OpenLink Partners with Tableau to Bring Rapid-Fire Business Intelligence & Analytics to Energy Trading & Risk Management

LONDON & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OpenLink,

the global leader in Energy, Commodities and Treasury trading systems,

and Tableau Software, a global leader in rapid-fire, easy-to-use

business analytics software, today announced a partnership to bring data

analytics to the Energy Trading and Risk Management (ETRM/CTRM) market.

Tableau, combined with OpenLink's CubeIntelligence,

centralizes and streamlines the collection of data from multiple

locations, making it easier for users to analyze their data, create

dashboards and reports. People have access to powerful data analytics

software that delivers reporting and analytics real-time and on-the-go,

directly to their mobile device or laptop. Users are able to examine

multiple data sources together in a single view and streamline

reporting, reducing manual labor and potential errors.



Gartner's 2014 Magic Quadrant positions Tableau as a Leader for Business

Intelligence and Analytics Platforms¹, and the Energy Risk Software

Rankings 2014 votes OpenLink the Best

Overall Energy Trading and Risk Management Platform.

David Priestley, Managing Director, Business Intelligence, OpenLink

commented "We are delighted to partner with Tableau to offer Energy

companies the tools to make data discovery and reporting easier and

faster to manage their exposure, comply with regulatory requirements and

maintain their competitive edge."



"OpenLink shares our mission to help people see and understand their

data," said Dan Jewett, Vice President of Product Management at Tableau

Software. "This partnership will help us to bring rapid-fire analytics

to companies in the Energy industry, which faces some of the classic

challenges in accessing and making sense of its data."

Chris Mudry, Chief Risk Officer, Mercuria Energy said "CubeIntelligence

is currently deployed in Credit Risk, Position Management, Commodity

Flow and Treasury. The partnership

with Tableau has added a new dimension allowing us to create some

really sophisticated clear visualisations for our business leaders."

¹ Source: Gartner (2014) Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and

Analytics Platforms Report, Rita

L. Sallam, Joao

Tapadinha,| Josh

Parenteau, Daniel

Yuen, Bill

Hostmann, February 20, 2014

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About Tableau

Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA) helps people see and understand data.

Tableau helps anyone quickly analyze, visualize and share information.

More than 23,000 customer accounts get rapid results with Tableau in the

office and on-the-go. And tens of thousands of people use Tableau Public

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About OpenLink

Founded in 1992, OpenLink (www.openlink.com)

is the global leader in Transaction Lifecycle Management (TLM) software

for the commodity, energy and financial services industries. OpenLink's

products address portfolio management, trading, risk management, and

operations processing for both financial and physical assets.

Owned by leading private equity investment firm Hellman & Friedman,

OpenLink is a global software and services business that has grown both

organically and through strategic acquisitions, to achieve revenues in

excess of $300 million. The company serves over 500 clients, including

12 of the world's largest commodity and energy companies, 9 of the

largest financial institutions, and 11 of tableau roi the largest central banks.

OpenLink has 1,200 employees in 12 global offices on five continents,

with headquarters outside New York City and field offices in Houston,

Manhattan, London, Berlin, Vienna, Toronto, São Paulo, Mexico City,

Singapore, Dubai and Sydney.

OpenLink has received numerous industry awards and recognition,

including citations as the industry leader by a number of analyst firms,

and first-in-class ranking by Energy Risk magazine for

Commodity/Energy Trading and Risk Management (C/ETRM) systems.

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