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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence Platforms


Early in 2008, the megavendors took ownership of a majority share of the business intelligence platforms market via acquisition. The repercussions of that consolidation are still working through the market, with a growing split in buying behavior becoming evident.

Published: 16 January 2009

ID: G00163529

Analyst(s): James Richardson, Kurt Schlegel , Rita Sallam , Bill Hostmann

Table Of Contents
  • Market Overview
    • Market Definition/Description
  • Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria
    • Added
    • Dropped
  • Evaluation Criteria
    • Ability to Execute
    • Completeness of Vision
  • Leaders
  • Challengers
  • Visionaries
  • Niche Players
  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • arcplan
    • Actuate
    • Board International
    • IBM (Cognos)
    • Information Builders
    • Microsoft
    • MicroStrategy
    • Oracle
    • Panorama Software
    • QlikTech
    • SAP (Business Objects)
    • SAS
    • Tibco Spotfire
  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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