People can see workbook data in Excel Services instead of opening the file in the Excel program.
As we explained in the first course in this series, "Excel Services I: The basics," Excel Services is a great way to make your data accessible to people using a Web browser.
But what do you need for Excel Services to work smoothly? Using it is a collaborative effort between the people who set things up, and the people who publish files to it. Knowing a bit about what goes on behind the scenes will prepare you to get the most out of it.
Let's start by reviewing the software requirements to use Excel Services.