Press Release

19 Mar 2013

WANdisco files three new patents with USPTO

Expected to Have Significant Benefits for Apache Hadoop Big Data Users

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 filed three new patents with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) related to distributed computing. Most recently on January 29, 2013, WANdisco was issued patent number 8,364,633 for "Distributed computing systems and system components thereof" for the fundamentals of "active-active replication" over a Wide Area Network ("WAN"), enforceable until July 11, 2028.

WANdisco's three new patent applications represent significant additions to WANdisco's portfolio of distributed computing technology. These three new innovations, developed by a team of five PhD's led by WANdisco's co-founder Dr. Yeturu Aahlad, involve methods, devices and systems that enhance security, reliability, flexibility and efficiency in the field of distributed computing. WANdisco's solutions, particularly with these patent-pending innovations, are expected to have significant benefits for users of WANdisco's new Hadoop Big Data product line.

"Our team continues to break new ground in the field of distributed computing technology," said David Richards, CEO for WANdisco. We are proud to have some of the world's most talented engineers in this field working for us and look forward to the eventual approval of these most recent patent applications. We are particularly excited about their application in our new Big Data product line."

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