Tableau Software Named 2012 Editors' Best Award Winner by SQL Server Pro


Company Also Recognized as Silver Community Choice Winner

Publish Date: 2012/12/19

Tableau Software today announced that it was named as a Gold medal winner of the “2012 Editors’ Best Awards” in the Best Business Intelligence/Reporting Product category Penton Media’s SQL Server Pro. Tableau Server was also named a Silver medal winner of the “2012 Community Choice Awards.”

The 2012 Editors’ Best Awards are based on a product’s strategic importance to market, its competitive advantages, and its value to customers.

“For our 2012 Editors’ Best Awards, we’ve leveraged the industry expertise of our editors and authors to bring additional recognition to great products in today’s market,” said Jason Bovberg, senior editor, Windows IT Pro. “We're proud to now share this invaluable information with our Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Pro communities. The 2012 winners should be extremely proud of this recognition from our editorial experts.”

According to SQL Server Pro, Tableau won the Gold because, “A long-time leader in data visualization, Tableau Server makes it easy to create and share browser-based business intelligence (BI) dashboards and interactive reports with rich data-based graphics. Tableau Server reports and data visualizations are easy to create and they can be integrated with Microsoft SharePoint for easy deployment in your organization. Touch-optimized Apple iPad and Google Android apps enable you to work with Tableau dashboards on your mobile devices.”

“It’s an honor to be recognized by SQL Server Pro as the best product in our category,” said Elissa Fink, Chief Marketing Officer at Tableau Software. “But to get the Silver Community Choice award has a special meaning to us. What a privilege it is for our customers and peers to select us as a favorite product out of all of the applications and services they use every day.”

About Tableau
Tableau Software helps people see and understand data. Ranked by Gartner and IDC in 2011 as the world’s fastest growing business intelligence company, Tableau helps anyone quickly analyze, visualize and share information. More than 10,000 companies 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.tableau.com/trial.

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About SQL Server Pro
SQL Server Pro covers issues that matter to SQL Server database administrators and architects, BI professionals, and SQL Server developers. SQL Server users at all levels, from novice to advanced, come to learn practical, hands-on information straight from SQL Server experts. Visit sqlmag.com to learn more.

About Penton Media
As a leading, independent, business-to-business media company, Penton knows business and how to create and disseminate vital content that moves markets. Penton is where professionals turn to gain the critical insight, expert analysis and relevant connections needed to compete and succeed. Headquartered in New York City, the privately held company is owned by MidOcean Partners and U.S. Equity Partners II, an investment fund sponsored by Wasserstein & Co., LP, and its co-investors. For additional information on the company and its businesses, visit www.penton.com.