MongoDB and Tableau Bring Elite Business Analytics to Modern Data

MongoDB Enterprise Advanced now certified by Tableau as a named connector, giving users access to modern application data stored in MongoDB for business intelligence

New York City, New York – August 8, 2017 – MongoDB, the database for giant ideas, has partnered with Tableau, the global leader in visual analytics, to announce MongoDB Connector for BI is now certified by Tableau as a named connector. For the first time, users can visually analyze rich, JSON-like data structures associated with modern applications directly in MongoDB Enterprise Advanced.

“Data is a modern software team's greatest asset, so it needs to be easy for them to both store and visualize it in performant, flexible and scalable ways." said Eliot Horowitz, CTO, MongoDB. "With Tableau's certification of the MongoDB Connector for BI, executives, business analysts and data scientists can benefit from both the engineering and operational advantages of MongoDB, and the insights that Tableau's powerful and intuitive BI platform make possible.”

As modern applications continue to incorporate mobile, IoT, social and other sources of rich data, it is paramount for enterprises to implement business intelligence tools to inform decision making. MongoDB’s platform addresses the performance, scalability, agility and reliability demands of modern applications while maintaining the core capabilities of legacy databases.

Now recommended and certified by Tableau, MongoDB Connector for BI gives customers insight to understand the data these modern applications generate with Tableau’s leading analytics platform.

“Social, mobile, rich web apps and other sources of modern applications that generate unstructured data are the future and it’s become business critical to provide best in class analytics to that data,” said Todd Talkington, Director of Technology Partnerships at Tableau. “By directly giving Tableau customers quick and insightful visual analysis of data stored in MongoDB, we are addressing a growing market need for our customers.”

While MongoDB is a preferred platform for productivity and speed to market for application development, Tableau is a leading platform for rapid-fire visual analytics; this partnership and deep integration is the result of joint customer demand.


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