Acumatica Unveils a Content Pack for Power BI at Microsoft’s Build Conference

Cloud ERP company Acumatica leapfrogs the competition in business intelligence with its new content pack for Power BI unveiled at the Microsoft Build conference.

San Francisco, CA, April 30, 2015 – Acumatica, a cloud ERP company, today unveiled its content pack for Power BI on stage at Microsoft’s annual developer conference, Build.

Thousands of developers are attending the three-day Build conference, which features new content and training on various Microsoft products. The Acumatica content pack for Power BI, which allows users to tap into Acumatica’s powerful Cloud ERP platform and database to run their businesses with better data insights, was one of several new products unveiled on stage at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.

Steve Guggenheimer, Corporate Vice President, Developer Platform and Evangelism at Microsoft, delivered the keynote at Build, while Technical Fellow John Shewchuk demoed the Acumatica integration solution with Power BI.

Ajoy Krishnamoorthy, Acumatica’s General Manager of Cloud xRP Platform, said: “We are honored to be showcased in front of Microsoft’s core developer community. We are invested in our platform and this key collaboration with Microsoft demonstrates our commitment to extending our product in the most powerful ways possible.”

Working closely with the Power BI team, Acumatica published the OData interface expeditiously and will soon release the Acumatica Content Pack for Power BI, said Krishnamoorthy.

“Having the power of Power BI integrated with the Acumatica products significantly boosts our value proposition to our customers and partners,” said Acumatica CEO Jon Roskill. “Customers expect real-time data and insights that legacy systems struggle to provide. With this Power BI solution, we are leapfrogging the competition and giving our customers a powerful tool to create dynamic dashboards using natural language queries.”

“We couldn’t have done this without the support from Microsoft leadership and product teams, and we look forward to continuing our relationship with Microsoft on other ground-breaking technologies.”

James Phillips, Corporate Vice President of Data Experiences for Power BI at Microsoft Corp. said, “We’re thrilled to see Acumatica work with us to integrate their solution with Power BI. Our engineering teams collaborated to deliver this powerful solution so that Acumatica users can analyze and visualize their ERP data with live dashboards and reports. They can also combine Acumatica ERP data with new data sources, either on-premises or in the cloud, to gain new insight and make fast, informed business decisions.”

Power BI, now available in the United States and more than 140 markets around the world, helps customers keep track of their businesses with live dashboards, interactive data reports, and other shareable insights. New Power BI content packs include popular data sources such as Google Analytics and Twilio.