Sportingbet Online Betting Secure for Melbourne Cup

Published Tuesday, April 12, 2011 -  decided that it would be a good idea to install a new security platform to give it’s consumers a better experience.  Australia's premier Internet betting and entertainment website for a number of years that  provides an extensive and diverse range of betting options on international sports, racing, entertainment and political events. Members are assured a fresh approach to its products. The novelty markets, and stacks of promotions constantly giving members quality excitement. Only the most advanced platforms were considered by to advance it’s offerings. has successfully deployed the X-Series platform created by leading provider Crossbeam Systems, Inc., to ensure a fast, uninterrupted and secure experience for users when betting on the Sportsbet site.

The upcoming Melbourne Cup has prompted an upgrade to handle the expected surge of traffic from the growing online sports betting market in Australia. Agustin D'Onofrio, IT operations manager at commented, "Security is paramount to protecting our customers and the brand. We chose Crossbeam's X-Series because of its high-performance, best-of-breed security architecture and modular approach, allowing us to build redundancy at every level, scale easily and conduct maintenance without any service downtime," D'Onofrio continued to explain, "With Crossbeam, we are able to run a Check Point firewall and have the option to add other security applications to the chassis as needed. As we look to build out our security infrastructure, this level of flexibility is a major advantage." After being the target of an security attack during the 2009 Melbourne Cup the firm has installed Crossbeam's most powerful X-Series, the X80, offering the highest levels of performance with a modular 14-slot chassis that can run up to 10 applications and scale to inspect a real-world mix of traffic at speeds up to 150 Gbps of throughput.
Crossbeam is headquartered in Boxborough, Mass.,U.S.A. and has offices in Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific.

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