OTTAWA, Ontario, November 7, 2012 – Solace Systems, the leading provider of high-performance messaging appliances, today announced that Unibet, one of the largest online gambling operators in the European market, has selected Solace’s Unified Messaging Platform as the foundation of its messaging platform. Unibet is using Solace’s market leading appliances to accelerate information flow within their datacenters and to the over 7 million customers connecting to them.
Unibet was founded in 1997 and is an online gambling company listed on NASDAQ OMX Nordic Exchange in Stockholm. Unibet is one of the largest privately-owned gambling operators in the European market and provides services in 27 languages through www.unibet.com, www.unibet.dk, www.unibet.fr, www.unibet.it, www.unibet.be, www.unibet.com.au, www.maria.com and www.mariacasino.dk. Today, Unibet has over 7 million customers in over 100 countries. Unibet is a member of the EGBA, European Gaming and Betting Association, ESSA, the European Sports Security Association and is audited and certified by eCOGRA in relation to responsible and fair gaming. Unibet offers a comprehensive range of online gambling products, such as sports betting, live betting, casino, poker, bingo and soft games through its web sites and has won several awards, including: eGaming Review Sports Betting Operator of the Year (2006, 2008 and 2009) and Live Operator of the Year (2009)
Traditionally, online gaming platforms have used a software-based guaranteed messaging platform for important transactions and another software solution for web messaging. Solace delivers companies a turnkey appliance that includes reliable, guaranteed and web messaging functionality to meet both of those requirements, along with WAN optimization, high availability, business continuity and advanced application monitoring. Solace improves messaging performance as much as 50 times with lower cost of ownership.
“Unibet has quickly risen to be a leader in their field by focusing on where they can differentiate, and being the best in the world at what they do, ” said Craig Betts, CEO of Solace Systems. “We are very happy to be working with Unibet to further improve their gaming infrastructure.”