( The Hosting News ) -Terremark Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:TMRK), a leading global provider of managed IT infrastructure services, today announced that critical IT infrastructure for Dolby Laboratoriesâ€™ (NYSE: DLB) Dolby Axon voice technology will be housed in the Network Access Point (NAP) of the Americas. Dolby Axon brings a realistic voice experienceâ€”complete with surround panning and distance attenuationâ€”to massively multiplayer online games (MMOG) and virtual worlds. The Dolby Axon desktop client brings the technology into a virtual chat room environment.
Colocating the IT infrastructure that powers Dolby Axon at Terremarkâ€™s NAP of the Americas provides Dolby a massive and diverse connectivity available through the more than 160 carrier networks with infrastructure in the facility. In addition, Terremarkâ€™s world-class colocation services are supported by industry-leading 100 percent service level agreements for the data centerâ€™s power and environmental systems.
â€œWith its unique voice surround sound technologies, Dolby Axon provides a new level of realism to MMOGs and offers developers more tools to enhance the gaming experience,â€ said Matt Tullis, Senior Marketing Manager for Games at Dolby Laboratories. â€œTerremark is a key provider that offers a complete set of customizable services and provides connectivity to the worldâ€™s leading networks to support Dolby Axonâ€™s scalable and efficient model that can support thousands of users per server and scale seamlessly across servers to support extremely large virtual worlds.â€
Terremark offers customers throughout various verticals services ranging from managed hosting and cloud computing to virtualized disaster recovery and information security that leverage the companyâ€™s global footprint of top-tier datacenters and superior connectivity. The companyâ€™s uniquely differentiated ability to provide this full suite of high-quality solutions for business-critical applications is ideally suited for the MMOG market and products like Dolby Axon.
â€œOur ability to consistently attract customers with our best-in-class products and services underscores the value of our strategic approach to partnering with CIOs to clearly identify and cater our solution to their specific needs,â€ said Barry Field, Terremarkâ€™s Senior Vice President for U.S. Commercial Sales. â€œDolbyâ€™s decision to utilize the NAP of the Americas as a key component in its launch of Dolby Axon is a testament to our facilityâ€™s robust physical infrastructure and high level of connectivity, as well as our companyâ€™s ability to dynamically meet their future needs.â€