With the official release of SharePoint 2010 to RTM Microsoft has released both products needed to run PowerPivot client and Server. So we are finally good to go 🙂
The great thing is that you can try all products for free.
- Download SQL Server 2008 R2 here. (180 days)
- Download SharePoint 2010 here. (180 days)
- Office 2010 here (60 days trial)
- Get the PowerPivot client here
Check out my blog post Getting started with PowerPivot