What can DataDirect do for Tableau?

Progress DataDirect delivers seamless connectivity so you can spend less time getting data and more time analyzing it.


Build and certify your own Tableau connector

Leave no data behind. Progress DataDirect OpenAccess SDK enables developers to rapidly develop and certify Tableau connectors from any data source. Comes complete with a TDC customization file.

Certified Connectors for BI Tools

Progress® DataDirect® offers powerful BI connectors that have been certified against industry standards - ODBC, JDBC, ADO.NET, OLE-DB and OData. Learn more.

Full suite of Tableau database drivers

Fast and Light. Progress DataDirect ODBC drivers connect to a wide range of data sources and versions directly over the wire for high performance in a self-service package.

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Visualize Big Data and NoSQL

Get data in all shapes and sizes. Progress DataDirect instantly connects Big Data systems and prepares NoSQL databases for self service connectivity over ODBC.

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Get Hybrid Data Connectivity over OData

Simplify connectivity with OData. DataDirect Hybrid Data Pipeline produces OData securely from any data source in the cloud, or behind a firewall with nothing to install on Tableau Desktop or Server.

Customer Success Stories


MicroStrategy, a leading worldwide provider of enterprise software platforms, needs to sustain its market leadership as customers demand direct access to new types of data sources, such as Salesforce.com and Hive.

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A major supplier of business intelligence and corporate performance management software with more than 3,000 customers, BOARD needed a flexible and scalable connectivity solution to meet customer demands for cloud-based deployment options.

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Pacer Group leveraged DataDirect to provide ready access to raw data in Salesforce, Rootstock and Microsoft SQL Server following its move to the cloud. The ease of use of DataDirect connectors enabled Pacer Group to quickly develop apps that brought immediate benefits, including the ability to generate labels and barcodes up to 50% faster.

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The Resource Network, which helps organizations develop business initiatives, needed to tie together diverse data from multiple on-premise or cloud-based applications. Leveraging DataDirect OpenAccess for Salesforce, any ODBC-compliant application was enabled to access data sources at Salesforce.com in real time using SQL as the language.

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Featured Data Connectivity

Over 10,000 global enterprises in 160+ countries use DataDirect, including 96 of the Fortune 100 and over 350 ISVs worldwide