1 APRIL 2016

April Hadoop and Cloud newsletter

News and Analyst Reports

Watch Al Jazeera interview with David Richards, WANdisco CEO

Watch David Richards, CEO and co-founder of WANdisco, discussing the disruption of Cloud, the mobile revolution and the future of the smartphone business. Watch the full video here.

Gartner report | Predicts 2016: cloud computing to drive digital business

As its technologies and processes mature, the cloud is being increasingly relied on as a vehicle for agile, scalable and elastic solutions. To build competitive advantage and cut costs, CIOs and other IT leaders need to constantly adapt their strategies to leverage cloud capabilities. For a limited time, download your free copy here.

Blog | Why CIOs should jump on the cloud

CIOs are increasingly at the heart of conversations about how to drive greater efficiency within business using technology. One of the key functions of a CIO has traditionally been to determine the best way to store massive amounts of data in a safe, easy-to-access, cost-effective manner. For a business not to get left behind there is only one answer to this question – they should move to the cloud. The ramifications of this shift present a great opportunity for a CIO to transform from a keeper of the technology into a true Chief of Information, managing data as a company asset much like the CFO manages the money. Click here to read why you should jump on the cloud.

Webinars and Events

Upcoming webinar | "Bringing Hadoop into the banking mainstream"

When: June 2nd 2016 @ 10AM PT

Global banks have the most rigorous availability, performance and data security standards. Join 451 Research and WANdisco as we explore the cutting-edge techniques leading financial services firms are using to fully operationalize Hadoop to meet these standards and leap ahead of their competition. Register for this webinar and get the free white paper entitled "Bringing Hadoop into the Banking Mainstream" here.

Webinar replay | "Making hybrid cloud a reality"

Solutions for seamlessly moving data between on-premises and cloud environments are virtually non-existent. This webinar explains how to achieve a true hybrid cloud deployment that supports on-demand burst-out processing in which data moves in and out of the cloud as it changes, and enable the cloud to be used for offsite disaster recovery without downtime or data loss. Watch the replay here.

Upcoming event | Strata + Hadoop World in London

Date: June 1st - 3rd 2016

Location: ExCeL Convention Center - One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London, E16 1XL, UK

Register: here

Demo: To see a demo in our private meeting room at the show contact us at +44 114 3039985 or