May 15, 2006
announced at the Electronic Entertainment Expo that its
Enterprise Hosting Services has launched a practice focused on online
gaming. This practice has a dedicated team of labs and operations
engineers partnered with hosting sales specialists devoted specifically
to its online gaming customers, including Sony Online Entertainment LLC
(SOE) and its massively multiplayer online gaming titles, including
EverQuest, EverQuest II and PlanetSide.
Through its portfolio of globally deployed Internet Data Centers
(IDCs), AT&T is able to provide infrastructure to enable online
gaming companies to deliver their game content efficiently through
AT&T's Global IP Backbone -- one of the world's most powerful and
advanced IP backbone networks. Leveraging AT&T's Enterprise Hosting
Services portfolio of services, coupled with the experience of the
online gaming labs and operations engineers, AT&T is able to
deliver management services to online gaming companies.
"AT&T's gaming practice has successfully tailored the way
hosting services operations should function for nonstop online gaming
services," said Adam Joffe, chief technology officer for Sony Online
Entertainment. "Our online gaming titles are some of the most popular,
widely played and demanding applications on the Internet and AT&T
has created a meaningful and valued service offer to help keep our
games running smoothly."
In addition, AT&T has a 24x7 dedicated Gaming Core Team that
provides "white-glove" customer service to its online gaming clients --
a critical component of its online gaming practice. AT&T's Gaming
Core Team acts as a single point of contact and provides near real-time
information, which is vital for the online gaming business; making the
gamer's experience the best it can be.
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