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Teradata Global Consulting Center Opens in Dalian


Center will serve customers throughout North Asia

August 16, 2006 - DALIAN, China – Teradata, a division of NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) and the global leader in enterprise data warehousing, announced today the opening of a new Teradata Global Consulting Center (GCC) in Dalian, China.

The Dalian center is located in the Dalian Software Park and will provide multilingual professional services support to Teradata customers throughout North Asia including Japan.

Dalian Mayor Xia Deren, NCR Japan President Hideki Hosoi, Dalian Software Park President Gao Wei and Teradata Global Professional Services Vice President David Klumb were among those in attendance during the opening ceremony.

“This opening of the Teradata Global Consulting Center supports an important strategy for Dalian; helping our city to reach its goal of becoming a global hub for international companies as well as Chinese companies,” said Xia. “We are delighted to welcome Teradata to Dalian.”

According to Hosoi, “The center is a critical component of the planned growth of Teradata’s global Professional Services consulting. The Global Consulting Center team in China will be an extension of Teradata Professional Services, the world’s leading data warehouse consultancy.”

The center’s staff will specialize in data warehousing and business-intelligence software, and will offer superior capability in end-to-end enterprise data warehouse implementation. The center will serve customers throughout North Asia and complements other consulting centers recently opened in India and Pakistan.

“We are currently seeking Japanese-speaking Chinese professionals to add to our staff in Dalian,” said Klumb. “They will join Teradata GCC employees with real-world experience in data warehousing projects in more than 15 countries. Teradata GCC professionals are fully equipped with all Teradata tools, technologies and patent-pending data warehouse methodology, and are supported by state-of-the-art facilities. Their global experience spans all key industries in order to deliver value to our customers.”

Teradata is opening these centers to respond to emerging trends in the global marketplace. In today’s business environment, data warehousing and business-intelligence systems are increasingly becoming mission critical to an organization’s success as well as creating a new competitive advantage. A large number of organizations across the world rely on Teradata data warehouses to help them make better, faster decisions to drive growth and profitability.

About Teradata Division

Teradata (, a division of NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), is the global technology leader in enterprise data warehousing, analytic applications and data warehousing services. Organizations around the world rely on the power of Teradata’s award-winning solutions to get a single, integrated view of their business to enhance decision-making, customer relationships and profitability.

About NCR Corporation

NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is a leading global technology company helping businesses build stronger relationships with their customers. NCR’s Teradata® data warehouses, ATMs, retail systems, self-service solutions and IT services provide Relationship Technology™ that maximizes the value of customer interactions and helps organizations create a stronger competitive position. Based in Dayton, Ohio, NCR ( employs approximately 29,300 people worldwide.

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