WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixteen Teradata EPIC Awards winners were named in an awards ceremony held last night at PARTNERS, the Teradata User Group Conference and Expo, to honor global customers and partners. Winners and finalists were recognized by Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the analytic data solutions company, for outstanding achievement in the use of data analytics to create business value. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120412/CL86658LOGO ) "This year, we've reached a milestone. This is our fifth anniversary – five years of recognizing our customers and partners for leadership, innovation and excellence in analytics and business intelligence. We have entries from all parts of Teradata – from Aprimo, from Teradata Aster, from our Claraview division, from all three of our regions, from 10 global industries," said Darryl McDonald, executive vice president, Applications, Business Development and chief marketing officer, Teradata. The awards program recognized Teradata customers for their extraordinary innovation in use of data analytics to create competitive advantage, and Independent Software Vendors and Systems Integrators who have made outstanding business and technology contributions to Teradata and its customers. By category, the winners are as follows. Teradata Customers Category: Analytical ExcellenceWinner: McCain Foods Limited Project: Operational Equipment Efficiency Category: Customer Insights & EngagementWinner: Telenor Pakistan Project: Customer Intelligence: Beyond the Data Warehouse to Advanced Analytics Category: Integrated Marketing ManagementWinner: United Rentals Project: Customer Retention Campaign Category: Integrated View of the BusinessWinner: KPN N.V. and Cognizant Technology Solutions Project: KPN BI Bright Category: Operational ExcellenceWinner: Industrial and Commercial Bank of ChinaProject: Enterprise Business Analytics Optimization Project Category: Resource Optimization and Sustainable Business PracticesWinner: GE Healthcare Project: Efficient and Reliable Enterprise Data Backup and Recovery Category: Transparency, Compliance & Risk ManagementWinner: USDA Risk Management Agency and Center for Agribusiness Excellence, Tarleton State University, Texas A&M University System Project: Mandated Data Warehouse and Data Mining Category: On the EdgeWinner: HealthTrust Purchasing Group and HCA Information Technology and Services Project: Pharmacy Spend Diagnostics Independent Software VendorPartner AwardsCategory: Collaborative Revenue Contribution The Collaborative Revenue Contribution award recognizes the ISV who worked with Teradata to influence the largest year-over-year revenue growth for Teradata technology and services.