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Teradata Selected by Charter Communications For New Business Intelligence Platform


Selection followed competitive tests using anticipated Charter work scenarios

Atlanta - Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) intends to use the Teradata Data Warehouse Appliance from Teradata Corporation (NYSE: TDC) for engineering, marketing, and business intelligence, Teradata announced today.

The new Teradata Data Warehouse Appliance will enable a new level of reporting and analytic capability. It will improve response time of existing workloads comprised of a high number of complex and tactical queries, and satisfy the need to connect and integrate with both operational and business intelligence applications.

“Teradata plays a critical role in our ongoing efforts to understand our customers and their needs, helping us continue to improve their experience with Charter. In addition, Teradata enables the agility necessary to handle both complex, simultaneous, queries and fast-running tactical queries requiring different service levels and we’re confident that Teradata enables that agility.”
Jim Matthews, Vice President, Enterprise Architecture and Strategy, Charter Communications

“Charter found that when it evaluated data warehouse performance based on its everyday needs, the obvious choice was Teradata. As pay TV becomes fiercely competitive, the top companies are turning to Teradata. With Charter, now six of the top 10 pay TV companies run on Teradata.”
Stephen Butler, Managing Partner, Communications, Media and Entertainment, and Utilities Industries, Teradata Corporation

Relevant Information

Tests utilizing anticipated Charter work scenarios were conducted with Teradata and additional data warehouse data appliance competitors.
The Teradata Data Warehouse Appliance will operate with two Charter software vendors of choice: Informatica for data integration and MicroStrategy for integrated reporting, analysis, and monitoring.
Teradata Viewpoint will provide performance monitoring for fast identification of poor-performing queries.
Teradata Viewpoint provides a suite of web-based applications that can be customized to suit the role of the individual end user based on job functions.
Rewind, an out-of-the-box feature of Teradata Viewpoint, is a cutting-edge tool in the Teradata systems management appliance that gives data base administrators the power to find, investigate and fix issues on the fly.
Six of the country’s 10 largest pay TV companies are Teradata customers.
Charter is a Fortune 500 company with more than five million residential and commercial customers in 25 states, making it fourth-largest cable operator in the United States.

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