Internet Vikings, a leading provider of licensed hosting services for the global online gambling and sports betting industries, has announced a strategic partnership with Cloudflare, a renowned cybersecurity and internet performance company. The collaboration aims to enhance Internet Vikings’ cybersecurity measures, reinforcing its position within the online gambling sector.
Under the terms of the partnership, Cloudflare will provide advanced protection against cyber threats, with a specific focus on safeguarding Internet Vikings from Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. Additionally, Internet Vikings will leverage Cloudflare’s Magic Transit protections to bolster its cybersecurity infrastructure.
Andy Lockhart, Vice President EMEA at Cloudflare, expressed his enthusiasm for the collaboration, emphasizing the critical role of cybersecurity in protecting the sports betting and iGaming industry. Lockhart highlighted Cloudflare’s ability to thwart an average of 124 billion cyber threats globally each day.
Cybersecurity has remained a top priority for Internet Vikings, and this partnership further underscores its commitment to ensuring the security of its clients amid the escalating threat landscape. By harnessing Cloudflare’s Magic Transit, Internet Vikings can proactively shield its clients and preempt potential DDoS attacks, delivering a more secure and uninterrupted gaming experience.
Rickard Vikström, CEO of Internet Vikings, described the collaboration as a significant step toward strengthening cybersecurity within the gambling sector. He emphasized the importance of safeguarding businesses from financial and reputational damage while ensuring an enhanced gaming experience for players.
Internet Vikings, established in 2008, is a leading licensed in-state cloud hosting provider, catering to the iGaming and sports betting sectors. Headquartered in Stockholm, the company operates with a team of 50 experts across five countries worldwide. In addition to cloud hosting, Internet Vikings offers a range of services, including VMware hosting, hosting colocation, and managed hosting.
The partnership with Cloudflare expands the latter’s global reach, as its extensive network spans over 100 countries. Cloudflare is renowned for its cybersecurity and performance solutions, making it a valuable ally for Internet Vikings in fortifying its cybersecurity defenses and ensuring the continuous protection of its clients’ online assets.
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