Monday, March 2, 2009

World of Warcraft Renews Hosting Deal with AT&T

AT&T and Blizzard Entertainment, a leading publisher of entertainment software, agreed to a two-year renewal for hosted services in North America. Blizzard Entertainment is best known for its Warcraft, StarCraft, and Diablo PC games as well as its massively multiplayer online (MMO) role-playing game World of Warcraft, which is available in eight languages and played by more than 11.5 million subscribers worldwide.

Through multiple Internet Data Centers (IDC), AT&T will provide strategic hosting and proactive, 24/7 network monitoring and management for the online infrastructure of Blizzard Entertainment's games and services. The AT&T Gaming Core Team will provide comprehensive networking support to Blizzard Entertainment.