Data warehousing pioneer Teradata has posted yet another strong quarter, begging the question (once again) what NCR was thinking when it let go of the company. Mike Koehler, Teradata president and chief executive officer, said in a conference call with Wall Street analysts Thursday morning the company booked the best second …
What WAS NCR thinking?
They sold off every profitable arm they had. NCR paper... Cash Registers... ATMs.... Teradata.... They appear to be a company determined to fail.
It was a good move for Teradata...
...to free themselves from NCR's clutches.
Teradata is no longer tied to NCR's 32-bit MP-RAS OS on which to run the DBMS.
What motivated NCR to sell Teradata is quite another matter.
Not a mention of Exadata II in the article
I guess that means that Oracle's near elimination of the reason for Teradata's existence does not represent a meaningful impact on revenue moving forward?