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Tableau and Splunk Announce Strategic Technology Alliance
SAN FRANCISCO and SEATTLE, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Splunk Inc.
(NASDAQ: SPLK), provider of the leading software platform for
real-time operational intelligence, and Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA),
a global leader in rapid-fire, easy-to-use business analytics
software, today announced a strategic alliance to leverage the power
of visual analytics and real-time machine data. As part of a joint
technology investment, the latest version of Tableau software includes
Splunk@ Enterprise as a native data source using Splunk's recently
launched ODBC driver.
"Tableau is the most widely recognized provider of visual analytics
software," said Guido Schroeder, senior vice president of products,
Splunk. "Our alliance with Tableau extends the value that Splunk
software unlocks in machine data. Using Tableau to visualize
structured data with machine data in Splunk will enable people to gain
new business insights."
"Splunk leads the market in enabling organizations to collect, index
and make searchable machine data from apps, servers, networks,
websites and devices in real time," said Chris Stolte, chief
development officer and co-founder, Tableau Software. "Our integration
lets organizations use our visual analytics software on their machine
data in Splunk software. Whether it's to find quick insights
or explore machine data, it accelerates new insights for anyone using
Tableau and Splunk."
The direct connection between Splunk and Tableau provides the
-- Makes it easier for Tableau users to visualize machine data and
find new insights - Users can now leverage Tableau to visualize
machine data from Splunk Enterprise, enabling new business insights
from a rapidly growing class of data.
-- New source of valuable data now available to more people - People
can now access a new source of valuable machine data with Splunk
Enterprise. These capabilities are complementary to the real-time and
historical visualizations and analytics across large data sets in
-- Correlate machine data with other structured data - The integration
enables users to correlate, analyze and visualize machine data with
other structured data for advanced business analytics.
The integration provides direct access to saved searches within Splunk
Enterprise 6 from Tableau Desktop and Tableau Server, using Splunk's
new ODBC driver, for further data exploration and visualization. More
details about the integration can be found in the following blogs:
About Splunk Inc. Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK) provides the leading
software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence. Splunk@
software and cloud services enable organizations to search, monitor,
analyze and visualize machine-generated big data coming from websites,
applications, servers, networks, sensors and mobile devices. More than
7,000 enterprises, government agencies, universities and service
providers in over 90 countries use Splunk software to deepen business
and customer understanding, mitigate cybersecurity risk, prevent
fraud, improve service performance and reduce cost. Splunk products
include Splunk@ Enterprise, Splunk CloudT, Splunk Storm@, HunkT Splunk
Analytics for Hadoop and premium Splunk Apps. To learn more, please
About Tableau Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA) helps people see and
understand data. Tableau helps anyone quickly analyze, visualize and
share information. More than 17,000 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 www.tableausoftware.com/trial.
Tableau and Tableau Software are trademarks of Tableau Software, Inc.
Splunk, Splunk>, Listen to Your Data, The Engine for Machine Data,
Hunk, Splunk Cloud, Splunk Storm and SPL are trademarks and registered
trademarks of Splunk Inc. in the United States and other countries.
All other company and product names may be trademarks of the
respective companies with which they are associated.
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