Gamasutra is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.


Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
January 25, 2022
arrowPress Releases
If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:


BigWorld and GNi Partner For MMO Development and Server Solutions

BigWorld and GNi Partner For MMO Development and Server Solutions

October 26, 2007 | By Christian Nutt

October 26, 2007 | By Christian Nutt
Comments
    Post A Comment
More:



Canberra, Australia-based BigWorld, which provides technology solutions of MMOs and virtual world games, has announced a partnership with San Jose, California's Global Netoptex, Inc. Under the deal, GNi will provide hosting and management services to BigWorld's clients.

GNi's new Oakland hosting facility will be the first to support BigWorld's integrated technical solutions into its servers. BigWorld middleware, which includes BigWorld Server, Content Creation Tools, 3D Client Engine, and Live Management Tools, is used to power MMO and virtual world games for a number of clients.

These include Japan's GameArts and the U.S.'s Cheyenne Mountain Entertainment, among others. GNi's OGSi (Online Game Services, Inc.) unit operates the servers for the upcoming Hellgate: London for EA, Flagship Studios and Namco Bandai.

James Hursthouse, director of GNi’s Games and Digital Media division said, "By extending GNi's philosophy of customization where necessary, standardization where appropriate, we’ll see increased advantages for BigWorld clients in terms of economies of scale and a centralized technical knowledge base as we build out BigWorld specific dedicated hosting sites. As with all GNi clients, the BigWorld offering is based around our 'pay-as-you-grow' approach."


Related Jobs

Sucker Punch Productions
Sucker Punch Productions — Bellevue, Washington, United States
[01.24.22]

Senior Animator
JDRF
JDRF — San Francisco, California, United States
[01.21.22]

JDRF Game2Give Community Manager
Disbelief
Disbelief — Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
[01.21.22]

Programmer
Disbelief
Disbelief — Chicago, Illinois, United States
[01.21.22]

Senior Producer









Loading Comments

loader image