Teradata and RainStor partner for big data retention and retrieval; Improving retention and retrieval for compliance data over longer periods. RainStors de-duplication and compression enables a 97% storage reduction as well as providing the ability to query online data using standard SQL and BI tools. The partnership is aimed at reducing the increasing costs associated with storing more and more data over periods of time.
"Our partnership with RainStor's specialized data compression and reduction software helps broaden Teradata's reach to the retention market. This complements the Teradata Purpose-Built Platform Family and back-up, archive and recovery solutions," commented Scott Gnau, chief development officer, Teradata Corporation. "This solution can eliminate the need to store historical data on tape and thereby avoid any business risk of not providing immediate response in compliance situations."