Sheffield's WANdisco donates Big Data tools to help coronavirus fight

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Sheffield-headquartered WANdisco has released free access to its suite of tools for every team processing big data about the coronavirus.

Founder and chief executive David Richards said: “Academic institutions and companies across the world are racing to create a vaccine and we want to help them. Every minute, new data is being generated about people suffering from this disease.

“Finding reliable correlations in this vast amount of data will point to the solution, save lives and end the lockdown crippling the economy. We believe our data software can speed up this process. It is absolutely the right thing for our company to do.”