MicroStrategy Tailors 7i For IBM AIX 5L OS
MicroStrategy Incorporated (NASDAQ MSTR), the provider of business intelligence software, is shipping MicroStrategy 7i Universal Edition for the IBM AIX 5L operating system. MicroStrategy says it “offers a leading 64-bit business intelligence (BI) product line, enabling organizations to efficiently monitor, report and analyze their enterprise data.”
MicroStrategy added these details:
“With the release of MicroStrategy 7i Universal Edition, IBM customers running AIX 5L will now be able to deploy a broader business intelligence platform,” said Karen Parrish, vice president of IBM Business Intelligence Solutions. “Before releasing the product, MicroStrategy thoroughly tested MicroStrategy 7i Universal Edition on IBM AIX 5L at the Innovation Center for Business Partners, an IBM vendor support program that offers porting & testing of IBM middleware/hardware both onsite and remote.”
The recent benchmark tests at the IBM Innovation Center in Waltham, MA demonstrated near-linear scalability of the MicroStrategy product line. In these tests, MicroStrategy was able achieve a throughput of over 47,000 report pages per second using a total of only 34 CPUs.
“IDC estimates that approximately 22 percent of the BI market is based on UNIX,” explained MicroStrategy’s COO Sanju K. Bansal. “By enabling the MicroStrategy platform for IBM AIX 5L, we’re eager to expand our market reach and provide IBM’s customers with the scalability to deliver even better reporting and analytics. Our integrated IT architecture easily adapts to changing user requirements while enabling administrators to leverage the processing power of their IBM pSeries hardware.”