Gartner, 27 January 2011
In 2010, business users had greater influence over BI buying, often choosing data discovery vendors as an alternative to traditional BI tools. But megavendors continued to hold the majority of BI market share, despite ongoing customer dissatisfaction, by selling the stack into their installed base.
This Gartner report was made available via SAS, which issued this PR
SAS® Placed in Leaders Quadrant for BI Platforms by Industry Analyst Firm
CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SAS announced today that Gartner Inc. has placed it in the Leaders quadrant in their latest Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence Platforms report.
This puts SAS among the vendors Gartner says "are reasonably strong in the breadth and depth of their BI platform capabilities and can deliver on enterprise-wide implementations that support a broad BI strategy. Leaders articulate a business proposition that resonates with buyers, supported by the viability and operational capability to deliver on a global basis."
Other prominent analytics companies in the Magic Quadrant include Microsoft, Oracle, Microstrategy, IBM, Information Builders, SAS, SAP, QlickTech, Tableau, and Tibco Spotfire.