Tag Archives: Erlang Solutions

Betting in 2017-2018: Superbet, Technical Innovation, and Erlang

Erlang & Superbet

Standing at the doorstep of 2018, a huge year for sports betting with the FIFA World Cup and the Winter Olympics, we’re taking some time out to look back at the industry in 2017. That’s why we sat down with Finbarr Joy, Group CTO at Superbet, and Stuart Whitfield, CEO at Erlang Solutions. SBC: In terms of developments in digital …

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Erlang Solutions: Handling spikes & loads in a new era of gaming

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The bookmakers of the future may not be who you’d expect, writes Stuart Whitfield, CEO at Erlang Solutions. Chris Eaton, industry expert, integrity monitor and former investigator for INTERPOL is quoted as saying: “In 10 years’ time, I expect sports betting to be part of major telecommunications companies and data companies.“ Technology and telecommunications companies deal with massive volumes of data …

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Go, Erlang, Elixir; what’s in a programming language anyway?

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“The right tool for the job” is a popular adage in the online betting industry, writes Erlang Solutions CEO Stuart Whitfield. In seven years at Erlang, I’ve learned that there are three key reasons why Erlang and Elixir are often the right tool for the job in online gambling and betting: superior concurrency, scalability, and reliability. bet365 has more than …

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Betting on Sports attendees advised to book early after surge in demand

Companies at #boscon2017

SBC Events has encouraged all companies planning to get involved in Betting on Sports 2017 (12-15 September) to do so quickly, or risk missing out on the sports betting event of the year. Demand for tickets and accommodation for the conference, which has moved to Olympia Conference Centre this year, has been so high that the official event hotel – …

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Mr Green and SBTech among 15 new exhibitors for Betting on Sports

Exhibitors - #boscon2017

Mr Green and SBTech are among the 15 first-time exhibitors at the Betting on Sports 2017 Conference organised by SBC Events from 12-15 September. Having expanded the product display to cater for up to 50 exhibitors at #boscon2017, 65% of the 1,768 sqm exhibition space at Olympia Conference Centre has now been sold, but there are still opportunities available for operators, suppliers, …

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Chandru Mullaparthi – Erlang Solutions – How to adopt non-mainstream programming languages

Chandru Mullaparthi - Erlang

Expert industry analysis from Chandru Mullaparthi, the Chairman at Industrial Erlang User Group, Director at Bluehouse Technology, and former Head of Software Architecture at bet365. ____________________________________ “Innovate or die” is a reality of life for most consumer facing industries these days. As the pace of progress in the computing industry shows no signs of slowing down, disruption by innovative startups is …

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Erlang Solutions: From bet365 to William Hill – how functional programming wins at the bookies

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With the Grand National behind us, and the Champions League final fast approaching, we wanted to know how bookmakers keep up with demand. To find out, we sat down with the experts at Erlang Solutions – CEO Stuart Whitfield and Francesco Cesarini, Founder and Technical Director. ____________________________________ SBC: bet365 are widely respected as the leader in online betting – what …

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Francesco Cesarini – Erlang Solutions – Operators must embrace change

Francesco Cesarini is the Founder and Technical Director of Erlang Solutions, a specialist technology consultancy that has worked with companies as varied as bet365 and Whatsapp.  Here he delivers his views on betting trends on this year’s European Championships and the necessity for sports betting operators to be open minded to the idea of adopting new technologies.  This year’s Euro competition could …

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