For Teradata Commodity Offering for Hadoop, Teradata partnered with Dell and Hortonworks to offer a lower-cost, standard hardware configuration optimized for the Hortonworks Data Platform. Teradata says customers can work directly with Dell on purchase and installation, and Teradata will support the Hortonworks Data Platform software and configure the system to integrate with the Teradata Unified Data Architecture.
Finally, for customers who want to source, configure and optimize their own hardware, Teradata is offering Teradata Software Only for Hadoop. Teradata will fully support these customers with its customer service.
As part of the new portfolio, Teradata has expanded its customer services and Teradata Big Data Consulting Services. Teradata serves as the single point of contact for customers for all hardware and software, with the backing of Hortonworks' technical support team and engineering team. Teradata Consulting Services combines and integrates consulting capabilities across the Teradata Integrated Data Warehouse, Teradata Aster Database and Apache Hadoop environments.
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