Diverse Network Securely Delivers Bandwidth Intensive Gaming Applications from the United States to the United Kingdom
- Cloud-based gaming provider, OnLive, selects Hibernia Atlantic to support gaming infrastructure
- High capacity connection offers secure, diverse route from U.S. to UK
- Media-rich, bandwidth intensive, interactive gaming experience is ensured with Hibernia’s reliable capacity
SUMMIT, NJ & DUBLIN, IRELAND – November 2, 2011 – Hibernia Atlantic, the only US owned, diverse transatlantic high bandwidth connectivity provider , announces today that OnLive, the pioneer of on-demand, instant-play video games and applications, has selected Hibernia Atlantic’s diverse transatlantic network to securely deliver bandwidth intensive gaming applications from the United States to the United Kingdom.
OnLive, the leader in cloud gaming technology, quickly and seamlessly delivers high-end video games from the cloud to users’ computers and mobile devices, such as PC, Mac®, TV, iPad, and Android tablets. Users all over the world can play single and multiplayer video games, voice chat, spectate other players who are playing on the system; and take, upload and view Brag Clip® videos of game play.
“OnLive operates a cohesive global community that requires reliable, high-performance connectivity between its data centers,” states Darrell Gentry, Director of Systems Planning for OnLive. “We chose Hibernia’s secure transatlantic capacity to support our cloud-based gaming infrastructure due to its cost-effective yet resilient routes. Our clients expect a media-rich experience and with Hibernia’s connectivity we can ensure their interactive experience is top-notch.”
“As a market innovator, Hibernia prides itself on delivering world-class, customized network solutions and service to our growing global client base,” states Eric Gutshall, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Hibernia Atlantic. “OnLive is revolutionizing the video game industry with its cloud-based services, and we are pleased to be an integral part of its network architecture to deliver their robust entertainment applications.”
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About Hibernia Atlantic:
Hibernia Atlantic is the only US-owned, diverse, transatlantic, high bandwidth, connectivity provider. The Company owns a transatlantic submarine cable system and terrestrial fiber network that offers over 120 Points of Presence throughout Canada, the US, UK, and mainland Europe, spanning over 24,000 kilometers. Hibernia’s investors are Columbia Ventures Corporation and Constellation Ventures.
Hibernia provides secure and diverse dedicated Ethernet, DTM and optical-level service including GigE, 10G and LanPhy wavelengths and traditional SONET/SDH services. Hibernia offers wholesale capacity prices, unparalleled support, flexibility and service. Hibernia Express is the lowest latency cable between New York and London offering access to key metro markets and financial exchanges in North America, UK and Europe.
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OnLive is the pioneer of on-demand, instant-play video game services, delivering real-time interactive experiences and rich media through the Internet. With groundbreaking video compression technology, OnLive harnesses cloud computing to provide the power and intelligence needed to instantly deliver the latest, premium game titles to any HDTV via the OnLive® Game System or nearly any PC and Mac® via a small browser download. The OnLive Viewer app is available for the iPad and Android tablets and playable versions will be available soon. The OnLive Service is available in North America and the UK and will be continuing to expand in to Europe and Asia soon. OnLive technology is backed by hundreds of patents and patents pending. The company is headquartered in Palo Alto, California. OnLive investors include Warner Bros., Autodesk, Maverick Capital, AT&T, British Telecommunications (BT), The Belgacom Group, HTC and Juniper Networks. More information is available at www.onlive.com and www.onlive.co.uk.
OnLive and Brag Clip are registered trademarks or trademarks of OnLive, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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Director of Corporate Communications for OnLive, Inc.