40-Plus Years

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High customer satisfaction led to Teradata’s leadership distinction in Q4 Big Data Warehouse Landscape Report by The Information Difference

Teradata earns top ranking in "Current Offering" category and named a leader in "The Forrester Wave™: Data Management For Analytics, Q1 2020"
CEO transition announced, Victor Lund becomes Interim President and Chief Executive Officer

Teradata partners with Google Cloud, adding to cloud partnerships with AWS and Microsoft Azure

Teradata introduces Vantage Customer Experience and Vantage Analyst

Teradata celebrates 40 years of delivering technology innovation

Oxford University’s Said Business School to use
Teradata Vantage for world-class business and marketing research

Expanded as-a-service offerings available for Vantage

Teradata ranked highest in every use case in 2019 Gartner Critical Capabilities for Data Management Solutions for Analytics Report

Teradata appoints Oliver Ratzesberger President and CEO
Teradata joins NVIDIA partner program focused on accelerating outcomes from AI, Deep Learning

Teradata Makes IoT edge computing smarter with industry’s first '4D Analytics'

Teradata announces customer availability of Vantage, the platform for pervasive data intelligence
Teradata Database becomes available on Azure

Teradata launches IntelliCloud – blending superior data and analytic software as a service with expanded deployment choice

Industry first: Teradata offers license portability designed to deliver flexibility across hybrid cloud deployments

Teradata delivers IntelliFlex with all-memory SSD platform, increasing performance, storage density and energy efficiency

Teradata acquires StackIQ

GE Aviation and Teradata form strategic partnership to bridge the gap between aviation operations and business
Teradata Database becomes available on AWS.

Teradata acquires Big Data Partnership, a leading EMEA-based services provider of big data solutions and training.

Teradata Everywhere is announced, ensuring database compatibility across deployment modes to enable the shifting of workloads between environments as business needs evolve.

Teradata unveils innovative Hybrid Cloud, a mix of on-premises, managed cloud, and public cloud resources orchestrated to deliver ease-of-use benefits, and Teradata IntelliFlex™, the next- generation of industry-leading MPP (massively parallel processing) architecture with multi-dimensional scalability.

Teradata announces a definitive Asset Purchase Agreement for an affiliate of Marlin Equity Partners to acquire the Teradata Marketing Applications business as part of its corporate transformation efforts.

Teradata Board of Directors elect Victor L. Lund, a member of the Teradata Board of Directors since September 2007, as President and Chief Executive Officer, bringing with him deep operating and leadership experience, financial management knowledge and a global business perspective.
Teradata Acquires Appoxee, a mobile marketing Software-as-a-Service provider, to complement both the Teradata Integrated Marketing Cloud and a strategy to provide industry- leading marketing solutions that help businesses deliver more individualized information and communications to their customers.

Teradata launches big data apps powered by the Teradata Aster AppCenter (AppCenter) to simplify, accelerate, and extend the use of big data analytics to support a broader range of decision makers.

New Think Big data lake services to improve success with Hadoop data lakes, help improve data management practices, and streamline data lake architectures.

Teradata appoints Co-Presidents Bob Fair and Hermann Wimmer to lead Teradata Marketing Applications and Teradata Data and Analytics Divisions respectively, to better align the company for growth in its major markets.

Teradata introduces the world’s most advanced hybrid row and column database, including capabilities that reduce the amount of data read in wide tables while preserving pinpoint data access for real- time operational queries.

Teradata introduces the new Teradata® Listener™ and Teradata Aster® Analytics on Hadoop, making it possible to intelligently listen in real-time and use analytics to see the distinctive patterns in massive streams of IoT data.

Teradata executive team announces the exit of the Marketing Applications business and begins to modify its cost structure to better align its infrastructure, R&D, and go-to-market resources for improved efficiency, effectiveness and profitability.
Teradata expands the scope and functional capabilities of its global Digital Messaging Center solution by integrating Teradata Customer Interaction Manager, Smart Stats, and support services for the digital marketer.

Teradata Database 15 delivers on the promise of a logical data warehouse. A new software product, Teradata QueryGrid, provides virtual compute capability within and beyond the Teradata UDA, enabling companies to access and process analytic queries across multiple systems.

Newest Teradata Portfolio for Hadoop delivers fastest path to data lake deployment. This portfolio simplifies Hadoop deployment and management with specialized software, appliance, consulting services, training, and customer support.

Teradata introduces Teradata Aster R, extending the power of open source R analytics by lifting the memory and processing limitations.

Teradata acquires Revelytix and Hadapt to accelerate big data innovation and underscore commitment to customer value, extend big data portfolio, and expand the capabilities of Teradata UDA.

Teradata acquires Think Big Analytics, the leading consulting and solutions company focused exclusively on Hadoop and big data solutions. Think Big’s proven Hadoop and big data consulting methodology and capabilities help companies ensure successful implementation of their big data initiatives.

Teradata announces Teradata Cloud for Hadoop, an integrated cloud offering that makes it easier for companies to explore the uses and business value of Hadoop, simultaneously reducing the hassle of sizing, installing, and maintaining Hadoop with turn-key solution and services.

Teradata and MapR announces an expanded partnership that covers technology integration, road map alignment, and a unified go-to-market offering. This extends Hadoop Choices within the Teradata Unified Data Architecture by providing integration, joint product development, and unified go-to-market strategy.

Teradata Acquires RainStor, a specialist in online big data archiving on Hadoop, to strengthen Teradata enterprise-grade Hadoop solutions and enable organizations to add archival data store capabilities using Hadoop for their entire enterprise, including data stored in OLTP, data warehouses, and applications.
Teradata Introduces First In-Memory Technology that Supports Big Data Deployments

Teradata transitions the Aprimo brand to the new Teradata Applications brand as part of the Interactive Customer Engagement, a new Integrated Marketing Management (IMM) offering.

Teradata becomes the first IT company to offer business analysts streamlined, self-service, cost-effective access to Apache™ Hadoop for quicker and smarter strategic business decisions with Teradata® Enterprise Access for Hadoop.

Teradata and SAS introduce the Teradata Appliance for SAS® High-Performance Analytics, Model 720, enabling an integrated platform to support newly announced SAS High-Performance Analytics offerings and SAS Visual Analytics to accelerate performance and minimize data movement and duplication.

Teradata introduces the Teradata Portfolio for Hadoop to provide the most open, flexible, comprehensive options to deploy and manage Apache™ Hadoop.

Teradata Cloud launches, delivering sophisticated analytics as a service with rapid provisioning and scalability in a subscription model.
Teradata announces the global release of Teradata Database 14, with over 80 new features and 60 new built-in analytic functions, providing customers with transformational database technology to empower breakthrough business intelligence strategies.

Teradata launches the Teradata Active Enterprise Data Warehouse Platform 6690 with the newest generation of hybrid storage and the optimized use of solid state drives (SSD) and hard disk drives (HDD) enabled by Teradata Virtual Storage™.

At Teradata PARTNERS both Teradata® Unified Data Environment™ and the Unified Data Architecture™ are introduced.

Teradata introduces Teradata Aster Big Analytics Appliance the industry’s first unified big analytics appliance, bringing together open source Apache Hadoop and Teradata Aster into a single highly-integrated, optimized appliance.
Teradata acquires Aprimo, a global leader in cloud-based integrated marketing software. The acquisition is a milestone in the execution of the Teradata world-class applications business.

Teradata Columnar, a transformative advance in database technology that fully integrates columnar and row-based tables, launches.

Teradata introduces Teradata Analytical Ecosystem, a comprehensive portfolio of hardware, software, and services that enables different Teradata systems to work together seamlessly. The newest enabler of the portfolio, Teradata Unity, synchronizes and unifies a company’s entire Teradata Analytical Ecosystem.
Teradata named “one of the world’s most ethical companies” by The Ethisphere Institute, in its fourth annual selection of the World’s Most Ethical Companies, highlighting 100 organizations that lead the way in promoting ethical business standards.
Teradata rated number one for current offering in first-ever enterprise data warehousing report from Forrester Research, The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Data Warehousing Platforms, Q1 2009.

At the annual SAS Global Forum, Teradata and SAS announce the availability of two packages that put the power and speed of groundbreaking in-database analytics into the hands of companies seeking to improve the quality and timeliness of analytic-driven business decisions.

Teradata and SAP announces expansion of their partnership, with SAP NetWeaver® Business Warehouse to run on the Teradata Database, integrating technologies to lower cost of ownership.

Teradata ranked among BusinessWeek’s InfoTech 100, the World’s Best-performing Tech Companies” and Fortune’s 1000.
Teradata expands Professional Services capabilities by acquiring Claraview.

Teradata Labs unveils a working prototype demonstrating the innovative use of solid state disk (SSD) drives in a data warehouse environment that will offer more than two times improvement in performance and support blindingly-fast analytics, while also decreasing power consumption by more than 50 percent.

Teradata Database 13.0 announced at PARTNERS 2008, leading the market with automated virtual storage, up to 30 percent performance improvement, and 75 enhancements supporting active data warehousing.

Teradata Accelerate launched November 2008. New packages bundle hardware, software, and services for affordable “one stop data warehousing” that enables companies to rapidly deploy and realize business value from data warehouse investments.
NCR announced intention to separate into two independent companies to create two market-leading companies, NCR and Teradata, each focused on different businesses.

Agilent Technologies and Teradata established first-of-its-kind partnership to integrate network and customer data for telecommunications industry.

More than 850 universities from almost 70 countries are represented in the Teradata University Network.

Teradata completes its spinoff from NCR Corporation with shares of common stock beginning regular trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the symbol TDC on Monday, October 1, 2007.

Teradata launches Teradata 12, an innovative advanced database delivering traditional data warehousing for strategic planning, along with usable intelligence to frontline operations throughout the enterprise.

Teradata announces a key strategic partnership with SAS involving deeper technical integration of their respective products and coordinated marketing, sales and services activities.
Teradata completes SAP® integration certification.

Teradata launches Enterprise Master Data Management (MDM) solution.

Teradata Warehouse 8.2 expands the ability of customers to deliver real-time intelligence with faster performance, high, system availability, event monitoring, easy enterprise integration, simplified system management and unparalleled support of both short operational and long strategic workloads.
Teradata launches Teradata Warehouse 8.1.

Teradata brought Linux operating system to enterprise-class data warehouses in addition to the existing choices of Windows® and its own UNIX operating system, UNIX MP-RAS.
Teradata celebrates its 25th anniversary. Teradata and SAP, the world's leading provider of business software solutions, announce a technology partnership agreement to deliver analytic solutions to industries with high data volume requirements.

Teradata and Siebel Systems, Inc. (now Oracle Business Intelligence), a leading provider of business applications software, announce a strategic partnership to immediately make available integrated and optimized products.
More than 120 industry-leading companies migrated from Oracle to Teradata after the launch of the Oracle-to-Teradata migration program.

Teradata University Network was created to advance awareness of data warehousing in the academic community. Nearly 170 universities from 27 countries were represented in the network.
Teradata launches Teradata Warehouse 7.0, marking the first time in the history of data warehousing that any vendor extended decision-making beyond corporate management across the organization.
Teradata introduces its Financial Management (FM) solution, an analytic architecture consisting of hardware, software, professional consulting, and support services.
Value Analyzer (VA), the first Teradata enterprise-class application for detailed customer profitability measurement, launches at Royal Bank of Canada.

Teradata acquires business partner Stirling Douglas Group of Canada, adding its Demand Chain Management (DCM) software to its growing family of enterprise-class analytical applications.
A Teradata customer claims the world's largest production database – 130 terabytes (130 trillion bytes) of user data on 176 nodes. This tops the previous record – 24 terabytes – from 1997.

NCR consolidates its data warehousing business into a separate operating division.
AT&T spun off NCR and, on January 1, 1997, NCR became an independent, publicly traded company once again.

A Teradata customer’s 24 terabyte database boasts the world's largest production database and Teradata receives The Data Warehouse Institute's Best Practices Award and DBMS Readers' Choice Award.
The first system over 1 terabyte (a trillion bytes) goes live at Wal-Mart.
NCR was acquired by AT&T on September 19, 1991. In December NCR announces acquisition of Teradata.
Teradata Corporation partners with NCR Corporation to build the next generation of database computers.
Teradata IPO in August.
Fortune magazine named Teradata "Product of the Year." First profitable quarter (ending June).
The first beta system was shipped to Wells Fargo Bank just in time for Christmas.
The first VC round, for $2.5 million, closed in July 1980, which let the company hire the R&D team.
Teradata, named for the ability to manage terabytes of data, incorporates on July 13, 1979, in a Brentwood CA garage. A year of financing efforts results in a seed round of $150,000 in March 1980, allowing design and patent work to begin in earnest.
1976 to 1979
Teradata is born out of California Institute of Technology (Caltech) research and Citibank advanced technology group discussions, the concept crystallizing in winter and spring of 1979: a revolutionary database management system for parallel processing with multiple microprocessors for decision support.