When the whole market went to Greece in a handbasket on Thursday, data analytics specialist Teradata
The enthusiasm faded as the day wore on, but Teradata shares stayed much stronger than the overall market. In a nutshell, that's a microcosm of how Teradata treats the market over longer time scales, too.
So how does a boring data storage and analytics company manage to embarrass bigger and better-known peers such as Oracle
It's actually pretty simple. Teradata happens to specialize in big-ticket data handling that can bring even heavy-duty analytics packages to their knees. As the world keeps saturating with real-world information packets that beg to be collected and then scraped down for business advantages, this is where the really big boys go for extra help.
Last winter, for example, the company stole the Wal-Mart
That's how Teradata managed to post 24% higher revenues in the second quarter, compared with the year-ago period. Non-GAAP earnings jumped 30% to $0.60 per share. Over the last two quarters, Teradata has doubled the number of petabyte-sized customer accounts, of which Wal-Mart is reportedly the second largest.
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