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Get actionable insights fast

Leave chart builders behind. Live visual analytics fuel unlimited data exploration. Interactive dashboards help you uncover hidden insights on the fly. Tableau harnesses people’s natural ability to spot visual patterns quickly, revealing everyday opportunities and eureka moments alike.

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Connect to more data

Connect to data on prem or in the cloud—whether it’s big data, a SQL database, a spreadsheet, or cloud apps like Google Analytics and Salesforce. Access and combine disparate data without writing code. Powers users can pivot, split, and manage metadata to optimize data sources. Analysis begins with data. Get more from yours with Tableau.

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Answer deeper questions

Answer deeper questions

Exceptional analytics demand more than a pretty dashboard. Quickly build powerful calculations from existing data, drag and drop reference lines and forecasts, and review statistical summaries. Make your point with trend analyses, regressions, and correlations for tried and true statistical understanding. Ask new questions, spot trends, identify opportunities, and make data-driven decisions with confidence.

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Put your data on the map

Answer the “where” as well as the “why.” Create interactive maps automatically. Built-in postal codes mean lightning-fast mapping for more than 50 countries worldwide. Use custom geocodes and territories for personalized regions, like sales areas. We designed Tableau maps specifically to help your data stand out.

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Tell powerful stories together

Let everyone in on it

Ditch the static slides for live stories that others can explore. Create a compelling narrative that empowers everyone you work with to ask their own questions, analyzing interactive visualizations with fresh data. Be part of a culture of data collaboration, extending the impact of your insights.

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Big data, live or in-memory

When you want to take data offline or bring it in-memory, Tableau lets you extract massive data for limitless exploration in seconds. It combines advances in database and computer graphics technology so you can analyze huge datasets on a laptop.

Sharing and collaborating securely

Communicate with data in a whole new way. Share visualizations and underlying data securely using Tableau Server or Tableau Online. Create an environment where everyone in your organization can share and collaborate on trusted data.

Designing for a mobile-first world

Your content needs to perform at any size, on any device. Device designer is our simple, yet powerful tool that helps you design, customize, and publish optimized dashboards for desktop, tablet, and phone.

Always innovating

Tableau's software moves as fast as you do. There’s a reason that the award-winning research scientists, design gurus, and visualization experts choose Tableau. We invest more in R&D than anyone else in the industry, so there's always a new release around the corner.

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Pricing

Personal Edition
$999
  • Connect to 7 data sources, including Excel and csv files
  • 1 year of updates and support included

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Professional Edition
$1,999

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Connect to hundreds of data sources.


  • Actian Vectorwise*
  • Amazon Redshift
  • Amazon Elastic MapReduce
  • Cloudera Hadoop Hive and Impala
  • Cisco Information Server*
  • DataStax*
  • EXASOL*
  • Firebird
  • Google Analytics
  • Google BigQuery
  • Google Sheets
  • Hortonworks Hadoop Hive
  • HP Vertica
  • IBM DB2
  • IBM Netezza*
  • Kognitio
  • MapR*
  • Marketo
  • Microsoft Access*
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPivot*
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services*
  • Microsoft SQL Server PDW
  • Microsoft Windows Azure Marketplace DataMarket
  • MemSQL
  • MySQL
  • OData
  • Oracle Databases
  • Oracle Hyperion Essbase*
  • ParAccel Analytics Database*
  • Pivotal Greenplum
  • Presto
  • PostgreSQL
  • Progress OpenEdge*
  • Quickbooks Online
  • Salesforce.com, including Force.com and Database.com
  • SAP HANA
  • SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse*
  • SAP Sybase IQ*
  • Snowflake
  • Splunk Enterprise*
  • Statistical Files
  • Tableau Data Extract
  • Teradata V2
  • Teradata Aster Data nCluster
  • Teradata OLAP Connector*
  • Text files—comma separated value (.csv) files
  • Databases and applications that are ODBC 3.0 compliant*
  • Tons of web data with the Web Data Connector

* Available for Windows only

  • Microsoft Excel
  • Text files (like .csv files)
  • Microsoft Access for Windows
  • OData
  • Azure Marketplace DataMarket
  • Tableau Data Extract
  • Statistical Files

Tech specs


Operating Systems
  • Windows 7 or later
  • OSX 10.10 or later

Virtual Environments
  • VMWare | Citrix | Hyper-V | Parallels
  • Tableau’s products operate in virtualized environments when they are configured with the proper underlying operating system and hardware.

Internationalization
  • Our products are Unicode-enabled and compatible with data stored in any language. The interface and documentation are in English, French, German, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Japanese, Korean, and Simplified Chinese.
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