Gartner positions Microsoft as Leader for Business Intelligence and Analytics

Congratulations Microsoft for racking up their 11th consecutive year in a row as a leader in Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms. It is exciting to see Microsoft for the third consecutive year positioned furthest to the right for completeness of vision within the Leaders quadrant.

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Karen Riordan, Vice President
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