July 23, 2018 Continent 8 Team

‘New age’ of economic opportunity could come with AC data center (Press of Atlantic City)

ATLANTIC CITY — A planned data center inside the Atlantic City Convention Center has the potential to be an economic catalyst for South Jersey by opening up the region to industries beyond tourism, hospitality, casino gaming and agriculture.

Michael Tobin, CEO and co-founder of Continent 8, a U.K.-based network solutions and data center provider, said the nearly 6,000-square-foot data center that will be constructed this year will enable companies to connect to a global network through Atlantic City.

“Atlantic City presently lacks the proper technology to take advantage of these opportunities,” he said. “But there is lots of potential if this is executed properly.”

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