Empower users of all levels with new insights through familiar tools while balancing the need for IT to monitor and manage user created content. Deliver access to all data types across structured and unstructured sources.
PowerPivot empowers users of all levels to access and mashup data from virtually any source. Users can create their own compelling reports and analytical applications, easily share insights, and collaborate with colleagues through Microsoft Excel and SharePoint. SQL Server 2012 introduces Power View, providing SharePoint users with highly interactive, browser-based data exploration, visualization, and presentation capabilities. With Office 2013 release both PowerPivot and Power View capabilities are available to users right in the Excel 2013 box.
Microsoft provides a unique set of capabilities for the BI administrator to have full control and better manage user created content. Insight and oversight are provided with PowerPivot IT Dashboards in SharePoint to monitor end user activity, data source usage, and server performance. SQL Server 2012 introduces the ability to transform user created applications in PowerPivot into corporate grade solutions by seamlessly importing them into SQL Server Analysis Services where they can be managed by the IT department. In addition, with Excel SharePoint 2013 release customers can improve governance and compliance and easily track business critical Excel assets by discovering and assessing of user-created spreadsheets with SharePoint 2013 and by comparing, tracking lineage, conducting interactive diagnostics and delivering analysis reports of spreadsheets with Inquire in Excel.
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 provides a full set of rich dashboard and scorecard capabilities including advanced filtering, guided navigation, interactive analytics and visualizations. Further enhance your dashboards with Visio Services to display live data onto diagrams created in Visio.
Browser-based mobile access to your corporate BI content is provided through Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010. Users can navigate existing reports, dashboards, scorecards, and analytical applications across iOS, Android, and Windows devices.
Delivering BI as a seamless part of SharePoint Server 2010, Microsoft couples BI with the rich collaboration, social, enterprise content management, search, and workflow capabilities available to users in SharePoint Server 2010. Through one integrated experience users can find information, share insights, and collaborate with peers for increased productivity and decision making.
Microsoft SQL Server 2012 covers the full range of reporting from highly interactive and explorative self-service reporting for end users (Power View), to powerful operational report authoring and rendering environments for IT professionals and developers (SQL Server Reporting Services). Microsoft also provides additional deployment agility by extending reporting to the cloud with SQL Azure Reporting, allowing you to take advantage of the accessibility and elasticity of the cloud.
SQL Server has been helping organizations build comprehensive, enterprise-scale analytic solutions that deliver actionable insights for over a decade. SQL Server 2012 continues the tradition with a marquee new capability called the BI Semantic Model. The BI Semantic Model is a single model enabling a full spectrum of BI capabilities – reporting, analytics, scorecards, dashboards, and custom applications. Microsoft uniquely provides a modeling experience to support end user Self-Service solutions, rapid solution prototyping, and support for the largest enterprise grade solutions through a flexible modeling experience, rich sophisticated business logic, and best of class scalability and performance.
Microsoft’s Big Data solution unleashes actionable insights for everyone from all their data through familiar tools. It also enables customers to uncover new insights by connecting to the world’s data through an open and flexible platform.
For customers with large or diverse datasets, Microsoft’s Big Data solution unleashes actionable business insights to drive smarter decisions from structured, semi-structured and unstructured data. Unlike the competition, it offers insights to everyone through integration with familiar Microsoft tools such as Excel, PowerPivot and Power View. In addition it enables customers to discover new insights by connecting to publicly available data and services from Azure Marketplace and social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook. Microsoft Big Data offers an Enterprise-ready Hadoop distribution through integration with key Microsoft components including Active Directory and System Center, and an open platform with full compatibility with Apache Hadoop APIs.
Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services provides predictive analytics through powerful data mining capabilities to identify trends, problems, or relationships in the data; identifying the root cause of problems or predicting future outcomes.
Deliver credible, consistent data to the right users across the organization with a complete end-to-end Enterprise Information Management solution. Seamlessly integrate data from any data source with SQL Server Integration Services and maintain master data across the organization with SQL Server Master Data Services. SQL Server 2012 introduces Data Quality Services, a new tool to cleanse organizational data and improve data quality by using organizational knowledge and 3rd party reference data to profile, cleanse, and match data.
SQL Server 2012 Data Warehousing gives customers an enterprise ready platform that includes high availability capabilities, a generational leap in performance with in-memory technologies, and integrated BI capabilities exposed through familiar Office tools like Excel and SharePoint. With SQL Server 2012, you can get a mission critical data warehouse platform that scales beyond 600 TB at the fraction of the cost to acquire, operate and maintain.
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