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Teradata Acquires Think Big Analytics

WTeradata (NYSE: TDC), the analytic data platformsmarketing applications, and services company, announced that it acquired Think Big Analytics, Inc., 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.

Think Big has demonstrated expertise in implementing open source big data technologies such as Hadoop, NoSQL databases including HBase, Cassandra and MongoDB, and Storm for real-time event processing. The consulting teams have deep-domain knowledge with a variety of Hadoop distributions such as Hortonworks, Cloudera, and MapR.  In addition, Think Big provides a set of pre-built application components for Customer and Clickstream Analytics, Distributed Device Data Management and Analytics, and Risk and Trading Analytics.

Think Big brings deep expertise generated from successful engagements, which helps organizations realize real value from their data and provides the full spectrum of strategy and implementation services. The Think Big consulting teams can manage the entire Hadoop and big data deployment process, which includes conducting assessments, building a strategic roadmap, designing an effective architecture, and implementing big data solutions. The Think Big Solution Center’s on-shore deployment model complements the existing Teradata big data consulting business. In addition, the Think Big Academy will provide hands-on expert training courses for customers.

Think Big’s experienced big data professionals, including its management team, will remain in place, and join Teradata’s big data consulting practice in the Americas. Teradata’s practice helps customers get the most value from their Teradata Aster products and services, Hadoop products and services, and the Teradata® Unified Data Architecture™. Think Big’s main offices will remain in Mountain View, California, in the heart of Silicon Valley, and market its services and solutions under the name of Think Big, a Teradata Company.

Because they are not material to Teradata, the terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

About Teradata
Teradata (NYSE: TDC), a global leader in analytic data platforms, marketing and analytic applications, and consulting services, helps organizations become more competitive by increasing the value of their data and customer relationships. Visit teradata.com for details.

Source:  Teradata

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