Continent 8 Technologies

For 20 years we have been focused on the delivery of
market-defining internet technologies, products and services.


We provide business with secure, reliable facilities and networks to
support critical online operations across Europe, Asia and the Americas.


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Our Locations

Since its inception, the company has continually invested and broadened its horizons geographically.

Now, our network of Data Centres and strategic Points of Presence span 4 continents, with more in the pipeline.

Zoom and scroll around the map below, hover over the blue dots to see our growing network of locations.
Each location is redundantly connected to our global network backbone.

We let our statistics speak for themselves.

From over 80 locations spanning Europe, the Americas and Asia,
Continent 8 Technologies provides highly reliable managed hosting, security and
global network solutions for today’s online business-critical platforms.

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Global Capacity

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Our History

Over the past 20 years our customers have benefited from
continued investment in advanced data centres, high quality
networks and one of the best global teams in the business.

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1998
Continent 8 Consulting created in Montreal

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2006
Continent 8 Technologies incorporated on the Isle of Man

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2011
Gibraltar and Malta Data Centres Opened

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2013-14
new data centres in Dublin, New York & Guernsey

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2015-16
new data centres in London, Lisbon, Taiwan

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2017
Hong Kong, Los Angeles & Tokyo POPs – network now wraps around the planet

Our Management

The executive team looking after global operations at Continent 8.

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Michael Tobin

Co-Founder & CEO

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Stephen Trimble

Chief Operating Officer

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Justin Cosnett

Chief Product Officer

Paul Watterson

Paul Watterson

Finance Director and Company Secretary

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David Black

Managing Director - EMEA

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Peter Williams

Managing Director – Asia

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Nick Nally

Managing Director - Americas

Our Awards

EGR Awards: Data Centre and Cloud Systems Provider 2010 – 2021

EGR Awards: Data Centre and Cloud Systems Provider 2010 – 2021

Continent 8 has received this honor every year since 2010 at the EGR B2B Awards ceremony. The EGR B2B Awards reward and celebrate the very best service providers in the online gaming industry, recognising the achievements of suppliers from across all the major egaming disciplines including betting and gaming software, networks, mobile, payments, recruitment, IT & infrastructure.

Global Gaming Awards: Corporate Service Provider of the Year

Global Gaming Awards: Corporate Service Provider of the Year

Continent 8 was named ‘Corporate Service Provider of the Year’ in the Global Gaming Awards London 2019 and Global Gaming Awards London 2020, powered by Gambling Insider. Whether it’s in marketing, PR, risk management or legal services, this Award recognises those that provide the backbone of the industry.

EGR North America Awards: Cloud and IT services partner

EGR North America Awards: Cloud and IT services partner

The EGR North America Awards celebrate excellence in the North American online gaming industry and is considered the premier gaming awards for companies operating in the North American market. In 2020 Continent 8 was named IT and Data Centre Partner of the Year, and in 2021 took home the renamed award again.

Malta Gaming Awards: Hosting Service of the Year

Malta Gaming Awards: Hosting Service of the Year

Continent 8 was named “Hosting Service of the Year 2019” in the Malta Gaming Awards organised by SiGMA. The gala rewards leading players in the iGaming industry in a celebration of achievement.

Isle of Man Newspapers: International Business of the Year

Isle of Man Newspapers: International Business of the Year

Continent 8 was named ‘International Business of the Year’ in the 2018 Isle of Man Newspaper’s Awards for Excellence. The awards recognise success for companies, individuals, the public sector, and the charitable sector on the Isle of Man.

Isle of Man Newspapers: Company of the Year

Isle of Man Newspapers: Company of the Year

Continent 8 was named ‘Company of the Year’ in the 2014 Isle of Man Newspaper’s Awards for Excellence. These prestigious awards take place every year to celebrate and reward the best of the Isle of Man, both in the private and public sectors.

5 Star iGaming Media Starlet Awards: Data Centre of the Year

5 Star iGaming Media Starlet Awards: Data Centre of the Year

The Starlet Awards shine a light on the most innovative businesses on the continent by promoting success, innovation and ethics in the iGaming business community. The awards celebrate the best providers in the B2B supply chain.

Our Certifications

ISO/IEC 27001:2013, ISO 27018:2019 and ISO 27017:2015

ISO/IEC 27001:2013, ISO 27018:2019 and ISO 27017:2015

Continent 8 has achieved recertification of ISO 27001:2013, ISO 27018:2019, and ISO 27017:2015.

The certificate is valid for the following: The Information Security Management System that supports the provision of services by the Continent 8 Technology Operations teams based in the Isle of Man, Montreal, Dublin, Gibraltar, Malta and Atlantic City to external customers.

PCI DSS Compliant

PCI DSS Compliant

Continent 8’s data centres in Isle of Man, Montreal, Dublin, Gibraltar and Malta are certified PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry’s Data Security Standard) compliant based on the validation methodologies provided by the PCI SSC. Level of compliance: Service Provider (co-location services).

AWS Advanced Consulting Partner

AWS Advanced Consulting Partner

Continent 8 has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Advanced Consulting Partner status.

Microsoft Silver Partner

Microsoft Silver Partner

In 2021 Continent 8 achieved Microsoft Silver Partner status as part of the Microsoft Partnership Network programme.