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Total bookings to June rose by 73% to US$10.2mln, with Fusion, which allows seamless access to data from anywhere, up 173% to US$7mln

25 July 2017 - Philip Whiterow, Proactive Investors
Press Release

WANdisco (LSE: WAND), a world leader in Active Data Replication™ and Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork, is pleased to announce WANdisco Fusion® ("Fusion"), the Company's patented Big Data and Cloud solution, has adopted the Maximum Availability Architecture ("MAA") by adhering to Oracle's MAA best practices guidelines.Fusion was verified as an enterprise-grade solution able to meet Oracle's MAA best

17 July 2017
Press Release

SAN RAMON, CALIFORNIA - WANdisco (LSE: WAND), the world leader in Active Data Replication™, is pleased to announce several strategic customers have begun beta testing WANdisco Fusion’s new Backup functionality as part of their existing contract with WANdisco. 

WANdisco Fusion for Backup features improved functionality for customers including:

11 July 2017
Press Release

WANdisco (LSE: WAND), the world leader in Active Data Replication™, is pleased to announce it has secured a new contract with a major American healthcare corporation serving 50 million Americans in all 50 states (the "Client") for the deployment of WANdisco Fusion® ("Fusion"), the Company's patented Big Data and Cloud product.

05 July 2017

Provider of so-called ‘active data replication’, WANdisco, announced on Monday that it secured a new contract with a "major" American healthcare corporation serving 50 million Americans in all 50 states, for the deployment of its ‘Fusion’ patented big data and cloud product.

03 July 2017 - Josh White, Digital Look

Wandisco, the Sheffield and California big data specialist, has signed a new debt facility with the Silicon Valley Bank.

The facility replaces an existing HSBC facility that is due to expire on 30 June 2017. The new facility will mature on 1 April 2021.

The facility comprises of up to $5m available as a term debt facility, with an interest-only period to 31 May 2018.

In addition, there will be up to $3m available through a revolving credit facility secured by qualified accounts receivable.

26 June 2017 - Clare Burnett, The Business Desk

Data replicator WANdisco has won a US$2mn contract with a "major American multinational retail corporation," claimed to be "one of the world’s largest retailers".

That sounds like a Walmart/TJX Cos-class organisation. It’s unlikely to be Amazon.

15 June 2017 - Chris Mellor, The Register


15 June 2017 - John Harrington, Proactive Investors

The name of the customer wasn’t revealed, but WANdisco did say that it was a “major American multinational retail corporation”.

AIM-quoted WANdisco said it would receive the full payment up front in 30 days’ time.

14 June 2017 - Tom Howard, Proactive Investors

The company’s founder won a bruising leadership battle last year when WANdisco’s then chairman abruptly fired him after years of losses and share price declines, only for Mr Richards to return with support from big shareholders a week later.

24 April 2017 - James Titcomb, The Daily Telegraph
Press Release

London, UK - WANdisco (LSE: WAND), the market leader in Active Data Replication, is pleased to announce the release of WANdisco Fusion® 2.10. WANdisco Fusion® 2.10 adds support for seamless data replication at petabyte scale from Network File Systems (NFS) for NetApp devices to any mix of on-premises and cloud environments.

28 March 2017

WANdisco, a world leader in active data replication, is hoping to fill the vacancies in the coming months as it responds to the growing demand on its technological capabilities.

The additional posts means the company will expand its workforce at its Belfast office - located at the Gasworks in the south of the city - by 50% this year.

21 March 2017 - Lisa Smyth, Belfast Telegraph

Data for the enterprise is now a currency of its own, yet many companies and institutions are still trying to navigate the moving of large volumes of data from on-premise to the cloud in an effort to capitalize on the value of data stored in many locations.

10 March 2017 - Marlene Den Bleyker, SiliconANGLE

The Sheffield-based firm reported a rise of 4 per cent in revenue to $11.4m in the year ended 31 December 2016. While total bookings for the year increased 72 per cent to $15.5m up from $9m the previous year. 

Big data and cloud bookings rose 184 per cent to $7.1m, up from $2.5m in 2015, and Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) bookings rose 29 per cent to $8.4m.

08 March 2017 - Greg Wright, The Yorkshire Post

“The most important thing is that in 2016 we neutralised costs. In the fourth quarter we reduced cash burn to $200,000 from $6.9 million a year earlier. That surprised virtually everybody in the market,” he says. 

04 March 2017 - Alexandra Frean, The Times
Press Release

SAN RAMON, CA - WANdisco (LSE: WAND), the world leader in Active Data Replication™, is pleased to announce it is supporting a major European project, led by the University of Sheffield, which could make it easier for doctors to spot the early signs of dementia.

02 March 2017

Only three months after an extraordinary boardroom battle, WANdisco, which helps businesses to move data from their old systems to cloud servers, said that bookings had nearly doubled in the fourth quarter, rising from £3.1 million to $6.1 million.

Total bookings for the full year in 2016 rose 72 per cent to $15.5 million. The company cut costs dramatically and ended the year with a $7.6 million cash balance, up from $1.1 million at the end of the first half, thanks also to a $15 million placing announced in June.

17 January 2017 - Alexandra Frean, The Times

The Sheffield-based firm said bookings reached a record level in the last quarter of 2016, rising 97 per cent to £5m. Over the year as a whole, they rose 72 per cent to £13m as partnerships with IBM, Oracle and Amazon contributed to its performance. 

The group’s shares rose 22 per cent to close the day up 50p at 274p. WANdisco said a strong order book and sales pipeline underpin its medium term growth expectations. 

16 January 2017 - Ros Snowdon, The Yorkshire Post

Bookings for the full year were up 72pc to $15.5m (£12.9m) from $9m in 2015, while the company also secured record bookings in the fourth quarter of last year, up 97pc to $6.1m from $3.1m in the same period in 2015.

The results sent the company’s shares soaring to 261p, and bring WANdisco a step closer to posting a profit for the first time since it became a publicly listed company in 2012.

The news also comes just three months after it was plunged into turmoil when chief executive and co-founder David Richards wasforced out of the group after 11 years at the helm.

16 January 2017 - Sam Dean, The Daily Telegraph

Sheffield-based WANdisco is using its expertise to support a European Union (EU) funded initiative which could make it easier for doctors to spot the early signs of dementia, a disease which killed more than 61,000 people in England and Wales last year.

A WANdisco spokesman said: “Dementia develops as a result of the interaction of genetic, non-genetic and environmental factors.

“Large quantities of the behavioural, genetic, environmental and clinical data relating to those factors is already being generated in laboratories all over the world." 

06 January 2017 - Greg Wright, The Yorkshire Post