WANdisco Announces Issuance of Patent for Distributed Computing Systems Covering Active-Active Data Replication Over a WAN

WANdisco Announces Issuance of Patent for Distributed Computing Systems 
Covering Active-Active Data Replication Over a WAN 
SAN RAMON, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/29/13 --  WANdisco (LSE: WAND), a
provider of high-availability software for global enterprises to meet
the challenges of Big Data and distributed software development,
announced that U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) patent number
8,364,633 will issue today, January 29, 2013.  
The patent, entitled "Distributed computing systems and system
components thereof," claims the fundamentals of active-active
replication over a Wide Area Network ("WAN"). The patented technology
is incorporated in WANdisco's product range, including Subversion
MultiSite, which is used by leading companies such as HP, Intel,
Barclays, McAfee, Honda and Wal-Mart for globally distributed
software development, and will be incorporated into the company's
upcoming Big Data products. Wikibon forecasts the Big Data market to
grow at a CAGR of 58% between now and 2017 or from $5 billion to over
$50 billion. 
"This patent, combined with our recent AltoStor acquisition,
highlights WANdisco's unique ability to meet the non-stop
availability, scalability and performance needs of enterprises," said
David Richards, CEO of WANdisco. "Our patented active-active
replication technology is an outstanding differentiator in the
software development market, something no other company can achieve
over the Wide Area Network. We're excited to port this patented
technology to Big Data and have already received very positive
feedback. I'm proud of the innovative team we have at WANdisco and
look forward to exciting days ahead." 
The underlying patent application was allowed by the USPTO in
November 2012, after a thorough substantive examination. In
accordance with standard Patent Office procedures, following the
timely payment of the Issue Fee, the application was assigned US
patent number 8,364,633 and scheduled for issuance and publication on
January 29, 2013. This patent will be enforceable for a period of 20
years from filing, plus 912 days (an adjustment period attributed to
a delay incurred by the USPTO and added to the patent enforceability
term). Therefore, the patent will be enforceable until July 11, 2028. 
About WANdisco
 WANdisco (LSE: WAND) is a provider of
enterprise-ready, high-availability software solutions that enable
globally distributed organizations to meet today's data challenges of
secure storage, scalability and availability. WANdisco's products are
differentiated by the company's patented, active-active data
replication technology, serving crucial high availability (HA)
requirements, including Hadoop Big Data and Application Lifecycle
Management (ALM). Fortune Global 1000 companies including AT&T,
Motorola, Intel and Halliburton rely on WANdisco for performance,
reliability, security and availability. For additional information,
please visit www.wandisco.com. 
Samantha Leggat
(925) 396-1194 
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