The deal amounted to $15.7 Billion.
With Tableau, Salesforce will enable companies around the world to tap into data across their entire business and surface insights to make smart decisions, drive intelligent, connected customer experiences and accelerate innovation.
Tableau will make Salesforce Customer 360 stronger, and together with Einstein, will enable Salesforce to offer a complete AI-powered analytics platform for everyone.
As part of the CRM company, Tableau will operate independently under the Tableau brand and will continue to be led by CEO Adam Selipsky and the current leadership team.
Tableau provides a self-service analytics platform that empowers people of any skill level to work with data. From individuals and non-profits to government agencies and the Fortune 500, tens of thousands of customers around the world use Tableau to get rapid insights and make data-driven decisions. Offering a new approach to business intelligence, Tableau allows users to quickly connect, visualize, and share data with a seamless experience from the PC to the iPad. They create and publish dashboards and share them with colleagues, partners, or customers, with no programming skills required.