SAN RAMON, Calif., Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/
-- WANdisco (LSE: WAND), the LiveData company, today
announced the general availability of LiveData Platform for
Microsoft Azure, an Azure-native service offering for migrating or
replicating your data across disparate analytics systems. The
platform's LiveData Migrator for Azure feature allows
customers to automate the migration of their on-premises data lake
to the cloud without business risk or operational downtime,
accelerating time to value from months or years to days.
"We are determined to close the cloud value gap, and the general
availability of the LiveData Platform for Azure is a
significant milestone in that journey. It's bringing the benefits
of the Azure cloud even closer to enterprises of scale," said
WANdisco CEO and Chairman David
Richards. "With this Azure-native service offering,
customers are getting even greater access to a proven solution for
accelerating cloud transformation without business disruption or
downtime. As more enterprises look to derive value from massive,
distributed datasets, we see a tremendous opportunity to help them
realize the full potential of the cloud."
The LiveData Migrator for Azure feature ensures that customers
can maintain business continuity while data is transmitted
securely, and with the utmost integrity, to Azure Data Lake Storage
(ADLS). With its turnkey deployment and no downtime, customers can
recoup their data and analytics investments sooner while reducing
data engineering and migration costs by orders of magnitude.
"With LiveData Platform for Azure integrated with ADLS Gen2,
customers have an opportunity to leverage a purpose-built solution
for optimizing their migration costs and accelerating their
timelines onto the Azure data platform," said Jurgen
Willis, VP of Product Management, Microsoft Azure
Storage. "With today's general availability announcement, it's
even easier for Azure customers to leverage our analytics offerings
to expand their insights capabilities and get immediate value from
their Hadoop to Azure migration."
"With WANdisco LiveData Migrator for Azure, we were able to
begin migrating our business critical data very quickly,
accelerating our time to value," said Cristian Camilo Garcia Serna, Data Architect,
Tuya, SA. " The efficiency enabled by WANdisco is unmatched.
It's a dramatic step up from manual migration alternatives,
which are more time-consuming and costly."
Further, strategic Azure consulting and system integrators like
Avanade, Infosys, Insight, Neudesic and Wipro, have all developed
offerings leveraging LiveData Migrator for Azure. Today's
announcement will make this feature even more accessible to the
enterprises they serve.
Dael Williamson, Global CTO, Data
Platform at Avanade, said: "The clear winners are Azure customers,
who can now grasp Hadoop data migrations with unprecedented trust,
regardless of the speed of their journey or their migration
strategy. It provides absolute confidence that your data is exactly
the same everywhere, at any given time."
LiveData Platform for Azure is powered by a fully capable ARM
(Azure Resource Manager) resource provider that enables a native
integration with Azure Portal and Azure Command Line Interface
(CLI). Now, customers are able to deploy and manage their data lake
migrations while enjoying the same Azure management experience they
do today. LiveData Migrator for Azure provides the same
pay-as-you-go (PAYGO) consumption modeland charges appear on the
Azure bill they currently receive. The seamless billing model
provides customers a convenient way to track and monitor usage with
no need for new vendor contracts or approvals.
To learn more about LiveData Migrator for Azure, read the
WANdisco is the LiveData company. WANdisco's LiveData Cloud
Services enable enterprises to create an environment where data is
always available, accurate and protected, creating a strong
backbone for their IT infrastructure and a bedrock for running
consistent, accurate machine learning applications. With zero
downtime and zero data loss, WANdisco LiveData Platform keeps
geographically dispersed data at any scale consistent between
on-premises and cloud environments allowing businesses to operate
seamlessly in a hybrid or multi-cloud environment. For more
information on WANdisco, visit www.wandisco.com.
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