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MicroStrategy helps thousands of customers make better business decisions every day with unified dashboards, reporting, analysis, and real-time business monitoring. From the ease of visual data discovery to the power of enterprise administration and terabytes of data queries, see how our award-winning software can make your business intelligence strategy a success. Try MicroStrategy free for 30 days.


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What's included.

  • A fully functional version of the award-winning MicroStrategy Analytics platform, including software to build your own dashboards.
  • Powerful 64bit MicroStrategy Universal Edition with 500 named user licenses
  • Interactive product demos.
  • Multimedia-based training.
  • Step-by-step tutorials, sample data, and pre-built dashboard samples.
  • Reference guides, user manuals and product documentation.
  • Free online training.
  • Free email support for 30 days.
  • Free quick start guide.

Other resources.

Please see the product release information for product versions that comprise the MicroStrategy Evaluation Edition.

System requirements.

  • x86 or x64 compatible CPU.
  • 4 GB RAM.
  • Minimum storage space required: Three times the amount of RAM available to Intelligence Server. For example, an Intelligence Server that is provided 4 GB of RAM requires 12 GB of hard drive space.
  • Windows 2003 Standard Edition SP2 (on x86 or x64), Windows 2003 Enterprise Edition SP2 (on x86 or x64), Windows 2003 Standard Edition R2 SP2 (on x86 or x64), Windows 2003 Enterprise Edition R2 SP2 (on x86 or x64), Windows Vista Business Edition SP2 (on x86 or x64), Windows Vista Enterprise Edition SP2 (on x86 or x64), Windows 7 Professional Edition SP1(on x86 or x64), Windows 7 Enterprise Edition SP1 (on x86 or x64), Windows 8 all editions (on x86 or x64) ,Windows 2008 Standard Edition SP2 on x64, Windows 2008 Enterprise Edition SP2 on x64, Windows 2008 Standard Edition R2 SP1 on x64, Windows 2008 Enterprise Edition R2 SP1 on x64, Windows Server 2012 Standard (on x64).
  • Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) version 6.x, 7.0.x, 7.5.x, or 8.x.
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 or 4.5. This must be installed prior to installing MicroStrategy.
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer version 7.x, 8.x, 9.x, or 10.x.
  • Adobe® Reader® version 9.x, 10.x or 11.x.
  • Adobe® Flash® Player version 10.1.x, 10.3.x, or 11.x.
  • 16-bit color display or higher.
  • Windows fonts display set to small fonts (96 dpi).

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Service type

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Number of users

One Unlimited


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Data sources (hosted or on-premises)

Excel spreadsheets, CSV files


Relational databases


MapReduce databases


Columnar databases


Multi-dimensional databases


Salesforce schema


Salesforce reports


SaaS-based applications (e.g. Facebook, NetSuite, SugarCRM, Eloqua, and Zendesk)


Enterprise information integration (EII) or federated data sources


Operational databases, supporting ERP, CRM, SCM, and web applications


Analytics tools

Visual data discovery (Visual Insight™)


Visual query builder tool


Interactive dashboards


Pixel Perfect™ reports & dashboards


MicroStrategy Mobile access


MicroStrategy Mobile app development


Extensive dashboard widgets


Advanced analytics


Predictive analytics


R integration


Transaction Services (web & mobile)


MicroStrategy Developer


MicroStrategy SDK


Microsoft Office integration


Security, sharing, and administration

E-mail distribution


Export as spreadsheet, PDF, flash, and images


Secure user authentication


Single-sign-on option


Dashboard embedding for web pages and intranet


User & user group management


Row level security for data


Access control assignment on individual dashboards


Data filtering based on user


Scheduled distribution


Distribution to servers


Event triggered report distributions and alerts


Integrated metadata layer and architecture


Enterprise monitoring


Administration tools for task automation, data validation, object management, and more


Access modes

Web browser










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