April 11, 2011 – Teradata Corporation announced two new data warehousing platforms that provide analytics with options to manage storage performance. Teradata Active Enterprise Data Warehouse platforms combine solid state drive and hard disk drive technology with virtual storage that auto-migrates data between drive types.

The Active EDW 6680 has SSD and HDD storage along with Teradata Virtual Storage, which automatically tracks data usage and then migrates it to the appropriate storage type. According to the announcement, the Active EDW 6680 shows up to a 75 percent lower energy cost for the same performance over the previous model along with a 75 percent smaller data center footprint. 6680 has been designed for businesses that need fast performance, according to Teradata’s website.

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