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"The optimization and flexibility of visualization tools.""Having a tool where you can find logs that were generated months ago, and being able to search over a long period of time, is great."

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"​Data is easily understood at all levels of the company.""Business insights are shared across various departments.""Its ease of use and ability to convert drag and drop gestures into queries.""The ability to create complex calculations.""​Its ease of use and ability to convert drag and drop gestures into queries.""Tableau's support could improve.""Partner support is very good.""The action feature which Tableau has is very useful for us. If we click on one visualization, it will pass the value to another visualization. That interactivity within different visualizations is the most valuable feature of Tableau."

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"Security could be improved thereby avoiding the necessity of a third party plugin.""Having a kind of wizard that would help you when you are typing your search would make it easier and quicker to refine your search, and ultimately find what you are looking for."

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"​Conditional formatting could be an interesting feature to provide to final users.""The data preparation/blending options are very basic. They could be improved.""Tableau is a company that does not respect partners.""The pricing is a bit higher than the competition. They'll need to lower it to stay competitive.""The charts in Tableau are quite limited.""Requires a lot of user training.""Reports should be downloadable as PDF files.""I would like Tableau to handle geospatial data better in terms of multiple layers and shapefiles."

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"Tableau's licensing is pretty straightforward and simple.""ROI is very high, but it requires a data preparation/blending tool.""The company chose to purchase a creator license for me, which was $70. With that license, you can also be an administrator. We also have 20-25 extra licenses and they cost around $20-$35 each. Those are for normal users who will be viewing the dashboards. Those are monthly charges.""The cost of the solution should be improved.""Be careful with the Tableau Viewer's licenses, and stay with the right number of users.""The initial cost that is set according to CPU cores is expensive.""We always consider pricing when considering a new solution. We are a non-profit and price is a huge concern."

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8th
out of 63 in Data Visualization
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538
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8.5
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Overview

Kibana lets you visualize your Elasticsearch data and navigate the Elastic Stack, so you can do anything from learning why you're getting paged at 2:00 a.m. to understanding the impact rain might have on your quarterly numbers.

Tableau helps people and organizations become more data-driven as the trusted leader in analytics.

The Tableau platform provides the breadth and depth of capabilities to serve the needs of even the largest global enterprises in a seamless, integrated experience. Tableau is designed to fit, not dictate your data strategy, and adapts to your environment with unmatched flexibility and choice, while meeting the toughest governance and security requirements.

People love using Tableau because it is both powerful and intuitive—and offers a fundamentally different user experience by empowering people of all skill levels to explore and analyze data using visuals and natural language. Tableau has become the standard language of analytics for modern business users and continues to lead the industry with the most passionate and engaged user community in analytics, a customer base with millions of users at more than 80,000 organizations, and a deep commitment to customer-focused innovation

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Sprint, Grab, Volkswagen, Autopilot, Voyages-SNCF.com, Just Eat, Accenture, Dell, Verizon Wireless, Kaidee, Green Man Gaming, Compare Group, Tango, QuizletAccenture, Adobe, Amazon.com, Bank of America, Charles Schwab Corp, Citigroup, Coca-Cola Company, Cornell University, Dell, Deloitte, Duke University, eBay, Exxon Mobil, Fannie Mae, Ferrari, French Red Cross, Goldman Sachs, Google, Government of Canada, HP, Intel, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Macy's, Merck, The New York Times, PayPal, Pfizer, US Army, US Air Force, Skype, and Walmart.
Top Industries
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Computer Software Company45%
Comms Service Provider17%
Media Company9%
Government5%
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Financial Services Firm14%
University9%
Healthcare Company8%
Manufacturing Company8%
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Computer Software Company34%
Comms Service Provider10%
Media Company10%
Government6%
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Small Business25%
Midsize Enterprise21%
Large Enterprise55%
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Small Business26%
Midsize Enterprise5%
Large Enterprise68%
Find out what your peers are saying about ELK Kibana vs. Tableau and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
438,043 professionals have used our research since 2012.
ELK Kibana is ranked 8th in Data Visualization with 3 reviews while Tableau is ranked 1st in Data Visualization with 17 reviews. ELK Kibana is rated 7.6, while Tableau is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of ELK Kibana writes "Visualization tools are optimized providing us with increased flexibility". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Tableau writes "The visualizations bring out patterns buried under a mountain of data. The tool offers unparalleled flexibility in terms of the types of visualisation that one can create". ELK Kibana is most compared with Splunk, Qlik Sense, Oracle Analytics Cloud, SAS Visual Analytics and Sisense, whereas Tableau is most compared with SAS Visual Analytics, Oracle OBIEE, Microsoft BI, IBM Cognos and Salesforce Einstein Analytics. See our ELK Kibana vs. Tableau report.

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