Teradata opens third global consulting centre in India

by CXOtoday News Desk    Sep 07, 2012

TeradataTeradata has opened its third Global Consulting Centre (GCC) in India to help its customers maximize the business value from data warehousing, big data analytics, and business applications. The demand for the new centre, located in Magarpatta City Special Economic Zone, has been driven by demand from Teradata’s Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) customers.

Tom Crooke, vice president, Teradata, Professional Services, EMEA, said, “We are extremely excited to open our newest consulting centre in India – focused exclusively on serving customers in the data warehousing and analytics market space. Our EMEA customers rely on Teradata consultants to help them meet the challenges associated with building and managing world-class data warehousing and data analytics systems.”

Teradata’s unique value proposition – combining world-class software and services enable Teradata customers to drive faster, better decisions. This expansion further complements Teradata’s two other centres in India, an existing one in Pune, and a centre in Powai, Mumbai, which was built in 2005. Teradata also has centres in China, the Philippines, Pakistan and the Czech Republic that support Teradata’s global operations.

Ruth Rudwick, director, Teradata, EMEA Global Consulting Centres, commented, “Teradata GCC India now has the capability to service customers from across the globe. With the opening of this centre, we have further expanded our portfolio of services, offering customers an optimal project and support infrastructure. Teradata’s choice of location was driven not only by our customers, but also by the success of the existing Pune centre. Pune provides a talented pool of professionals, the presence of educational institutions, and facilities designed for the IT industry.”

Teradata’s GCC centres are dramatically different from other offshore support groups. Teradata centres are staffed by full-time Teradata employees who have full access to the best practices and knowledge repositories of the Teradata support and engineering groups. In addition, Teradata’s GCC employees are focused exclusively on the data warehousing and business intelligence topic areas. The GCC centres allow the customer to select the optimal business and pricing model that blends on-site, offshore, and combined project resources to address their challenges.