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Teradata Aster Discovery Platform Wins People’s Choice Stevie Awards

September 19, 2013 | SAN FRANCISCO, California

Teradata also named a ‘Company of the Year’ –driving innovation in the big data analytics space

Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the analytic data solutions company, today announced that the Teradata Aster Discovery Platform was named a winner in two categories of People’s Choice Stevie® Awards. The product won recognition for Favorite New Product of the year 2013 in the category of “Favorite Business Intelligence Software,” as well as a second award in the category of “New Product or Service of the Year – Software, Business and Competitive Intelligence Solution.”

The People’s Choice Stevie Awards are a feature of The American Business Awards, in which the general public can vote for their favorite new products and services of the year. More than 20,000 votes were cast in various product categories this year.
 The Teradata Aster Discovery Platform is a ready-to-deploy suite of integrated software – a solution that leverages enterprise business intelligence, data integration, and analytics tools to create business insight from detailed data. It is easy to use by any SQL-savvy analyst or business user, and flexible enough for the most sophisticated data scientists. It accelerates the opportunity discovery process and lets users visualize information in exciting and valuable ways.
In addition, Teradata was recognized with a Bronze Stevie Award for the “Company of the Year – Computer Software” from over 3,200 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry.
“We are happy to be the proud recipient of multiple People’s Choice Stevie® Awards for Favorite New Product of the Year 2013 and New Product of the Year,” said Tasso Argyros, Senior Vice president of Global Product Development and Strategy for Teradata Corporation. “We at Teradata are committed to driving innovation in the Big Analytics and Discovery space and we expect that our upcoming product release will create new avenues in the Big Data space.”
The Teradata Aster Discovery Platform is the first and most comprehensive discovery solution in the world with more than 80 big data analytic capabilities, including purpose-built visualizations. Insights from these analytics can empower organizations to be more profitable by enhancing customer engagement and improving sales.
The Teradata Aster Discovery Platform reduces the difficulties associated with big data analytics. Users can easily and seamlessly acquire, prepare, analyze, and visualize petabyte-sized volumes of multi-structured data in a single platform with a single structured query language (SQL) command. The Teradata Aster Discovery Platform provides users with out-of-the-box functions that make it faster and easier to build big data analytic applications and unlock hidden insights.
The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards, nicknamed ‘the Stevies’ for the Greek word for “crowned.” The American Business Awards are judged each year by more than 200 executives nationwide. More than 250 executives attended the September 16 awards banquet at San Francisco’s Julia Morgan Ballroom.
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Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards on the official website.
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