Teradata Maintains Fourth Year of Unbroken Lead in Analyst Firm Data Warehousing Evaluation

With near-perfect ASEM scores, Teradata dominates

DAYTON, Ohio, 10/16/03 -- Teradata, a division of NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), announced that it has been recognized as the global industry leader in data warehousing for the fourth consecutive year in the recently released Gartner's Application Server Evaluation Model (ASEM): Update 2003.

"With near-perfect ASEM scores, Teradata dominates the database management system category," said Vickie Farrell, vice president of Teradata warehouse marketing. "Because Gartner's rigorous metrics match real-world data warehouse implementations, executives can use it as a resource to sort through vendor claims and make better, more informed buying decisions. A growing number of executives who have done the due diligence have recognized the superior ability of Teradata to provide data warehouse solutions."

The Gartner update describes how Teradata has been the leader in six iterations of the report spanning four years – 1999, 2000, 2001, twice in 2002 and now 2003. Gartner's Fall 2003 ASEM research note is available on the Internet at the following link: http://mediaproducts.gartner.com/gc/webletter/ncr/article17/article17.html.

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 www.teradata.com.

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™ solutions that maximize the value of customer interactions. Based in Dayton, Ohio, NCR (www.ncr.com) employs approximately 29,500 people worldwide.

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Contact: Dan Conway, Teradata Division, NCR Corporation
Telephone: (858) 485-3029
E-mail: dan.conway@teradata-ncr.com