Intelligent DNS Traffic Management Powers Online Gaming

The application delivery architectures required to support online gaming are becoming more complex. Gaming providers are using multiple Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) and distributed cloud nodes to bring content closer to players, to ensure capacity is available when needed, and to improve reliability of their gaming services.

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dns-gaming-white-paperOnline gaming executives think a lot about stickiness, meaning, and how to create an experience that keeps people engaged and entertained. When the experience is interrupted — patch deliveries stall or real-time play has hiccups — the delivery architecture has failed. An automated, intelligent DNS solution plays an important role in building out these architectures and in delivering an excellent gaming experience.