he new service will further enhance the gaming experience for players on Internet casinos powered by CryptoLogic software through a proactive approach using BT's ISO-certified managed services program that is proven to reduce downtime and increase the availability of Internet services.
"Part of CryptoLogic's new strategy is to improve our business efficiencies and reduce our costs, and this agreement with BT will help achieve both goals," said Brian Hadfield, CryptoLogic's President and CEO.
"CryptoLogic is devoted to delivering a superior player experience. That means anticipating problems before they happen, and in the rare case they do, fixing them quickly. Choosing to outsource the requirement to BT means the customer gets the benefits of scalability, flexibility and BT's expertise to deliver capacity where and when it's needed, efficiently and profitably. CryptoLogic and its customers will benefit from BT's global expertise."
Operating in more than 170 countries, BT is one of the world's leading providers of communications solutions and services. Its principal activities include networked IT services, local, national and international telecommunications services, and higher value broadband and internet products and services.
"Internet gaming is a dynamic, growing field, and BT is excited to maintain and monitor CryptoLogic's infrastructure, and to help them deliver an even more powerful player experience," said Colm O'Neill, Managing Director, BT Business. "This contract is the result of an accurate analysis of the customer's processes and requirements both nationally and internationally. BT will be providing the managed service facility from Ireland, it will help Cryptologic to drive cost reduction and service agility both in ICT operations and across the business through innovative IT management.
Boasting more than 280 games, CryptoLogic has one of the most comprehensive casino suites on the Internet today, with games featuring some of the world's most famous action and entertainment characters. The company has earned rave reviews from industry peers and players alike, and in 2009 earned Gambling Online Magazine's Top Casino Software award for the fourth consecutive year. Based on the votes of players around the world, it is widely considered the industry's top honour.