Press Release

14 Aug 2013

WANdisco 100% Hadoop Uptime Solution certified by Dell

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 completed integration and interoperability certification of its Apache Hadoop Non-Stop NameNode technology with Dell PowerEdge servers. As a result, customers can now deploy Apache Hadoop in mission-critical environments where processing and access to data requires continuous availability, as opposed to relying on active-passive solutions.

Apache Hadoop has gained popularity and is quickly becoming the standard of choice for storing, processing and analyzing tremendous amounts of structured and unstructured data. Non-Stop NameNode software, based on WANdisco’s patented distributed coordination engine (DConE), provides 100% uptime for Apache Hadoop by eliminating its inherent single point of failure.

“As enterprise organizations migrate Apache Hadoop from pilot projects to business critical environments, the requirement to meet business SLAs is critical to success,” said David Richards, WANdisco CEO. “WANdisco’s Non-Stop NameNode is the only solution available for Apache Hadoop that provides 100% availability to data stored in HDFS during both planned and unplanned NameNode outages.”

Dell hardware and WANdisco software are certified to work together, delivering maximum performance with minimum risk. This certified stack is highly optimized for massively distributed data storage, data processing and business analytics.

Apache Hadoop Non-Stop NameNode technology was certified through Dell’s Technology Partner Program, a program that helps Independent Software Vendors (ISVs), Independent Hardware Vendors (IHVs), and Solution Providers build innovative solutions using Dell platforms. 

About WANdisco

WANdisco is the world leader in Active Data Replication. Its patented WANdisco Fusion technology enables the replication of continuously changing data to the cloud and on-premises data centers with guaranteed consistency, no downtime and no business disruption. It also allows distributed development teams to collaborate as if they are all working in one location. WANdisco has an OEM with IBM as well as partnerships with Amazon Web Services, Cisco, Google Cloud, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Microsoft Azure, and Oracle to resell its patented technology. WANdisco also works directly with Fortune 1000 companies around the world to ensure their data can give them the real insight they need.

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Alexandra Gee
VP Marketing & Communications