Get started quickly and scale with efficiency
Using the Azure Resource Manager, create and deploy an Analysis Services instance within seconds without the burden of managing infrastructure. Scale up, scale down*, or pause the service and pay only for what you use.
Transform complex data into one version of the truth
Combine data from multiple sources into a single, trusted BI semantic model that is easy to understand and use. Enable self-service and data discovery for business users by simplifying the view of data and its underlying structure.
Match performance to the speed of business
Reduce time-to-insights on large and complex datasets. Fast response times mean your BI solution can meet the needs of your business users and keep pace with your business. Plus, connect to real-time operational data using DirectQuery and closely watch the pulse of your business.
Provide secured access, anytime, from anywhere
Ensure only authorized users can access your data models, no matter where they are, with role-based security and Azure Active Directory support. And with 99.9% availability*, your users can access critical information when they need it.
Accelerate time to delivery
Release your BI solutions in a predictable and secured manner. With robust application lifecycle management capabilities, you can govern, deploy, test, and deliver your BI solution quickly and with confidence.
*Not all features are available during preview.
Develop in a familiar environment
Focus on solving business problems, not learning new skills, when you use the familiar, rich, and integrated development environment of Visual Studio. Easily deploy your existing SQL Server 2016 tabular models to the cloud.