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RIAK Workshop Summary

Between 12th and 13th of October bet365 hosted the first post-Basho RIAK developer workshop. Over the two days, the international RIAK community came together at bet365 House to discuss, the current situation, ongoing development work, and to shape the initial development roadmap. What follows is a brief summary of the two days and the outcomes. Martin Davies, Hillside Technology Limited’s CEO, opened the workshop, discussing bet365′s RIAK involvement and history. Martin explained how RIAK has shaped the development of the bet365 platform over recent years. Martin also discussed the reasoning behind bet365′s purchase of the RIAK IPR from Basho’s receiver….

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bet365 and RIAK @ London Riak Meetup

Andrew Deane, Systems Development Manager at bet365, recently spoke at the London Riak Meetup to discuss bet365’s acquisition and its consequences for the product. Andrew gave an overview of the historical relationship between bet365 and Basho, how bet365 came to acquire Basho’s assets, and announced the roadmap workshops to be hosted at bet365 house. View the Slides from the presentation here. Check out the recent editorial featuring Andrew on bet365’s multilingual development environment.

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HTML5 Blurs the Line between Web and Mobile for bet365

bet365, the world’s biggest online sports betting site says advances in HTML5 along with the penetration of high-end mobile devices is enabling it to deliver a near identical cross platform experience. Over the last six-months, HTML5 has enabled bet365’s development teams to not only significantly increase the feel and function of its mobile platform but also considerably reduce the code needed to produce it. Audio and video streaming is now powered by HTML5, allowing customers on any device to access the streams, without the need for a flash plugin. This is also true of bet365’s ‘Match Live’ service, which provides…

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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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CLOUD COMPUTING PLAYS KEY ROLE IN DELIVERY OF bet365’s LATEST IN-PLAY BETTING SYSTEM

Stoke based eGaming operator bet365 has today announced the launch of its latest In-Play betting system. The industry leading system employs a distributed computing model to deliver the scale necessary to meet the demand for bet365’s products. In-Play betting enables users to bet on the outcome of specific events that take place while a sport is in progress, e.g. the next point in a tennis match or the next goal in a football game. As such it requires the delivery of a continuous stream of real-time information, whilst simultaneously receiving and processing a huge amount of incoming customer data. bet365’s…

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