Teradata Recognized for Innovative Technology and Business Value for
Ventana Research 2012 Technology Innovation Award program showcases
organizations that introduced innovations in technology to advance business
SAN DIEGO, Nov. 8, 2012
SAN DIEGO, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the analytic
data solutions company, today announced that the Teradata Aster Big Analytics
Appliance received a Technology Innovation Award from Ventana Research, which
distinguished the appliance as visionary and transformative technology. In
addition, Teradata customers were recognized for their leadership by deploying
technology that achieved spectacular results.
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"The Ventana Research 2012 Leadership Awards showcase technology vendors and
customers that have advanced the computing potential of their applications and
technology," said Mark Smith, chief executive officer and chief research
officer, Ventana Research. "Congratulations to Teradata for the Technology
Innovation Award and for its level of expertise in using technology to drive
business value. We also congratulate Teradata for their work with customers.
The result of these efforts is that their customers have achieved the highest
possible value from their technology."
In addition to the Technology Innovation Awards for the Teradata Aster Big
Analytics Appliance, Ventana Research also recognized Teradata customers for
achieving superior results by leveraging people, processes, data, and
Operational Leadership Awards
Marketing Excellence: Nationwide Insurance
CIO and IT Leadership Awards
Analytics: HMS Holdings Corporation using Teradata, Informatica, and
Business Leadership Awards
Governance, Risk, and Compliance: United States Department of Agriculture,
Risk Management Agency
"It is an honor for Teradata and our customers to receive these awards," said
Tasso Argyros, co-president, Teradata Aster. "Teradata is committed to
building easy-to-adopt technology that harnesses the latest innovations in big
data analytics. Teradata technology delivers real business value, while
reducing time, cost, and risk."
The award-winning Teradata Aster Big Analytics Appliance breaks down the
barriers that traditionally slow down adoption of big data analytics and
empowers customers to maximize the value from all their data. It brings
together open source Apache Hadoop and Teradata Aster into a single highly
integrated and optimized appliance. The Teradata Aster Big Analytics Appliance
is designed for demanding analytics, which require more computational power,
memory, and data movement.
This appliance offers up to 19 times better data throughput and performs
analytics up to 35 times faster than a typical off-the-shelf commodity bundle.
The Teradata Aster Big Analytics Appliance has ample memory and high bandwidth
interconnects to support extreme analytic execution, and it is packaged to
require less space in the data center than off-the-shelf offerings. The
appliance offers pre-packaged ready-to-run analytical functions such as
digital marketing optimization, social network analysis, fraud detection, and
analysis of machine-generated data.
Learn more about the awards at: www.ventanaresearch.com/awards.
About Teradata Aster
The Teradata Aster MapReduce Platform is the market-leading big data analytics
solution. This discovery platform embeds MapReduce analytic processing for
deeper insights on new data sources and multi-structured data types to deliver
analytic capabilities with breakthrough performance and scalability.
Teradata's solution utilizes Aster's patented SQL-MapReduce^® to parallelize
the processing of data and applications and deliver rich analytic insights at
scale. Companies including Barnes & Noble, Intuit, LinkedIn, and Gilt Groupe
use Teradata Aster to help deliver best-in-class digital marketing
optimization, social network and relationship analysis, and data science.
Visit www.asterdata.com for more information.
Teradata Corporation (NYSE: TDC) is the world's leading analytic data
solutions company, focused on integrated data warehousing, big data analytics,
and business applications. Teradata's innovative products and services deliver
data integration and business insight to empower organizations to make the
best decisions possible for competitive advantage. Visit teradata.com for
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