Reporting

Organizations today require a comprehensive, highly scalable reporting solution that enables real-time decision making across the enterprise.

SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services is a comprehensive, highly scalable solution that empowers real-time decision making. SQL Server 2012 enables the creation of operational reports for pixel-perfect printing and browser-based viewing as well as ad-hoc data exploration and visualization.

What's New in SQL Server 2012

  • Visualize and interact with data in bold new ways with Power View.
  • Quickly generate reports using intuitive interfaces and extend reporting to the cloud with Windows Azure SQL Reporting.
  • Create self-service reports with a wide variety of formats.
  • Simplify sharing and collaboration to get more value from existing tools and skills.

Key Capabilities

  • Immersive Interactive data visualization with Power View

    Self-service reporting has never been so engaging.

    • Create compelling visualizations of your data that are presentation ready at all times.
    • Inspire users with an immersive ad-hoc reporting environment that enables faster insights.
    • Share insights with tight SharePoint integration that enables unique collaborative capability.
  • Professional, Precisely Formatted Reports

    Create pixel-perfect professional reports using familiar tools and interfaces.

    • Enable IT professionals to create reports seamlessly with Report Builder, a fully-featured authoring tool with familiar Microsoft Office look and feel.
    • Render reports to a variety of formats, including the new Office format for Word and Excel, as well as PDF, TIFF, and HTML.
    • Enable sharing of objects for faster, more agile report development with Report Parts.
  • Robust Management and Scalability

    Simplify reporting management and easily scale reports on-premises or in the cloud.

    • Make it easier to manage your reporting environment with seamless SharePoint integration.
    • Execute scheduled reports, easily manage report subscriptions, and effortlessly control access to generated reports.
    • Scale reporting environment from a few reports to a corporate wide deployment with thousands concurrent users and tens of thousands of reports.
    • Report data with Windows Azure SQL Reporting for easy management using familiar tools, such as SQL Server Data Tools and broad scale.

"We want to provide information in a meaningful manner so that end users can ask their own questions. Power View in SQL Server 2012 is a very elegant way to visually display and interrogate data."

Paul Brenchley
Strategic Account Manager, Anglia Support Partnership