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Data Lakes, Data Lakehouses, and Everything In-Between

it’s worth taking a minute to better understand what Databrick’s tech really represents. In this post, we’ll take a look at data lakes, data warehouses, and how Databricks’ data lakehouse paradigm proposes to offer the next step in the evolution of cloud data analytics.

Q&A with Peter Scott, CRN Channel Chief for 2021

Peter Scott, WANdisco’s SVP for Business Development, is no stranger to hard work and commitment: before making the leap to the technology world, he put in six years with the British Army, serving as part of the Royal Engineers to provide military engineering and other technical support to the British Armed Forces. Peter joined WANdisco in 2008, coming...

Multi-clouds on the horizon in 2021

2020 was one of the most surprising and challenging years in generations. With the pandemic, protests and social upheaval that it brought on, our models for working and technology have shifted fundamentally. The year rewrote the map entirely from where we thought we were heading in 2019.

With our new partner-first model, we’re offering the easy button to a very large market opportunity

And that’s why WANdisco this month has quite a bit to celebrate — we’ve just become a whole lot stronger. With an emphasis on both scale and strategy, WANdisco is shifting to a partner-first model, a move that will propel global expansion through the quality of our product and the deep power of our new, influential partners.

When Migrating to the Cloud, Don’t Leave Your Security Policies Behind

Organizations are moving more IT resources to hybrid and multi-cloud environments - accelerating automation and digital transformation. In terms of flexibility and speed, there’s simply no competing with the elasticity of the cloud – which is exactly why McAfee found that 97% of organizations already use public or private cloud services, and IDG found t...

Migrating Big Data to the Cloud

Migrating Big Data Moving small amounts of data is simple, but moving large amounts is extremely complex. This nonlinear challenge has held back cloud adoption for big data environments that have grown on-premises. This is the well-known “data gravity” challenge, where it makes more sense to add datasets to where they already reside, because it is easie...

WANdisco LiveData Migrator for Microsoft Azure advances to Public Preview

LiveData Migrator is the first of several WANdisco LiveData Platform for Microsoft Azure service to be made available in public preview, giving Hadoop users a 100% Azure-native experience to deploy, configure and manage WANdisco’s world-class solution for migrating actively used Hadoop data from HDFS to Azure Data Lake Storage Gen 2. By integrating with...

The Data Migration Gap

Cloud Adoption and Data Architecture Modernization Cloud adoption has seen significant increases over the past decade. Much of that growth has been with the adoption of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications. For example, in 2008 only 12% of businesses used cloud-based CRM and today that number is 87%.1 While SaaS applications still account for the m...

The Silver Lining IS the Cloud

Sometimes, an unprecedented event can accelerate a movement, propelling it forward and with greater velocity and purpose. In the case of the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s no question that the events of 2020 will be seen as a turning point in how we work and live. One of them will be in the way we do business moving forward, driving the rapid, highly-accele...

LiveData Migrator now available on UK’s G-Cloud 12 public sector marketplace

With LiveMigrator UK public sector  WANdisco LiveData Migrator is now available on G-Cloud 12, one of the UK’s main marketplaces to help public sector customers find and buy cloud computing services.. By entering the framework, LiveData Migrator will be available to the central government, local councils, NHS Trusts, and other public sector bodies to su...



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