Blacknut will be presenting its cloud gaming solution, built on Radian Arc’s turnkey Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) GPU-Edge platform which is powered by AMD Radeon™ PRO V520 GPUs and AMD EPYC™ CPUs, at Mobile World Congress Los Angeles 2021 in the AMD booth #1820.
Cloud gaming is an emerging category in the games industry with market projections estimated to exceed $6 billion in revenue by 2024. Blacknut is the leading cloud gaming solution distributed to consumers and businesses through ISPs, device manufacturers, over the top services and media companies.
Radian Arc and Blacknut have developed a turnkey solution for cloud gaming utilizing AMD Radeon PRO V520 GPUs and AMD EPYC CPUs to harness a high-performance gaming architecture, delivered across ISPs including 5G networks.
“Gaming is intrinsic to AMD, whether we are delivering CPUs and GPUs for the latest game consoles or high-end gaming PCs,” said Jeff Connell, corporate vice president, Visual and Cloud Gaming, AMD. “Working with Blacknut and Radian Arc, AMD GPUs and CPUs are expanding their gaming presence by powering high-performance cloud gaming solutions that can be delivered through ISPs, telcos and more.”
“Cloud gaming requires carefully selected components that cannot be found in traditional cloud providers as well as the expertise to operate them efficiently and worldwide,” said Pascal Manchon, CTO, Blacknut. “We are seeing a growing demand from our distribution partners for such optimized ‘Performance vs Cost’ solutions to deploy cloud gaming services and that is what we delivered with Radian Arc and AMD.”
Blacknut’s solution is deployed in multiple regions of the world, including LATAM, EMEA and APAC through partnerships including Telecom Italia, AIS in Thailand, Hutchison Drei in Austria, POST Telecom in Luxembourg, Telecall in Brazil, with more to come soon. Together with Radian Arc, Blacknut brings the first “Hybrid Cloud Gaming” solution to market, allowing on-demand gaming services to seamlessly run on both public and private cloud.
Facilitated through a CapEx-free model for telecom operators, Radian Arc delivers a ground-breaking, highly efficient, GPU-based edge platform to provide the best, low latency and fastest game start times to consumers. Additionally, Radian Arc offers its IaaS through joint sales efforts to telecom operators and game publishers around the world.
“By utilizing AMD CPUs and GPUs and creating virtual GPUs, we are able to deliver a highly efficient CCU to CapEx solution,” said David Cook, CEO, Radian Arc. “We’ve created a significant improvement in the economics and performance of cloud gaming with our approach and through partnerships with network operators.”
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