Gartner Market Share Analysis Report Recognizes Tableau as the Fastest Growing Business Intelligence Software Provider for 2013

Tableau ranked in the top 10 business intelligence and analytics software vendors by revenue and market share for the first time

Publish Date: May 14, 2014 - 6:00am

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

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