MicroStrategy Incorporated

MicroStrategy to Announce First Quarter 2005 Financial Results

04-22-05

MCLEAN, Va., April 22 -- The following is being issued by MicroStrategy(R) Incorporated.

WHAT: MicroStrategy (Nasdaq: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of business intelligence software, will announce its financial results for the first quarter of 2005 and hold a conference call, which will include management's comments followed by a question and answer period.

WHEN: Thursday, April 28, 2005. Results will be announced at approximately 4:30 PM EDT; a conference call will follow at 5:30 PM EDT.

WHO: Scheduled MicroStrategy speakers on the conference call: Michael J. Saylor, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; Sanju K. Bansal, Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer; and Arthur S. Locke III, Chief Financial Officer.

HOW: Domestically, dial (877) 597-9704 and mention Michael Saylor as the chairperson prior to 5:30 PM EDT, or for 48-hour playback access, dial (800) 642-1687 and enter the conference ID 5243153. Internationally, dial (706) 634-6550 and mention Michael Saylor as the chairperson prior to 5:30 PM EDT, or for 48-hour playback, dial (706) 645-9291 and enter the conference ID 5243153. For a live audio Webcast or replay of the call, visit http://www.microstrategy.com/investor.

About MicroStrategy

Founded in 1989, MicroStrategy is a global leader in business intelligence (BI) technology. MicroStrategy provides integrated reporting, analysis, and monitoring software that helps the world's leading organizations make better business decisions every day. Companies use MicroStrategy to transform vast amounts of data into actionable information that enhances their performance, productivity and competitive edge. MicroStrategy's customers include the top twelve FORTUNE 500 global telecommunications companies, the top eight global pharmaceutical companies, and nearly two-thirds of the top 50 global retailers. MicroStrategy has relationships with systems integrators and technology partners, including IBM, HP, PeopleSoft, Sun, and Teradata. More information about MicroStrategy (Nasdaq: MSTR) is available at http://www.microstrategy.com.

MicroStrategy and MicroStrategy Business Intelligence Platform are registered trademarks of MicroStrategy Incorporated in the United States and certain other countries. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

This press release may include statements that may constitute "forward- looking statements," including its estimates of future business prospects or financial results and statements containing the words "believe," "estimate," "project," "expect" or similar expressions. Forward-looking statements inherently involve risks that could cause MicroStrategy's actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements. Factors that could contribute to such differences include: the ability of MicroStrategy to implement and achieve widespread customer acceptance of its software on a timely basis; delays in MicroStrategy's ability to develop or ship new products; market acceptance of new products; competitive factors; currency fluctuations; and other risks detailed in MicroStrategy's periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. By making these forward- looking statements, the Company undertakes no obligation to update these statements for revisions or changes after the date of this release.

SOURCE  MicroStrategy Incorporated
CONTACT: Wende Cover of MicroStrategy Incorporated, +1-703-770-1646, or wcover@microstrategy.com