Teradata, a big data analytics company, announced today that it has purchased Big Data Partnership, an EMEA-based services provider of big data solutions and training.

Big Data Partnership has deep expertise in disruptive technologies, including Apache Hadoop, and helps its clients discover how to become more data driven and data savvy through data science and the adoption of the latest big data technologies, said Teradata.

Additionally, Big Data Partnership also brings assets and proven experience in applying sophisticated data science, machine learning, and real-time feeds to accelerate advanced decision-making, according to Teradata.

Big Data Partnership will now join Teradata’s Think Big consulting practice, accelerating Think Big’s expansion of open source consulting services internationally. The Big Data Partnership team will be additive to Teradata’s consulting capabilities that provide strategic consulting, platform-neutral options and agile implementation services for big data analytics, Teradata said.

“Big Data Partnership brings exciting new capabilities and broadens our analytic services portfolio, enhancing Think Big’s expertise and giving our customers more choices, outcomes tailored to their goals, and valuable knowledge transfer,” said Rick Farnell, senior vice president, Think Big, a Teradata Company.

“We continue to strengthen our world-class solutions business to help our customers design, build and run analytics, and the Big Data Partnership consultancy fits well with Teradata’s increasingly strong global analytics practice,” he added.