Birst Recognized in Gartner’s Critical Capabilities for BI and Analytics Platform Report

Company Receives Highest Product Scores in Centralized BI Provisioning and OEM/Embedded BI Use Cases

San Francisco, CA, – 

Birst, the global leader in Cloud BI and Analytics, today announced that the May 2015 Gartner Critical Capabilities for BI and Analytics Platforms report acknowledged Birst across multiple use cases and critical capabilities. After extensive evaluation, Gartner rated Birst as having the highest product scores for Centralized BI Provisioning and OEM/Embedded BI, two out of the four use cases in the report.

Gartner’s Critical Capabilities study evaluated a select group of 12 companies from the Magic Quadrant and rated vendors on 15 critical capabilities and four main use cases – Centralized BI Provisioning, Decentralized Analytics, Governed Data Discovery and OEM/Embedded BI. According to Gartner, the critical capabilities highlighted in this report differentiate products in terms of quality and performance and help prospective users consider important criteria for acquisition decisions. Critical capabilities ranged from Ease of Use and Embedded BI to Metadata Management and Platform Integration.

“Gartner’s Critical Capabilities study is an important tool for any organization trying to find the right BI and Analytics solution for their specific use case. We’re thrilled to be a recognized vendor and secure the highest product scores for Centralized BI and OEM/Embedded BI,” said Jay Larson, CEO, Birst. “We believe these scores reflect Birst’s ability to deliver powerful BI capabilities that support enterprise-caliber requirements. We feel Gartner’s ratings further exemplify our ability to give end users the ease of use they demand, while enabling IT and business leaders to ensure consistency and trust in the data.”

Birst enables companies to make more intelligent business decisions by unifying, refining and embedding data into every decision across an organization. With its unique 2-tier analytics technology, customers can combine centrally managed enterprise data with decentralized user-generated data to deliver a unified view of the entire organization.

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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.


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