KARACHI Teradata has announced that nominations for the 10th Annual National IT Excellence Awards are being accepted until January 6th, 2012. The awards programme, sponsored by Teradata, was designed to acknowledge outstanding achievements by individuals in the Pakistan information technology (IT) community. Winners will be recognised at a gala event to be held in March 2012, says a press release. We look forward to recognizing those individuals that have had the greatest impact on the Pakistan IT community we are looking for the best-of- the-best, said Khuram Rahat, M.D. Teradata Pakistan. The program has grown ever since we launched it in 1997, as part of Pakistans Golden Jubilee, which recognize professionals in the IT industry. To maintain neutrality and transparency in the nomination and evaluation process, Teradata has engaged KPMG Taseer Hadi & Co. as an independent auditor to receive and compile nominations received through the web site www.teradata-awards.com. The firm will also work with the judges who are selected based on their expertise and leadership in education, IT, and related fields. Teradata is committed to the Pakistan market and we are excited about the addition of new customers, said Christopher Armitage, area vice president, Teradata. We are optimistic about the future and finding new ways to bring innovative data warehousing and analytic data solutions to our customers.