Netezza Conference

It’s next week are you going?  I hear there will be some good stuff going on.  Some teasers I heard about…

  • Over 250 customers and partners
  • Customer Base growth
    • existing customer base as well as
    • significant new customer additionsGovernment penetration and momentum
  • New resellers and Solution Integrator Partnerships (hey I think we are one of those)
  • Customers galore.  They have Bank of America, Nationwide, AC Nielsen, Orange UK, Epsilon, Ross Stores, The Carphone Warehouse, Ryder Systems, and Dept of Veterans Affairs and the list goes on.

So maybe we will see you there, not sure if I am going yet, but if I do… oh the customer conversations and blog posts it will make…

In the meantime click below to read a release on there momentum…


Data Warehouse Appliance Leader Adds 19 New Customers in
the First Half of 2006 to Growing List of Global, Brand-Name Companies




September 12, 2006
– Netezza
Corporation, the global data warehouse appliance market leader, today announced
significant customer growth and expansion into new markets with the Netezza
Performance Server
® (NPS®) family of data warehouse appliances.
In the first half of 2006, Netezza added 19 new customers – more than double the
number of new customer wins in the first half of 2005. In addition, 16 existing
customers expanded their Netezza deployments in the first half of 2006, a
testament to the proven track record and customer success of Netezza’s worldwide
customer base.


Data-intensive companies continue to
select Netezza’s high-performance, low-cost data warehouse appliances to power
analyses on terabytes of detailed data and transform the way they do business.
New companies signing on with Netezza in the first half of 2006 include
CompuCredit Corporation, Global Red, Michaels Stores, Inc., MOS Food Services,
Inc. and Orange Home (formerly Wanadoo). Companies who have purchased additional
systems include Catalina, CNET and Epsilon.


The power and simplicity of the
Netezza data warehouse appliance also continues to resonate in new markets and
geographies with three new U.S. Federal customers signed in the first half of
2006 and five new customers in




"Based on our own market research
and Netezza’s continued success, the adoption of data warehouse and business
intelligence appliances is not just a passing trend," said Dan Vesset, research
manager, Analytics and Data Warehousing, IDC. "Netezza is the pioneer and
continues to be the current leader in the market for data warehouse appliances
and, according to our studies, the market’s awareness of Netezza is


"Our customers are
market-leading, innovative organizations that rely on Business Intelligence to
drive their businesses," said


, CEO and co-founder of Netezza. "Our increasing global
momentum and expanding footprint within existing customer data centers reflect
the powerful business value delivered by the NPS family of appliances, and the
high level of customer satisfaction with Netezza overall."


Netezza, which doubled its customer base in 2005, has received a
landslide of industry, analyst, media and customer praise. IDC has called
Netezza’s data warehouse appliance approach "revolutionary" and recently stated
that "business analytics appliances are here to stay."
[1] InformationWeek, Computerworld,
, DM Review and others
have awarded Netezza and its management team accolades for vision and


Customers who have
recognized the benefits of Netezza’s approach include Ahold,,
Cingular Wireless, CNET Networks, Debenhams, Epsilon, Orange UK, Premier, Inc.,
Ryder Systems, Inc.,
 Shoppers Drug
Mart Corporation, The Carphone Warehouse and The TJX

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