Power BI Premium: Expect higher capacity, simpler licensing, private cloud (or on-prem), at a premium price

May 8 2017

Microsoft announced last week that it will launch Power BI Premium (generally available later in Q2), with the goal of better addressing enterprise-level BI consumption and distribution.

As Microsoft General Manager Kamal Hathi described, Power BI Premium builds on the familiar Power BI portfolio with a capacity-based licensing model aimed at large-scale deployments; also aimed at economizing for a mix of users.

About Dann Anthony

Dann Anthony Maurno is a seasoned business journalist who began his career as International Marketing Manager with Lilly Software, then moved on as a freelancer to write for such prestigious clients as CFO Magazine; Compliance Week;Manufacturing Business Technology; Decision Resources, Inc.; The Economist Intelligence Unit; and corporate clients such as Iron Mountain, Microsoft and SAP. He is the co-author of Thin Air: How Wireless Technology Supports Lean Initiatives(CRC/Productivity Press, 2010).

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