Microsoft Announces Xelleration as a Power BI Contest Semi-Finalist

Xelleration finishes among the top 10 contest winners chosen by Microsoft fans.

Irvine, CA, March 06, 2014 --( Xelleration is excited to announce that "Using Real-Time Social Media Data with Power BI" placed as a semi-finalist in Microsoft’s coveted Power BI Demo Contest. Placing 9th out of more than 65 videos, Xelleration's demo generated over 3300 views in just over two weeks.

Xelleration Founder and General Manager Mo Khan commented, “This is a huge win for the Xelleration team. We're extremely proud of the work that Asim, our resident Power BI developer, has put into this demo, far exceeding our expectations. Thank you to Microsoft for allowing us to showcase our skills through this contest.”

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Using Excel with Power BI for Office 365, Xelleration created a demo video highlighting the social buzz revolving around the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Inspired by a love of technology, this demo focused on tracking the hashtags #CES2014 and #tech also showcasing Power BI features such as Power View, Power Map, and Power Query to discover data and visualize insights from Twitter and Facebook.

About Xelleration
Xelleration is an award-winning Microsoft Gold Certified Partner consulting firm based in Orange County, CA. Specialties include: Microsoft SharePoint, SharePoint BI, Microsoft Office 365, Windows Azure, Custom Development, and Social Collaboration. At Xelleration, we combine creativity and technical skills to provide the best innovative solutions for our clients. For more information, contact us at (949) 417-2024 or email
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