Teradata EPIC Awards Given in Recognition of Excellence in Use of Data Analytics to Return Equity to Organizations

Celebrating the leadership, innovation and excellence of Teradata customers and partners

Oct 23, 2012, 08:00 ET from Teradata Corporation

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixteen Teradata EPIC Awards winners were named in an awards ceremony held last night at PARTNERS, the Teradata User Group Conference and Expo, to honor global customers and partners.  Winners and finalists were recognized by Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the analytic data solutions company, for outstanding achievement in the use of data analytics to create business value.

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"This year, we've reached a milestone. This is our fifth anniversary – five years of recognizing our customers and partners for leadership, innovation and excellence in analytics and business intelligence. We have entries from all parts of Teradata – from Aprimo, from Teradata Aster, from our Claraview division, from all three of our regions, from 10 global industries," said Darryl McDonald, executive vice president, Applications, Business Development and chief marketing officer, Teradata. 

The awards program recognized Teradata customers for their extraordinary innovation in use of data analytics to create competitive advantage, and Independent Software Vendors and Systems Integrators who have made outstanding business and technology contributions to Teradata and its customers. By category, the winners are as follows.

Teradata Customers

Category:      Analytical Excellence

Winner:        McCain Foods Limited

Project:        Operational Equipment Efficiency

Category:      Customer Insights & Engagement

Winner:        Telenor Pakistan

Project:        Customer Intelligence: Beyond the Data Warehouse to Advanced Analytics

Category:      Integrated Marketing Management

Winner:        United Rentals

Project:        Customer Retention Campaign

Category:      Integrated View of the Business

Winner:        KPN N.V. and Cognizant Technology Solutions

Project:        KPN BI Bright

Category:      Operational Excellence

Winner:        Industrial and Commercial Bank of China

Project:        Enterprise Business Analytics Optimization Project

Category: Resource Optimization and Sustainable Business Practices

Winner:        GE Healthcare

Project:        Efficient and Reliable Enterprise Data Backup and Recovery

Category: Transparency, Compliance & Risk Management

Winner:        USDA Risk Management Agency and Center for Agribusiness Excellence, Tarleton                      State University, Texas A&M University System

Project:        Mandated Data Warehouse and Data Mining

Category: On the Edge

Winner:        HealthTrust Purchasing Group and HCA Information Technology and Services

Project:        Pharmacy Spend Diagnostics

Independent Software Vendor Partner Awards

Category:  Collaborative Revenue Contribution

The Collaborative Revenue Contribution award recognizes the ISV who worked with Teradata to influence the largest year-over-year revenue growth for Teradata technology and services.

Winner:          Tableau Software

Category:   New Customer Wins

The award recognizes the partner who drove the most Teradata data warehouse wins during the past year.

Winner:          SAS

Category:  ISV Best Business Solution

This award recognizes an Independent Software Vendor (ISV) partner who has developed and implemented a solution that uses Teradata technology to deliver unique business value to customers. This solution must be in production now, must be repeatable and must deliver measurable return on investment for the customer.

Winner:        KXEN

Category:  ISV Excellence

This award recognizes an Independent Software Vendor (ISV) partner who has made outstanding contributions to Teradata and its customers. The winning partner will have demonstrated a proven commitment to driving business success through Teradata platforms.

Winner:        MicroStrategy

System Integrator Partner Awards

Category:  Collaborative Demand

The SI Collaborative Demand award recognizes the SI who has contributed to the greatest year-over-year order growth for Teradata technology and services, through their demand creation efforts jointly with Teradata teams. 

Winner:          Capgemini

Category:  Partner Driven Wins

The award recognizes the systems integrator (SI) who has driven the most Teradata data warehouse wins during the past year. 

Winner:          IBM GBS-BAO

Category:  SI Business Innovation This award recognizes a systems integrator (SI) who has developed an innovative industry-specific or cross-industry solution that addresses a distinct business need.

Winner:          Lockheed Martin

Category:  SI Enterprise Intelligence

This award recognizes a systems integrator (SI) who has developed an enterprise-level solution that has led to a Teradata Enterprise Data Warehouse implementation

Winner:          Cognizant Technology Solutions

The panel of judges included chief information officers, analysts, educators, journalists and technology leaders across industry. They evaluated and ranked all of the submissions to select the finalists and winners. Each winner received a custom-designed Teradata EPIC Awards crystal trophy.

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