INAP and Blade Announce High-Density Colocation Agreement as Anchor Tenant in INAP’s Newly Expanded Dallas Data Center
Blade, creator of Shadow, the High-Performance Gaming Computer, accessible from multiple devices, selects INAP for mission critical data center needs on space and power (900kw)
Blade selected INAP’s
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Following its recent expansion from Europe, Blade has been steadily rolling out across the United States. Beginning with states along the West and East Coasts, the deal with INAP will now allow the platform to be available to users across multiple Southern and Midwestern states.
“We are pleased to begin a partnership with Blade, a fast-growing global gaming company that is revolutionizing the gaming experience,” said Corey Needles, SVP and General Manager of INAP US. “Companies in this sector recognize INAP’s high-performance data center services can provide them with the flexibility, power and low latency required to ensure the best gamer experience.” Blade will anchor INAP’s recently expanded
“Shadow relocates the most powerful components of a high-end gaming computer into the cloud so hardware never becomes outdated or fails, unlocking customers from the endless cycle of spending and upgrading,” said Asher Kagan, Blade CEO and Co-Founder. “INAP presented us a comprehensive vision to meet our unique needs and is the right partner to support our specialized network and customers.”
Blade was founded in France in 2015 to design and develop the future of gaming, with a simple vision: free users from the constraints of physical hardware by giving them access to a powerful, cloud-based computer. Blade's first product, Shadow, is a high-performance computer based entirely in the cloud. This ground-breaking service provides access to a fully featured high-end Windows 10 computer, via any Internet-enabled device, including a laptop, tablet, and smartphone. Free from hardware failures in Blade's secure data centers, Shadow puts an end to obsolete devices, thanks to regular, no-cost updates of cutting-edge components.
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