Microsoft achieved key milestones within the business intelligence (BI) marketplace, including IDCâ€™s recognizing Microsoft as one of the fastest-growing BI vendors in 2006. In IDCâ€™s report, â€œWorldwide Business Intelligence Tools 2006 Vendor Shares,â€ analysts found that Microsoft had a growth rate of 28 percent, the highest among the top 10 industry vendors. In addition, MicrosoftÂ® SQL Serverâ„¢ 2005 was acknowledged by The OLAP Report as the No. 1 online analytical processing (OLAP) server on the market.
Microsoftâ€™s continued investment in delivering high-performing, low-cost BI solutions for all business users via the Microsoft Office experience and SQL Server 2005 has customers taking notice. [Read more…]