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Online Sales Leader Journey Education Marketing, Inc. and Data Visualization Leader Tableau Software Announce Sales Collaboration

November 3, 2009

SEATTLE, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ — Tableau Software (http://www.tableausoftware.com), the global leader in data visualization and business intelligence software, and Journey Education Marketing, Inc. (JEM), today announced a major collaboration where JEM will market and sell Tableau’s data visualization application to the student market. As the leading online marketer of software to K-12 and college education, JEM will offer Tableau Desktop to college and post-graduate students at attractive academic prices. Students can save more than 95 percent off the suggested retail prices.

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Both JEM and Tableau will exhibit next week at EDUCAUSE 2009, the leading international conference on education software and technology. Educators and students are invited to drop by the JEM JourneyEd and Tableau booths to see demonstrations of Tableau.

“Journey Education Marketing is thrilled to become Tableau’s connection to the student market,” said JEM’s Chief Executive Officer, Michael Fischler. “Tableau Desktop is used by thousands of organizations worldwide. It will enable students to complete data analysis projects more easily and rapidly while learning valuable skills for the job market. Students can now access this coveted professional resource through JEM at a highly attractive price.”

Students licensing award-winning Tableau Desktop will be able to create and share interactive dashboards, data visualizations, statistical summaries and reports. They can connect directly to a wide assortment of data sources and visually explore data from class assignments easily and rapidly. Tableau Desktop is now available to qualified students through JEM at special academic prices, including a 12- month student subscription for only $99. For JEM online purchasing visit Tableau’s product information site on JourneyEd.com (http://www.journeyed.com/dept/Brands/Tableau/293977)

“Tableau is a great fit for students needing easy data exploration and visualization. Plus, the skills they gain about data visualization and business intelligence will be highly valuable when they enter the job market,” said Tableau’s CEO and co-founder Christian Chabot.

About Tableau Software

Tableau Software is the leading provider of fast analytics, data visualization and business intelligence software. Ranked by Inc. Magazine as one of the 500 fastest growing U.S. companies and one of the 25 fastest-growing software companies, its award-winning applications can be downloaded at http://www.tableausoftware.com/trial. They enable anyone to easily create and share interactive data visualizations, dashboards and analytics, and can scale to organizations of any size or reach.

About JourneyEd

Journey Education Marketing, Inc. (JEM) is the leading multi-channel software marketer to the K-12 and college academic markets. It sells to students, faculty, staff, educational institutions, public school districts and nonprofit 501c3 organizations. JEM reaches the education market through five unique brands – JourneyEd, JourneyEdK12, Academic Superstore, Gradware and CampusTech. JEM’s Academic eStore Network (AEN) of more than 22,000 online stores, offers thousands of market-leading software and technology products, including those published by Microsoft and Adobe, at discounts of up to 85 percent off retail prices to the education community.Call JEM at 800-874-9001 or visit www.JourneyEd.com.

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