Press Releases

20 JUNE 2013

WANdisco and Dataguise form strategic alliance

Dataguise Certified for Use with WANdisco Apache Hadoop Distribution

WANdisco (LSE: WAND) and Dataguise have partnered to deliver a certified solution to protect data privacy and deliver risk assessment intelligence for enterprises using WANdisco Distro (WDD). With this announcement, DG for Hadoop™ is certified for WDD customers.

WDD is the first 100% open source, commercially supported, fully tested, production-ready version of Apache Hadoop 2.  WDD is based on the most recent stable release, including the latest fixes. All fixes and enhancements are submitted to the Apache Hadoop community by WANdisco’s Hadoop committers, senior developers on staff who have been involved in the Hadoop open source project since its inception and have the authority to make changes to the code base, ensuring rapid delivery of fixes and enhancements.

DG for Hadoop is a comprehensive, flexible and modular solution that delivers enterprise-class protection to sensitive data aggregated in Hadoop installations. Offering actionable intelligence to decision makers about their compliance risk and mitigation policies, DG for Hadoop adapts easily to different deployments and data utilization needs.

“Our customers demand continuous availability to critical data our technology protects. WANdisco brings 100% up-time and availability with their unique, patented technology,” said Manmeet Singh, CEO, Dataguise. “Together, WANdisco and Dataguise can meet the requirements our customers demand in their mission critical Hadoop environments.”

“Data security is a critical requirement in today’s enterprise environment. Big data brings new challenges to security and Dataguise meets those requirements and accelerates the adoption of Hadoop in these environments,” said David Richards, CEO of WANdisco. “Our mutual customers can look forward to meeting data protection challenges as well as overcoming global availability challenges with this partnership.”

Both companies will be at Hadoop Summit in San Jose, California next week.

About Dataguise

Dataguise helps organizations safely leverage their enterprise data with a comprehensive risk-based data protection solution. By automatically locating sensitive data, transparently protecting it with high performance masking, encryption or quarantine, and providing enterprise compliance intelligence to managers, Dataguise improves data risk management and operational efficiencies while reducing regulatory compliance costs. For more information, call 510-824-1036 or visit www.dataguise.com.

Contact:
Dataguise
Erik Jarlstrom
erik@dataguise.com
(510) 896-3754

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.

For additional information, please visit www.wandisco.com.

Contact:
WANdisco plc
Alexandra Gee
VP Marketing & Communications
alexandra.gee@wandisco.com