Cloud

Build your Intelligent Enterprise in the cloud.

Deploy powerful mobility and analytics applications in minutes.

MicroStrategy delivers instant access to analytics and mobility in the cloud. Teams, departments, and organizations of any size can leverage a fully hosted solution to get up and running in minutes. Administrators have total control of their environments, making it easy to start, stop, resize, and terminate as needed – ensuring access to the latest features and capabilities while delivering the lowest possible TCO.

Comprehensive Capabilities

MicroStrategy delivers the full breadth of analytical capabilities on a single platform, including: enterprise data discovery, enterprise reporting and dashboards, optimized data connectivity, personalized distribution capabilities, and advanced predictive analytics.

Powerful Mobile Functionality

Mobile analytics and productivity apps, customized with transaction-enabled workflows, can be tailored to meet the needs of any business function or role.

High-performance Architecture

Regardless of whether you deploy in the cloud or on-prem, the MicroStrategy platform is uniquely suited to deliver high performance applications that meet the business intelligence demands of any organization. Learn how to quickly deploy sophisticated analytics and mobility applications at scale.

Benefits of MicroStrategy in the Cloud.

We've worked with Amazon Web Services to take care of the hard stuff, so you get access to an amazing analytics solution without sweating the details. With best-in-class security, performance, reliability, and support, your analytics is in good hands. MicroStrategy received the highest product score for Cloud BI in 2018’s Gartner Critical Capabilities Report.

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Simple, Fast Deployment

With just a few clicks, organizations can deploy fully configured enterprise environments. Most instances can be up and running in just 30 minutes. This saves users time and money by eliminating the need to download, install, and configure environments themselves. Users can choose from different instance types and sizes based on their budget and usage requirements.

Flexible and Easy to Maintain

Customers that deploy a MicroStrategy project on the cloud can dynamically start, stop, restart, and resize their environments. Organizations can reduce costs by stopping their environments during non-peak hours. Easily monitor and manage the environment with real-time notifications, automation, and scheduling.

Scalability

Seamlessly scale the environment up or down based on usage, without a long-term commitment. Customers can choose from 6 different instance size options ranging from 4 vCPU and 15.25 GiB to 64 vCPU and 488 GiB of memory. Organizations can add new users at any time, deploy multiple environments and projects as they see fit, and pay only for what they use.

Global Availability

With MicroStrategy on the cloud, benefit from distributed and redundant systems in 42 availability zones covering 16 geographic regions around the world. Deploying closer to your user base reduces latency and allows for faster response times. And using regional data centers helps organizations ensure compliance with local laws and regulations.

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Customer Success Story

Four Seasons Implements a Global BI System in Only a Couple Weeks

Four Seasons uses MicroStrategy Cloud to deploy BI across their entire global organization.

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API-Enabled Operations

The MicroStrategy Cloud API provides unlimited flexibility for organizations to create customized workflows, so developers can build personalized user interfaces for deploying, managing, and automating cloud environments. It’s also easy to integrate with other automation tools, and the API works with any programming language. With the API, you can launch multiple MicroStrategy instances with a single line of code, resize them as needed, and terminate them when they are no longer required.

Unrivaled Cloud Security

Backed by the cutting-edge security functionality of Usher, as well as built-in, multi-layer platform security features, MicroStrategy meets or exceeds leading industry security standards and best practices. In deployments managed by our team of experts, the system also conducts weekly vulnerability scans and remediation activities, completes penetration testing to proactively assess systems by simulating attacks, and maintains a record of changes to the MicroStrategy application by tracking changes to objects.

Critical capabilities that power an Intelligent Enterprise in the cloud.

Give analysts, consumers, administrators, data scientists, and developers the ability to create, interact with, and share insights in the cloud.

Governed Self-Service

Share and collaborate with other business users in the cloud. Publish dashboards to the cloud for governance and personalization.

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Data Connectivity

Access 100+ data sources on-premises or in the cloud. Blend and visualize data from spreadsheets, Salesforce, Google BigQuery, Snowflake, and more.

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Mobile Deployment

Mobile analytics and productivity apps, customized with transaction-enabled workflows, can be tailored to meet the needs of any business function or role.

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Two ways to deploy in the AWS cloud.

MicroStrategy on AWS is backed by the latest Amazon Web Services technology and leverages powerful AWS tools and services. MicroStrategy give you two ways to deploy in the AWS cloud according to your specific business needs.

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Managed by You

We take care of the hard part, so you can get access to a comprehensive analytics solution without sweating the details. With our Cloud Management Console, administrators have total control of their environments, making it easy to create, start, stop, resize, schedule tasks, and upgrade versions as needed.

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Managed by Us

Want a more hands-off option? We can deploy a MicroStrategy on AWS environment for you. We have a dedicated team of cloud experts that manages, monitors, and maintains all customer cloud environments. All components of the MicroStrategy on AWS environment are monitored 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, through a suite of system availability and health monitoring tools designed to notify our staff in the event of an issue.

Cloud Service Options

Security and Compliance

MicroStrategy on AWS maintains compliance with an industry-accepted risk management/privacy framework that includes:

  • Service Organization Controls (SOC 2 Type II)
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)
  • Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
  • Privacy Shield
  • International Organization for Standardization (ISO 27001)
  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The system also conducts weekly vulnerability scans and remediation activities, completes penetration testing to proactively assess systems by simulating attacks, and maintains a record of changes to the MicroStrategy application by tracking changes to objects.

Platform Adminstration

The platform administration features include:

  • Application KPIs that are collected every five minutes. Alerts are sent to a 24/7 MicroStrategy emergency response team
  • Scheduled windows for application upgrades and maintenance
  • Daily backups of cubes, caches, images, customizations, metadata, Enterprise Manager, and mobile configuration
  • Standard authentication and Usher authentication support for all MicroStrategy applications. This includes external authentication such as LDAP and SSO
  • MicroStrategy over-the-top application hotfix and patch installation
  • ODBC.INI configuration support and connectivity verification to customer warehouse, including VPN, security groups, and direct connect configuration and maintenance

Environment and Operating System

The MicroStrategy on AWS environment features:

  • Rapid deployment of MicroStrategy on AWS infrastructure, using best practices within a customer-specific VPC
  • Infrastructure system KPIs, which are collected every five minutes. Alerts are sent to a 24/7 MicroStrategy emergency response team
  • Scheduled maintenance windows for system patching, security updates, and AWS infrastructure management
  • Daily backups of metadata, operating system files, and customer data
  • A quarterly service review that captures major configurations of the application, infrastructure performance, support case snapshots and statistics, and other KPIs
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  • VPN tunnel and/or direct connect to your warehouse
  • Disaster recovery testing to ensure reliability and stability

Services

All MicroStrategy managed Cloud environments receive the following services:

  • Architected to operate across multiple Availability Zones
  • Dedicated platform within your own Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
  • Highest level of technical support within Amazon (Enhanced Support)
  • Multiple Amazon Technical Account Managers
  • Elastic IP addresses assigned to your environment
  • Flexible storage options of Elastic File System (EFS) or Elastic Block Storage (EBS)
  • Relational Database Service deployed in multi-availability zones with general purpose SSD drives and automatic patching services, automated backups, and automatic host Failover
  • Monitoring and alerting capabilities via the CloudWatch Service
  • Certificate Manager service that lets you easily provision, manage, and deploy Secure Sockets Layer/Transport Layer Security (SSL/TLS) certificates
  • Identity and access management (IAM) to control users' access to AWS services. Create and manage users and groups, and grant or deny access
  • Amazon GuardDuty threat detection that continuously monitors and protects your AWS environment

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