Under the terms of the agreement, Teradata will resell MicroStrategy software and services, making it easier for Teradata customers to take advantage of end-to-end business intelligence (BI) solutions built on the MicroStrategy platform.
"I am excited to learn that two of our valued business intelligence vendors are announcing a new partnership. Both Teradata and MicroStrategy have been integral parts of the BI effort for Ace Hardware Corporation," said Tom Ruvoli, technology business manager, Ace Hardware Corporation. "Utilizing the systems and computer hardware and software provided by both these companies, Ace Hardware has been able to continue our migration to achieve the status as 'the most helpful hardware company on the planet. 'This alliance will only strengthen the product mix that can be offered to customers such as ourselves and help us to reach the desired growth results that we are looking to achieve in the future. Our relationship with these vendors has been strengthened by this alliance and will continue to offer Ace the best in business intelligence tools."
This agreement strengthens the existing marketing and technology relationship between Teradata and MicroStrategy, which includes MicroStrategy's participation in Teradata's beta program over the past 10 years. In addition, the agreement builds on an already significant joint customer base of 175 accounts, approximately a third of which are in the retail industry and running on Teradata's Retail Decisions solution. The rest of the joint customers span a wide range of industries including financial services, communications, manufacturing, transportation and government.
"Teradata's continued goal is to provide our customers with market-leading tools that augment our proven power and world-class scalability," said Scott Collins, vice president of global alliances, Teradata. "We are pleased to continue such a valuable relationship with MicroStrategy, where our joint customers can benefit from its exceptional scalability and Teradata-specific optimizations."
"MicroStrategy's innovative business intelligence technology serves the reporting, analysis and monitoring needs of industry-leading companies worldwide," said Tom Villani, MicroStrategy's vice president of global alliances. "We are pleased to enhance our already strong relationship with Teradata to serve the needs of organizations that require enterprise-grade business intelligence and data warehousing solutions."