The Microsoft XML for Analysis SDK contains the Microsoft XML for Analysis provider and sample client applications. The Microsoft XML for Analysis Provider supports data access to analytical data sources (OLAP and data mining) residing on the Web. This provider implements the XML for Analysis Specification, which provides for universal data access to analytical data sources residing over the Web, without the need to deploy a client component that exposes COM interfaces.
The Microsoft Analysis Services server can be accessed with the provided download, from the web, without any COM components on the client. This version is the first release on CNET Download.com.