Isle of Man-based provider of broadband and telecommunication services Manx Telecom announced earlier today so it had won a three-year hosting contract with PokerStars, the planet’s biggest online card room.
The communications solutions provider stated that under its agreement with PokerStars, up to 48 data hosting racks and relevant equipment will be moved from Dublin to its Tier 3 Greenhill Data Center (GDC) situated on the Isle of guy. The guts ended up being exposed in 2014.
Being one of Manx Telecom’s clients since 2005, the internet card room has extended its contract aided by the provider including a number of the latest solutions to the existing ones.
Gary Lamb, Chief Executive Officer of Manx Telecom, stated in a declaration from previous that the contract extension is indicative of the ‘successful relationship’ his company has with PokerStars today. Furthermore, the agreement could possibly be regarded as still another endorsement of the dedication to spend £10 million on their GDC task.
Manx Telecom has finished phase one of its committed endeavor. Mr. Lamb noticed that the guts already provides clients having a wide range of hosting services. The newly signed agreement allows the provider to proceed with phase two of its task, which will be likely to be completed this autumn.
Mr. Lamb figured the agreement with PokerStars is ‘excellent news’ for his company and its reputation being a global world class provider of hosting services.
Back July, Manx Telecom announced that trading throughout the half that is first of year was at line with all the initial expectations. Its key business that is domestic quite well through the reported period because of the introduction of the latest broadband offering as well as the expansion associated with 4G mobile solution throughout the Isle of Man.
The organization additionally reported substantial growth in its critical connection, traveler, and machine-to-machine market segments.
As for PokerStars, it launched on Monday a massive Facebook marketing campaign featuring football movie stars Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar Jr., who recently became ambassadors for the popular poker brand. Two promotional vid videos have already been uploaded in the players’ Facebook pages, thus enabling their supporters to look at them a couple of weeks before their formal launch.
At the time of previous today, Ronaldo’s promotional video has been seen a lot more than 1 million times and Neymar’s was seen a lot more than 750,000 times.