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.


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 3 continents, with more in the pipeline.

Zoom and scroll around the map below, hover over the red 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 40 locations spanning Europe, North America 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 Locations

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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.


Continent 8 Consulting created in Montreal


Continent 8 Technologies incorporated on the Isle of Man


Gibraltar and Malta Data Centres Opened


new data centres in Dublin, New York & Guernsey


new data centres in London, Lisbon, Taiwan


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

Our Management

The executive team looking after global operations at Continent 8.


Michael Tobin

Co-Founder & CEO

Michael is co-founder of Continent 8 Technologies PLC and the creator of the “Continent 8” brand. He is an entrepreneur by nature and a former Director of Empire State Development, the lead economic development agency for New York State.


Jay Stubina


Through his emphasis on customer service and strong business acumen, he helped make Continent 8 the Internet data centre provider of choice for the online gaming industry. Jay brings to Continent 8 his many years of experience in finance and real-estate.


David Lejeune

Chief Operating Officer

David has been involved in the IT industry both as a C-level executive and as an adviser to CEOs, politicians, and senior government executives, including the U.S. Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, KPMG, Baan, SOALogix/SAP, Leads/Quinetic North America, and Segula Technologies.


Mike Nahoum

CFO and VP Operations

Prior to Mike becoming the acting Financial Director of Continent 8 Technologies PLC in April 2006 Mike was the CFO and VP Operations of Mohawk internet Technologies from September 2001.

Nick Nally

Nick Nally

Chief Development Officer

Nick has 20 years experience in many sectors of the IT & telecommunications industry encompassing senior management, consultancy, sales, carrier relations, engineering and business development.


Paul Watterson

Director of Finance

Paul has over 10 years experience in the finance industry and prior to becoming Director of Finance and Company Secretary of Continent 8 Technologies he was Audit Manager at KPMG where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant.


Stephen Trimble

Chief Product Officer

Stephen brings an exceptionally strong technical background with over 20 years’ experience in high-availability systems & network design, Data Centre management, IT consultancy, network security and graphic design.

Peter Williams

Peter Williams

Managing Director – Asia Pacific

Peter has a wealth of experience with over 20 years in Senior Commercial roles in the Global communications sector. Before joining the company he was with Telefonica O2 Ireland where he led a team in the setting of the ICT strategy.

Our Awards

Global Gaming Awards: Corporate Service Provider of the Year

Global Gaming Awards: Corporate Service Provider of the Year

Continent 8 Technologies was named ‘Corporate Service Provider of the Year’ in the Global Gaming Awards London 2019, 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.

Isle of Man Newspapers: International Business of the Year

Isle of Man Newspapers: International Business of the Year

Continent 8 Technologies 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 Technologies 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.

EGR Awards: Data Centre of the Year 2010 – 2019

EGR Awards: Data Centre of the Year 2010 – 2019

Continent 8 has received this honor for the tenth year in a row at the 2019 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.

Our Certifications

ISO/IEC 27001:2013

ISO/IEC 27001:2013

The services provided by the Continent 8 Technologies Solutions teams based in the Isle of Man, Montreal, Dublin, Gibraltar and Malta to external customers are all certified as ISO/IEC 27001:2013 compliant.

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).