bwin.party gaming platforms to be powered by Lightstreamer real-time technology
24 October 2012
MILAN, Italy -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- Weswit, a global leader in real-time Web solutions, today announced that bwin.party (LSE:BPTY), the global online gaming company, has re-selected Lightstreamer to power its world-class gaming and betting platforms.
bwin.party, which has millions of customers worldwide and pro forma net revenue in 2011 of €816.0 million, will progressively deploy Lightstreamer in its online poker, casino and bingo product verticals.
Lightstreamer is a massively scalable solution for pushing live data over WebSockets and other Web protocols to millions of users. With a growing number of customers ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, the Lightstreamer technology enables the streaming of real-time gaming data and messaging across multiple channels and apps, including HTML5, Android, iPhone, iPad and many other platforms.
“Lightstreamer was the clear scalable solution to handle the complex real-time data communication required by our state-of-the-art gaming products,” commented Tod Martin, bwin.party’s Group Technology Director. “We are confident the Lightstreamer solution will provide the highest quality gaming experience for our customers.”
“We are honored that Lightstreamer will be part of bwin.party’s online gaming platforms,” declared Mauro Fantechi, co-CEO and Chairman at Weswit. “Being deployed in such well-known, cross-platform gaming environments, our solution keeps confirming its value for the betting and entertainment industries, which are at the forefront of technological development and innovation.”
“It is truly exciting to know that bwin.party has selected our Lightstreamer real-time Web technology,” added Alessandro Alinone, co-CEO and CTO at Weswit. “Lightstreamer takes care of all the complexity of delivering real-time data over the Web, reducing the technological risks and drastically enhancing the pervasiveness of games.”
Lightstreamer is made up of a high-performance server, which routes the real-time messages over the web protocols, and a rich set of client libraries, which easily enable any application to send and receive live data in an efficient and reliable way. Lightstreamer can reach any desktop and mobile client, whatever connectivity the user experiences, passing through any kind of proxies and firewalls. Features include bandwidth optimisation, adaptive throttling, data conflation, delta delivery, and total control over the quality of service.