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Cloud Architects: The Unsung Heroes of the Cloud

Cloud Architects are the champions of organizational cloud strategy. This article drills into the Cloud Architect role, what she does, what she needs, and what we can do to improve her effectiveness in this challenging and vital role.

WANdisco’s LiveData Partner Network Recognized by CRN

Late last year, while there was still no light at the end of the coronavirus pandemic tunnel, we at WANdisco gathered together (virtually) and found something big to celebrate. We were launching the WANdisco LiveData Partner Network, our next generation partner program and a massive game-changer and innovator for migration of data stores and access to t...

The Great Lift & Shift Myth

As much as we’d like them to, most good things in life happen neither instantaneously nor perfectly. And as with life, there’s just no silver bullet for migration of Hadoop data and applications to cloud environments either. No doubt the “lift and shift” camp will debate this – but it’s true. And luckily there are viable alternatives. In this post, we’l...

Accelerate and simplify migrations to a modern cloud architecture

We are standing at the early stages of the fourth industrial revolution, which is altering the way we live, work, and relate to one another.

AWS’s softening stance on multi cloud

Andy Jassy’s marathon three-hour keynote speech to kickoff AWS Re:Invent, which wrapped up last week, covered many product announcements and if you are so inclined, you can watch the whole presentation. One of the things we found most interesting, however, was what Jassy did not talk about—namely multi cloud. At the end of his keynote, he discussed new...

How a global telecom got on a rocketship to the cloud

The range of companies accelerating their move to the cloud is broad, and the comprehensive list of industries includes everything from airlines to retailers and supermarkets. They are all looking for the same thing—to rapidly gain the benefits of the cloud while minimizing the risks of data migration, especially when petabytes of data are involved. The...

Understanding Value: Moving Hadoop to the Cloud

Understanding Value: Moving Hadoop to the Cloud. Simply moving data from one place to another is fairly straightforward - so at first blush one might assume that simply copying or embarking on a DIY project might be an easy path to achieve the promised land of a Cloud Data Lake. But let’s ask ourselves some questions as we size up this challenge.

A global telecom finds their Eureka! moment with WANdisco

At WANdisco, creating solutions is in our DNA. We also like challenges — the kind that take a little bit of time to solve, and force us to think so far out of the box that we have to push against the proverbial wall to find an answer.

Discover why WANdisco LiveData Platform for Azure is Microsoft’s Preferred Solution for Hadoop to Azure Migration.

Begin migrating your Hadoop-oriented data lake into Azure Data Lake Storage (ADLS) in minutes, not days, with zero business downtime.

Cloud computing for financial service providers: Now the opportunities outweigh the risks

Until recently, regulatory requirements have been the main obstacle. But by this time, however, German financial service providers are increasingly using the opportunities of the cloud in the course of digitization.

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