SEATTLE, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA), a global leader in rapid-fire, easy-to-use business analytics software, today announced that Gartner, Inc. has ranked Tableau as the fastest growing business intelligence and software vendor in its report, "Market Share Analysis: Business Intelligence and Analytics Software, 2013."* The report cited Tableau's 2013 growth rate of over 80 percent and ranked the company among the top 10 business intelligence and analytics vendors in terms of worldwide software revenue and market share for the first time.
Gartner's report ranked 10 software vendors based on total worldwide software revenue, market share and growth for 2011, 2012 and 2013. Tableau is ranked number 9 in this year's report.
"We are thrilled that Tableau continues to be ranked among the most disruptive providers of business intelligence and data discovery software," said Elissa Fink, Chief Marketing Officer at Tableau Software. "We are excited by our growth in the market and the recognition that Tableau has very quickly become, in our opinion, the benchmark for data discovery software."
Gartner reported that data discovery tools, increasingly seen as "the new normal" in the business intelligence market, saw a disproportionate amount of demand and growth in 2013. In February 2014, Gartner positioned Tableau the highest for ability to execute in the Leaders Quadrant in its Magic Quadrant Report for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms.*Gartner "Market Share Analysis: Business Intelligence and Analytics Software, 2013" by Dan Sommer, Bhavish Sood. April 28, 2014. The report is available on Gartner's website at http://www.gartner.com/doc/2723017. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. About Tableau Software Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA) helps people see and understand data. Tableau helps anyone quickly analyze, visualize and share information. More than 19,000 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. All other company and product names may be trademarks of the respective companies with which they are associated. Logo- http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130718/SF48964LOGO SOURCE Tableau Software