Hyve Solutions Consults on Riot Games' Next Generation Gaming Platform Using Open Compute Project Datacenter Solutions
First official OCP reseller works with its first gaming client.
FREMONT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hyve Solutions, a division of SYNNEX Corporation (NYS: SNX) and a leading provider of Open Compute Project (OCP) solutions, today announced that Riot Games, a leading online PC game developer and publisher, selected Hyve Solutions to consult on the adoption and implementation of OCP hardware solutions within its datacenter environment.
After touring Hyve Solutions' OCP lab and manufacturing facility in Fremont, Calif., discussions between the two companies began. Deeper technical conversations followed as Hyve Solutions worked with Riot Games engineers to tailor an OCP solution that would meet Riot Games' needs around scalability, reliability, cost efficiency, and environmental responsibility in datacenters.
"Ultimately, our investment in OCP provides an even better player experience for the more than 12 million core gamers who play League of Legends every day," said Ron Williams, Riot Games' Vice President of Operations. "We especially like the vanity-free aspect of OCP-by eliminating unnecessary components, plastic, paint and overhead, we're able to spend more of our technical dollar where it counts-on performance that will translate into an even more responsive and fun in-game environment."
"This experience shows that OCP solutions can be designed, validated and deployed within a very short time frame-less than three months from discovery to delivery of a fully integrated, plug-and-play production solution," said Steve Ichinaga, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Hyve Solutions. "Riot Games is the first gaming company we've helped utilize the benefits of OCP. Additionally, we are focusing on delivering custom server and storage solutions that are optimized for Riot Games' growth trajectory, workload and environment."
About Hyve Solutions
Hyve Solutions, a division of SYNNEX Corporation (NYS: SNX) , is a leader in providing customers with better, purpose-built datacenter servers and storage that are cost effective and built to be specific to actual workloads and datacenter environments. The Company offers highly energy-efficient solutions via its unique role in the Open Compute Project. For more information about Hyve Solutions, visit http://www.hyvesolutions.com, email email@example.com or call (855) 869-6873.
About SYNNEX Corporation
SYNNEX Corporation (NYS: SNX) , a Fortune 500 corporation, is a leading business process services company, servicing resellers, retailers and original equipment manufacturers in multiple regions around the world. The Company provides services in IT distribution, supply chain management, contract assembly and business process outsourcing. Founded in 1980, SYNNEX employs approximately 11,000 full-time and part-time associates worldwide. Additional information about SYNNEX may be found online at www.synnex.com.
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About Riot Games
Santa Monica, California-based Riot Games aspires to be the most player-focused game company in the world and was established in 2006 by a couple of entrepreneurial gamers who believe player-focused game development can result in awesome games. In 2009, Riot released its debut title, League of Legends, to critical and player acclaim. Over 32 million gamers play League of Legends every month. For more info about Riot Games visit www.riotgames.com. Get started playing League of Legends at signup.leagueoflegends.com.
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