MicroStrategy Selected by Heartland Payment Systems® as its Enterprise Business Intelligence StandardMarch 27, 2012 No Comments
TYSONS CORNER, Va., March 26, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ – MicroStrategy® Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of business intelligence (BI) software, today announced that Heartland Payment Systems, one of the nation’s largest payments processors, has chosen MicroStrategy as its enterprise BI standard, replacing its SAP BusinessObjects installation.
Heartland Payment Systems will expand its use of MicroStrategy to enhance the reporting and analytics it provides to its merchants, giving them greater insights into their businesses. Heartland’s customers in the Petroleum and Convenience Store industry, as well as internal customers across the Heartland organization, will be new users of the BI platform. With MicroStrategy, Heartland’s customers will have better access to data, helping them to spot trends and anticipate changes in their business.
“Heartland has made a strategic decision to expand its relationship with MicroStrategy,” said Kent Raymer, Director of Business Intelligence at Heartland Payment Systems. “As a result of the new agreement, our customers will have a single reporting platform with more features and functionality, allowing them to better manage their businesses. We’re now positioned to be even more competitive in the marketplace with what we believe is a superior BI solution.”
“We are pleased that Heartland Payment Systems has selected MicroStrategy to support their expanding BI requirements,” said Sanju Bansal, MicroStrategy Chief Operating Officer. “MicroStrategy is proud to provide leading companies with user-friendly dashboards, powerful analytics, and innovative mobile apps that empower business users to interact with data in compelling ways.”
Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. (NYSE: HPY), the fifth largest payments processor in the United States, delivers credit/debit/prepaid card processing, gift marketing and loyalty programs, payroll, check management and related business solutions to more than 250,000 business locations nationwide. A FORTUNE 1000 company, Heartland is the founding supporter of The Merchant Bill of Rights, a public advocacy initiative that educates merchants about fair credit and debit card processing practices. The company is also a leader in the development of end-to-end encryption technology designed to protect cardholder data, rendering it useless to cybercriminals. For more detailed information, visit HeartlandPaymentSystems.com or follow the company on Twitter @HeartlandHPY and Facebook at facebook.com/HeartlandHPY.