XLerate 2018 - Zurich

Join us on June 19th for XLerate 2018 in the FIFA World Museum in Zurich, held with our partners pmOne and BSG.


avedos conference 2018, Vienna

We were proud to sponsor our partner avedos' 2018 user conference at the Park Hyatt in Vienna. It proved to be an interesting and informative event, and it was great to meet so many enthused customers.

See us at SQLBits 2018

We're pleased to confirm that XLCubed will be Gold sponsors at this year's SQLBits conference in Olympia, London from 22nd - 24th February.

Version 9.1 Launch

Version 9.1 of XLCubed was launched on November 22nd at a customer and partner event held in the Royal Society in London. It is a spectacular venue, with a long and distinguished history dating back to 1660, and with past presidents including Christopher Wren and Isaac Newton to name but two. 


XLCubed Sponsor Women in Data Conference

On Thursday 30th November The Grand Connaught Rooms in London hosted the 2017 Women in Data Conference, an event we were proud to sponsor.


Greyson join XLCubed partner program

August 1, 2017.

We are pleased to confirm that Greyson have joined the XLCubed partner program. Based in Bratislava, Greyson is a leading business and IT consulting company for the banking sector in Central and Eastern Europe. more

SQL Saturday Atlanta

July 15, 2017.

We are proud to be among the sponsors for SQL Saturday Atlanta 2017 at Gwinnett Technical College Campus.


CCH Tagetik, CPM4Care and Avedos Customer Events

April 26, 2017. XLCubed work closely with our key partners, and are pleased to sponsor customer events for 3 partners in the coming months.

CCH Tagetik: May 22-24, Lucca, Italy

CPM4Care: May 23, Vught, Netherlands

Avedos: June 1-2, Vienna, Austria

SQLBits 2017

We had a busy and entertaining 3 days at SQLBits in Telford. Thanks to everyone who stopped by, and we look forward to continuing the conversations.

Day 2 at SQLBits

XLCubed to sponsor SQLBits 2017

We're pleased to confirm that XLCubed will be Gold sponsors at this year's SQLBits conference in Telford, UK, from 5th - 8th April.

Version 9 Released at PASS Conference

October 26, 2016. XLCubed version 9 was today launched at the PASS conference in Seattle. PASS is the worlds largest gathering of Micrsoft BI professionals, and proved a great platform to introduce version 9. The initial reaction was extremely positive, and the new capabilities on relational SQL data and responsive dashboards generated a lot of excitment from attendees.

Version 9

See our newsletter announcing the release for more detail: v9 Newsletter.


XLerate 2016 User Conference

September 28 and 29 saw the first XLCubed user conference for the DACH region. The event was held in Dusseldorf with our partner pmOne and proved a huge success.  

XLerate 2016 

Day one started with XLCubed previewing the key aspects of version 9 which will be released in October at the PASS summit in Seattle. Much of the v9 functionality has been customer led, and it was great to get such resoundingly positive feedback from the attendees.


Version 9 Preview at XLerate 2016 user conference

In this video Gary Crawford, COO XLCubed, introduces Version 9 of XLCubed. He demos fast web report publishing for reports that stay data connected; viewports for complex workbooks; and XLCubed's new dashboard designer. The user group especially appreciated XLCubed's mobile optimisation, data slicers, mashups and compatibility with additional data sources, including Oracle and SAP HANA, and big data sources such as BigQuery.

XLerate 2016 User Group Video

This video captures the feedback of partners and customers at the XLerate XLCubed user conference in Dusseldorf, run with our DACH region partner pmOne. BI professionals explain their need for solution flexibility and simplicity to guarantee performance and user satisfaction, as well as to reduce adoption and training costs. Customers are frank with their views about XLCubed's value pricing compared with competitors whose licensing models they consider "over the top." The release of V9, with its mobile capability and compatibility with multiple data sources, is warmly received.


XLCubed Summer 2016 Newsletter

July 12, 2016. Our 2016 summer newsletter is available at the following link:

XLCubed Danish Network Group meeting

July 8, 2016. Last month saw another meeting of the Danish XLCubed Network Group, organised by our partner Solitwork. The events are hosted by our customers, and this month's was kindly facilitated by TDC, Denmark's largest telecommunications company.


Swiss and French Customer Events

June saw two very successful customer events with our partner Evolusys, in Geneva and Lille.


New US partner - Artis Consulting

March 3, 2016: We are pleased to welcome Artis Consulting to the XLCubed partner program. Artis are based in Richardson, Texas and serve customers across the TOLA region. They have a wealth of experience in all aspects of Microsoft Business Intelligence and Analysis Services, and we look forward to working together.

PASS Summit 2015

October 27-30, Seattle, WA. XLCubed are pleased to sponsor the 2015 PASS summit. Drop by booth #407 to see how we help our customers achieve more with Microsoft BI.

SQL Server Days Antwerp

September 28 & 29, 2015. We're delighted to sponsor the SQL Server Days conference in Antwerp, Belguim.

XLCubed v8.1 now Available

Jul 15, 2015. XLCubed version 8.1 helps users address common Excel layout issues with ViewPorts, collaborate more effectively through data and report commentary, and introduces platform support for SAP HANA. For more information see the announcement.

XLCubed ranked in CIOReview Top 100

June 29, 2015 - CIOReview have placed XLCubed in their Top 100 Most Promising Microsoft Solution Providers for 2015.


2nd Francophone Customer Day

March 26, 2015 _ IMS Health Offices, Paris. Our second Francophone customer day allowed us to preview some additions to the product which are coming later in the year. It was also a forum for some great discussions on techniques and usage, and on how customers would like to see the products continue to evolve.


Microsoft Partnership renewed at Gold Level

April 8, 2015 - We're pleased to confirm that XLCubed have renewed our Microsoft Partnership at the top level having been awarded Gold competencies in both Application Development and Data Platform.


Feb 2, 2015. We're delighted to once again sponsor SQLBits, Europe's largest SQL Server conference at ExCeL London, March 4th - 7th.


Partner Network Continues to grow

December 2nd, 2014. Our partner network continues to expand, as we welcome BIExpert in Russia, CPM4Care in The Netherlands, PangoMedia in USA, TCS in UK, and TimeXtender in Denmark and USA. - We look forward to working together.

Dashboard Gear and SWC partner with XLCubed

October 13, 2014 - We are pleased to announce two new US based partner companies SWC Technology Partners and Dashboard Gear.

XLCubed to exhibit at PASS

October 6, 2014. XLCubed will be demonstrating Version 8 at the PASS conference in Seattle, November 5-7.


XLCubed Version 8 now released!

Sep 30, 2014. XLCubed version 8 has now been released to market. Building on over a decade's experience in corporate BI, v8 will make IT departments love Excel as much as the business users - no more export to Excel from expensive bespoke tools which users struggle to learn. - Read the full v8 announcement.


Jun 10, 2014. XLCubed are proud to sponsor SQLBits XII, Europe's largest SQL Server conference which is being held at The International Centre, Telford, UK July 17th - 19th.


Transdata and Vine Cube partner with XLCubed

May 12, 2014 - We are pleased to welcome Transdata Informatik and Vine Cube to our growing partner program, and look forward to working together.

Francophone Customer Day

Apr 11, 2014 _ IMS Health Offices, Paris. A number of our customers from France, Switzerland and Luxembourg attended a session previewing some of what's coming in XLCubed v8 later this year, and engaging in discussion around their usage and how they'd like to see the product continue to evolve in the coming years.


XLCubed renews Microsoft partnership

Feb 24, 2014 - XLCubed are pleased to announce the renewal of our Gold Partner status in the Microsoft network. We achieved the gold level competency in Business Intelligence, Data Platform and Application Development, and silver in Application Integration. This recognises our expertise in, and commitment to the Microsoft Platform, and our success in the Customer Satisfaction program.


UK Customer Day

Feb 13, 2014 _ Marriott County Hall, London. After a trip on the London Eye, some of our key UK customers attended an afternoon session where we outlined our vision for version 8 and chaired an interactive discussion on usability, product direction and focus.


Version 7.6 now released

Nov 21, 2013 - XLCubed version 7.6, is now available for evaluation and upgrade. We continue to work closely with our corporate client base and 7.6 includes customer-inspired additions around hierarchy management and SharePoint integration. Download the Excel Edition installation from our evaluation page.

NACS and PASS shows

Oct 22, 2013 - We'd like to thank everyone who called by our stands at NACS in Atlanta with our partner, and PASS in Charlotte last week. Both shows proved exceptionally busy and it was fantastic to meet with so many of our customers and potential customers - we look forward to continued dialog, and hope to see you again next year.

2013 PASS Summit

September 5, 2013. XLCubed look forward to exhibiting at the 2013 PASS Summit in Charlotte, NC October 16 - 18.


Version 7.5 now available

July 5, 2013 - XLCubed version 7.5 has now been released!

Danish XLCubed User Group

June 19th, 2013 - Our partner Solitwork today hosted the first meeting of the Danish XLCubed User Group in Copenhagen. The event was a big success, attracting participants from blue chip companies across Denmark. Attendees shared experiences and ideas from their XLCubed based solutions in a friendly, open and confidential environment, and had an early preview of some of the key elements in the upcoming 7.5 release of XLCubed.

DWBIExpert Partner with XLCubed

March 21, 2013 - We are pleased to welcome DWBIExpert of Montreal, Canada to our expanding partner program, and look forward to working together in the region.


Feb 28, 2013 - XLCubed are pleased to sponsor and participate in SQLBits XI. The popular and rapidly growing conference runs from 2nd - 4th May in Nottingham, UK and promises another 3 days of knowledge transfer, networking, and all things SQL Server.

Swiss BI Forum

Feb 26, 2013 - XLCubed look forward to participating in the Swiss BI Forum, held on Tuesday 12 March in Lausanne.

XLCubed V7.2 Released

January 10th, 2013 - XLCubed have released version 7.2. Highlights include, Asymmetric drilling, active breakout, Ranking and Filtering enhancements and Pareto Analysis. See here for more detail.

Infinite Square and Scarsin partner with XLCubed

November 1, 2012 - XLCubed are pleased to welcome Infinite Square and Scarsin to our partner program.

XLCubed Android App

Oct 17, 2012. XLCubed's Android app is now available on Google play and Amazon. The app itself is free, and ships with some sample reports. To connect it through to your own data please contact us.

PASS Summit

October 2, 2012. XLCubed will exhibit at the 2012 PASS Summit in Seattle, WA, November 6-9.


XLCubed and Tagetik announce Partnership Extension

"September 28, 2012 - At the ""Tagetik in Touch"" conference in Lucca, Italy, XLCubed and Tagetik annouce the extension of their existing partnership to provide a deeper level of product integration and deliver additional value to their customer base."


Release of XLCubed v7.1

September 17, 2012 - XLCubed version 7.1 has now been released. Highlights include new Treemap and Lollipop visualisations, support for Windows8 and Office 2013, and ProClarity report conversion.


Competition Winner

September 6, 2012 - Congratulations to Andrew Worsley of Marshalls plc who has won a new iPad in our 10th anniversary competition.


SunGard partner with XLCubed

September 05, 2012 - XLCubed are pleased to welcome SunGard as OEM partners. See for more information on SunGard.

10th Anniversary Competition

XLCubed is now 10 years old, and to celebrate we're running a competition to win a new iPad.


Microsoft World Partner Conference

June 25, 2012 - XLCubed will attend Microsoft's WPC in Toronto from July 8th to 13th. WPC is Microsoft's premier event for the partner community and brings together over 15,000 Microsoft partners for insight to Microsoft's product roadmap, and networking with Microsoft and other partners.

T4G partner with XLCubed

April 16, 2012 - We are pleased to welcome T4G of Toronto, Canada as Implementation Partners. T4G serve a customer base across North America, for more information see

XLCubed v7 Released

May 02, 2012 - XLCubed Version 7 has now been released to market. Building on the core strengths of the suite around cube based reporting and analytics for Analysis Services, v7 brings full support for SQL Server 2012 BISM, and a hugely extended relational SQL reporting capability.

Sad News..

In the last month we were made aware that our former CTO, Andreas Lipphardt, tragically died. As many customers would be aware XLCubed purchased Bonavista Systems Assets in 2007 and Andreas became CTO. During his time as CTO he had a tremendous impact, and the current products still bear the hallmark of his design capability.


XLCubed to Exhibit at SQL Server Connections

March 08, 2012 - XLCubed will exhibit at SQL Server Connections in Las Vegas, NV, on March 26 - 29. Connections is one of the technical Launch events for SQL Server 2012. XLCubed will exhibit the latest version of our BI suite, able to fully utilise all versions of SQL 2012 Business Intelligence including Multidimensional cubes, Tabular, and SQL.

Twice Software Partner with XLCubed

January 31, 2012 - Twice Software of Brazil, have joined the XLCubed partner program. We look forward to working together in the region. For more information see

[PM]Partners join XLCubed Program

January 10, 2012 - [PM]Partners of Madrid, Spain, have joined the XLCubed partner program. For more detail on [PM]Partners see

XLCubed Report Viewer App now available

November 17, 2011 - XLCubed's Report viewer iPad / iPhone app is now available in the Apple app store. iPad access is part of the Enterprise version of XLCubed Web Edition, but the app itself is a free download and ships with a connection to a sample web server.

OYB Partner with XLCubed

OYB, of Melbourne Australia have joined the XLCubed partner program. For more detail see

XLCubed v6.5 now Released

October 17, 2011 - XLCubed version 6.5 has been released to market today. 6.5 brings new functionality in a number of key areas and introduces the Enterprise version of the suite including Scheduling, Mapping, SharePoint Integration, and the platform for iOS app access.

Cardinal Partner with XLCubed

August 19, 2011 - Cardinal Solutions Group, operating out of Ohio and North Carolina, have joined XLCubed's partner program. We're excited to work with Cardinal and look forward to adding combined value to new and existing customers in the area.

Sql Server Denali - CTP3 now available

"July 17, 2011 - The upcoming release of Sql Server, codename ""Denali"" is now available as CTP3. See our blog for more detail and initial thoughts."

XLCubed Mapping

May 20, 2011 - Version 6 will continue to expand and progress throughout 2011. One new functionality area is integrated mapping, which will be commercially available in the next few months. Take a look here for a sneak preview, and if you're interested in the beta program please contact us at .

ISPartners join XLCubed program

May 04, 2011 - We're pleased to say ISPartners, of Johannesburg South Africa have joined XLCubed's partner program. ISPartners will provide consulting and implementation services on the XLCubed product suite across the African region.
Established in 2001, ISPartners is a premier Gold Certified Microsoft solutions provider, and at Microsoft's Partner Summit last year, won Business Intelligence, Business Solutions, and Data Management Solutions partner of the year.

Statslice join XLCubed Partner Program

March 25, 2011 - XLCubed are pleased to announce that StatSlice Consulting, based in Dallas Texas, have joined our partner program.


XLCubed renews Microsoft Gold Partner Status

April 2011 - XLCubed are pleased to announce the renewal of our Gold Partner status within the new Microsoft Partner Network. This recognises our expertise in, and commitment to the Microsoft Platform, and our success in the Customer Satisfaction program.


XLCubed v6.1 Released

March 29, 2011 - We're pleased to announce the release of XLCubed version 6.1, which brings new functionality in several key areas of the product. Perhaps the most significant introduction is 'Small Multiples', which brings a chart driven mechanism for interactive data exploration. For an overview of what's new in 6.1, and a video overview of small multiples, check here.

We've moved!

March 7, 2011 - XLCubed have relocated. We are still based in Maidenhead, but now benefit from a prettier grade II listed building, room for growth, and a much nicer view: Our new address is Maidenhead Court Boathouse, Court Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 8LQ.

XLCubed version 6 Released

December 10, 2010 - After a successful beta phase over the last few months, we're pleased to say that version 6 has now been officially released.
Version 6 is a significant release, offering more in every area, and enabling the business user to go further, and get there faster. To evaluate version 6, register at Products - Evaluate.

XLCubed preview V6 at TDWI Orlando

XLCubed previewed version 6 at TDWI Orlando, November 9-10th 2010.
It was good to meet and discuss with such a wide range of BI professionals, and the feedback on version 6 was extremely encouraging.

XLCubed to exhibit at MS 2010 BI Conference

XLCubed will be attending the BI Conference in New Orleans from June 7-10. We look forward to previeiwing what's new in for v6, and meeting a diverse range of BI professionals and customers.

2009 Excel Dashboard Competition Winner

Tuesday, September 29, 2009 - We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2009 Excel Dashboard competition.


Microsoft to withdraw PerformancePoint

Microsoft today announced the scheduled withdrawal of it s PerformancePoint solution. While take up had been relatively slow, it was certainly still a surprise to see its demise.


XLCubed and Bonavista

XLCubed Ltd, a UK Limited Company, has returned the assets it purchased from Bonavista Systems a German Einzelunternehmen for an undisclosed fee, and the organisations are now entirely independent.


Information Visualization Workshops.

Stephen Few will be presenting a series of workshops on Information Visualisation, in London from September 17th - 19th. Stephen is recognized as one of the luminaries in the field, and an engaging and entertaining presenter. If you are interested in attending, we have negotiated a discount for XLCubed customers, and some good giveaways at the event, so please contact us for further detail