Gartner has published another edition of it’s Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence market . It’s worth to say that Microsoft is recognized as a strong leader in this area and has made a big step further to the top of the quadrant (compared to MQ BI for 2010).
According the report Gartner’s view is that the market for BI platforms will remain one of the fastest growing software markets despite slow economic growth in most regions.
What is more important (and was showed in report) TCO of BI tools has big impact on purchasing decision and choice of software vendor (Microsoft achieved top position in “ability to execute”).
By providing end user BI capabilities through familiar Microsoft Office experiences such as SharePoint and Excel (with PowerPivot technology), Microsoft empowers an entirely new segment of business users to build and consume rich BI solutions as part of their everyday work.
More details and complete report you can find here:
Business Intelligence Platforms Magic Quadrant