Teradata Unleashes Power of Data Warehouse Appliance to Expand Analytical Horizons

New enterprise-class appliance delivers up to two-times the performance and up to four-times higher data loading performance of the previous generation

Mar 12, 2013, 17:37 ET from Teradata Corporation

SAN DIEGO, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the leading analytic data solutions company, today announced the immediate worldwide shipment of the Teradata Data Warehouse Appliance 2700, the industry's premier, high performing, enterprise-class data warehouse appliance. An integral part of the Teradata Unified Data Architecture (UDA), the Teradata Data Warehouse Appliance empowers organizations to react quicker to changing business conditions and speed ahead of their competition.

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"Unlike other solutions that require lengthy and costly implementations, the Teradata Data Warehouse Appliance 2700 was painless to deploy," said Bill Robinette, director, Data Warehousing, Penn National Gaming. "The challenges facing our organization require new and better insights into our consumers' behavior and preferences. The Teradata Appliance has the power to run the analytics to provide what we need."

The Teradata Data Warehouse Appliance is a powerful, integrated system that can start running analytics within hours of delivery. To make it easier to extract value from data, the Teradata Data Warehouse Appliance delivers up to two-times the performance and up to four-times higher data loading performance than the previous generation. Designed to optimize the Teradata Database, the Teradata Data Warehouse Appliance enables organizations to grow and move toward using analytics as a key driver of profitable decisions.

"There is a perception that appliances are not enterprise-ready. However the Teradata Data Warehouse Appliance product line drives strategic intelligence and advanced analytics for some of the world's largest enterprises," said Ed White, general manager, Teradata Appliances. "The scalable Teradata Data Warehouse Appliance 2700 extends the enterprise capabilities by enhancing workload management so organizations can easily manage multiple applications. On one Teradata appliance, organizations can meet the demanding service level agreements for many different groups."

All Teradata platforms are easy-to-deploy and built to be best-in-class for reliability, availability, and serviceability with high quality enterprise-class components. And all our systems run the award winning Teradata Database, widely recognized as the best database for data warehousing.

"The Teradata Data Warehouse Appliance is ready for the analytical demands of the enterprise," said Lyndsay Wise, president and founder, Wise Analytics. "It is easy-to-deploy and offers a solid foundation on which to build the necessary analytic strength to answer the toughest business problems. I recommend that organizations looking for an appliance seriously consider Teradata."

The Teradata Data Warehouse Appliance helps customers manage and analyze large volumes of complex data. It can be configured from seven terabytes (TB) up to 82TB of uncompressed user data per cabinet. Within the Teradata Unified Data Architecture, the Teradata Data Warehouse Appliance makes analytics simpler, faster, and more cost effective to deploy. Set-up is not required; this analytic powerhouse comes ready to run.

The Teradata Data Warehouse Appliance offers several new, key technical capabilities:

  • High performance InfiniBand interconnect for ultra-fast data pipeline - from load, to querying, to backup - provides a tight fit within the Teradata UDA
  • Integrated high performance architecture with leading dual 8-core processors in Intel servers
  • Parallel compression engines for out-of-the box automatic data compression for accelerated performance and space savings
  • Central processing unit densely configured to drive timely analytics
  • High-density cabinet design reduces the data center footprint
  • Enhanced workload management capabilities with the industry's best and most capable system management architecture
  • Data-at-rest encryption for increased data security and compliance

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