Sheffield-based WANdisco secures deal with global giant which employs 240,000 people

WANdisco  has secured a global reseller agreement with a large global systems integrator (GSI) which employs 240,000 people.

The latest deal has been announced to the stock exchange this morning.

The GSI is a leader in digital services and consulting, WANdisco said.

In a statement WANdisco, said: "The customer will have access to WANdisco’s full suite of solutions and use these to build its own data migration practice for moving data at scale into the public cloud.

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"This agreement is significant for WANdisco as the relationship will encompass and target all major public cloud vendors, and a pipeline of opportunities is immediately being explored following successful deployment in a large-scale customer environment.

"Given the scale and reach of the GSI, with 240,000 people in 46 countries, WANdisco sees potential for material upside once the GSI’s data migration practice is complete. The immediate list of opportunities is expected to make a material contribution to revenue over the next 12 months.

WANdisco also announced that Stifel will be its sole broker and NOMAD going forward.

WANdisco CEO and chairman David Richards, commented: “Today’s announcement marks the company’s first agreement with a global systems integrator and our business momentum continues to be encouraging as we see additional growth opportunities working with them in the near-term.

“This agreement is the result of the customer proving that in situations where there is large scale, changing data, WANdisco is the only solution to automate data migration without risk of business downtime or data loss.

"There is a growing need for data consistency and data availability across the business world, and WANdisco’s ability to facilitate petabyte scale cloud migration without business interruption is becoming a key factor for large organisations and their systems integrator partners as they accelerate their journey to the cloud.”

WANdisco has more than 100 customers and significant partnerships with Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, Oracle, and others as well as OEM relationships with IBM and Alibaba.

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