Partner Center Analytics app for Power BI (direct partners in CSP)

Applies to

  • Partner Center

Get a visual representation of your business data with the Partner Center Analytics app for Power BI. The app, designed for direct partners in the Cloud Solution Provider program (CSP), plugs in to the familiar Power BI framework.

Note

You're a direct partner if you do business directly with Microsoft and with customers.

Install the app to get graphic views of:

  • Growth of your customer base, subscriptions, and licenses

  • Usage of Office 365, Microsoft Dynamics, and Microsoft Azure products

  • Daily consumption units for each metered resource in each Azure subscription for the last 60 days

  • Estimated cost based on latest rate card

  • Ability to export datasets and create custom reports, including per customer

Frequently asked questions

We recommend that you review our answers to frequently asked questions before you install the app.

Question Answer
What does the app cost? The app itself is free. To preview the app, you can sign up for the free Power BI service and use it to customize dashboards and reports. To allow others in your company to use the app, you need to have an active subscription to either Microsoft Power BI Professional or Microsoft Power BI Premium.
Who can connect to the Partner Center Analytics app? This version of the app is designed for direct partners (tier 1) in the Cloud Solution Provider program. You're a direct partner if you do business directly with Microsoft and with customers. To install the app, you must be a global admin, admin agent, or billing admin for your company’s account.
I am an indirect provider; can I use the app? Yes. Your global admin, admin agent, or billing admin can install the app and see data about your direct customers. Future releases may include features that would allow you to see data about your indirect resellers as well.
How can I learn about future releases? Announcements and preview releases are made available through the Partner Center early adopter program. If you’re not already participating in the program, sign up for it now at https://partnercenter.microsoft.com/en-us/partner/early-adopter-program. You can also share your feedback through the early adopter program.
Who can customize the dashboards and reports in the app? Only the global admin, admin agent, or billing admin who installed the app can customize the dashboard or create new reports in the Power BI web interface.
Who can view the dashboards and reports in the app? The global admin, admin agent, or billing admin who installed the app can share the app’s data with anyone who has an active subscription to either Microsoft Power BI Professional or Microsoft Power BI Premium.
Can I use the app to view data from multiple Azure AD tenants, across locations? With this release, you can view only data from the Azure AD tenant your global admin or admin agent signed in to.
When will the app be available in additional languages? Roadmap announcements are released through the Partner Center early adopter program. If you’re not already participating in the program, sign up for it now at https://partnercenter.microsoft.com/en-us/partner/early-adopter-program. You can also share your feedback through the early adopter program.

Next steps

Install and preview the Partner Center Analytics app for Microsoft Power BI

View your business data with the Partner Center Analytics app for Microsoft Power BI