Chapter 2. Configuring and Using Excel Services in SharePoint 2010

Excel Services is a shared service application within SharePoint 2010 that allows for the sharing and presentation of Excel spreadsheets and workbooks within SharePoint via the web browser. Excel Services was first introduced in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and continues to evolve within the 2010 platform. A SharePoint Enterprise license is required to deploy and implement Excel Services.

Excel Services may be used to present business data to the enterprise and can be considered a piece of the business intelligence (BI) puzzle. However, because it is not one of the main tools provided by the integration ...

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