Salesforce to acquire Tableau

CRM giant Salesforce has signed a an agreement to acquire AI-powered analytics platform Tableau. The acquisition of Tableau is expected to make Salesforce’s Customer 360 and Salesforce’s analytics capabilities stronger than ever, and enable the company to reach a much broader set of customers and users.

From the release: “We are bringing together the world’s #1 CRM with the #1 analytics platform. Tableau helps people see and understand data, and Salesforce helps people engage and understand customers. It’s truly the best of both worlds for our customers–bringing together two critical platforms that every customer needs to understand their world,” said Marc Benioff, Chairman and co-CEO, Salesforce. “I’m thrilled to welcome Adam and his team to Salesforce.”

Link: Salesforce Press Releases

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