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Navistar Selects Teradata Data Warehouse Appliance


Teradata technology platform and migration path prove superior choice over Netezza

MIAMISBURG, Ohio — Signaling manufacturing industry acceptance of the new mid-range enterprise data warehouse, Navistar, Inc. (NYSE: NAV) has purchased two Teradata Data Warehouse Appliances. Teradata Corporation (NYSE:TDC) is the world’s largest company solely focused on data warehousing and enterprise analytics. The selection was made following a competitive evaluation of Teradata, Netezza and other data warehouse appliances.

“We evaluated overall capabilities, including ease of use, performance and integration with our existing IT infrastructure, and the new Teradata Data Warehouse Appliance proved to be the right choice for Navistar,” said Navistar Chief Technology Officer Dan Fallon. “The new platform will provide a foundation for some of our most important initiatives, and we expect it to also boost the performance of our existing analytical applications.”

The Teradata Data Warehouse Appliance is gaining strong market acceptance as an easy-to-use, fast and powerful platform at an affordable price. Built for entry-level data warehousing and data mart applications, it delivers from five to 10 times the performance over other appliances at competitive price points

“Navistar took time for a thorough evaluation based on its immediate performance needs and future data warehouse plans, and chose the data warehouse appliance with proven performance and scale. Since the Teradata DW Appliance was introduced, it has been selected over Netezza by numerous customers following competitive evaluation,” said Ephraim Flores, vice president for manufacturing, Teradata Corporation.

Navistar International Corporation manufactures commercial trucks, diesel engines, school buses and vehicle chassis under various brand names. The company is also a provider of truck and diesel engine parts and service. Its products, parts and services are sold through a network of dealers around the world. The company also provides financing for its customers and distributors principally through its wholly owned subsidiary, Navistar Financial Corporation.


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