MWC Los Angeles: Blacknut Cloud Gaming Solution Powered by Radian Arc’s Latest GPU Edge Computing Platform and AMD Radeon™ PRO V520 Graphics plus AMD EPYC™ Series Processors


News - Paris 2021-10-20


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... 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.

said Jeff Connell, corporate vice president, Visual and Cloud Gaming, AMD.

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. 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.

said Pascal Manchon, CTO, Blacknut.

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. We’ve created a significant improvement in the economics and performance of cloud gaming with our approach and through partnerships with network operators.

said David Cook, CEO, Radian Arc.

About Blacknut - www.blacknut.com
Blacknut is the world's leading pure player cloud gaming service dedicated to the general public, distributed both direct to consumers and B2B through ISPs, device manufacturers, OTT services & Media companies. Blacknut offers the largest catalogue of +500 premium games carefully selected for the whole family, all included in a monthly subscription. The service is now available across Europe, Asia & North America on a wide range of devices, including PC, mobiles, set-top-boxes and Smart TVs. Blacknut was founded in 2016 by Olivier Avaro (CEO) and is headquartered in Rennes, France, with offices in Paris, Seoul and San Francisco.

About Radian Arc - www.radianarc.io
Radian Arc provides an infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) platform for running cloud gaming, artificial intelligence and machine learning applications inside telecommunication carrier networks. Our teams across the USA, Australia, Central Europe, Malaysia, Singapore and Japan offer telecom operators a GPU-based edge computing platform without the need for capital expenditure, facilitating low latency and improved economics for value-added services and the monetization of 5G investments. Given the combined power and efficiency of 5G and GPU edge, Radian Arc delivers a high-quality content and cloud-gaming experience to consumers at a lower cost to telecom operators. For more information, please visit www.radianarc.io.

AMD, the AMD Arrow logo, EPYC and Radeon are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Other names are for informational purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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Blacknut is the world's leading pure player cloud gaming service, with the largest catalogue of premium games for the whole family, all included in a monthly subscription.