Internet Vikings, the premier licensed in-state hosting provider for the U.S. sports betting and iGaming sector, celebrated a significant milestone with the inauguration of its West Virginia data center.
This achievement cements Internet Vikings as the sole hosting provider in West Virginia to offer redundancy, providing the local market with a crucial layer of resilience.
West Virginia is emerging as a vital hub for sports betting and iGaming in the United States, joining the ranks of Michigan, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania as the fourth state to embrace online sports betting, online casino gaming, and poker.
With a secondary data center strategically located in Charleston, WV, Internet Vikings now empowers businesses with a competitive edge, ensuring uninterrupted services in the face of unforeseen disruptions.
The formal opening event was hosted at the CityNet facility in Charlestown on September 12th. Rickard Vikström, CEO and Founder of Internet Vikings, graced the occasion, joined by Drew Pomeroy, Senior Vice President of CityNet, who participated in the ceremonial ribbon-cutting.
In the iGaming and sports betting sector, where real-time interactions and seamless user experiences are paramount, redundancy becomes synonymous with heightened reliability during peak usage periods and fortification against potential interruptions. Internet Vikings fully comprehends the critical role redundancy plays, making it the cornerstone of its data center strategy.
Rickard Vikström emphasized, "This expansion underscores our unwavering commitment to bolstering the national and West Virginia markets, reaffirming to our clients our endurance and ongoing service enhancements in the United States."
Drew Pomeroy added, "We are excited about our collaboration with Internet Vikings and our role in advancing market and industry development."
Looking ahead, Internet Vikings envisions further growth in the U.S. market, introducing innovative solutions to a broader spectrum of stakeholders. This commitment extends to both existing and prospective clients in West Virginia and beyond, offering premium hosting support to empower a seamless and secure iGaming and sports betting experience.