Greenplum Delivers Petabyte-Scale Analytics for EMC CLARiiON® Environments

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Greenplum offer customers an integrated solution for managing large-scale data warehouse and business intelligence environments; Greenplum now part of the EMC Data Warehouse/Business Intelligence/Analytics Competency Center

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We have certified Greenplum Database on EMC's storage solution and have production customers using the combined solution

Greenplum, a leading provider of database software for the next generation of data warehousing and analytics, today announced that Greenplum Database is a part of the EMC® Data Warehouse/Business Intelligence/Analytics Competency Center, strengthening its support for EMC CLARiiON® and EMC Symmetrix® networked storage systems environments. Greenplum plans to engage with EMC in co-engineering to provide optimized storage area network (SAN) solutions that addresses emerging challenges related to data warehouse and business intelligence deployments. Mutual Greenplum and EMC customers include large retail organizations and global telecommunications providers.

"As a software provider, Xtract has been able to more quickly deploy its solutions on pre-integrated Greenplum and EMC products for its strategic customers worldwide," said Mikko-Pekka Bertling, Director of Analytical Services, Xtract. "Greenplum's open systems solutions running on EMC storage allow our customers to take advantage of next-generation data warehousing technology while leveraging their existing investments in EMC storage infrastructure."

"The mission of the EMC Data Warehouse/Business Intelligence Competency Center is to bring the engineering resources and expertise of industry leaders to work one-on-one with customers to help them evaluate, plan and architect a solution that addresses their business challenges," said Chuck Hollis, EMC's Vice President, Global Marketing Chief Technology Officer. "Through our joint collaboration the two companies can offer customers an optimized data warehouse/business intelligence solution that leverages Greenplum Database and EMC networked storage systems."

Greenplum Database's fundamental breakthrough is its ability to store and analyze terabytes to petabytes of data using clusters of commodity servers, storage and networking. Greenplum Database moves processing power as close as possible to the data, so processing always occurs in parallel, delivering unmatched query and load performance. Greenplum Database makes it easy to incrementally add storage capacity and processing power when needed, avoiding costly appliance upgrades. As a software-based solution, Greenplum Database is data center friendly, supporting heterogeneous environments.

"We have certified Greenplum Database on EMC's storage solution and have production customers using the combined solution," said Frank Bien, VP of Business Development of Greenplum. "Our ability to run Greenplum Database on existing SAN infrastructure makes our solution attractive for true enterprise deployments."

About Greenplum:
Greenplum is a data infrastructure company that is reinventing how companies gain insight and competitive advantage from their data. The company's flagship product, Greenplum Database, is built to support the next generation of data warehousing and large-scale analytics processing. Supporting SQL and MapReduce parallel processing, Greenplum Database offers industry-leading performance at a low cost for companies managing terabytes to petabytes of data. Greenplum Database is used by major global organizations including Fox Interactive Media, Nasdaq, NYSE Euronext, Reliance Communications, Skype and LinkedIn. Greenplum partners with Sun Microsystems to power the Sun Data Warehouse Appliance. For more information visit http://www.greenplum.com.

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