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Cognos Positioned as a Leader in Forrester Enterprise Business Intelligence Platforms Report


Way to go, Cognos!

Cognos, an IBM (NYSE: IBM) company, and a world leader in business intelligence and performance management, today announced that Forrester Research, Inc. has recognized Cognos as a market leader in BI reporting and analysis platforms, according to the July 2008 report The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Business Intelligence Platforms, Q3 2008. Forrester cited Cognos as a leader based on the company’s strategy, market presence, and current offering of Cognos 8 BI v8.3.

The comprehensive report noted Cognos 8 BI v8.3 as a leader, citing Cognos as having the most modern and scalable BI environment. Cognos was recognized with five #1 (or tied for #1) sub-categories measured by Forrester (Operational, Product Direction, Global Presence, Partnership Ecosystem, and Install Base) and overall received the highest score for market presence. In addition, Cognos scored second in both the Current Offering and Strategy categories, and had the top score for the "Operational” sub-category, which includes Administration, Professional Services, Scalability, Security, Usability, and Support/Reliability.


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