July 13, 2018 Continent 8 Team

Atlantic City – The next big spot for e-sports? (New Jersey 101.5)

ATLANTIC CITY — A private investment of more than $5 million into the construction of an independent data center at the Atlantic City Convention Center could turn the resort into an East Coast mecca for competitive online gaming — aka, e-sports.

Global network solutions provider Continent 8, based in the United Kingdom, plans to have a data center ready to go in the next six months — in an underutilized area of the government-controlled convention center — that would serve any entity in the region looking for a safe, secure location for their technology.

The data center, linked to Continent 8’s private network of 30-plus locations around the world, would increase bandwidth capacity, security and disaster recovery capabilities for web-based services in Atlantic City and throughout the south shore region.

The data center, linked to Continent 8’s private network of 30-plus locations around the world, would increase bandwidth capacity, security and disaster recovery capabilities for web-based services in Atlantic City and throughout the south shore region.

“Our hope is that by building a technology infrastructure through the addition of a data center, entities that are reliant on a solid technology infrastructure will feel more comfortable investing in the area, thereby increasing economic development and redevelopment in the region,” said Barbara DeMarco, a consultant for Continent 8, with Trenton-based Porzio Governmental Affairs…

Read the full article at NJ1015.com, the website of New Jersey 101.5, WKXW-FM Radio.