Birst Named Number One Cloud BI Solution For Fourth Consecutive Year in Dresner Market Study

Annual Wisdom of Crowds® Cloud Business Intelligence Market Study Ranks Birst as the Leading Cloud BI Solution

San Francisco, CA, – 

Birst, the global leader in Cloud BI and Analytics, today announced it has earned recognition as the top-rated Cloud BI vendor for the fourth year in a row. Birst outscored all peer vendors in the Dresner Advisory Services’ annual Wisdom of Crowds® Cloud Business Intelligence Market Study, which analyzes solutions based on Cloud BI features, cloud architecture, cloud security and Web data connectors as reported by suppliers and users.

“Cloud computing continues to have a transformative effect upon Business Intelligence and industry respondents increasingly affirm its importance,” said Howard Dresner, founder and chief research officer at Dresner Advisory Services. “Organizations continue to gravitate to the cloud, and we congratulate Birst on their leading placement in this year’s study.”

The report highlights the growing importance of cloud BI and its potential for continued adoption across industries. More than half of respondents use or plan to use Cloud BI in the near future, with those who consider themselves successful or somewhat successful at business intelligence the most likely to use Cloud BI today.

“We are committed to delivering the most innovative, scalable and flexible cloud-based BI platform so we can help organizations make the most out of their data assets,” said Jay Larson, CEO, Birst. “It’s an honor to be ranked the number one Cloud BI vendor for the fourth consecutive year in the Wisdom of Crowds Cloud BI study. This recognition validates Birst’s 2-tier analytics strategy and the superiority of our Cloud BI platform. ”

The 2015 Wisdom of Crowds Cloud Business Intelligence Market Study provides in-depth information and analysis, offering value to both consumers and producers of BI technology and services. Survey respondents represent users from the North America, EMEA, Latin America and Asia Pacific regions. To download a complimentary copy of the study, click here.

About Birst
Birst is the global leader in Cloud BI and Analytics. The company helps organizations make thousands of decisions better, every day, for every person. Birst's patented 2-tier data architecture and comprehensive BI platform sits on top of all of your data, to unify, refine and embed data consistently into every individual decision—up and down the org chart. Thousands of the most demanding businesses trust Birst Cloud BI to make metric-driven business execution a reality. Learn more at and join the conversation @birstbi.