning the architecture, or upgrading software.
MicroStrategy Cloud services are designed to deliver the highest available levels of security and operational control. The MicroStrategy Cloud architecture leverages secure virtualized BI environments, data encryption, hardened network infrastructure including secure customer VLANs, and multilayer authentication and access control to secure customer information. Operational processes are managed via an adaptive control framework that maps to various industry standards. Physical hardware environments are maintained in secure, SAS-70 compliant cloud-based facilities with layered physical security and multi-factor access control.Get the Security Whitepaper
Understanding Cloud Security
Key Features of the MicroStrategy Cloud Security Framework
The table below summarizes key features of the cloud security framework. More details can be found in the security white paper.
|Application Security||User, project and object-level authentication|
|Support for LDAP and single sign-on|
|Enables enforcement of password management policies such as encryption, strength, and duration|
|Secure data transmission|
|Platform Security||Perimeter firewalls|
|Intrusion detection and updated security patches|
|Support for secure connectivity (SSL, VPN, SSH, and others)|
|IP obfuscation and encrypted communication|
|Dedicated and isolated VLAN, VPC, and VMs|
|Physical Security||SSAE-16 Type II compliant hosting facility|
|Redundancy||Redundant infrastructure, including servers and network components|
|Redundant operating environments (VMs)|
|Business Continuity||Data and system recovery processes support customers' business continuity plans|
|Monitoring, Alerting, and Reporting||Internal reviews to assess conformance to the information security policy|
|Network Operation Centers (NOC) that operate 24x7 and have global reach|
|Continuous monitoring of logs, alerts, and notifications|
|Well-defined incident management, escalation process, and communication plan|
For more details, read the MicroStrategy Cloud Security Framework whitepaper.