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Power BI 

Uncover powerful insights and turn them into impact
Connect to and visualize any data, and seamlessly infuse visuals into the apps you use every day.
Product overview

 Create a data-driven culture with BI for all

  • Turn your data into visuals with advanced data-analysis tools, AI capabilities, and a user-friendly report-creation tool.
  • Create datasets from any source and add them to the OneLake data hub to create a source of truth for your data.
  • Help users make better decisions by infusing insights into the apps you use every day, like those in Microsoft 365.
  • Reshape how your organization accesses, manages, and acts on data by activating Microsoft Fabric in your Power BI experience.
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Use cases

See what you can do with Power BI

Establish a governed source of truth

Connect all your disparate data sources in the same environment to establish a single source of truth for all your data.

Unify enterprise scale and self service

Combine enterprise-scale and self-service BI to drive insights and innovation at every level of your organization.

Infuse data experiences everywhere 

Bridge the gap between insights and decisions through unmatched interoperation with the apps people use every day.

Empower anyone to work with data

Ensure everyone can explore data with an easy-to-use interface, free training resources, and an array of accessibility features.

Get started immediately

Start quickly with an easy-to-use report-creation experience, AI-generated reports, and hundreds of report templates.

Embed BI reports for your customers

Improve usability and user engagement in your own apps by using Power BI Embedded to embed stunning reports.

Power BI + Microsoft 365: Greater productivity

Learn how businesses drove productivity by combining Power BI and Microsoft 365 in The Total Economic ImpactTM commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting.1

Analyst research and news

Microsoft was positioned highest for Ability to Execute and furthest for Completeness of Vision in the April 2023 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms.2
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Plans to suit every need

Free account

Create rich, interactive reports with visual analytics at your fingertips for free.  

Power BI Pro

Access Power BI reports shared with you and publish your own for an even bigger impact.
Price does not include tax.

Power BI Premium Per User

License specific users with enterprise-scale features.

Price does not include tax.

Power BI in Microsoft Fabric

Share reports with users who don’t have paid licenses and get access to Microsoft Fabric workloads using a single capacity.

Gain visibility into your data estate

Get peace of mind with built-in security features and seamless interoperation with leading security and governance solutions.
Customer stories

Real customers, real results

Frequently asked questions

  • Power BI is a unified, scalable platform for self-service and enterprise business intelligence (BI). Connect to and visualize any data, and seamlessly infuse the visuals into the apps you use every day.

  • Power BI licenses aren’t exclusive—there are several ways to mix and match plans and licenses. For example, you could purchase Premium (P-SKU) or Microsoft Fabric (F-SKU) capacity to host the most popular reports, and then buy Power BI Pro licenses (or get them through Microsoft 365 E5) for your users who need to create and publish reports. Contact a sales expert to learn more.


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  • Microsoft Power BI Embedded is a pay-as-you-go Azure platform as a service (PaaS) offering. It allows app developers to embed fully interactive reports into their apps without having to build their own data visuals and controls.

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  • Microsoft Fabric is an end-to-end analytics solution with full-service capabilities including data movement, data lakes, data engineering, data integration, data science, real-time analytics, data monitoring, and business intelligence—all backed by a shared platform providing robust data security, governance, and compliance.

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  • Power BI provides the industry-leading BI in Microsoft Fabric that enables you to gain insights from data. Power BI Premium per capacity customers can simply turn on the Fabric tenant setting and access the rest of the product in a unified experience. And with its unified capacity model, Power BI Premium per capacity can be used against any Microsoft Fabric workload.

  • Power BI Pro customers can access Fabric workloads only through the Microsoft Fabric trial experience.

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Start using Power BI for free

Find insights within your data and share rich analytics reports by trying Power BI free in Microsoft Fabric.

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[1]  Results are for a composite organization based on interviewed customers. The Total Economic Impact™ of Microsoft Power BI Pro in Microsoft 365 E5, a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Microsoft, July 2023. As of October 2023, some Microsoft 365 and Office 365 suites no longer include Microsoft Teams. Subscribers to those plans must purchase a Teams license separately.


[2]  Gartner Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms, Kurt Schlegel, Julian Sun, David Pidsley, Anirudh Ganeshan, Fay Fei, Aura Popa, Radu Miclaus, Edgar Macari, Kevin Quinn, Christopher Long, 5 April 2023. 

Gartner is a registered trademark and service mark and Magic Quadrant is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and internationally and are used herein with permission. All rights reserved. 

Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. 


[3]  The Forrester Wave™: Augmented Business Intelligence Platforms, Q2 2023, Boris Evelson, June 13, 2023.

[4]  Availability of mobile apps varies by country/region.

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