Perfect World Renews Colocation and Performance IPTM Services in INAP’s Boston Data Center
INAP’s multiple infrastructure as a service platforms continue to support the launch and delivery of Perfect World’s award winning games such as Neverwinter, Star Trek Online and Gigantic
INAP’s Boston Data Center chosen for its high-power density colocation footprint, Performance IP and AgileSERVER
ATLANTA, GA – (July 11, 2017) — Internap Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP), a provider of high-performance Internet infrastructure including Colocation, Network and Managed Services, and Cloud Services, and Perfect World, a leading North American online games publisher, specializing in immersive free-to-play massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPG), today announced a multi-year renewal agreement for colocation and IP services at INAP’s Boston data center.
Due to the predictable demand by end-users, INAP’s high-power density colocation footprint in Boston will continue to be utilized for the development and hosting of Perfect World’s online games. In addition to INAP colocation, Perfect World utilizes INAP’s bare-metal AgileSERVER to scale their infrastructure based on month-to-month demand for their hero shooter, Gigantic. INAP’s Performance IP will continue to be utilized across Perfect World’s infrastructure to provide low latency – a top priority for a gaming company. INAP’s products and services, as purchased by Perfect World, demonstrate how a bundled infrastructure can be utilized to serve various clients’ needs – in this case, to serve different games to their audiences and flex their infrastructure based on demand.
Overall, Perfect World chose INAP due to the top-quality service they receive at a competitive price. In fact, during their long partnership with INAP, Perfect World has not experienced downtime in 5+ years. Additionally, Performance IP provides them with less than 80 milliseconds of latency without needing a presence in all the markets their users are located.
“We are pleased to continue our partnership with Perfect World,” said Corey Needles, INAP COLO’s SVP and General Manager. “Companies in the gaming sector recognize INAP’s high-performance data center services can provide them with the flexibility, availability and low latency required to ensure the best gamer experience.”
“INAP’s high-quality service helps us to provide excellent gameplay experiences to our customers,” said Zheng Zeng, Perfect World Entertainment’s Director of Network Operations. “We were able to build out and keep expanding our highly available and scalable gaming backend infrastructure based on INAP’s reliable IP, colocation and bare-metal services.”
Internap Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP) is a leading provider of Internet infrastructure through both Colocation Business and Enterprise Services (including colocation, network connectivity, IP, bandwidth, and managed hosting), and Cloud Services (including enterprise-grade AgileCLOUD, bare-metal servers, and SMB iWeb platforms). INAP’s global high-capacity network connects its Tier 3-type data centers in 20 major markets throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. INAP continues to transform since its inception in 1996, meeting customer demand for custom solutions and high-touch state-of-the-art colocation and cloud retail products and services. INAP operates a premium business model that provides high-power density colocation, low-latency bandwidth, and public and private cloud platforms in an expanding Internet infrastructure industry. For more information, visit www.inap.com.
About Perfect World
Perfect World Entertainment (NASDAQ: PWRD) is a leading North American online games publisher specializing in immersive free-to-play MMORPGs. Founded in 2008, Perfect World Entertainment has published a number of popular titles, including Swordsman, Blacklight Retribution, Forsaken World, PWI and Star Trek Online. The company works closely with its American development teams and partners such as Cryptic Studios, developer of the highly acclaimed MMORPG Dungeons & Dragons Neverwinter, and Runic Games, developer of the hit Torchlight series, to provide unparalleled quality of service and game experiences to its players. A subsidiary of Perfect World Group, Perfect World Entertainment is headquartered in Silicon Valley, California. For more information, please visit: www.perfectworld.com.
INAP Media ContactsRichard Ramlall