Press Release

12 Mar 2018

WANdisco gains Co-Sell status through Microsoft One Commercial Partner Program

WANdisco's LiveData Platform Enables Microsoft Azure Customers to Seamlessly Move Data Between On-Premise & Cloud


WANdisco plc (LSE: WAND) the LiveData company, is pleased to announce that it has achieved Co-Sell status through the Microsoft One Commercial Partner Program. The new status was achieved after meeting rigorous criteria to become Co-Sell Ready including integration of WANdisco Fusion® with Microsoft Azure Databox and Azure HD Insights.

As a result, WANdisco can now take the WANdisco Fusion® LiveData Platform to market as a packaged offering with Microsoft Azure. WANdisco's dedicated partner managers will work directly with the Microsoft Field Sales Team on Hybrid Cloud customer opportunities and related account planning activities.

WANdisco Fusion® provides continuous replication of selected data at scale between multiple Big Data and cloud environments. With guaranteed data consistency and continuous availability, Microsoft Azure customers will now have easy access to the cost-saving benefits of WANdisco Fusion's® hybrid architecture for on-demand data analytics and offsite disaster recovery.


David Richards, CEO and Co-Founder of WANdisco said:

"This is another exciting development in our relationship with Microsoft and significantly expands our sales channel opportunities. Our new Co-Sell status is another validation of our go-to-market strategy and helps to ensure the most effective route to market for our technology."


"We are seeing significant demand from customers who want to expand their on premise data lake into Microsoft Azure," said John'JG' Chirapurath, General Manager of Data Platform Marketing, Microsoft Corporation. "WANdisco Fusion ® enables continuous data replication for Microsoft Azure and HDInsight customers who also want to maintain on premise consistency at scale."