August 20, 2008

SAND Technology to Offer MicroStrategy for Enhanced Reporting Capabilities

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MicroStrategy(R) Incorporated , a leading worldwide provider of business intelligence software, today announced that SAND Technology Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: SNDTF) , an international provider of intelligent data management software and best practices, has entered into an OEM agreement with MicroStrategy. SAND plans to include MicroStrategy software in its data management solutions to provide advanced reporting capabilities to its customers.

SAND Technology enables enterprises to store and retrieve large amounts of granular or historical data in a small footprint by compressing the data into an easy-to-access, searchable data repository. By including MicroStrategy's business intelligence software, SAND can now offer a broader solution to its customers with seamless reporting functionality. SAND customers will have the ability to access pre-defined MicroStrategy reports to help them gain greater visibility into their large volumes of data and make better business decisions by having the information they need at their fingertips.

"Our customers rely on SAND Technology for cost-effective data management solutions for their vast amounts of data," said Richard Grondin, Vice President R&D and Product Deployment at SAND Technology. "MicroStrategy is well-suited for our technology and our customers' reporting requirements. We were impressed with MicroStrategy's ease of integration and powerful reporting capabilities that are available through a user-friendly Web interface."

"We are delighted that SAND Technology has selected MicroStrategy to augment its reporting capabilities," said Sanju Bansal, MicroStrategy COO. "MicroStrategy's scalable platform enables broad and diverse user populations to report on and analyze very large volumes of granular data."

About SAND Technology

SAND is an international provider of intelligent information management software. The SAND/DNA product suite scales to help any size enterprise cope with exploding data requirements, now and into the future. SAND/DNA Access allows for retaining all potentially relevant data in a tiny footprint while providing instant access to just what's required. SAND/DNA Analytics allows for complex what-if analysis to meet any planned and unplanned business need.

SAND/DNA solutions include CRM analytics, and specialized applications for government, healthcare, financial services, telecommunications, retail, transportation, and other business sectors. SAND/DNA has achieved "Certified for SAP NetWeaver" status and SAND Nearline Integration Controller has achieved "Powered by SAP NetWeaver" status.

SAND Technology has offices in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Central Europe.

About MicroStrategy

Founded in 1989, MicroStrategy is a global leader in business intelligence (BI) technology. MicroStrategy provides integrated reporting, analysis, and monitoring software that helps leading organizations worldwide make better business decisions every day. Companies choose MicroStrategy for its advanced technical capabilities, sophisticated analytics, and superior data and user scalability. More information about MicroStrategy is available at

MicroStrategy and MicroStrategy Business Intelligence Platform are trademarks or registered trademarks of MicroStrategy Incorporated in the United States and certain other countries. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

    Contacts:    Wende Cover                        Linda Arens    MicroStrategy Incorporated         SAND Technology    703-770-1646                       650-726-7539    [email protected]           [email protected]  

MicroStrategy Incorporated

CONTACT: Wende Cover of MicroStrategy Incorporated, +1-703-770-1646,[email protected]; or Linda Arens of SAND Technology, +1-650-726-7539,[email protected]

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