TeliaSonera International Carrier selects HP and IXEurope to serve the growing online gaming market with complete networking services

TeliaSonera International Carrier, a leading provider of services to the online gaming industry, has selected HP and IXEurope as preferred suppliers of managed data services and high density co-location. HP and IXEurope will provide the company’s Global Gaming Community business with access to hardware, software and storage for the creation of high quality gaming platforms and tailor made technology solutions.

TeliaSonera International Carrier is Europe’s largest IP carrier, and the deal with HP and IXEurope will enable the company to deliver complete networking services. Customers can now rely on TeliaSonera International Carrier for outsourcing advanced, high quality gaming platforms and tailor made solutions designed to meet their individual needs for their Internet access, hardware, high density co-location and server management.

“Customers are in pursuit of the best online gaming experience, and we are aware of the diverse nature of their needs and priorities,” says Vlad Ihora, responsible for the Gaming Community. “Working with HP and IXEurope means we will be able to provide complete solutions for our customers, enabling the best gaming experience possible. This is a firm and decisive step for us as we look to become the provider of choice to the online gaming industry.”

Rolf Hjelte, principal, Managed Services at HP Sweden said, “Providing TeliaSonera International Carrier’s Global Gaming Community team with a global offer, primarily on extensive server operations in any desired location, will help drive them to the forefront of the online gaming industry. Having continual access to HP’s services means the Global Gaming Community team will have more time to focus on creating the industry’s most advanced gaming platforms.”

“We are very pleased to join TeliaSonera International Carrier by providing specialized high density co-location solutions for the rapidly growing online gaming industry”, comments Michael Winterson, Vice President Sales IXEurope. “Both companies share a passion for quality and are targeting a key growth area in the Internet industry.”

About TeliaSonera International Carrier
TeliaSonera International Carrier is the leading European provider of quality, cross-border voice, IP and capacity services. We have a 20,000 km European network and 18,000 km fiber-based trans-American network. TeliaSonera International Carrier is a wholly owned subsidiary to the TeliaSonera Group. Please visit our website http://www.teliasoneraic.com for more information.