Trapp Technology Eligible to Deliver Full IT Cloud Portfolio to Gaming Industry with Arizona Gaming Vendor Certification

Trapp Technology, a Scottsdale, Arizona-based provider of cloud, Internet, VoIP, and IT managed services, has secured its Arizona state Gaming Vendor Certification and is now able to deliver professional and managed IT services to Tribal organizations categorized under the Arizona gaming industry. Applicants must first receive sponsorship to qualify as a candidate for the Arizona state Gaming Vendor Certification. Determined by the Arizona … [Read more...]

Strategy Analytics Study: Cloud Gaming to Reach Inflection Point in 2015

A large installed base of cloud gaming capable devices, big brand names entering the cloud gaming market, and improving network performance will drive cloud gaming to new heights in 2015, according to the Strategy Analytics report, NVIDIA Goes off the Grid with Cloud Gaming Service. “2014 is proving to be a watershed moment with major players putting their credibility and brand names on the line to make cloud gaming work,” said Michael … [Read more...]

Game Hosting Platform Guild Launch Completes Major Technology Upgrade

Guild Launch, a company delivering website hosting to video game communities and fan sites for over 500 video games, has completed a major technology upgrade to improve performance, increase service and expand its global presence. The technology upgrade of the game hosting platform has resulted in speeds higher than members have ever experienced, according to the company. A new cloud and scalable infrastructure would have resulted in: improved … [Read more...]

Game Servers Provider, Multiplay, Now Supports 500,000 Gamers on SoftLayer’s Cloud Hosting Platform

Multiplay, one of the largest game servers providers in the world, uses SoftLayer’s cloud capabilities to power its games. The company now supports approximately 500,000 gamers on SoftLayer’s IaaS platform, hosting over 60 gaming titles including widely popular games such as Minecraft, Battlefield 4 and Team Fortress 2. SoftLayer’s cloud hosting platform would allow Multiplay to scale easily to meet the corresponding dynamic and extensive … [Read more...]

RapidSwitch Deploys Game Servers, Helps Video Game Icon ‘Athene’ Raise Money for Charity

The world’s best video gamer, Athene,  whose real name is Bachir Boumaaza, turned to Minecraft game server hosting company CreeperHost.net to support his charity Gaming For Good. As a reseller client of RapidSwitch, CreeperHost.net enlisted the help of the Scotland-based hosting provider to deploy a customized game hosting solution. Athene is using Minecraft to help raise more than $6 million for ‘Save The Children’. Players go through his … [Read more...]

UOL BoaCompra Provides Dedicated Servers for Hosting the PlanetSide 2 Game in Brazil

Gamerica, a large Brazilian game publisher, will bring Sony Online Entertainment’s multiplayer online first-person shooter game, PlanetSide2, to Brazil. UOL BoaCompra will provide dedicated servers, local customer support and payment gateways for hosting the game exclusively in Brazil. PlanetSide 2 offers an unparalleled free-to-play gaming experience where players battle in massive environments alongside and against thousands of others … [Read more...]

Digital Realty Introduces European ‘Open Internet Exchange’ Model in US

Digital Realty Trust, Inc., a global provider of data center solutions, has announced the launch of Digital Open Internet Exchange, a first of its kind in North America, open-interconnect and peering environment that aims to accommodate the Internet community's demand for more independent and cost-effective peering options. The initial rollout for the company’s Digital Open Internet Exchange will take place in the New York metro area and … [Read more...]

Game Hosting Platform Guild Launch Acquires WowStead Guild Hosting Service

Guild Launch, a company delivering website hosting to video game communities and fan sites for over 400 video games, has acquired its top competitor WowStead guild game hosting service. With this acquisition Guild Launch strengthens its position as one of the largest guild game hosting services in the world. As part of the Curse Inc. network, WowStead is a large guild hosting service specializing in the World of Warcraft gaming series. The … [Read more...]

TrueAchievements Launches PlayStation Network on Leased Servers RapidSwitch

Bandwidth, a low latency network and bespoke technical support has helped UK-based TrueAchievements become the go-to Xbox community site. Now TrueAchievements has a PlayStation version of the website called TrueTrophies.com in beta. The company will be expanding current RapidSwitch managed hosting infrastructure to cope with its expected popularity. TrueAchievements is a fully-fledged social network for the Xbox gaming community. It provides an … [Read more...]