Announcing Microsoft “Data Explorer” Preview for Excel

We are excited to announce availability of Microsoft “Data Explorer” Preview for Excel. “Data Explorer” enhances the Self-Service BI experience in Excel by simplifying data discovery and access to a broad range of data sources for richer insights.

"Data Explorer" provides an intuitive and consistent experience for discovering, combining, and refining data across a wide variety of sources including relational, structured and semi-structured, OData, Web, Hadoop, Azure Marketplace, and more. Data Explorer also provides you with the ability to search for public data from sources such as Wikipedia.

“Data Explorer” enables all users to benefit and derive insights from any data.

For those of you that have followed us in the past, we would like to thank you for your participation in the “Data Explorer” SQL Azure Lab. Your feedback has been very important for us in building Microsoft “Data Explorer” Preview for Excel. We hope to continue hearing from you so we can make “Data Explorer” even better!

Find out more and download the "Data Explorer" Preview today:

- Download Data Explorer.

- Participate in our Forums.

- Learn More using the Data Explorer Help and Samples.