SAN DIEGO, Nov. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Teradata (NYSE: TDC), a leading analytics solutions company, has announced that Teradata Everywhere™, introduced in September, is the winner of the 2016 Ventana Research Technology Innovation Award for Information Management. The Ventana awards, presented annually across 30 categories, identify "the technologies with the potential to have the most striking positive impact," according to Ventana.
"Our Data and Analytics in the Cloud Benchmark Research shows that nearly one quarter of organizations have the majority of their data in the cloud already," said David Menninger, SVP and Research Director, Ventana Research. "The research also shows that most organizations have a hybrid environment with on-premises and cloud-based data. Teradata Everywhere enables organizations to leverage a single set of skills by supporting the same technology across a broad variety of deployment options." According to Ventana, the annual awards "recognize pioneering vendors that contribute advancements in technology that drive change and increased value for organizations worldwide." "Teradata is honored to be the winner of Ventana Research's Technology Innovation Award as it recognizes our significant technology advancements that deliver compelling business value to our customers," said Chris Twogood, vice president of product marketing, Teradata. "At a time when competition among information management vendors has risen dramatically, Teradata has remained laser focused on bringing to market the most innovative and economically attractive value propositions to our customers." Teradata Everywhere is an industry first that brings the world's most powerful massively parallel processing (MPP) analytic database to multiple public cloud, managed cloud, and on-premises environments including Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Teradata Managed Cloud, VMware virtualization software, and the Teradata IntelliFlex™ platform. As companies move toward hybrid cloud architectures, Teradata is offering more choices to customers and ensuring database compatibility across deployment modes. Teradata Everywhere delivers the flexibility to implement a hybrid architecture with a common database that enables shifting of workloads between environments as business needs evolve, supporting a company's changing deployment strategy and economic needs. Teradata Unity™ and Teradata QueryGrid™ provide orchestration across the hybrid cloud for a seamless and transparent user experience.