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Jul 25, 2017

Big orders a fillip for Big Data group WANdisco

Big data group WANdisco PLC (LON:WAND) sashayed higher on record bookings sparked by a surge in demand for its flagship product Fusion. 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.  That reflected a contract for Fusion worth US$4.1mln and a firs...

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Jul 03, 2017

WANdisco secures contract with major US healthcare corporation

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. The AIM-traded company said the contract was secured directly by WANd...

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Jun 26, 2017

Software business secures Silicon Valley Bank facility

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 per...

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Jun 15, 2017

Blade Runner time: Retail replicant buys into WANdisco’s Fusion product

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. This customer will deploy WANdisco’s "big data" and cloud service, WANdisco Fusion, on a three-and-a-hal...

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Jun 15, 2017

WANdisco gets in good with Oracle

Global collaboration software specialist WANdisco PLC (LON:WAND) said Fusion, its patented Big Data and cloud solution, has adopted software giant Oracle’s maximum availability architecture (MAA). MAA is Oracle’s blueprint for the provision of a high availability service. WANdisco’s Fusion was verified as an enterprise-grade solutio...

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Jun 14, 2017

WANdisco glistens as it bags US$2mln contract with large US retailer

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. Under the terms of the deal, the retailer will deploy WANdisco’s ‘big data’ and cloud service, WANdisco Fusion, on a three-and-a-half ye...

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Apr 24, 2017

WANdisco shares jump on biggest ever contract win

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. In a first-quarter trading update on Monday, WANdisco said it had cut cash burn to zero, a step to...

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Mar 21, 2017

Global software firm dips into Northern Ireland talent pool

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. David Richards...

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Mar 10, 2017

Machine learning is driving demand for data replication

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. “I think longer-term the economic advantage of using cloud environments are undeniable. The ...

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Mar 08, 2017

WANdisco reports rise in revenue

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...

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