Profile: Teradata Corp (TDC.N)
28 Apr 2017
Teradata Corporation, incorporated on March 27, 2007, is a provider of analytic data platforms, analytic applications and related services. The Company's segments include Americas region (North America and Latin America) and International region (Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and Japan). The Company's offerings include analytics solutions, ecosystem architecture consulting and hybrid cloud solutions. These solutions include software and hardware technology components, such as data warehousing, big data, and tools for data integration, data discovery and business intelligence.
The Company's services include a range of offerings, including consulting to enable organizations design, optimize and manage their analytic and big data environments, either on-premises or in the cloud. Its consulting services provide expertise in data architecture services; cloud, including software as a service and analytics as a service; private cloud; managed services and related installation services. In addition to its consulting services it offers a set of support services. The Company serves customers around the world across a set of industries, including communications, e-commerce, financial services, government, gaming, healthcare, insurance, manufacturing, media and entertainment, oil and gas, retail, travel and transportation, and utilities-with offerings ranging from small departmental implementations to analytic data platforms. As of December 31, 2016, the Company operated 114 facilities in 45 countries throughout the world.
The company's hybrid cloud solutions deliver an end-to-end analytical ecosystem across a hybrid cloud architecture. Its offerings provide the ability to manage and access data across all deployment options, including Teradata software sold on public clouds for the segment in the market that wants to purchase Teradata software and deploy it in the public cloud of their choice; Teradata managed cloud solutions for the market segment looking for a managed service. Its managed cloud solutions allows customers to focus on their business while its skilled data scientists and data management experts manage the customers' analytical ecosystem for them, and hybrid cloud solutions blending both on-premises and cloud environments.
The Company's Teradata database remains a component within hybrid cloud solutions. It provides the foundation for its ability to support and manage a range of mixed workloads and analytic data functions. Another component is its Teradata Intelliflex platform, which is its massively parallel processing (MPP) architecture. Its fabric-based structure provides multi-dimensional scalability, enabling companies to add processing power and storage capacity independently to meet their changing business requirements. A technology in Intelliflex is the use of hybrid storage that combines solid state drive (SSD) and hard disk drive (HDD) technologies.
The Company, through its business analytics solutions, provides a consultative approach to identify and deliver value to business buyers supported by analytic business consulting, data science, and repeatable intellectual property (IP). Its business analytics solutions include analytic business consulting and IP capture and management. The Company utilizes its practices, including business value frameworks and its rapid analytic consulting engagement (RACE) agile methodology. Its ecosystem architecture consulting enables customers build an optimized analytical ecosystem independent of technology, leveraging Teradata, open source and other commercial solutions. Its customer services offerings include both proactive and reactive services, including installation, maintenance, monitoring, back-up and recovery services to allow customers to maximize availability and leverage the value of their investments in Teradata solutions.
The Company competes with International Business Machines Corporation and Oracle Corporation.
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