Why Power BI and Microsoft Azure are better together

Turn your data into a competitive advantage by using Power BI and Azure together to connect, combine, and analyze your entire data estate.

Extract maximum value from your data

Enable business analysts, IT professionals, and data scientists to collaborate seamlessly, providing a single version of data truth that delivers insights across your organization.

Bring Power BI visualizations into Azure apps

Deliver insights to all who need them by bringing Power BI visualization and reporting capabilities into your Azure apps.

Analyze petabytes of Azure data in Power BI

Go big with the ability to analyze your entire Azure data estate—no matter the size or type of data—using Power BI.

Take advantage of advanced AI everywhere

Employ advanced machine learning and AI capabilities within Power BI and connect to even more in Azure as needed.

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Azure Synapse Analytics

Create a business intelligence engine for actionable insights with Power BI and Azure Synapse Analytics.

  • Accelerate performance with industry-leading business intelligence and data management solutions.
  • Analyze petabyte-scale data in seconds—Power BI and Azure Synapse are deeply integrated.
  • Bring data into every part of your organization with a simple, unified, and scalable experience.
  • Help secure your data using a holistic and compliant data platform.

Power BI Embedded

Enhance your apps and services by embedding best-in-class Power BI analytics.

  • Increase business and stand out from the competition with interactive reports and dashboards.
  • Reduce development costs and get to market faster using automation, monitoring, and scalable deployment tools.
  • Control the user experience, improve customer retention, and deliver intelligent visualizations.

Azure Databricks

Analyze large volumes of data efficiently and more securely by using Power BI with the Apache SparkTM technology of Azure Databricks.

  • Consume data stored in your data lake using the Azure Databricks connector.
  • Easily transform data at any scale and get insights through analytical dashboards and operational reports.
  • Collaborate effectively on an open, unified platform to run all types of analytics workloads.

Apache SparkTM is a trademark of the Apache Software Foundation.

Azure Machine Learning

Gain insights that are enriched with Power BI machine learning capabilities.

  • Build machine learning models directly in Power BI dataflows, or use prebuilt models.
  • Automatically generate Power BI reports and dashboards that include machine learning–enriched insights.
  • Build models faster with automated machine learning for key tasks such as classification, regression, and time-series forecasting.

See how customers use Power BI and Azure together

"Now we have a single consolidated source of truth that everyone uses, and we can increasingly automate our analysis for a deeper dive into the intricacies of the data."

John Steele

General Manager, Business Technology and Systems, Komatsu Australia

"By integrating different Azure and Microsoft services into Data Intelligence Hub, we can let customers use their favorite tools to perform large-scale data processing directly in the platform."

Robert Neumann

Chief Executive Officer, Ultra Tendency

"The Microsoft Azure platform is helping us rebuild and reinterpret our business in a way that makes it possible for us and our fans to do things that used to be impossible."

José Ángel Sánchez

CEO, Real Madrid C.F.

Simplify big data prep and analysis with Power BI

Learn how to automate preparation and analysis of your largest datasets to efficiently provide insights for those who need them by bringing Power BI and Azure together.

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