Flexible connectivity, integration, and extensibility

We give customers the greatest options for how to deploy and what data to securely connect to.

Tableau native data connectors

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Connect to all of your data—no matter where it resides. Tableau offers native connectors built and optimized for many databases and files—from spreadsheets and PDFs to big data, cube, and relational databases on-premises or in the cloud, even application data or data on the web.

Tableau Genie

Discover hidden insights in all your customer data with Data Cloud for Tableau

Use Data Cloud for Tableau to unlock your customer data and deliver actionable insights at scale. With Data Cloud for Tableau, you can natively connect to integrated, unified data from any source—including your Salesforce instance—making it easy for everyone in your organization to visualize, automate, explore, and act on data. Data Cloud for Tableau takes the complexity out of building a real-time customer data platform, so you can discover customer insights and make data-driven decisions.



Tableau partner ecosystem

Your BI platform shouldn’t dictate your data pipeline infrastructure or strategy. Tableau helps you leverage the investments you’ve already made with integration partners that span data storage and processing, data prep and transformation, cataloging and enterprise metadata management, data science, query acceleration, and more.
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"We needed a tool that could take all of that great data and information and allow us to turn it into an insight. Now, with what we’ve created with our logical data warehouse and Tableau, people can collaborate and all of that information is accessible."

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Embed or extend Tableau to do more

Tableau helps you bring more powerful analysis to more people with extensibility and embedding capabilities. You can even integrate other applications into Tableau dashboards.

Data science integrations

Analytics Extensions help make your statistical and predictive models accessible to more people. Extend Tableau calculations to dynamically leverage popular data science programming languages, tools, and platforms—including R, Python, MATLAB, and more.

Dashboard application integrations

With our Extensions API, developers can create dashboard objects that enable customers to integrate and interact with data from other applications directly in Tableau. See what other developers and partners have built in the Tableau Exchange.

Embedded Analytics

Put interactive analytics directly in people’s workflows by embedding Tableau into custom web portals, applications, and customer-facing products. Learn more on our Embedded Analytics product page.

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"Tableau provided ARC’s customers the deep insights, advanced analytics, detailed performance intelligence and competitive benchmarking needed to enhance industry partnerships and operational success. Being able to easily track patterns and trends in sales and analytics embedded into their daily processes delivered a unique solution for our customers."

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Additional resources for IT

Deployment Tools

Establish the technological framework that makes your entire organization’s data analytics accessible, agile, and trustworthy - without compromising security and governance.

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Developer Tools

Take your deployment further and customize Tableau for the unique needs of your organization. Use these tools and APIs to integrate, extend, and automate Tableau.

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