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Shire Chooses Netezza

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Netezza Corporation (NYSE Arca: NZ), the global leader in data warehouse and analytic appliances, today announced that Shire, a global specialty biopharmaceutical company, has chosen the Netezza Performance Server (NPS®) appliance for its global enterprise data warehouse platform.

Shire has seen rapid growth over the last several years and in turn experienced soaring data volumes, so it needed a data warehouse and analytic solution that could handle these volumes cost-effectively. The company chose Netezza for its scalable, yet simple, approach to data warehousing and its ability to show tremendous performance.

“As data volumes continue to multiply exponentially – and the pharmaceutical industry is no exception – it’s essential for businesses to choose data warehouse technologies that will grow with them,” said Jim Baum, president and COO at Netezza. “Companies that value simplicity, scalability and high performance for their analytics continue to turn to Netezza’s data warehouse appliances as the best option to position them for future growth and success.”

Netezza Corp.