Industry Press / 09.17.18
Queue-it and Distil Networks Announce Free 27 September Webinar on Battle Between Ticketing and Bots
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, September 17 2018 – For immediate release
The online bot and fraud prevention specialist Distil Networks and Queue-it, the market-leading virtual waiting room platform are jointly hosting a free live webinar on September 27, 2018 titled The Battle Between Bots and Ticketing.
The webinar will cover the evolution of bots, their impact on the ticketing ecosystem, bot-related legislation, and best practices in bot mitigation.
Those interested in the shifting landscape and future of bots in online ticketing can register for the free webinar here.
Edward Roberts, Senior Director of Product Marketing at Distil, and Niels Sodemann, CEO and co-founder at Queue-it, will host a lively discussion examining the incentives that drive bot-assisted ticket reselling and the problems this causes for fans and venues alike. Each expert will present their unique perspective on the problem, so webinar participants will hear a holistic analysis of the current situation. Keen to keep the webinar solution-oriented, the two onsale experts will present mitigation strategies, for instance describing four bad bot vectors to which every ticketing industry player is susceptible.
“Bots are always evolving and continue to plague the online ticketing ecosystem,” says Queue-it’s CEO, Niels Sodemann. “We plan to have webinar participants come away with several key insights and specific strategies to host successful onsales undisturbed by bots.”
The webinar will be especially valuable to those interested in online ticket sales, customer experience, bot mitigation, and ticketing industry legislation.
About Distil Networks
Distil Networks, the global leader in bot mitigation, protects websites, mobile apps, and APIs from automated threats. Fraudsters, hackers, and competitors use bots to commit online fraud, break into customer accounts, and gain an unfair competitive advantage. As the sheer volume, sophistication, and business damage of these attacks grow, bots put a costly strain on IT staff and resources. Only Distil’s unique, more holistic approach provides the vigilant service, superior technology, and industry expertise needed for full visibility and control over this abusive traffic. The Distil team pioneered bot mitigation in 2011, and has been leading the way ever since. With Distil, there is finally a defence against automated attacks that is as adaptable and vigilant as the threat itself. For more information on Distil, visit https://www.distilnetworks.com/.
Queue-it is the leading developer of virtual waiting room services to control website and app traffic surges by offloading visitors to an online queue. Its powerful SaaS platform enables online ticket vendors and venues to keep their systems online and fans informed, blocking malicious bots and creating a personalized waiting experience on their most business-critical days. The use of Queue-it has ensured online fairness during high-demand onsales for billions of consumers worldwide. The company has offices in Denmark and the U.S. For more information, please visit https://queue-it.com/.
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