Forrester names Cognos as BI market leader

Forrester Research has recognized Cognos, an IBM company, as a leader in the BI reporting and analysis platforms market.

In a July-released report, Forrester has pinpointed the Cognos 8 BI v8.3 as a leader in the market and has cited Cognos as having the most modern and scalable BI environment. Cognos ranked No. 1 in five sub-categories, including operational, product direction, global presence, partnership ecosystem, and installed base.

The company also garnered the highest score for market presence. Cognos also scored second in both the current offering and strategy categories.