Kyndryl and Teradata announce AI and data partnership

Kyndryl and Teradata say their recently-announced partnership will help global customers use AI and data modernisation to transform their businesses.

IT infrastructure services provider Kyndryl and Teradata, a multi-cloud data platform for enterprise analytics, have announced a strategic global partnership aimed to help customers apply artificial intelligence (AI) and data modernisation techniques across their environments to accelerate business outcomes and speed time-to-value. 

In a joint announcement the two companies said they are uniting Kyndryl’s Data and AI services and infrastructure management capabilities with Teradata’s high performance cloud analytics and data platform to help customers modernise and migrate their on-premise data warehouses to the cloud with hyperscaler platforms.

Kyndryl and Teradata will also collaborate to help customers use AI to derive better insights and outcomes from their hybrid and multi-cloud data environments by designing, enabling and supporting enterprise data modernisation solutions.

Partnership to offer ‘best in class’ analytics

“Kyndryl, has a long history of supporting large mission-critical environments for our customers. We are thrilled to partner with Teradata who is a trusted and valued technology partner to many customers, providing a best-in-class analytics and data platform for enterprises across the globe,” said Nicolas Sekkaki, Applications, Data & AI global practice leader for Kyndryl. 

“We look forward to deepening our partnership, so we can deliver greater value and results that help companies transform and compete in their industries and around the world.”

The companies expect to create more value for customers with new capabilities that unite Kyndryl’s services and know-how, including advisory, implementation and managed services, to help enable joint customers to get the greatest value from the Teradata VantageCloud analytics and data platform. 

“This partnership brings together Teradata’s unparalleled analytics capabilities and 40-plus years’ experience in data management with Kyndryl’s ability to bring teams of highly qualified individuals for the design, implementation, deployment, and ongoing operations of a modernised IT environment,” said Lisa Stewart, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Partners and Alliances at Teradata. “This joint expertise will enable our customers to drive more actionable insights and higher value from their data through advanced analytics and AI/ML initiatives.”

Kyndryl and Teradata will also focus on delivering industry-specific analytics services as they address customer data modernisation challenges and needs across key verticals including the manufacturing, communications, financial services, retail and CPG industries. 

The former infrastructure services division of IBM, Kyndryl also announced this week a global strategic partnership with Microsoft, with plans to help enterprise customers make better use of data held on mainframe systems. The company has also announced partnerships with AWS and Google Cloud.

For more information about Kyndryl and Teradata’s strategic partnership, click here.

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