TAB bets big on cloud

New Zealand Racing Board (NZRB) undertakes one of the largest IT changes in 30 years, taking its $2.7 billion sports betting business to the cloud. Revera's cloud platforms ensure that capacity can be “safely dialled-up or down” for the busiest race days.

Spark and Revera have completed the major phase of a two-part data centre migration, taking more than $2.7 billion worth of racing and sports betting business to the cloud.

Capping two years of partnership with the New Zealand Racing Board, the completion represents one of the largest IT changes in 30 years for the industry leader, as it embarks on an ambitious new business strategy in growth areas such as Fixed Odds Betting.

Designed to provide secure, resilient, scalable platforms, the migration was completed overnight on December 12, 2016.

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date_range 28 January 2017