Teradata Announces for VantageCloud Lake to Democratize Cloud Analytics

Teradata is introducing, a new generative AI capability for VantageCloud Lake designed to allow anyone with approved access to ask questions of their company’s data and receive instant responses from VantageCloud Lake.  

By reducing the need for complex coding and querying, can dramatically increase productivity, speed, and efficiency for technical users and expands analytic use to non-technical roles, who can now also use Teradata’s powerful, cloud-native platform to sift through mountains of data and draw insights, according to the company.

Generative AI tools are only as useful as an enterprise’s underlying analytic capabilities and quality of the data sets. The harmonized data approach and rich in-database analytics that Teradata provides in VantageCloud Lake is designed to ensure that delivers accurate and comprehensive results, enabling trusted cloud analytics for more confident decision-making at every level, according to the company.

“Teradata for VantageCloud Lake enables enterprises to quickly get to the value of their data, wherever it is, and democratizes AI and ML” said Hillary Ashton, Teradata’s chief product officer. “Teradata was recently called out by Forrester for its strong vision and strategy that includes AI/ML at scale and now Teradata takes this even further with a dramatic improvement in productivity and ease of use. Enterprises choose Teradata’s open and connected platform which empowers AI and ML at massive scale, harmonizes data, and delivers a price-per-query advantage.”

VantageCloud Lake’s generative AI capabilities in enable employees with approved access, from any function and at any level, to analyze and visualize data, analyze metadata, map tables for joining, generate code, and more.

Even technical experts will experience benefits: system administrators can save time and increase productivity by simply asking questions, and data scientists may see accelerated development and productivity by eliminating the need to manually write code. For every scenario and role, Teradata’s strong governance capabilities are designed to ensure appropriate access and security, according to the company.

Teradata is currently available for select VantageCloud Lake on Azure customers. Expanded access, via private preview, to VantageCloud Lake on AWS is forthcoming and general availability for all VantageCloud Lake customers is expected in the first half of 2024.

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