Press Release

06 Aug 2015

WANdisco fusion certified for IBM Big Data platform

WANdisco Fusion delivers always-on availability, performance and scalability for IBM’s enterprise-class Hadoop solutions

 WANdisco (LSE: WAND) a leading provider of continuous-availability software for global enterprises to meet the challenges of Big Data, today announced IBM (NYSE: IBM) certification of WANdisco Fusion on IBM BigInsights® version 4.0 for Apache Hadoop®, IBM’s enterprise solution for managing and analyzing big data. WANdisco Fusion’s patented active-active replication delivers always-on availability, performance and scalability across IBM Open Platform clusters running IBM BigInsights, across any distance. Both WANdisco and IBM are members of the Open Data Platform (ODP) and offer interoperability with big data solutions aligned with the goal of the ODP Core.

“The combination of IBM BigInsights, the IBM Open Platform and WANdisco Fusion present an enterprise solution that enables organizations to meet stringent data availability and compliance requirements for global deployments that drive analytics with Hadoop,” said Phil Francisco, VP Data Infrastructure Offerings, IBM Analytics. “Our combined solution lets you build an effective, fast, and secure Hadoop deployment quickly for businesses to see business value from big data. These resilient systems also support the ODP goals of accelerating of Hadoop adoption across the enterprise.”

“We are pleased to announce WANdisco Fusion’s certification for the latest version of IBM BigInsights,” said David Richards, WANdisco Co-Founder and CEO. “Hadoop is now a critical component of every major organization’s data infrastructure and both IBM and WANdisco are committed to the ODP’s mission of creating a common core for Hadoop that takes the guesswork out of deploying enterprise-class big data applications that perform and scale.”


WANdisco Fusion is available now. Visit to learn more and download a free evaluation.

About IBM Big Data & Analytics

Each day we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data generated by a variety of sources -- from climate information, to posts on social media sites, and from purchase transaction records to healthcare medical images. At IBM we believe that data is emerging as the world’s newest resource for competitive advantage, and analytics is the key to make sense of it. IBM is helping clients harness Big Data & Analytics to provide insights needed to make better decisions, create value, and deliver that value to customers and society. IBM has the world's deepest and broadest portfolio of Big Data & Analytics technologies and solutions, spanning services, software, research and hardware.


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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