Listed software company and company of Connect Yorkshire EIR David Richards, WANDisco has signed an initial deal worth up to $1m with a major British supermarket, which TheBusinessDesk.com understand is Tesco.
With the completion of the deal, the Sheffield-based firm’s technology will be used on-premise for data consistency and then subsequently for migration to the Azure cloud.
WANdisco CEO and Chairman David Richards, said: “This deal with one of the UK’s largest supermarkets reflects trends across the global retail industry to harness the power of big data and analytics through the cloud. With the backdrop of COVID-19, retailers are fast tracking their cloud journeys as digital and physical commerce become ever more intertwined. Our momentum registering new customers for our embedded product, with eleven signing in the first month of operation, provides further confidence in our partner led strategy.”
Alongside this deal, the business seen strong uptake for the its Azure Cloud product, with 11 companies registered in the first month of public preview, which is in line with the firm’s expectation to sign 50 new customers within the first 12 months of operation.