Press Release

29 Jan 2018

WANdisco announces new sales partnership with Bytes Technology Group UK

WANdisco Fusion to serve as core component of Bytes' Cloud Solutions Significantly expands WANdisco's sales channel opportunities

 

San Ramon, California - WANdisco (LSE: WAND), the Live Data company, announces today it has secured a sales agreement with Bytes Technology Group UK, a leading provider of software licensing & cloud services and a subsidiary of the $2.75bn Altron Group, to co-sell and re-sell WANdisco's patented Live Data platform, WANdisco Fusion, as its standard cloud migration solution to UK customers.

Bytes is Microsoft's largest partner in the UK and a Cloud Licensing Solutions EMEA Partner, with a market share of 35% for Microsoft Azure in the UK. Bytes is also an Oracle Cloud  Partner and has a strong relationship with Amazon Web Services. With WANdisco Fusion® already f ully integrated with Microsoft Azure Data Box, Microsoft Azure HDInsight and AWS Snowball the synergies of the sales partnership with Bytes are clear. Bytes' customers include leading brands such as Marks & Spencer, BBC, NHS, Clifford Chance, United Utilities and thousands more across the retail, media, finance, manufacturing, legal and the public sectors.

 

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

"We are very excited about our new partnership with Bytes - they hold strong relationships with our existing partners and the contract significantly expands our sales channel opportunities. It is also another proof point of the critical role our Live Data platform, WANdisco Fusion, plays in the cloud and on-premise ecosystem."

 

Neil Murphy, UK Group Managing Director said:

"When considering sales partners for our Cloud Solutions portfolio, WANdisco was the clear choice. With this announcement, we are able to bring the benefits of WANdisco's unique Live Data platform to our customers who need to migrate data to the cloud, and run hybrid environments while ensuring their data is always available, accurate and protected."