Banque Accord Launches Company-Wide Business Intelligence Initiative with a Teradata Active Enterprise Data Warehouse

Teradata Corporation (NYSE: TDC), the world’s largest company solely focused on data warehousing and enterprise analytics , today announced that Banque Accord, a leader in payment solutions and consumer credit, has selected the Teradata Active Enterprise Data Warehouse , a member of the Teradata Purpose-Built Platform Family , to launch its company-wide business intelligence initiative. Teradata Professional Services will assist in technology architecture implementation of the data warehouse.

“After a competitive review of proposals from key data warehousing vendors, we turned to Teradata to provide a single source of data to support strategic and operational decision making,” said Phillippe Eymond, head of Information Management, Banque Accord. “Teradata is the proven leader in enterprise intelligence for global financial services and can respond to our unique needs.”

The competitive review and benchmark included tests of software and hardware scalability, workload management, high query performance, SAS and Informatica integration, and the ease of database administration.

“Data from throughout the bank will be integrated in the active enterprise data warehouse and will provide a global view of banking services, customers and operations for better, faster decision making. In an ultra-competitive environment, Banque Accord knows that leveraging data to gain a clear view of its business is a key differentiator,” said Eric Joulié, vice president Western Europe and president of Teradata France.

The Teradata Active Enterprise Data Warehouse , a member of the Teradata Purpose-Built Platform Family, is a completely integrated solution with optimized system performance. Teradata’s platform family provides a range of data warehouses allowing companies of all sizes and complexity to start small and grow with the proven power and performance of the recognized database leader, at an affordable price. The family is supported by the Teradata Database , providing dependability and high performance while allowing businesses to begin loading data and running queries within hours after delivery.

About Banque Accord

Banque Accord , subsidiary of Auchan Group, specializes in electronic money transfers, management of cash cards and consumer credit. Banque Accord has approximately six million customers in Europe, including three million in France. Transactions made with Banque Accord cards exceed €7.7 billion. The Bank employs 1,700 people in Europe (Lille, Paris, Tours, Warsaw, Lisbon, Madrid, Milan, Dublin, Budapest, and Bucharest), Russia (Moscow and Kiev) and China (Shanghai). To get more information, visit www.banque-accord.com .

About Teradata

Teradata Corporation (NYSE: TDC ) is the world’s largest company solely focused on raising intelligence through data warehousing , data warehouse appliances , consulting service s and enterprise analytics . Teradata is in more than 60 countries and on the web at www.teradata.com