Longtime SUSE and Teradata Partnership Thrives as Big Data Changes World of Business Analytics

September 21, 2012

Big data powerhouse prefers SUSE Linux Enterprise to deliver high performance, enterprise-class solutions to its global customers

Orlando, Florida

SUSE® and Teradata, the leading analytic data solutions company, today reaffirmed their partnership at SUSECon, SUSE’s first annual user conference. Teradata relies on SUSE Linux Enterprise to help its customers flexibly and securely run their data warehousing and business analytics workloads off a mature and scalable operating system. Over a million users access a Teradata data warehouse daily for precise and reliable intelligence to support business decisions.

In 2005, Teradata selected SUSE Linux Enterprise as its exclusive open source operating system for its enterprise-class data warehouse offerings. Teradata deliver its entire portfolio of solutions exclusively on SUSE Linux Enterprise, demonstrating both the success of the partnership and proof that Linux is the operating system of choice for big data.

“We needed an open source partner that could work closely with us to deliver value to our customers. Our tight engineering relationship with SUSE enables us to develop unique extensions or make modifications that drive performance and deliver value to our customers,” said Scott Gnau, president of Teradata Labs. “Not only do we deliver SUSE Linux Enterprise across our entire platform family, we use SUSE Linux inside of Teradata Labs to run our business. We’re excited to continue to deliver best-in-class performance and value to our customers through our partnership.”

“Today at SUSECon we demonstrated to attendees how Teradata running SUSE Linux Enterprise can deliver the most robust, reliable and well-supported enterprise data warehousing and business analytics solutions available today,” said Michael Miller, vice president of Global Alliances and Marketing, SUSE. “Our partnership with Teradata is an example of SUSE’s ability to adapt to our partners needs in order to help them succeed, which we will continue to do as Teradata continues deliver data integration and business insight that helps customers make the best decisions possible for competitive advantage.”

For more information about SUSE’s Integrated Systems solutions for partners go to https://www.suse.com/partners/integrated-systems/. A video about the SUSE and Teradata partnership showcased at SUSECon is here: http://youtu.be/mF7-QSdciMw

About SUSE

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About Teradata

Teradata Corporation (NYSE: TDC) is the world’s leading analytic data solutions company, focused on integrated data warehousing, big data analytics, and business applications. Teradata’s innovative products and services deliver data integration and business insight to empower organizations to make the best decisions possible for competitive advantage. Visit teradata.com for details.