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Peak 10 and Knetik Media Team Up for Online Game Deployment in the Cloud

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 20, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- National IT infrastructure and cloud solutions provider, Peak 10, Inc., has entered a strategic partnership with digital gaming platform provider, Knetik Media. Based in Orlando, Fla., Knetik will leverage Peak 10's cloud services as the backbone for its multimedia gaming platform.

Knetik primarily serves gaming companies in North America and the Middle East. Knetik Media's advanced gaming platform allows pro and casual gamers to benefit from the multitude of gaming related entertainment features, such as social media integration, tournaments, clans, achievements and in-game micro transactions across any PC, tablet or mobile device worldwide. It provides these features within a secure framework that has support for billing using multiple payment options, integrated Single Sign-On (SSO), and a robust administrative system for managing users, games and devices.

"While attending the Game Developers Conference in 2013, we met with Peak 10 and were immediately impressed by its connections and established relationships within the gaming industry," said Shane Robinett, CEO of Knetik. "We met with a business development representative and a solution designer from Peak 10 who specialized in gaming, and felt like we received a level of gaming IT expertise beyond what other providers could offer."

Peak 10 will supply the complete IT infrastructure that enables gaming companies to deploy their games using Knetik's platform. More specifically, Peak 10's cloud services provide the uptime, scalability, flexibility and low latency network that Knetik's online gaming customers require.

"Knetik's advanced gaming platform requires security, high performance and easily scalable resources, such as Internet bandwidth, which is why our cloud services were a perfect fit," said Bill Cashman, Peak 10 gaming infrastructure design architect. "Because of our successful track record in this industry, we are able to help Knetik anticipate future IT needs. For example, as a PCI DSS Certified Cloud Infrastructure Provider, our cloud solutions can help protect consumer credit card data and personal information for gaming companies accepting online payments.

Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Peak 10 operates data centers in 10 key markets in the U.S., serving customers around the globe. Its enterprise-class facilities are the backbone for its robust cloud offerings, In addition to its Enterprise and PCI-compliant Clouds, the company offers the Private Cloud, the HIPAA-compliant Cloud and the Recovery Cloud.

About Knetik Media

Knetik Media is a platform development firm delivering energized multi-purpose web based online gaming services. Knetik Media's solutions benefit gaming consumers, developers and distributors alike by providing services such as game localization, community management, partnership management and system integration. Both casual and pro gamers benefit from the multitude of online gaming related entertainment features that allow for a more advanced game playing experience, while developers and distributors benefit from using the platform solutions to reduce marketing time and cost of ownership for these gaming services. Knetik Media also focuses on the successful deployment of dynamic video-on-demand (VOD) and over-the-topology (OTT) solutions, which are assisting telecommunication companies, among other industries, around the globe. For more information about Knetik Media visit http://KnetikMedia.com.

About Peak 10 Inc.

Peak 10 provides reliable, tailored cloud computing, data center and other information technology (IT) infrastructure solutions and managed services, primarily for mid-market businesses. Customer-centric, responsive and cost-effective, Peak 10 solutions are designed to scale and adapt to customers' changing business needs, enabling them to increase agility, lower costs, improve performance and focus internal resources on their core competencies. Peak 10 holds the Cisco® Cloud Provider Certification with a Cisco Powered Cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) designation. Peak 10 is SSAE 16 audited and helps companies meet the requirements of various regulatory compliance acts such as Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), HIPAA/HITECH, PCI DSS and Gramm-Leach-Bliley (GLBA). For more information, visit www.peak10.com.

Media Contact:
Amanda Brown
(980) 318-5199
amanda.brown@peak10.com

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Source: Peak 10