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Profile: Teradata Corp (TDC.N)

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Teradata Corporation (Teradata), incorporated on March 27, 2007, is a provider of analytic data platforms, marketing and analytic applications, and related services. The Company's analytic data platforms consist of software, hardware and related business consulting and support services for data warehousing, and big data analytics. The Company operates in two segments: data and analytics, and marketing applications. The Company's services include a range of offerings, such as consulting to help organizations design, optimize and manage their analytic and big data environments. Its value-added consulting services provide expertise in data architecture services, cloud (software as a service, 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 departmental implementations to analytic data platforms and marketing applications. The Company provides its offerings on-premise or in the cloud (as a service). Teradata operates from various locations within the United States with the primary locations being Dayton, Ohio; Johns Creek (Atlanta), Georgia, and Rancho Bernardo (San Diego), California. In addition, it has sales, services, research and development and administrative offices located in approximately 40 countries.

Teradata's Unified Data Architecture is a framework that enables organizations to address various types of data and analytics. This architecture combines the complementary value of technologies from Teradata, Teradata Aster, open source Apache Hadoop, and a range of non-Teradata technologies into an analytical ecosystem that accelerates the customers' ability to use and derive value from its data. Its Data and Analytics solution captures, integrates, stores, manages and analyzes all types of data to answer business questions and exploit data for insight and value. Customers use its technologies and related services to acquire data from multiple sources, define the relationship between the data elements, manage and analyze this data both historically and in real-time to gain business insights and drive operational actions to front line users, customers and partners. It also offers a suite of analytic applications that analyzes data and allows it to be used across an enterprise. Some of the areas covered by these applications include demand forecasting, finance and performance management, profitability analytics and data mining. The Company helps companies manage and analyze big data that has unknown relationships where analytic iteration and analytic tools are required to discover insights for the business. Through its marketing applications business, it offers marketing management solutions. Its integrated marketing applications are offered in the cloud as software as a service or on-premises. These offerings are designed to help customers implement their data-driven marketing strategies, including solutions for marketing operations, campaign management, digital marketing, marketing analytics and customer data management.

The Company is a single-source provider of analytic data platforms with a fully integrated business. The Company's products are optimized and integrated specifically for data analytics and analytic applications, including its database and application software, workload-specific hardware platforms, and related consulting and support services. The Company's software and hardware products include Teradata Database Software, Teradata Workload-Specific Platforms, Teradata Aster Analytics Discovery Platform, Teradata Portfolio for Hadoop, Teradata QueryGrid and Teradata Marketing Applications. Its service offerings include Teradata Business Consulting Services, Teradata Technology and Implementation Services, Teradata Cloud Services, Teradata Managed Services, Teradata Customer Support Services, Training Services and Teradata Marketing Services.

Teradata Database Software

The Company's Teradata Database software combined with the parallel processing hardware architecture provides the foundation for the ability to support and manage a range of mixed workloads and analytic data functions. Its Teradata Database software delivers real-time intelligence for the customers with capabilities and features, such as support of short running operational queries and long running strategic queries (mixed workloads), the ability to handle thousands of concurrent queries from thousands of concurrent users, simple to complex queries, robust workload management, high system availability, system health monitoring, automatic support escalation and easy integration into the enterprise. The Company's database software includes Teradata Intelligent Memory, which keeps the frequently used data in memory for query processing. The Company also offers license subscriptions that provide its customers with when-and-if-available upgrades and enhancements to the database software. The Company also offers industry-specific logical data models, which are blueprints that reflect data relationships that are tailored to the needs of a particular industry.

Teradata Workload-Specific Platforms

The Company's platform products provide an analytic data platform that is used for all types of data-capturing, staging, storing, archiving, and refining-and all types of uses from fully-integrated warehouses, departmental data marts, discovery, archiving and disaster recovery. Its software products include the Teradata Database, Teradata Aster database and Hadoop. For the hardware component of its solutions, Teradata integrates and optimizes industry standard hardware components to create solution stacks. It utilizes industry-standard Intel multi-core processors, along with industry-standard storage offerings, that are designed to provide transparent scalability. Teradata's workload-specific platforms are designed to allow customers to meet their specific workload needs at various price points. These platforms are available both on-premises or through a cloud delivery model.

Teradata Aster Discovery Platform

The Company's big data analytics discovery platform is pre-configured with the Teradata Aster Database, which features its SQL-MapReduce framework and supported Teradata hardware. It includes the Teradata Aster SQL-GR analytic engine for graph analysis across big data sets. Its discovery platform is designed for rapid exploration and discovery from a range of data types and analytic functions to generate differentiated business value.

Teradata Portfolio for Hadoop

Teradata supports a suite of products, tools and services for its customers to deploy Hadoop into their analytical environment. The portfolio includes an enterprise Hadoop distribution, fully-integrated appliances, tools for system management, tools for data wrangling, lineage and archiving, and consulting and support services.

Teradata QueryGrid

Teradata QueryGrid is an intelligent orchestration layer software that provides transparent access to analytics across diverse processing engines in an analytic ecosystem. It provides access to data and analytics to any user, using existing tools, without requiring specialized skills and tools.

Teradata Marketing Applications

Teradata Marketing Applications is the Company's fully integrated marketing application that helps organizations manage marketing workflows, budget allocation, leads, analytics and digital assets. Teradata Marketing Applications automate the planning and creation of timely, relevant and individualized campaigns for end users, the applications are offered on-premises and as software as a service in the cloud.

Teradata Business Consulting Services

The Company offers services to identify and prioritize customer's analytic needs to support their corporate strategy. The Company's consultants provide analytic data platform business impact modeling, analytic architecture roadmaps, analytic maturity assessments, solution planning and services to optimize customer's data. The business consultants work closely with the technology and implementation services to help plan and implement a project for the customer.

Teradata Technology and Implementation Services

The Company offers services to deliver a solution that drives business value through a disciplined analysis of conceptual, logical and physical architectural design choices. Its consultants provide architecture services, migration, upgrade, implementation, optimization and expansion services for the full enterprise analytical ecosystem with expertise in data integration and data management, business intelligence, open source analytic platforms and Teradata. The Company provides both onshore and offshore consulting resources to address customer requirements.

Teradata Cloud Services

The Company offers its products as cloud services to its customers, including its marketing applications, Teradata Database, Teradata Aster Database and Hadoop. Its cloud services provide customers the flexibility to access Teradata solutions on demand in an environment with pay-as-you go pricing options.

Teradata Managed Services

The Company offers customers the option of using skilled Teradata personnel for data integration, data warehouse, discovery, Hadoop and business intelligence environments from a single source. These services range from monitoring and managing day-to-day analytics operations.

Teradata Customer Support Services

The customer services organization provides an experienced, single point of contact and delivery for the deployment, support and ongoing management of Teradata analytic data platforms and applications around the world. Its customer support service offers both proactive and reactive services, including installation, maintenance, monitoring, back-up, and recovery services to allow customers to leverage the value of the investments in Teradata solutions. They assist customers for both on-site and remote support.

Training Services

The Company provides its customers with training to help them get the value from the Teradata analytic data platforms and marketing and analytical applications. These services are offered through a range of delivery formats from Web-based to hands-on classroom course to suit customers' needs.

Teradata Marketing Services

The Company has consultants with marketing applications knowledge to design and implement the marketing applications. The Company also offers services to help customers develop marketing strategy and to manage customer's communications, and execute marketing campaigns with the customers.

The Company competes with IBM, Adobe, Oracle, Salesforce.com and SAS.

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Teradata Corp

10000 Innovation Dr
MIAMISBURG   OH   45342-4927
P: +1937.2424800
F: +1302.6555049

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