NEWS7 March 2014

Tableau and Splunk form technology alliance

News North America

US — Visual analytics software provider Tableau and real-time intelligence software platform provider Splunk have announced a strategic alliance.

The latest version of Tableau software includes Splunk Enterprise as a native data source using Splunk’s recently-launched ODBC driver. The alliance is intended to allow users to leverage visual analytics and real-time machine data.

“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 visualise structured data with machine data in Splunk will enable people to gain new business insights.”