Power BI Premium P3 Monthly is a capacity-based offering that includes flexibility to publish reports broadly across an enterprise, without requiring recipients to be licensed individually per user. Greater scale and performance than shared capacity in the Power BI service. The ability to maintain BI assets on-premises with Power BI Report Server. One API surface, a consistent set of capabilities, and access to the latest features for embedded analytics.
Power BI Premium P3 Monthly recently released a new version of Power BI Premium P3 Monthly, Premium Gen2, currently in preview. Premium Gen2 will simplify the management of Premium capacities, and reduce management overhead. For more information about Premium Gen2, see Power BI Premium P3 Monthly Generation 2 (preview).
Power BI Premium P3 Monthly consists of capacity in the Power BI service exclusively allocated to each organization. The capacity is supported by dedicated hardware fully managed by Microsoft. Organizations can choose to apply their capacity broadly, or allocate it to assigned workspaces based on the number of users, workload needs, or other factors—and scale up or down as requirements change.
Power BI Premium P3 Monthly is a capacity-based license, while Power BI Pro and Premium Per User (PPU) are user-based licenses. Power BI Pro is for those users publishing reports, sharing dashboards, collaborating with colleagues in workspaces and engaging in other related activities – such as the ability to:
Power BI Pro or Premium Per User (PPU) is required to publish reports, share dashboards, collaborate with colleagues in workspaces and engage in other related activities. Power BI Pro isn't required to consume content in Premium capacity.