Continent 8 Technologies, the award winning multi-jurisdictional hosting and connectivity provider, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Quayle as Senior Product Manager, based at the Company’s Headquarters in the Isle of Man.
Stephen Trimble, Chief Product and Marketing Officer for the Group commented “Ian is joining at a very exciting time indeed for Continent 8. Having recently taken our network truly global and now active in nearly 30 locations across Europe, Asia and the Americas we have further expansion plans across our product and service catalogue. Being able to bolster the global product team with someone with Ian’s expertise at our Isle of Man corporate headquarters is great news all-round. “
Ian brings a wealth of knowledge to the business, with over 18 years experience in Technology Consulting and Leadership Roles within Telecommunications, Data Centre / Hosting, IT Service and Financial Services business. Ian’s most recent role was as the Head of Technology Design with a Global Financial Services organisation where, among other achievements, he was responsible for the design and realisation of their new Secure Global WAN and hosting environment.
Ian added “The solid foundations that Continent 8 has laid with their extensive global network and hosting environment, combined with the obvious talents of the technical teams across the jurisdictions makes for a superb environment to build great things. I was naturally drawn to this and am very excited to be taking a product-focused role, to work with the team at Continent 8 in further building on those amazing foundations and enhancing the product portfolio in new and exciting ways – for the benefit of our all our customers!”
Michael Tobin, CEO and co-founder of Continent 8, welcomed Ian’s appointment, “Continent 8 prides itself on its global growth and the ability to attract highly qualified people, such as Ian. Our company’s continued success and international expansion depends on the quality and experience of our personnel. I heartily welcome Ian to the Continent 8 team.”
Continent 8 Technologies, the award winning multi-jurisdictional hosting and connectivity provider, is pleased to announce the appointment of Caroline Moran as Account Manager and Jason Malone as Senior Network Analyst, both based at the Company’s Headquarters in the Isle of Man.
Michael Tobin, CEO and co-founder of Continent 8, welcomed the appointments, “Continent 8 prides itself on its growth and investment in the Isle of Man and the ability to attract such highly qualified and respected people such as Caroline and Jason. Our company’s continued success – locally and globally – depends on attracting and retaining the best people in the industry.”
Peter Williams, Global Sales Director for the Group commented, “Caroline is a great addition to the sales team and brings a wealth of local knowledge and experience within the offshore business community, where she is highly regarded for her ability to deliver outstanding customer service
Caroline joins Continent 8 with 20 years Corporate Account Management and more recently a Global Solutions Account Management experience with key strategic accounts.
Caroline added “Continent 8 is a progressive, agile company with a portfolio of products and services that I believe offer uniqu benefits for both local and global customers. Offering connectivity solutions that are entirely owned and managed by Continent 8 enables us to offer a single point of contact and responsibility for global companies. I am very much looking forward to creating greater local awareness of Continent 8, whilst strengthening and building on existing customer relationships.”
John Stone, CTO for the company commented, “We are delighted to have attracted such an experienced and talented individual as Jason. His skills and experience greatly complement our plans for the expansion of our global private network and associated products.”
Jason Malone Jason brings a wealth of experience gained in the in the telecommunications sector, previously as Head of Hosting, Managed and Transport Networks Jason had the responsibility for maintaining fibre infrastructure, broadband and transport networks across the UK, Ireland and the Isle of Man. Specialising in Cisco, Alcatel and Huawei technologies he designed and developed a number cutting edge leading solutions for today’s market place.
Jason added “It’s exciting to be part of a company such as Continent 8 who are the market leader in their business sector. I’m looking forward to working with the team and getting to grips with the company’s rapidly expanding global private network.”
Continent 8 Technologies is delighted to have won the award at the Isle of Man Energy Awards 2017 in the category of “Best Energy Saving”
The award is for the implementation of an innovative cooling solution at our Isle of Man data centre which has resulted in a 65% saving in energy usage.
Pictured is Continent 8’s Finance Director Paul Watterson receiving the award from the Isle of Man Government’s Director of Corporate Services Ken Milne at a presentation on 2nd August.