WANdisco Plc LiveData Platform for Azure Public Preview
07 October 2020
7 October 2020
("WANdisco" or the "Company")
LiveData Platform for Azure Public Preview
WANdisco (WAND.L), the LiveData company, announces the Public
Preview availability for its LiveData Platform for Microsoft Azure.
As highlighted at the Company's Interim Results on 17 September,
this is a significant milestone in the roll-out of the Platform as
a native service within the Azure Portal, including the
availability of metered billing for customers.
Open Public Preview is a critical late stage phase of roll-out
across Microsoft Azure ahead of a combined Microsoft and WANdisco
go-to-market launch of the capability.
Metered billing is a key functionality that many customers
require to conclude purchase decisions and remained the last
element of integration to ensure the customer experience was that
of any other comparable native Azure service.
WANdisco's LiveData platform is now fully operational as a
native data lake migration service within the Azure Portal and
available with an easy to use browser-based UI experience and
integrated metered billing. Enterprises can begin transactional
data migration projects within minutes through Azure's Portal with
billing directly feeding into their monthly Azure statement.
In FY21, the Company expects to migrate in excess of 100PB of
data to the Azure cloud (with more than 50 customers signed over
To see further details of the Platform and a demonstration of
the service's simplicity of end user experience, see here .
WANdisco CEO and Chairman David Richards, commented:
"This is a critical moment in a journey that we have embarked on
with Microsoft over years of close partnership and co-development.
Open Public Preview ensures that Azure customers can access and pay
for WANdisco's unique technology through the Azure Portal itself,
with integrated billing making migration as simple as flicking a
switch. This step marks the last piece in the puzzle ahead of
Microsoft and WANdisco's joint go-to-market campaign to launch the
For further information, please contact:
WANdisco plc via FTI Consulting
David Richards, Chief Executive Officer
Erik Miller, Chief Financial Officer
+44 (0)20 3727
FTI Consulting 1137
Matt Dixon / Chris Birt / Kwaku Aning
+44 (0)20 7710
Stifel (Nomad and Sole Broker) 7600
Fred Walsh / Richard Short
WANdisco is the LiveData company. WANdisco solutions 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's products keep 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. WANdisco has over a hundred customers and
significant go-to-market partnerships with Microsoft Azure, Amazon
Web Services, Google Cloud, Oracle, and others as well as OEM
relationships with IBM and Alibaba. For more information on
WANdisco, visit http://www.wandisco.com www.wandisco.com
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October 07, 2020 02:00 ET (06:00 GMT)