WANdisco Joins Hortonworks' Technology Partner Program

WANdisco Joins Hortonworks' Technology Partner Program 
Companies Partner to Accelerate Adoption of Apache Hadoop-Based
Business Solutions 
SAN RAMON, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/30/13 --   WANdisco (LSE: WAND),
a provider of high-availability software for global enterprises to
meet the challenges of Big Data and distributed software development,
announced it has joined the Hortonworks Technology Partner Program to
offer its Big Data products on the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP)
powered by Apache Hadoop. The Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP)
delivers a 100-percent open source, enterprise-class distribution of
Apache Hadoop that is endorsed and adopted by some of the largest
vendors in the IT ecosystem. 
WANdisco's patented active-active replication technology turns
globally distributed servers into complete replicas of each other so
they are always in-sync, providing continuous hot-backup and
automatic failover across every site for non-stop data recovery. By
applying this technology to Big Data with products being announced
this quarter, WANdisco allows enterprises to put truly effective
business continuity strategies into place by having globally
distributed data synchronized in real-time.  
"We are pleased to welcome WANdisco into the Hortonworks Technology
Partner Pro
gram," said Mitch Ferguson, vice president of business
development, Hortonworks. "We look forward to working with WANdisco
to deliver innovative Apache Hadoop-based solutions for the
WANdisco's technology removes the single point of failure inherent in
Hadoop and works over both Wide Area Networks (WANs) spanning
multiple servers thousands of miles apart, as well as over Local Area
Networks (LANs). This provides enterprises with non-stop availability
and addresses planned outages by allowing administrators to take
servers offline for maintenance without interrupting user access.  
"WANdisco is bringing active-active replication technology to
enterprises for high-availability global Hadoop deployments," said
David Richards, WANdisco CEO. "Hortonworks Data Platform customers
will greatly benefit from WANdisco non-stop Big Data solutions
through this partnership." 
About WANdisco
 WANdisco (LSE: WAND) is a provider of
enterprise-ready, non-stop 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. 
All product and company names herein may be trademarks of their
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Samantha Leggat
Tel (925) 396-1194 
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