Microsoft Releases Power BI Desktop Update, Includes BI360 Connector

LOS ANGELES, CA. — April 15, 2019 — Solver, the global leader in cloud and web-based Corporate Performance Management (CPM) for mid-market ERP systems, today announced the launch of its BI360 Power BI Connector for the latest April release of Microsoft’s Power BI Desktop application.  As an Azure cloud-based data warehouse, budgeting and reporting solution, the BI360 Power BI Connector seamlessly integrates with Power BI desktop, enabling managers and executives to easily gain insights from the organization’s data.  The Power BI Connector’s swift deployment combined with BI360’s advanced input and reporting functionality will enable Power BI users to deploy their dashboards faster and easier, and the combined BI360/Power BI solution offers a best-of-breed tool for planners and decision-makers.  Overall, the release of the connector marks an important milestone in BI360’s value proposition to Microsoft-centric organizations that have deployed or are planning to deploy Power BI.

In a matter of clicks, the connector combines the data from the BI360 cloud-based data warehouse and displays it in the Power BI dashboard.  As for entering data, BI360 provides cloud-based input forms for budgets, forecasts, key performance indicators and any other data a user needs displayed in the Power BI dashboard.  In addition to its ease and flexibility, the BI360 Power BI Connector gives customers a “single version of the truth” by enabling BI360 reporting and budgeting and now Power BI dashboards to connect to the same BI360 data warehouse, ultimately providing an environment that supports faster and better decisions.

 “Power BI has become one of the world's leading dashboard solutions and we are very excited about the release and Microsoft-approval of BI360’s Power BI connector,” says, Mike Applegate, CTO at Solver. “Our customers and partners have asked for this and now we have delivered.”

Solver’s release of the BI360 Power BI Connector signals its commitment to developing the most accessible tools for Microsoft users to make important financial and operational decisions in their organizations.  Additionally, Solver believes the ease with which the BI360 Power BI Connector delivers information to the Power BI dashboard will encourage more Microsoft customers to consider the benefits of the industry-growing use of cloud technology.

To learn more about the BI360 connector and Power BI dashboards, click to see the brochure.

About Solver

With a quickly growing community of more than 2,700 global customers and hundreds of partners worldwide, Solver provides BI360, the leading cloud Corporate Performance Management suite for Microsoft Dynamics, Acumatica, SAP Business One, SAP ByDesign, Sage Intacct, Sage 100, Sage 300, Sage 500, Sage X3, NetSuite and other ERPs. BI360 is ranked in the leader quadrant in the Corporate Performance Management (CPM) Software Grid on G2 Crowd, and as a Microsoft Gold ISV Partner, Solver has won countless awards, including the Microsoft BI Partner of Year Award, recognition on the Gartner Group CPM Magic Quadrant, and Best Places to Work for a workplace culture that celebrates customer service, integrity, and innovation. BI360 is sold through its 12 global offices and a worldwide network of partners. For any questions, visit www.solverglobal.com or contact Solver at info@solverglobal.com.