Toronto ON, Vancouver BC (PRWEB) March 1, 2011
GameString and Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) are pleased to announce a partnership to supply advanced cloud computer hardware to optimize the hosting environment for GameString’s new Arcade Server. Dell’s advanced server systems provide a cost-effective and efficient solution for game developers looking to implement GameString’s game delivery software. The GameString Arcade Server will ship preinstalled on Dell hardware to developers interested in deploying cloud-based games.
One of the first markets to be covered will be Unity Technologies’ games as per the press release on February 23, 2011. By leveraging the computational muscle available in the new Dell cloud computer hardware, high quality games built in Unity will be able to be delivered in streaming format to desktops, laptops, tablets and smartphones on demand through the web.
“Cloud gaming is clearly reaching a tipping point where games will be streamed and played much like music on Spotify or movies on Netflix,” said Conor Duffy, Enterprise Solutions Consultant at Dell. “The GameString Arcade Server is the optimal solution for cost-effective streaming, providing the ability to simultaneously run multiple live games on a single server. GameString’s Dual Mode system is the key to this optimization while also providing the development flexibility to take smart phone gaming to the next level.”
“Dell has also identified cloud gaming as a massive market opportunity, and their vision and expertise in this space makes them an ideal hardware partner for the most advanced media delivery system on the market,” said GameString CEO Chris Boothroyd. He added, “Dell has specialized hardware configured specifically for cloud gaming and will provide our clients with optimal performance. We’ll be tuning the Arcade source code to leverage every CPU/GPU cycle they have, resulting in affordable, purpose-focused servers that can entertain multiple concurrent AAA-quality 3D games and optimize revenue generation opportunities for the operators. We are leveraging significant new technologies to make all this happen. It’s a very exciting time to be in cloud gaming, and this alliance is one to watch.”
GameString is a new game streaming technology that uses the web to host and deliver high quality gaming entertainment to anyone, anywhere on any device with a web browser. GameString's Dual Mode hosting allows even the most demanding 3D and CPU intensive games to be played on desktops, laptops, tablets, set-top boxes and smartphones. © 2011 Aftercad Software Inc. All rights reserved. GameString and the GameString logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Aftercad Software Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective holders. For more information, visit http://www.gamestring.com/
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