IRVINE, Calif., March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alteryx, Inc., the leading provider of Strategic Analytics software, announced that Alteryx Strategic Analytics 8.5 is the first analytics platform to deliver the Tableau Data Extract (TDE) file format used by the Tableau 8.0 release. Business analysts will be more efficient and productive by being able to move directly from creating analytic data sets in Alteryx to visualizing the results with Tableau, improving the range and effectiveness of insight that can be delivered to business decision makers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110405/LA76875LOGO) "Alteryx and Tableau provide a unique combination of the leading strategic analytics platform and the best visual intelligence platform available in the market," said Rick Schultz, senior vice president of marketing at Alteryx. "This deeper product integration puts more power in the hands of data analysts, enabling them to build an analytic data set and adding sophisticated analytics with Alteryx, then automatically delivering the output in the richest possible visualizations through Tableau." Alteryx enables business and data analysts to easily create analytic workflows that integrate almost any data source, enrich it with third-party data provided with the product, and add deeper understanding through predictive, statistical or geo-spatial analytics. With Alteryx Strategic Analytics 8.5, the Alteryx workflow can automatically generate results in the Tableau Data Extract format, and launch the file directly in Tableau to enable rich visual analysis. "Customers will be excited by this new integration," said Dan Jewett, vice president of product management at Tableau. "Alteryx provides a rapid way for users to prepare an analytic data set and perform predictive analytics that can now be driven directly into Tableau for visualization and further analysis." Alteryx is also participating in the Tableau 8: 'Data Gets Its Day' series of product road shows over the next few months. At these events, users can experience firsthand how Alteryx is empowering organizations to make critical business decisions with precisely the information they need. You can find details on these events and more at the Alteryx Web Site. About Alteryx, Inc. Alteryx provides an indispensable and easy-to-use analytics platform for enterprise companies making critical decisions that drive their business strategy and growth. Alteryx Strategic Analytics runs analytic applications that empower executives to identify and seize market opportunities, outsmart their competitors, increase customer loyalty and drive more revenue. It Humanizes Big Data by enabling business analysts and Data Artisans to combine Big Data with market knowledge, location insight, and business intelligence; easily perform predictive and spatial analytics; and produce analytic apps that can be shared via the private cloud or the Alteryx Analytics Gallery public cloud. Customers like Experian Marketing Services and McDonald's rely on Alteryx daily. Headquartered in Irvine, California, and with offices in Boulder and Silicon Valley, Alteryx empowers 250+ customers and 200,000+ users worldwide. Visit Alteryx, the leader in Strategic Analytics, today at www.alteryx.com or call 1-888-836-4274. SOURCE Alteryx, Inc.