Teradata Signs Worldwide
Reseller Agreement with Informatica; Will Empower Customers With
Integrated Decision-Making by Linking Operational and Analytic Capabilities
DAYTON, Ohio, Sept. 23, 2002 -- Teradata, a division of NCR Corporation
(NYSE:NCR), and Informatica (Nasdaq:INFA), a leading provider of business analytics software, have
announced an agreement whereby Teradata will serve as a worldwide reseller for Informatica's family
of data integration software.
Informatica's market-leading enterprise data integration software will help joint customers to
consolidate data from a broad range of operational systems - including key customer relationship
management (CRM) and enterprise resource planning applications such as SAP, Siebel and PeopleSoft.
This data can then be loaded into the Teradata(R) data warehouse platform, providing customers with a
single source for all their enterprise analytic needs.
"We view the combination of Informatica and Teradata software as one of the main drivers behind
the success of Ace Hardware's high-performance, highly scalable enterprise data warehouse," said
Mark Cothron, data warehouse architect at Ace Hardware. "An alliance between these two market
leaders can help ensure the two companies work even more seamlessly in the future, making it easier to
leverage the proven power and capabilities of each solution. This is especially important for us because
of our future real-time, very-high-volume requirements."
"Informatica and Teradata have been marketing allies for a number of years, so we are happy to
extend the relationship," said Mark Hurd, president and chief operating officer of NCR. "This effort
brings new and better-integrated tools to Teradata customers and allows Teradata to address a broader
set of opportunities. Bottom line, this will enable Teradata to continue its legacy of innovative
approaches for solving customer business problems across numerous targeted industries, extend
Teradata's lead in the data warehouse market and drive increased revenues and profitability."
"Teradata is the leader in enterprise data warehousing, with recognized strength in CRM analytics
and in vertical industries such as retail, telecommunications and financial services," said Gaurav Dhillon,
president and chief executive officer of Informatica. "We are very pleased to pair Informatica's leading
data integration platform with Teradata's data warehouse offerings to create this powerful solution for
The reseller agreement is effective immediately. Informatica and Teradata currently maintain joint
customers who can take immediate advantage of the tighter development activities and technology
roadmap between the companies.
Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq: INFA) is the leading provider of business analytics software that
helps Global 2000 companies monitor and manage the performance of key business operations across
the enterprise. Informatica business analytics products span the entire "build to buy" spectrum, enabling
customers to buy packaged analytic applications or build their own best-of-breed data warehousing
solutions -- whichever approach best suits their requirements and resources. More than 1,500
companies worldwide are using Informatica data integration software to build and manage data
warehouses. And leading technology innovators, including Motorola, ConAgra, Brunswick, Brocade,
Hewlett-Packard and GE, are using Informatica packaged analytic applications to successfully monitor
and optimize business performance. For more information, call 1.650.385.5000 (1.800.970.1179 in the
U.S.), or visit the Informatica Web site at www.informatica.com.
About Teradata Division
Teradata, a division of NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), is the global leader in enterprise data
warehousing and enterprise analytic technologies and services. For more information, visit
About NCR Corporation
NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is a leading global technology company helping businesses build
stronger relationships with their customers. NCR's ATMs, retail systems, Teradata data warehouses
and IT services provide Relationship Technology(TM) solutions that maximize the value of customer
interactions. Based in Dayton, Ohio, NCR (www.ncr.com) employs approximately 30,400 people
NCR and Teradata are trademarks or registered trademarks of NCR Corporation in the United
States and other countries. Informatica is a registered trademark of Informatica Corporation.
CONTACT: NCR Corporation
Marchela E. Roca, Teradata Division, 919/858-1411
SOURCE: NCR Corporation