Microsoft BI Pricing, License Cost and Setup

Rafael Martins Cardoso
Business Intelligence Analyst & Developer at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The SQL Server Reporting Services works as a part of SQL Server license. If we have a licensed copy of SQL Server, we can run Reporting Services on the same server for no additional license fee. However, if we run Reporting Services on a separate machine that is not yet licensed for SQL Server, such as a Web server, we will need to purchase an additional SQL Server license. View full review »
Accountant at a government
At the moment I'm using a free version. View full review »
Principal at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
Pricing, that's where Microsoft beats Tableau. It is priced much cheaper. View full review »
Head of Information Systems Department at a government
I don't want to speculate but there is room for at least 45% discount as compared to the initial price. So bargain wildly with Microsoft. View full review »
John Gaskell
Head of IT at a construction company with 5,001-10,000 employees
Make it low in cost. It is a no-brainer! Remove the cost of a licence to show a dashboard within SharePoint. Why should readers of a dashboard have to pay to view? View full review »
Gilberto Gutierrez
Presales Architect at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
This is one of the best out-of-the-box solutions on the market. Microsoft has to improve their Data Governance solution, but for a data platform and BI solution, it is very good. View full review »
Munashe Muwonde
Chief Tecnical Officer at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
All in all, for the price, this is an excellent tool for helping your organization turn mounds of data into useful insights. View full review »
Khumbulani Chikura
Business Intelligence Architect at a tech services company
To others, I would advise that Microsoft BI products are rightly priced and the licensing is easy to follow and to fulfill. View full review »
George Chinowaita
Business Intelligence Consultant at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
It’s free if you have MS SQL database license. It comes together with SSIS, SSRS, SSAS and other tools. View full review »
Gregory Dinh
Consultant MOA BI at a manufacturing company with 1,001-5,000 employees
MS BI comes with all the tools and it is, to the best of my knowledge, the most affordable solution. View full review »

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