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Microsoft resources: Power BI

The Power BI Service itself is here, with the main Power BI marketing and pricing page here. The Fabric marketing page is here, and the pricing page here. The Microsoft Learn documentation for Power BI is (overwhelmingly) vast here, but…

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Availability of Power BI licenses

Power BI Pro User SLs are available through the EA and CSP, as well as the MPSA and Open Value agreements. The Power BI Premium and the Power BI Premium Add-on User SLs are only available through the EA and…

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Power BI Report Server

Another element of Power BI licensing is the availability of Power BI Report Server. This was originally aimed at organizations who wanted to distribute interactive Power BI reports to their users, but to do it within the boundaries of their…

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Power BI Premium capacity

Users licensed with any of the three user licenses have access to the Power BI Service which is the public service for Power BI, also known as shared capacity. Power BI shared capacity is restricted for all users to a…

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Power BI user licenses

The entry level license is the Fabric (free) license which, as its name suggests, is a free license. This was previously known as the Power BI (free) license, and it allows a user to use the Power BI Service but…

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Power BI Desktop

Power BI Desktop is a free application, installed locally, which is updated and released on a monthly basis. It’s a tool that enables a user to connect to his data sources and then transform that data into visualizations on a…

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Availability

Copilot Pro is available direct from Microsoft’s website, where a 1-month trial is also available, as well as a variety of other places – you could upgrade to Copilot Pro from within the basic Copilot app acquired through the Apple…

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Copilot creation

Upon launch, Copilot Pro included Copilot GPT Builder which enabled Copilot Pro-licensed users to create their own custom Copilot GPTs. Licensed users could create, edit, share, and delete Copilot GPTs, which could be used on mobile devices and desktop computers…

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Licensing requirements

A Copilot Pro User SL costs $20 per user per month. Users already licensed with a Microsoft 365 Personal or Family subscription have access to Copilot in the Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneNote desktop apps, while other users can…

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Power Pages and Microsoft resources

If you go to the Microsoft website for Power Pages you would be forgiven for thinking that the Pay-As-You-Go model for Power Pages was not available, since it’s only the Capacity Licenses that are detailed there. This was part of Microsoft’s attempt…

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