The second edition of the Geneva Gaming Convention will take place from the 22nd until the 24th of September 2017. More than 15,000 visitors, 80 booths and 500 athletes are awaited for this weekend in Palexpo with an evident mission: to offer an unifying event, accessible and familial.
Furthermore, the Geneva Gaming Convention offer the biggest cash prize of Switzerland for an e-Sport competition tournaments (LAN). Over 30,000 CHF (around $35,000 USD) will be offered to the winners of competitions in the following games: Overwatch, Counter-Strike GO, Hearthstone, League of Legends and Rocket League.
Geneva Gaming Convention powered by XenServer
And now, you wonder why we are talking about a gaming event on this blog, right?
It's very simple, when you are planning a gaming convention implying competitive game including a significant cash prize, you want to be sure that you can rely on your servers infrastructure and guess what: the Geneva Gaming Convention choose to work with XenServer to ensure this task and Xen Orchestra is the tool they needed to get the best from their XenServer infrastructure!
As the event is pretty close from our location, we will probably make a little jump in it in order to provide you some photographies and a use case, so, stay tuned!
You can access the program and buy your ticket for the convention on the official website.