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Going Green with Virtualized Networks

More than 1,100 gaming establishments worldwide come to Global Cash Access  (GCA) for ideas and innovation. GCA is a global leader in providing tightly integrated solutions to the gaming industry by optimizing cash access processes. These services allow gamblers to access cash through ATM withdrawals, credit card and debit card transactions, check verification, and money transfers. When 60%-70% of the money on a casino floor comes from these…

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Creating an Out of this World Online Gaming Experience with a Cisco Network

Online gaming is big business. In fact, according to Strategy Analytics, the mass multiplayer online (MMO) game industry is estimated to be a US $8 billion dollar industry by 2014. To be successful in this market, game developers must push the envelope, creating extraordinarily detailed game worlds and more realistic game play. Sluggish rendering and slow response times are the enemy. The network acts as the beachhead in ensuring a stellar game…

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Personalizing VNI Service Adoption Forecast Research

…tion Forecast.  This research predicts the future worldwide end user adoption for 27 services across residential, mobile and business categories. These services range from SMS, mobile banking, location-based services, online gaming, consumer VoIP, mobile video, and many more. While this makes for interesting predictions on where technology will take us, it only generated more questions in my mind. When I first became aware of this research, I…

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The Eye in The Sky is Watching us All

…is highly personalized. Recently I had the opportunity to get a glimpse into what it takes for a company to offer gaming enthusiasts like myself a variety of options. Tatts Group is the leading provider of neighborhood-based gaming services in Australia. The company operates and monitors gaming machines, conducts wagering and sports betting, and supplies jackpot and other services throughout the region. What made Tatts Group stand out to me was…

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Win the War on Buffering

…ices.  By setting your device or game console to the number one priority, you are ensured a great streaming and gaming experience.  Here’s a great link that will show you how to set up QOS on your Linksys router Upgrade your Gaming Consoles Wireless Adapter: If online gaming is your thing, and you are experiencing serious lag while playing, it’s likely that your console (Xbox or PS3) has an older wireless adapter/Gaming Adapter/Wireless Bridge…

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