Qlik, a leader in data analytics, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner in the leaders’ quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms*. This designation marks the eighth consecutive year that Qlik has been positioned in the leaders’ quadrant.
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“We are delivering immense value to customers, while expanding the definition of what it means to be a leader in the BI industry,” said Mike Capone, Qlik CEO. “With an enterprise-class platform that can expand into every part of their business, Qlik is helping to drive customers to leadership positions in the analytics economy. As the market pioneer, Qlik has continually invested in innovation and our modern, cloud-ready platform is the foundation for transformational disruption in our customers’ enterprise-wide analytics strategy.”
Different at the core
Early on, Qlik set out to solve the biggest problem with modern BI tools – restricted linear exploration. Qlik’s unique associative technology brings all data together without complex data warehouses, and enables users to freely explore in any direction they want, leaving no data behind, and no path uncovered. The ability to combine all data sources quickly and easily, search and explore without limitation and pivot your line of thinking based on what you see is the core differentiator at the heart of Qlik’s leadership in the industry.
This free form exploration is valuable because insights come from truly understanding the data from all angles. To do so across an organisation, it is critical to elevate the level of data literacy of all users. Qlik offers free courses to help business users capitalise on the unprecedented economic opportunity available in the analytics economy.
Over years of continued innovation and changing the face of BI, Qlik maintains its belief that all people need to drive analysis from any data source – on-premises, in the cloud, in a hybrid environment, internal or external – without restriction or limitation.
Qlik continues to expand the market by delivering an extensible, cloud-ready platform that companies of all sizes can consider the centrepiece of their analytics strategy. Qlik Sense is built on a fully integrated, cloud-ready platform powered by the patented Associative Indexing Engine.
Qlik Sense combines enterprise readiness and governance with intuitive visualisation and exploration, advanced analytics and self-service data preparation capabilities. This breadth and depth allows organisations to meet the broadest range of BI use cases from a single platform, leading to consistent, data-driven decision-making. With a flexible, low-cost monthly subscription, streamlined administration and a fully Web-based experience, customers can benefit from Qlik Sense Cloud Business with no capital costs or commitments. And through its open APIs, Qlik offers integration with best-in-class natural language generation and processing, advanced predictive analytics, and an immersive experience including augmented intelligence.
* Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms” by Cindi Howson, Rita L Sallam, James Laurence Richardson, Joao Tapadinhas, Carlie J Idoine, Alys Woodward, February 26, 2018.
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