Continent 8 Technologies Inks Deal with EQL Games

Continent 8 Technologies, a globally recognized managed hosting, connectivity, cloud, and security provider for online gambling industries, welcomed EQL Games to its network of customers in North America. EQL Games, who leads the live sports lottery games category and created the first lottery-only aggregator for US markets, will use the powerful Continent 8 Public Cloud to launch its content on Michigan Lottery’s digital platform. Furthermore, the lottery content supplier will also adopt Continent 8’s advanced SIEM & SOC security solution to leverage its comprehensive offering to utilize a 24×7 expert team to investigate security alerts promptly.

Continents 8’s aggressive first-to-market approach in North America has resulted in the company expanding its solutions in Michigan in September 2022, with its first regulated Public Cloud offer in the state, accredited by the Michigan Gaming Control Board. EQL Games was primarily attracted to Continent 8’s superior IT services and unrivaled industry expertise, especially concerning Continent’s 25 years of experience in the infrastructure solutions they provide to the larger gambling industry. Moreover, when selecting a technology partner, EQL Games was impressed by Continent 8’s commitment to the US market, presently live in 26 states and rapidly expanding.

Brian Koh, the Chief Commercial Officer at Continent 8 Technologies, stated, “We are delighted to have been selected by EQL Games to provide our cloud and security solutions to support their ambitious growth plans in the United States. Our first-to-market approach combined with our product offering and unrivalled industry experience meant that EQL Games felt we were the best fit for its requirements.” Brad Cummings, Founder & CEO at EQL Games, also commented, “We have a big vision for what EQL Games can accomplish as a lottery content supplier, and with the support of partners like Continent 8, I am more confident than ever in our ability to realize that vision.”

Continent 8’s Public Cloud provides a multi-tenanted, scalable, and resilient IaaS platform. Customers are empowered to host infrastructure, containers, data, and network edge services while benefiting from its security solutions that come with DDoS and WAAP protection, as well as MDR/EDR and SIEM/SOC solutions.

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