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Come by. Away. Walk on. That'll do. Oh, um, we're just rounding up the lambs of storage

El Reg's storage sheepdog has been out on the hill and gathered a flocklet of storage news. Our tenacious collie has found seven new arrivals; one that's been lurking around for five years and another is an existing woolie promoted. But there are impressive rams as well among these two moving lumps of old mutton. Cohesity …
Chris Mellor, 8 Jan 2018
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WANdisco: We need cash-o. About $10m would.. wahey... $22m

Sheffield-based replication supplier WANdisco, which was hoping to raise $10m to grow the company yesterday, has raised $22m from its share sale. Yesterday, the software dev was looking for $10m via a projected equity raise, by selling about 1.045 million existing ordinary shares at the price of 550 pence. Because of demand, …
Chris Mellor, 5 Dec 2017

♫ Storage falling, all around me... Snowflake, Komprise... Paragon ♬

Ho ho ho, blockheads. Winterfest is almost upon us, but you know what is more exciting than four weeks of soulless consumerism? That's right, storage! So here's another roundup of the latest industry titbits. We do spoil you so. IBM It takes a while for AIX and System i to get the newest kit but it has arrived. Big Blue has a …
Chris Mellor, 5 Dec 2017

Backup, flash and replication: Barracuda buys, Toshiba invests, and WANdisco partners

Business – it's all about making bigger pies, either by buying in pie and adding it to your own, building a new pie-making plant, or supplying your filling as part of somebody else's pie. Which brings us to Barracuda, Toshiba and WANdiso plus a few short news bites. Barracuda This protection and security vendor has bought …
Chris Mellor, 14 Nov 2017

Google's eating out of their hand – now CloudEndure 4 want to conquer Europe

Analysis Add WANdisco active file replication to Bridgeworks parallel TCP/IP and Zerto DR and get something like CloudEndure, an Israeli startup with two products – Disaster Recovery and Live Migration. It was founded in 2012 by four entrepreneurs who built and sold a content delivery networking business called Limelight Networks. CEO …
Chris Mellor, 26 Oct 2017
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WANdisco sticks Fusion into Amazon's Snowballs for mega-petabyte data pelt

WANdisco is integrating its Fusion product with Amazon's Snowball product, which moves massive amounts of data to its public cloud. Snowball is the AWS method of transporting large amounts of data to its public cloud; data amounts so large that digital transmission across a wide-area network (WAN) would take weeks or more and …
Chris Mellor, 1 Aug 2017
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Blade Runner time: Retail replicant buys into WANdisco’s Fusion product

Data replicator WANdisco has won a US$2mn contract with a "major American multinational retail corporation," claimed to be "one of the world’s largest retailers". That sounds like a Walmart/TJX Cos-class organisation. It’s unlikely to be Amazon. This customer will deploy WANdisco’s "big data" and cloud service, WANdisco …
Chris Mellor, 15 Jun 2017
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WANdisco stuffs IBM-boosted deal cash wads into its flared trouser pockets

WANdisco's OEM selling deal with IBM has brought home the Big Blue bacon with total bookings up 72 per cent year-on-year to $15.5m. The UK provider of Fusion replication software says it has enjoyed a business and revenue boost since IBM's sales force started selling its product to help enterprise customers send transactional …
Chris Mellor, 17 Jan 2017
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WANdisco scores $1m self-driving car deal under back-from-the-dead CEO

Replication vendor WANDisco has won a million-dollar deal with a car manufacturer, vindicating CEO Dave Richard’s reinstatement. Earlier this year Richards was ousted as CEO in a coup orchestrated by ex-WANdisco chairman Paul Walker. Walker was then ousted himself seven days later, in a fightback by leading investors and Dave …
Chris Mellor, 21 Dec 2016

Will the roulette ball fall for WANdisco's spiel?

Analysis How is replication software supplier WANdisco doing after the chairman fired the CEO and then the fired CEO came back and fired the chairman? WANdisco’s main technology is about replicating active data, such that, as potentially huge populations of large transaction files are migrated to the cloud, transactions can …
Chris Mellor, 3 Nov 2016

It's executive whack-a-mole at Big Data replicator WANdisco

Sacked WANdisco CEO Dave Richards is back in post just seven working days after being ousted; the chairman of the board has now resigned along with another director, and also Erik Miller, the recently-appointed CFO. On September 29 CEO Dave Richards was fired at a breakfast meeting by non-exec chairman Paul Walker at London’s …
Chris Mellor, 7 Oct 2016
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WANdisco boss: 'We're seeing a humongous movement to the cloud'

+Comment WANdisco has active-active replication technology that's been used for disaster recovery and other business continuity-type uses. That's all well and good but not epoch-making or associated with major disruptions ... until now. If what WANdisco CEO and cofounder Dave Richards says is true, the entire on-premises IT …
Chris Mellor, 3 Mar 2016
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WANdisco plunges into the Hadoop foam party, shakes its replication booty

WANdisco is bringing continuous wide-area availability to Hadoop big data users. The joint UK and US-based WANdisco (Wide Area Network DIStributed COmputing) sells software producing active-active data centres at WAN distances, which it says is suited to the Hadoop Big Data world. Its technology uses patented algorithms …
Chris Mellor, 1 Jul 2014

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