SAN FRANCISCO — Customer-management software developer Salesforce is buying Tableau Software in an all-stock deal valued at $15.7 billion. Tableau uses self-service…
SAN FRANCISCO — Customer-management software developer Salesforce is buying Tableau Software in an all-stock deal valued at $15.7 billion.
Tableau uses self-service analytics to help people with any skill level work with data. Among the companies that use Tableau’s services are Charles Schwab, Verizon and Netflix. Once the transaction closes, Tableau will operate independently and stay headquartered in Seattle.
«Joining forces with Salesforce will enhance our ability to help people everywhere see and understand data,» Tableau President and CEO Adam Selipsky said in a prepared statement.

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