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August 02, 2012 8:30 am ET
Gregg Swearingen - Former Vice President of Investor Relations
Michael F. Koehler - Chief Executive Officer, President, Director and Member of Executive Committee
Stephen M. Scheppmann - Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Executive Vice President
Kathryn L. Huberty - Morgan Stanley, Research Division
Wamsi Mohan - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division
Jesse Hulsing - Pacific Crest Securities, Inc., Research Division
Raimo Lenschow - Barclays Capital, Research Division
Joseph K. Radigan - KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., Research Division
Edward Parker - Lazard Capital Markets LLC, Research Division
James Derrick Wood - Susquehanna Financial Group, LLLP, Research Division
Aaron Schwartz - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division
Welcome to the Q2 2012 Teradata Earnings Call. My name is Kim, and I will be the operator for today's call. [Operator Instructions] Later, we will conduct a question-and-answer session. Please note that this conference is being recorded.
I will now turn the call over to Mr. Gregg Swearingen. Mr. Swearingen, you may begin.
Good morning, and thanks for joining us for our 2012 second quarter earnings call. Mike Koehler, Teradata's CEO, will begin today by summarizing Teradata's Q2 results. Steve Scheppmann, Teradata's CFO, will then provide more details regarding our financial performance as well as our increased guidance for 2012. Darryl McDonald, Teradata's EVP of Applications, Business Development and CMO, is also in the room.
Our discussion today includes forecast and other information that are considered forward-looking statements. While these statements reflect our current outlook, they are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to vary materially. These risk factors are described in Teradata's 10-K and other filings with the SEC.