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What does MicroStrategy do?

We partner with the world’s leading enterprise organizations to help them deploy intelligence everywhere. With our technology and technique, customers are able to deploy transformative analytics and mobility applications, maximize the value of every data system and technology investment, and advance their journey toward becoming an Intelligent Enterprise.

What are MicroStrategy’s products?

MicroStrategy 10™ empowers teams, departments, and enterprises to analyze vast amounts of data and distribute actionable insights to every user. MicroStrategy’s open platform architecture lets organizations increase the pervasiveness of intelligence by delivering insight via mobile, integrating with voice assistants and natural language, and leveraging existing investments and open-source technologies--all while ensuring a single version of the truth across the enterprise. MicroStrategy supports interactive reports and dossiers, and lets users conduct ad hoc analysis and share insights anywhere, anytime, via mobile devices or the Web. It also combines the agility and productivity of self-service visual data discovery with the security, scalability, and governance features of enterprise-grade analytics.


MicroStrategy Mobile™ is built in to the MicroStrategy platform and enables organizations to rapidly build custom business applications that deliver analytics combined with transactions, multimedia, and custom workflows to mobile devices.


MicroStrategy on AWS™ combines all of the enterprise analytics, mobile, and security features in MicroStrategy 10 with powerful and scalable data integration, validation, and warehousing services — all delivered in a single-tenant, highly redundant cloud environment where organizations can quickly deploy transformational analytics applications in minutes.

Usher, MicroStrategy’s breakthrough mobile identity platform, uses smartphone-based digital badges to enable trusted interactions—for physical and logical access, communications, and other interactions between people, data, and physical locations. With these digital badges, organizations can deliver better and more convenient security and facilitate communications. Usher also captures valuable, real-time telemetry data generated when users access secure buildings, authenticate to digital resources, and interact with one another. This data can be the key to unlocking a smarter, more productive workforce.

Why do customers choose MicroStrategy?

MicroStrategy is the analytics and mobility platform of choice for the world’s largest organizations. Our platform is uniquely designed to bring traditional business intelligence and next-generation analytics together into a single solution--serving the needs of every user, from IT, to business users and consumers. MicroStrategy stands out for its scalability, performance, security, powerful administration capabilities, and for its open architecture. Our platform delivers a lower total cost of ownership by eliminating the need to rely on multiple tools and supporting a unified foundation for enterprise analytics and digital transformation.

How do I order copies of MicroStrategy's financial information?

You can download MicroStrategy financial information from the Financial Reports section of this site.

When does MicroStrategy release its quarterly earnings?

MicroStrategy generally releases its quarterly earnings as follows: Q1 earnings at the end of April following quarter end; Q2 earnings at the end of July following quarter end; Q3 earnings at the end of October following quarter end; and Q4 earnings at the end of January following quarter end.

How do I purchase stock in MicroStrategy?

MicroStrategy’s common stock (NASDAQ:MSTR) can be purchased on the open market through any registered broker

What is MicroStrategy's transfer agent?

American Stock Transfer & Trust Company
59 Maiden Lane
Plaza Level
New York, NY 10038
Phone: (800) 937-5449

When was MicroStrategy first publicly traded?

June 11, 1998 was the date MicroStrategy became a publicly held company. The initial value of the stock was $12 per share; effective January 2000, $6 per share post stock split.

How do I contact MicroStrategy for other questions?

Select the Request Information tab, or email to contact our Investor Relations department. You may also call us at 703-848-8600.