Yellowfin positioned in 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms for Third Consecutive Year

Feb 12, 2016, 11:00 ET from Yellowfin

KETCHUM, Idaho, Feb. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics software vendor, Yellowfin, has been positioned in Gartner's 2016 Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms* report for the third consecutive year.

"We believe our commitment to making Business Intelligence easy to deploy, use and manage has been validated, with Yellowfin placed on Gartner's Magic Quadrant for BI and analytics for the third year in a row," said Yellowfin CEO, Glen Rabie.  "Yellowfin leads the BI industry in user adoption rates with an innovative platform designed to make data more accessible, valuable and actionable for everyone.  Yellowfin offers distinguishing Collaborative BI, Embedded BI, Cloud BI and Storytelling capabilities as well as end-user ease-of-use.

"In 2016, Yellowfin will continue to balance the self-service needs of business users and the governance requirements of enterprise IT, delivering an intuitive end-to-end business analytics platform -- from data source to dashboards."

Over the past 12 months Yellowfin has bolstered its partner network and client base across all major industries and geographies, adding thousands of new users.

Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms study is often regarded as the preeminent annual analysis of the global BI and analytics market, providing an independent examination of the market's strategic direction, state of maturity and key technology vendors.

The 2016 Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms report evaluated 24 different vendors across 14 critical capabilities and five main use cases.  The 2016 study also cited an additional 46 'Other Relevant Vendors' that did not qualify for inclusion in the Magic Quadrant itself.

*Gartner's 2016 Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms report was authored by Gartner analysts Josh Parenteau, Rita L. Sallam, Cindi Howson, Joao Tapadinhas, Kurt Schlegel and Thomas W. Oestreich, published 4 February 2016.

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About Yellowfin

Yellowfin is a global Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics software vendor passionate about making BI easy. Founded in 2003 in response to the complexity and costs associated with implementing and using traditional BI tools, Yellowfin is a highly intuitive 100 percent Web-based reporting and analytics solution. Yellowfin is a leader in mobile, collaborative and embedded BI, as well as Location Intelligence and data visualization.

Over 10,000 organizations, and more than one million end-users across 70 different countries, use Yellowfin every day. For more information, visit

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