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Teradata and SAP Join Forces

NEWS RELEASE

For Release 27 January 2004

Teradata and SAP Join Forces to
Deliver Strategic Enterprise Analytical Solutions

New alliance to target multiple industries with high data-volume requirements

NEW ZEALAND, Auckland – Teradata, a division of NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), and SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced a technology partnership agreement to deliver analytical solutions to targeted industries with high data-volume requirements, including telecommunications, financial services, pharmaceuticals and aerospace and defense.

Companies in these high data-volume industries will be able to easily integrate enterprise analytical solutions with their SAP® solutions, resulting in faster time-to-market, lower total cost of ownership and improved business efficiencies.

The relationship will provide customers with a single, integrated view of their business by delivering industry-specific analytical solutions that are highly scalable and offer a rapid return on investment. As part of the agreement, Teradata also becomes an SAP Global Technology Partner.

“We believe that strategic relationships between enterprise resource planning vendors (e.g., SAP) and enterprise data warehouse vendors (e.g., Teradata) can be quite valuable to their joint customers,” said Barry Wilderman, senior vice president, Technology Research Services of the META Group.

“As each vendor is likely to provide enterprise data stores as well as business intelligence tools, any initiative that allows natural joins across the data, using the customer’s analytic tools of choice, will enhance corporate decision-making.”

“The enterprise analytics market is significant for SAP, and our relationship with Teradata will enhance our position in this market by providing customers with scalable and closely integrated, industry-focused analytical solutions that deliver superior business functionality, performance and economic value,” said Bill McDermott, chief executive officer and president, SAP America, Inc.

“This relationship is important for SAP because it provides us with a platform that has exceptional price-performance value and will satisfy our customers’ growing data-volume needs as well as analytic complexity across targeted industries.”

Teradata will be combining the best of its analytic applications portfolio and platform with SAP’s deep industry knowledge and leading business software solutions, powered by SAP NetWeaver™, the open integration and application platform designed to drive lower total cost of ownership across heterogeneous information technology landscapes.

Through tightly integrated interoperability between Teradata’s enterprise data warehouse products and SAP NetWeaver, joint customers will have access to Teradata’s scalable enterprise analytic capabilities fully integrated with SAP NetWeaver. Customers can enjoy Teradata’s analytic capabilities combined with the industry-leading business intelligence capabilities of SAP NetWeaver.
“Teradata sees this partnership as a way to link our enterprise analytics expertise, applications and capabilities with SAP’s worldwide leading business solutions,” said

Julian Beavis, Teradata Vice President, India, SE Asia, New Zealand and Australia. “This agreement will result in improved integration that mutual customers have been requesting, allowing them to make better decisions from an integrated view of customers and operations.”

Both companies are also contributing engineering and technical resources and assets, as well as consulting capabilities.

About SAP

SAP is the world’s leading provider of business software solutions. SAP® solutions are designed to meet the demands of companies of all sizes – from small and midsize businesses to global enterprises. Powered by the SAP NetWeaver™ open integration and application platform to reduce complexity and total cost of ownership and empower business change and innovation, mySAP™ Business Suite solutions are helping enterprises around the world improve customer relationships, enhance partner collaboration and create efficiencies across their supply chains and business operations. The unique core processes of various industries, from aerospace to utilities, are supported by SAP’s industry-specific solution portfolios. Today, more than 21,600 customers in over 120 countries run more than 69,700 installations of SAP® software. With subsidiaries in more than 50 countries, the company is listed on several exchanges, including the Frankfurt stock exchange and NYSE under the symbol “SAP.” (Additional information at )

For customers interested in learning more about SAP products:
Global Customer Center: +49-180-534-34-24
United States Only: 1 (800) 872-1SAP (1-800-872-1727)

About Teradata Division

Teradata, a division of NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), is the global leader in enterprise data warehousing and enterprise analytic technologies and services. For more information, visit www.teradata.com.

About NCR Corporation

NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is a leading global technology company helping businesses build stronger relationships with their customers. NCR’s ATMs, retail systems, Teradata® data warehouses and IT services provide Relationship Technology™ solutions that maximize the value of customer interactions. NCR (www.ncr.com) is based in Dayton, Ohio.

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Any statements contained in this document that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements as defined in the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Words such as “anticipate,” “believe,” “estimate,” “expect,” “forecast,” “intend,” “may,” “plan,” “project,” “predict,” “should” and “will” and similar expressions as they relate to SAP are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. SAP undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements are subject to various
risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from expectations. The factors that could affect SAP’s future financial results are discussed more fully in SAP’s filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), including SAP’s Annual Report on Form 20-F for 2002 filed with the SEC on March 21, 2003. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of their dates.
SAP, mySAP, xApps, xApp, SAP NetWeaver and other SAP products and services mentioned herein as well as their respective logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of SAP AG in Germany and in several other countries all over the world. All other product and service names mentioned are the trademarks of their respective companies.
NCR and Teradata are trademarks or registered trademarks of NCR Corporation in the United States and other countries.

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