MicroStrategy Selected to Provide Corporate Express’ Customers with Insight into Office Supply Purchases
McLean, Va., May 31, 2007– MicroStrategy® Incorporated (NASDAQ: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of business intelligence software, today announced that Corporate Express US, a wholly owned subsidiary of Corporate Express NV (NYSE: CXP), has selected MicroStrategy for its online customer reporting application. Corporate Express US Inc. is one of the world’s largest business-to-business suppliers of essential office and computer products and services.
With MicroStrategy, Corporate Express customers will be able to run reports and analyze data related to their office supply purchases. More than 10,000 customers are expected to use this online service, which will be available through Corporate Express’ award-winning EWAY Internet ordering site. Corporate Express customers, from executives to business analysts, will be able to view procurement data using at-a-glance dashboards and standard reports and by drilling down to transaction-level data for more detailed investigation. Corporate Express currently uses MicroStrategy to monitor business performance at the corporate and divisional levels and to perform interactive enterprise reporting and analysis.
“After evaluating numerous business intelligence products, we chose MicroStrategy for this essential customer-focused initiative,” said Wayne Aiello, VP of eBusiness at Corporate Express US. “MicroStrategy’s data and user scalability, powerful reporting capabilities, and ease-of-use made it a logical choice for us. We look forward to giving our customers easy access to their procurement data, which will provide enhanced insights into their purchasing profiles with Corporate Express.”
“Many of the world`s leading companies rely on MicroStrategy to increase customer service, improve operational efficiencies, and enhance business performance,” said MicroStrategy’s COO Sanju Bansal. “We are delighted that Corporate Express has been successful using MicroStrategy and has selected MicroStrategy for their new online customer reporting application.”
About Corporate Express
Corporate Express provides customers with a single source of business products and services, so that they can focus their resources, energy and time on their core business. Corporate Express helps organizations to save time and maximize their productivity.
Headquartered in the Netherlands, Corporate Express NV generated 2006 annual sales of EUR 6.3 billion. The Company has a widespread global distribution network spanning North America, Europe and Australia, has close to 19,000 employees, and operations in 20 countries. Corporate Express is listed on Euronext Amsterdam (Euronext: CXP) and in New York (NYSE: CXP). For more information, please visit www.CorporateExpress.com.
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 (NASDAQ: MSTR) is available at www.microstrategy.com.
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