WANdisco Teams With Fusion-io to Advance Enterprise Adoption of Apache Hadoop

WANdisco Teams With Fusion-io to Advance Enterprise Adoption of Apache Hadoop 
WANdisco Joins Fusion-io Technology Alliance Program 
SAN RAMON, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/11/13 --   WANdisco (LSE: WAND),
a provider of high-availability software for global enterprises to
meet the challenges of Big Data and distributed software, announced
that it has become a member of the Fusion-io Technology Alliance
Program (TAP). The program focuses on working with leaders in
strategic market segments to deliver proven solutions, access to
resources, and expertise to enhance the value of technology
"The Fusion-io Technology Alliance Program enables us to work with
innovative companies to provide powerful solutions that maximize ROI
for customers by integrating Fusion-io reliability and performance to
the unique value added by our TAP members," said Tyler Smith,
Fusion-io vice president of alliances. "With rapid growth in big data
demands around the world, customers require proven solutions and
expertise that deliver Hadoop availability with no downtime or data
loss. WANdisco is a valuable addition to our Technology Alliance
Program as we work together to fulfill the market demand for
innovative and proven big data solutions." 
By applying WANdisco's patented active-active replication technology
to Hadoop, enterprises can put truly effective business continuity
strategies in place by having globally distributed data synchronized
in real-time. WANdisco's technology is the only solution to provide
100 percent uptime with unbeatable performance and scalability by
providing multiple active NameNodes in a single cluster, and it 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. Adding proven
Fusion-io performance to the WANdisco architecture provides an ideal
solution for rapidly extracting actionable information from Hadoop
while ensuring utmost reliability across big data architectures. 
"The complexity of big data makes it compelling to aggregate the
expertise of leaders in innovation, und
erscoring the value of
partnership programs like the Fusion-io Technology Alliance Program
in developing ideal solutions for enterprise customers," said Mark
Schreiber, vice president of business development for WANdisco.
"WANdisco addresses the crucial non-stop availability and performance
issues related to Hadoop to ensure enterprises can quickly begin to
benefit from their big data. The combination of WANdisco and
Fusion-io is compelling for any enterprise deploying Hadoop." 
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. 
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Samantha Leggat
Tel (925) 396-1194 
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