New Teradata Data Warehouse Appliance will help InterContinental Hotels Group maintain position as "hotel company of choice"

Teradata technology aids global hotel company in gathering insightful departmental business intelligence and analytics to help deliver 'Great Hotels Guests Love'

MIAMISBURG, Ohio, December 9, 2008 -- Early market acceptance in the hospitality industry for the new Teradata Data Warehouse Appliance has been confirmed through a sale to InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), the hotel group with more guest rooms than any other hotel around the world. Teradata Corporation (NYSE:TDC) is the world's largest company solely focused on data warehousing and enterprise analytics.

"With the new Teradata Date Warehouse Appliance, IHG is expanding its efforts to be the hotel company of choice for guests and hotel owners by gaining additional insight into its operations and furthering its efforts to create 'Great Hotels Guests Love.' This platform solidifies the foundation of IHG's efforts to build superior business intelligence capability that will help drive the business forward," said Alex Grigorian, vice president, enterprise technology, IHG.

Introduced earlier this year, the Teradata Data Warehouse Appliance provides an easy-to-use, fast and powerful platform for entry-level data warehousing and data marts. It is purpose-built and delivers up to five to 10 times performance improvement over other appliances at competitive price points. The appliance scales up to 140 terabytes.

"Given InterContinental Hotels Group's aggressive data warehouse plans, they understand that proven performance and scale really count. Acquiring the Teradata Data Warehouse Appliance ensures that IHG can concentrate its resources on identifying and executing business opportunity improvements that deliver substantial ROI rather than on system and data management activities," said Gene Sullivan, vice president, Americas retail industry, Teradata Corporation. "We are pleased to have earned such a strong endorsement for the new Teradata Data Warehouse Appliance."

IHG owns, manages, leases or franchises, through various subsidiaries, over 4,100 hotels and more than 600,000 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries and territories around the world. The group owns a portfolio of well—recognized and respected hotel brands including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites®, Candlewood Suites® and Hotel Indigo®, and also manages the world's largest hotel loyalty program, Priority Club® Rewards with over 40 million members worldwide.

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the group's holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales.

Teradata helps hotels, restaurants and casinos offer personalized service by furnishing detailed information about each patron's guest experience and status to business-office and front-line personnel in near-real time.

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