Reducing The Footprint Of Our Virtual Sports Streaming Platform

…and improving on HLS latency and our ability to scale in the process Background For over a decade we have been operating a suite of virtual sports games on our website with the ability to watch the event via a video stream. These streams have always been encoded and packaged for distribution to the client player by systems and appliances ran ‘on premise’ within bet365’s data centres. Throughout this time the products and solutions in place have evolved in accordance with the technologies behind live and on-demand streaming across the internet and the client players within the browser (we have…

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We chose the Cisco Nexus switch to act as our core networking foundation. The solution includes the full family of Nexus 2000, 5000 and 7000 series switches, providing an end-to-end network fabric with increased traffic-handling and business continuity capabilities. This helps drive business growth and improve customer service. bet365 Cisco Nexus Case Study

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bet365 selects Geo Networks to deliver national optical fibre network

Geo Networks Limited (Geo), a provider of dedicated fibre networks, has announced that it will deploy and manage a dedicated fibre network for global eGaming company bet365. The 10 year deal, which will see Geo take its first steps into the gaming sector, will enable bet365 to respond to increased network demands with a scalable, reliable and future-proofed solution. Dedicated fibre will result in improved latency and enable bet365 to continue to deliver a superior end-user experience, even during periods of rapid growth. The Geo-managed network, worth in excess of £3m, will be deployed between bet365’s key UK data centres…

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