AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - November 07, 2016) - Paxata, pioneer of the first self-service data preparation application and provider of the only enterprise-grade self-service adaptive information platform, and Clarity Solution Group, the largest onshore consultancy specializing in data and analytics, today announced the launch of a Web Data Connector (WDC) that makes it easier and faster for Tableau users to access data prepared with Paxata.

With Clarity's WDC, users never need to leave Tableau Desktop to work with data they have integrated, cleansed, shaped and enriched with Paxata. Today, users Tableau desktop users publish data from Paxata using Tableau's Hive or Impala connectors (Tableau server users can also use Paxata's newly announced native publishing to that tool). The WDC further enhances the options users have to iterate seamlessly and quickly between data preparation and analysis, as an add-on to Paxata's ClicktoPrep deep linking from Tableau dashboards

"Paxata and Tableau are the perfect combinations for enterprises looking to harness the power of Apache Spark for self-service without sacrificing governance or usability," said Clarity Solution Group CTO Tripp Smith. "The Paxata Web Data Connector for Tableau integrates best-in-class data preparation and data visualization to make insight delivery one step easier."

"The combination of Paxata Connect and Paxata's Transform partner program creates unlimited opportunities for us to build tremendous value on top of the Adaptive Information Platform," said Rik Tamm-Daniels, VP Technology, and Partnerships at Paxata. "What Clarity has created with their WDC for Paxata is a perfect example of what a great partnership can produce. The Clarity WDC brings Paxata directly into the Tableau experience and is a fantastic complement to our industry-leading ClicktoPrep connection from Tableau to Paxata."

The Tableau connector allows business analysts to:

  • Import data directly from Paxata without leaving Tableau
  • Easily find the data they need from the Paxata Data Library
    • Users can search for data by tag, file name or description, making it easy for them to find data relevant to them
  • Every action performed is tracked for complete data lineage, and can be replayed

The WDC is being released as an Apache License open-source download and is available for Paxata Cloud users as a beta. Users can find that and get a free trial of Paxata at

About Clarity Solution Group

Clarity Solution Group is the largest independent US consulting company focused exclusively on big data and analytics. With unmatched scope, skill, and expertise, Clarity works with Fortune 1000 companies to solve data-driven analytic challenges and align their business strategies and process requirements for quicker, more effective results. For more information, visit

About Paxata

At Paxata, we turn raw data into trustworthy information at the speed of thought. We provide an Adaptive Information Platform that enables business analysts with an enterprise-grade, self-service data preparation system to support the on-demand and ad-hoc business data needs for analytics, operations, and regulatory requirements.

Business analysts work within an intuitive, visual application to access, explore, shape, collaborate and publish data with clicks, not code, with complete governance and security. IT is able to support the scale of data volumes and variety, enterprise and cloud data sources, and business scenarios for immediate and repeatable data service needs.

Built on Apache Spark™ and optimized to run in Apache Hadoop™, Paxata leverages automated artificial intelligence, elastic cloud architecture, and distributed computing to deliver an immersive business consumer experience that automates the data-to-insight pipeline. The platform can be deployed both on-premises and in public, private or hybrid cloud environments.

Paxata is headquartered in Redwood City, California with offices in New York, Ohio, Washington DC, and Singapore. Visit or engage with us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, or YouTube.

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