Microsoft Recognized by Gartner as a Leader – Power BI

In February of this year, Arun Ulag, General Manager of Engineering for Microsoft announced that they have been positioned as a leader in Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms* for the 11th consecutive year.

Power BI has been a major factor in helping to transform hundreds of thousands of businesses worldwide. According to Microsoft’s article, the top reasons why customers chose Power BI as their analytic platform solution are quoted below:

· High value

Users can start free with Power BI Desktop. Organizations can then choose to license users individually at a low monthly cost or extend business intelligence broadly with Power BI Premium—purchasing only the capacity that’s needed. Since Power BI integrates with their existing tools, it’s instantly familiar and quick to transition.

· Comprehensive analytics solution

Comprehensive capabilities allow users to model, analyze, and author to deliver business insights. Organizations enjoy a flexible architecture that provides strong integration with Microsoft and 3rd party products and technologies for streamlined deployment.

· Centralized management

Organizations can deploy in minutes and distribute BI content with just a few clicks. They can take advantage of the agility of self-service analytics with IT governance from Power BI.

· Global scale

Organizations have the flexibility to deploy their BI solution where they reside with global presence. Power BI provides guaranteed reliability and performance from a trusted company.

· Security, governance, and compliance

Organizations can rely on a BI platform that helps comply with stringent industry standards and certifications, plus keep their data secure and control how it is accessed and used.

Check out Microsoft’s full article here for more information.