Microsoft Power BI Pro

Tags BI analytics

Gain insights from your data regardless of where it lives with Power BI. Connect your data and create ad-hoc analysis and visual reports that are easy to consume on the web and across mobile devices. Power BI transforms your company’s data into rich visuals for you to collect and organize so you can focus on what matters to you. Stay in the know, spot trends as they happen, and push your business further.

Please note that license requests may take approximately 10 business days to process. Due to license availability and the potential need to request new licenses from the vendor, this processing time may also be extended beyond 10 business days as necessary.

The Power BI download is a desktop application that will only function on Windows.  All OU accounts have access to a browser-only version with reduced functionality that is available at for free.  Browser-based software will run on Windows and Mac operating systems.  To access this software on a browser, log in with your @ou or @ouhsc account at, click the cluster of dots in the top left of the screen, then select "All apps" to see available programs.


Power BI Pro licenses are available for $25.50 per user, per year, with an annual contract. Licenses are automatically renewed annually on July 1st and licenses purchased after July 1st will be pro-rated by the monthly rate. If the licenses are purchased after the 15th of the month, billing will start on the 1st of the following month. Licenses purchased prior to the 15th of the month will be billed for the current month. Licenses may be cancelled at the end of the annual contract, between June 1st and June 30th to avoid being billed for another year.


This service is available to all Faculty and Staff at all OU campus locations.


  • Connect to your data, any data: Explore your data wherever it is—in the cloud or on-premises—including big data sources such as Hadoop and Spark. With connections to hundreds of sources and constantly growing, Power BI Desktop lets you draw deep insights for a broad range of scenarios.
  • Prep and model your data with ease: Data prep can take most of your time. But it doesn’t have to, with Power BI Desktop data modeling. Clean, transform, and mash up data from multiple sources—in a few clicks. Reclaim hours in your day.
  • Provide advanced analytics with the familiarity of Excel: Enable business users to dig deeper into data and find patterns they may have otherwise missed, with Power BI features like quick measures, grouping, forecasting, and clustering. Advanced users have full control over their model using powerful DAX formula language. If you’re familiar with Excel, you’ll feel at home in Power BI.
  • Create interactive reports customized for your business: Create stunning reports with interactive data visualizations. Tell your data story using a drag-and-drop canvas and more than 85 modern data visuals from Microsoft and partners—or create your own using the Power BI open source custom visuals framework. Design your report using theming, formatting, and layout tools.
  • Author for everyone, anywhere: Get visual analytics to the people who need it. Create mobile-optimized reports for viewers to consume on the go. Publish from Power BI Desktop to the cloud or on-premises. Embed reports created in Power BI Desktop into existing apps or websites.

Service Alerts

Check Alerts Subscribe

Can't find what you're looking for?

Contact Us

Request / Modify License


Service ID: 58
Wed 5/20/20 8:48 AM
Wed 5/15/24 9:47 AM