Once again, Gartner has positioned Microsoft in the Leaders Quadrant in the 2013 Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms, based on its completeness of vision and ability to execute in the BI and analytics market. The market for BI and analytics platforms will remain one of the fastest growing software markets, with a compound annual growth rate of 7% through 2016. Gartner also predicts that the emerging data-as-a-service trend could significantly grow the market for BI and analytics platforms. To find out more visit:

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/microsoft_business_intelligence1/archive/2013/02/07/microsoft-in-leaders-quadrant-of-gartner-magic-quadrant-for-business-intelligence-and-analytics-platforms.aspx

Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms, Kurt Schlegel et al, 5 February 2013

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