The reason it’s bought the company is for its Hadoop and big data consulting capabilities, it said in a s statement.
Teradata didn’t say how much it paid for the firm, but said Think Big’s team will stay in place. It will continue to use the Think Big brand.
CEO Mike Koehler said it is Teradata’s third buy in six weeks. All, he said, will help to achieve its goal of being the market leader.
“Think Big’s consulting expertise enhances Teradata’s capability to advise customers on the best way to leverage diverse, open source big data technologies to grow their businesses,” he said.
Think Big, said Teradata have heaps of experience with a number of Hadoop distributions including Hortonworks, Cloudera, and MapR.