Sunday, January 8, 2006

SEGA Deploys Force10 for Online Gaming Data Center

SEGA has deployed Force10 Networks' TeraScale E-Series in its gaming data center to provide a reliable, high performance foundation for its online interactive worlds. The Force10 TeraScale E-Series is being used as the core router in SEGA's online gaming network to delivers the robust Layer 3 functionality required to bring hundreds of thousands of gamers in geographically diverse locations together in an online world. of an offline game in an interactive online world.

In 2004, SEGA moved from individual network infrastructures for each game to a consolidated network that could scale as new subscribers joined the online worlds without compromising the users' experience. The Force10 TeraScale E-Series enables SEGA to connect several hundred servers to a single system, simplifying network topologies and reducing both capital and operational costs. Additionally, SEGA is leveraging the robust BGP capabilities of the TeraScale E-Series to peer with its Internet service provider.

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