First official OCP reseller works with its first gaming client.
FREMONT, Calif. -- (Business Wire)
Solutions, a division of SYNNEX
Corporation (NYSE: 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
“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.”
To learn more about OCP solutions or future OCP events through Hyve
Solutions, visit www.hyvesolutions.com,
or follow us on Twitter at @hyvesolutions.
About Hyve Solutions
Hyve Solutions, a division of SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE: 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,
or call (855) 869-6873.
About SYNNEX Corporation
SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE: 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.
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