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Teradata Offers ‘the Most Comprehensive and Scalable EDW Platform’ Says Independent Research Firm

December 9, 2015 | SAN DIEGO

Report names Teradata a leader among ‘providers that matter’ in enterprise data warehouse evaluation

Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the big data analytics and marketing applications company, announced today that Teradata is cited as a leader in the latest   Forrester evaluation released December 7, 2015,  "The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Data Warehouse, Q4 2015, by Noel Yuhanna with Gene Leganza, Shreyas Warrier, and Diane Lynch.

Describing the present state of the market for EDW platforms entering 2016, Forrester wrote: "Most organizations that have a data warehouse (DW) are either enhancing it or considering new business initiatives that require faster processing and larger storage requirements. EDW is delivering new use cases that include real-time analytics, operational intelligence, customer analytics to deliver improved customer experience, and Internet of Things (IoT) analytics to improve operational efficiency." 

Also in the report, Forrester stated: "Teradata continues to offer the most comprehensive and scalable EDW platform. Teradata has a good revenue stream, and is now starting to make a stronger play in big data, cloud, real-time, IoT analytics, and in-memory platforms. Key differentiators include having one of the broadest sets of EDW packaging and licensing, and professional services options on the market."

"We are proud to be cited as offering 'the most comprehensive and scalable EDW platform' in the data management evaluation," said Oliver Ratzesberger, President, Teradata Labs. "Our competitive differentiation continues to be in anticipating the most important data integration and analytics needs ahead of the marketplace. We are driving innovation and re-defining data warehousing by combining NoSQL and SQL use cases at scale, with increasing support for data types, evolving user profiles, and support for new languages. We are moving the Teradata Database onto Amazon Web Services, which extends our reach to a broader set of customers, and adding Teradata Aster Analytics on top of Hadoop to bring multi-genre advanced analytics™ to Hadoop users. All of these enhancements drive unique innovation in the data warehouse space."   

At a time when data science expertise and data warehouse consulting services are in great demand, Teradata's global professional services organization and Think Big data engineering and data science services are helping companies leverage the full power of big data. Our approach, integrating an industry-leading EDW with Hadoop and other technologies, can lead to significant economic savings while also driving the best possible decision pertaining to a big data analytics investment and business strategy.

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