PowerPivot for Excel 2010 October 20th, 2009

Vinod Kumar

I just installed the internal Beta of Office 2010 and couldn’t wait to see this new add-in working. PowerPivot for Excel is a data analysis tool that delivers unmatched computational power directly within the application users already know and love—Microsoft Excel. Leveraging familiar Excel features, users can transform enormous quantities of data from virtually any source with incredible speed into meaningful information to get the answers they need in seconds.

Using SQL Server PowerPivot for SharePoint 2010 (delivered thru SQL Server 2008 R2 in SharePoint 2010), end users can effortlessly and securely share their finding with others and work seamlessly in the browser with the same performance and features as the Excel client. PowerPivot for SharePoint even helps IT departments improve their operational efficiencies through SharePoint-based management tool called PowerPivot Management Dashboard. IT administrators can track usage patterns over time, drill down to obtain more details, discover mission-critical solutions, and ensure performance by making sure users have the appropriate resources.

  • Customers and partners can start signing up to be notified about the upcoming PowerPivot Technology Preview at www.powerpivot.com
  • Be Social: Join the PowerPivot Facebook community page & use the #powerpivot hash sign on your Tweets

I am preparing a Demo for Business Technology Summit to be held on Nov 3rd in Bangalore. It is a must watch session if you are attending my session. I will show you the real power of SQL Server and Excel 2010 working in tandem …

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2 Responses to “PowerPivot for Excel 2010”

  1. Rob Collie says:

    Hi, I’m a member of the PowerPivot team at MS, and just thought I’d share another resource on PowerPivot, my site – which I have put a LOT of effort into already. There’s more content and discussion here than anywhere else on the web – feel free to drop in, look around, and ask questions:


  2. Cori says:

    Thanks Vinod! This is a great article — please let us know if you have any questions. We are here to help!

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