Teradata CEO aims to regain ‘customer focus’ with embrace of cloud and open source

Teradata’s new CEO, Victor Lund, has promised to address customer demand for cloud deployment options and open source analytics tools, with the company “shying away” from adopting new services in the past.

The announcements made at the vendor’s annual EMEA conference today were to that end, with a more flexible data base licensing model to support cloud deployments, as well as an all-SSD version of its IntelliFlex appliance and an entry level engineered system suitable for Hadoop deployments.

Lund was appointed by Teradata’s board in May last year as a replacement for Mike Koehler, and has sought to accelerate the development of cloud-based services.

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