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Teradata Adds Dot Hill as Storage Partner for Big Data Appliances


Agreement Bolsters Dot Hill’s Storage Footprint in Growing Big Data Analytics Market

Dot Hill Systems Corp. (Nasdaq: HILL), a leading provider of SAN storage solutions, today announced it has entered into an original equipment manufacturing (OEM) agreement with Teradata (NYSE:TDC), a global leader in analytic data platforms, applications and services. Under the terms of the agreement, Teradata will incorporate the Dot Hill AssuredSAN™ 4000 Series midrange storage systems into certain Teradata data warehousing and big data analytics appliances.

“We are thrilled to be added as a storage partner by Teradata,” stated Dana Kammersgard, president and CEO, Dot Hill Systems. “This agreement is the culmination of a great deal of joint development and optimization of our products to meet Teradata’s rigorous performance and reliability specifications. Our relationship with Teradata enables us to further diversify Dot Hill’s revenue stream and expand our footprint in the fast-growing data analytics space. The architecture of our AssuredSAN 4000 midrange storage solutions addresses the performance bandwidth and high-transaction requirements necessary for big data analytics.”
Scott Gnau, president of Teradata Labs, said, “Offering high performance and industry-leading up-time, Dot Hill’s storage technology is a proven foundation for robust storage solutions with enterprise-class security, availability, and data protection. The modular, scalable design of the Dot Hill AssuredSAN 4000 Series is well suited for selected Teradata platforms.”
Teradata is the world’s leading analytic data solutions company, focused on integrated data warehousing and business applications. Teradata's innovative products and services deliver data integration and business insight to empower organizations to make the best decisions possible and achieve competitive advantage.
AssuredSAN Storage — Wicked-Fast Performance, 99.999 Percent Availability
The Dot Hill AssuredSAN storage portfolio offers up to 384 terabytes of capacity in a single system, superior ease-of-use and up to 99.999 percent availability. The newest member of the AssuredSAN offerings, the 4000 Series midrange family, sets a new Dot Hill performance standard. Designed with a powerful processor, these systems provide accelerated performance for sequential workloads, making them ideal solutions for high-performance computing, oil & gas, telecommunications data capture, media streaming, video post-production, and broadcasting.
AssuredSAN solutions feature a number of eco-friendly enhancements such as drive spin-down capability and 595-watt 80 PLUS-rated (greater than 80 percent energy efficiency) power supplies for reduced operating costs. Additionally, AssuredSAN arrays also feature Dot Hill's patented EcoStor™ “green” battery-free alternative for cache memory, which leverages a combination of super capacitors and flash memory that outlasts traditional batteries nearly fivefold. Business benefits include lower maintenance and disposal costs and reduced server and application down time due to scheduled battery replacement and maintenance.

Dot Hill

Leveraging its proprietary Assured family of storage solutions, Dot Hill solves many of today’s most challenging storage problems – helping IT to improve performance, increase availability, simplify operations, and reduce costs. Dot Hill’s solutions combine breakthrough software with the industry’s most flexible and extensive hardware platform and automated management to deliver best-in-class solutions. Headquartered in Longmont, Colo., Dot Hill has offices and/or representatives in China, Germany, India, Japan, Singapore, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

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