Continent 8 Technologies – the leading partner for managed hosting, networking, security, and cloud infrastructure managed services to the iGaming industry – expanded its footprint to over 50 connected locations globally across Europe, Asia, and the Americas in 2019.
Last year’s highlights included the opening of the first-ever purpose-built data center at the Atlantic City Convention Center, with Continent 8 leading the way in New Jersey which is the largest hub for online gaming, sports betting and eSports in the US.
2020 will see further global growth and product investment, with a particular focus on Asia led by a dedicated team for the Asia-Pacific region. At ICE London, Continent 8 will be demonstrating its new WAF product to operators which is a web application security product enhanced with the addition of Layer 7 Web Application Firewall services. The team will also be showcasing how they can accelerate business with the iGaming Cloud, a key element in a comprehensive range of integrated and managed solutions to connect and protect global data.
ICE also offers attendees the opportunity to find out about the many advantages operators can gain from Continent 8’s low latency network throughout Asia which offers a consistent and reliable platform for serving iGaming clients. In addition to co-location facilities, its network points of presence in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Tokyo, and Singapore connect to the rest of the world over a high-capacity, fully-redundant private network. The company also offers reliable DDoS monitoring and mitigation services in Asia and around the world.
Meet the Continent 8 team – including Peter Williams, managing director for the Asia-Pacific region – at stand N3-110.
This Dossier results from the “Life After POGOs” editorial project by Asia Gaming Brief which culminated with a pop-up digital forum on 9th December to discuss potentials ramifications in the industry.
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga oversaw a central government meeting on Friday which confirmed the outlines and the timeline of the nation’s IR development policy. He promised that it would be carried out with “fairness and transparency.”
Sociedade de Jogos de Macau, S.A. says its eligible employees will receive Living Subsidies equivalent to 2 months or 1.5 months of salary. The Living Subsidies will be made in two equal payments in January and July respectively, with the first payment to be made on 6 January 2021.
Over the years, many of the answers have been remarkably prescient in their forecasts for the near-term direction of Asia’s gaming industry. However, we can safely say that no one came anywhere close to guessing
what 2020 may have had in store.
While nowhere in the world has escaped the economic fallout from the Covid-19 crisis, Macau has been hit harder than most, with forecasts for gross domestic product to shrink more than 50 percent this year.