WANdisco and Microsoft Engineer LiveData Cloud Services for Azure to Facilitate Petabyte Scale Cloud Migration without Business Interruption

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WANdisco is the data lake migration leader and first ISV to be natively integrated into Azure

The LiveData Platform seamless experience within Azure helps your customers to migrate data in days vs months or years to exploit the power, capabilities and economics of the Microsoft Azure environment

Customers have a significant opportunity to optimize costs and expand analytics and insights capabilities by moving their on-premise data lakes to the cloud. WANdisco LiveData Migrator and LiveData Plane are the first offerings to provide a fully integrated and turnkey experience for customers migrating Hadoop data into Azure Data Lake Storage seamlessly and without business disruption.

TAD BROCKWAY, Corporate Vice President for Microsoft Azure Storage, Media and Edge

Whether you have already embarked on your digital transformation journey or plan to soon, the use cases around data lake migration usually fall into the following scenarios.

Hadoop Migration

Hadoop Migration

Hybrid Cloud

Hybrid Cloud

Disaster Recovery

Disaster Recovery

Cloud Data Migration:

For enterprises that plan to be fully migrated (lift-and-shift or re-platform) within the next 12-18 months.

Hybrid Data Estate:

Maintaining on-premises assets for as long as necessary, as enterprises maintain critical on-premises applications while expanding their investment in the cloud.


Taking advantage of cloud economics to maintain scheduled backups.

Disaster Recovery:

Enterprises that wish to decommission certain environments that have to be maintained for regulatory purposes can utilize the cloud as the new secure repository.


Enabling Enterprises to access compute and storage in the cloud when required rather than building infrastructure for peak capacity.

Cloud Analytics:

Bring on-premises Hive workloads to Azure HDInsight, which provides a managed, full-spectrum, open-source analytics service in the Azure cloud.

Native Integration with Azure

LiveData Cloud Services for Azure automates deployment and leverages native Azure features such as Role Based Access Control, Active Directory, Azure Policy enforcement and Activity Log integration. With Azure Billing integration, there is no need to add a vendor contract or require additional vendor approvals.

LiveData Platform for Azure

Azure-native service offering available exclusively on Microsoft Azure

The WANdisco LiveData Platform features our patented consensus engine which ensures data consistency, accuracy, and accessibility across all environments — on-premises, hybrid (on-premises and cloud), hybrid cloud, multi-region or multi-cloud. LiveData Platform for Azure represents the foundation and underlying platform for all LiveData services delivery now and in the future with Microsoft.


LiveData Migrator for Azure

Migrate from Hadoop to cloud without disruption or downtime

LiveData Migrator is a safe and reliable, One Pass cloud migration tool, to initiate a transfer of data from one cluster to another. One Pass data migration with guaranteed consistency. Scalable for very large migrations. Zero disruption to operations and designed to maximise target ingest rate.

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LiveData Plane for Azure

Consistent Data Everywhere

Keeping data consistent in a distributed environment is a massive challenge. WANdisco LiveData Plane solves the exponentially growing challenge of keeping unstructured data available across diverse IT environments regardless of geographic location, architecture, or cloud storage provider.

LiveData Cloud Services for Azure
LiveData Cloud Services for Azure

Fully integrates with managed Hadoop environments such as Azure HDInsights

for those customers who intend to have at least some Hadoop assets in Azure for the foreseeable future. With the LiveHive plugin, customers are assured by the fact that their operational metastores are kept in sync during changes within the hybrid data plane.

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