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The company, which has headquarters in California and Sheffield, today named Erik Miller as its chief financial officer and said he will join its board with immediate effect.

Miller, who has previously been finance chief of Nasdaq-listed Envivio and satnav firm SigNav, will be based at Wandisco's California office.

"Erik has strong and successful experience with companies at Wandisco's stage and size," said Wandisco chairman Paul Walker.

28 September 2016 - Emma Haslett, City A.M.


28 September 2016 - Nelson Williams, SiliconANGLE


The hybrid cloud model continues to win over IT professionals and analysts in enterprise. Yes, the cloud is cheap and convenient, but there is something to be said for keeping some workloads on premise — data security is one benefit; regulatory compliance is another. So the hybrid model simply offers the best of both worlds, right? Well, there is another less talked-about reason for the ubiquity of hybrid.

28 September 2016 - R. Danes, SiliconANGLE

The initiative created to standardise Apache Hadoop applications has netted a handful of large enterprise vendors that have committed to its interoperability programme.

The Open Data Platform initiative (ODPi) has announced that DataTorrent, IBM, Pivotal, SAS, Syncsort, WanDisco and Xavient have committed themselves to only providing applications and platforms which are interoperable with each other.

27 September 2016 - Alexander J Martin, The Register
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Leading industry companies first to comply with big data industry standard; ODPi Runtime Specification 2.0 released with Apache Hive and HCFS

Leading industry companies first to comply with big data industry standard; ODPi Runtime Specification 2.0 released with Apache Hive and HCFS

26 September 2016
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SAN RAMON, CA – August 11, 2016 —WANdisco (LSE: WAND), the market leader in Active Data Replication™ enabling global enterprises to meet today’s data challenges of secure storage, scalability and availability both on-premises and in the cloud, today announced the release of WANdisco Fusion™ 2.9.

11 August 2016

Sheffield-based WANdisco said big data sales bookings were up 88 percent in the six months ended June 30, compared to the first half of 2015.

Losses after tax narrowed to £4m from £13.3m, while overall sales bookings were up 36 per cent at £4.4m.

The big data provider signed a major partnership with IBM, which will see 5,000 sales representatives selling the company’s technology.

03 August 2016 - Ismail Mulla, The Yorkshire Post
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New Context’s Lean Security methodology will leverage WANdisco Fusion’s patented active-transactional replication technology for secure, continuous data access

New Context, a product development studio that automates the orchestration, governance and protection of critical infrastructure, today announced its partnership with WANdisco (LSE: WAND) - the market leader in Active Data Replication that enables global enterprises to meet today’s data challenges of s

27 July 2016
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Qubole, the big data-as-a-service company, today announced the launch of its Cloudera Migration Program to assist enterprises in expanding their use of big data by leveraging the advantages of the cloud.

11 July 2016

IBM is now OEM'ing WANdisco's Fusion replication technology to provide continuous availability, streaming backup, uninterrupted migration, hybrid cloud and burst-to-cloud and data consistency across clusters any distance apart. The software features active data replication. It's a great win for UK-based WANdisco, which launched a $15m cash call last week.

28 June 2016 - Chris Mellor, The Register

David Richards, CEO and Co-Founder of WANdisco, talks about the mobile revolution and the future of the smartphone business on Al Jazeera's segment entitled, "Crude power: The Oil Game Uncovered".

31 May 2016 - David Richards,

WANdisco, whose technology replicates data, has joined forces with Bridgeworks to speed replicated data on its way to the cloud.

31 May 2016 - Chris Mellor, The Register

WANdisco and Bridgeworks have announced a new partnership, with WANdisco Fusion’s patented cloud transactional data technology will feature Bridgeworks PORTrockIT software.

David Richards, WANdisco CEO and co-founder, said: “WANdisco’s continuous availability and guaranteed data consistency can now be deployed with software from Bridgeworks that virtually removes the effects of network latency, making it possible for on-premises and cloud environments to operate as one.”

25 May 2016 - Cloud Tech, Cloud Tech News
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WANdisco Announces Partnership with Bridgeworks For Faster Cloud Migration

WANdisco (LSE: WAND) - the leading provider of software that enables global enterprises to meet today’s data challenges of secure storage, scalability and availability - today announced a new partnership with WAN acceleration vendor Bridgeworks, recognized as a Gartner Cool Vendor in Enterprise Networking for 2016.

19 May 2016
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WANdisco Unveils Results from Competitive Evaluation with Cloudera BDR

SAN RAMON, CA – May 12, 2016 – WANdisco (LSE: WAND) the leading provider of software enabling global enterprises to meet today’s data challenges of secure storage, scalability and availability, today announced the results of a recent competitive evaluation of WANdisco Fusion against Cloudera BDR (Backup and Disaster Recovery), covering both functionality and performance, undertaken by third party enterprise software testing firm Appvance.

12 May 2016

Many companies want to move their processing into the cloud, but one of the biggest headaches can be getting hoards of data out of their own systems first.

For companies with vast amounts of rapidly shifting, transactional data -- like customer orders -- it is hard to move from one system to another without a significant interruption to service, a problem which UK company WANdisco says its technology can help solve.

"The cloud is now fully arrived and it is disrupting virtually everything," said WANdisco CEO and co-founder David Richards.

04 May 2016 - Steve Ranger, ZDNet

It will be sold as a standard IBM-branded component of IBM storage and analytics products, covering Hadoop or non-Hadoop, and on-premises or cloud environments. IBM will have access to the Fusion Software Development Kit enabling IBM self-sufficiency in extending the use of Fusion. This agreement represents a substantial increase in WANdisco’s addressable market and a significant extension of its channel strategy. WANdisco will receive a royalty on the Fusion component of IBM sales, which is expected to flow during the second half of 2016.

29 April 2016 - Chris Mellor, The Register

Google is known in almost every country as the world’s dominant search engine, Amazon as the world’s biggest online retailer, and Microsoft as the computer software powerhouse behind Windows.

But the three companies are also locked in a battle to define the next revolution in computing, a gold rush that could become even more lucrative than the hundred-billion dollar operations they run today: the cloud.

26 March 2016 - James Titcomb, The Daily Telegraph

WANdisco has active-active replication technology that's been used for disaster recovery and other business continuity-type uses. That's all well and good but not epoch-making or associated with major disruptions ... until now.

03 March 2016 - Chris Mellor, The Register
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WANdisco Fusion Active Migrator and Hybrid Cloud solutions for Google Cloud Dataproc enable seamless active data migration and burst to cloud at petabyte scale without downtime or disruption.

WANdisco, (LSE: WAND), the leading provider of enterprise-ready software solutions that enable global enterprises to meet today’s data challenges of secure storage, availability and scalability, announced today a new data migration solution, WANdisco’s Active Migrator for