Gartner positions Tableau as a leader in Magic Quadrant for BI and Analytics platforms

Tableau placed as a Leader for fourth year in a row

SEATTLE, Feb. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA), a global leader in rapid-fire, easy-to-use business analytics software, today announced that Gartner, Inc. has positioned Tableau as a Leader in its 2016 Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms * report. This is the fourth year in a row that Tableau has appeared in the Leaders quadrant. A complimentary copy of the report is available from the Tableau website at

The report evaluated 24 different software vendors on 15 criteria and placed Tableau in the Leaders quadrant.

"We believe Tableau has landed in the Leaders quadrant for a fourth year in a row because we've fundamentally changed how people see and understand data," said Elissa Fink, Chief Marketing Officer at Tableau. "People and enterprises recognize our disruptive approach that's defining the data analytics landscape."

"Tableau has helped us use data to pinpoint problems and respond to them immediately," said Adam Crahen, Sr. Systems Accountant at the US Department of the Interior. "It's helping to change the way we do federal reporting. We can just drill through our information, analyze it and produce one report that can serve anybody."

*Gartner "Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms" by, Josh Parenteau, Rita Sallam, Cindi Howson, Joao Tapadinhas, Kurt Schlegel, Thomas Oestreich, 4 February 2016.

About the Magic Quadrant

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About Tableau

Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA) helps people see and understand data. Tableau helps anyone quickly analyze, visualize and share information. More than 39,000 customer accounts get rapid results with Tableau in the office and on-the-go. And tens of thousands of people use Tableau Public to share data in their blogs and websites. See how Tableau can help you by downloading the free trial at

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