Continent 8 celebrates opening of second West Virginia site

February 26, 2024
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The new location is nearly 200 miles from its South Charleston site.

Continent 8 Technologies has opened another data center in West Virginia through a partnership with Seneca Rocks Regional Development Authority.

The second center is located in Petersburg, more than 200 miles away from its South Charleston site. Continent 8 launched the first site in 2018, ahead of the statewide sports betting market’s opening later that year.

Company Founder and CEO Michael Tobin said the company is pleased to expand its reach through another site opening.

He commented further by saying, “We are thrilled to have added a second site, allowing us to expand our offering to include disaster recovery, as well as our approved Public Cloud solution in our original site, further establishing Continent 8 as the leading infrastructure provider in the North American market.

“Infrastructure is the foundation operators and suppliers need to succeed and that’s why the biggest players come to Continent 8. Our solutions, customer service, reputation and experience are unrivalled.”

The company’s second-site debut follows a couple of recent changes to its executive lineup. Continent 8 recently recruited Dave Phillips to serve as its VP, and Network and Amazon Web Services (AWS) specialist Matteo Gabrielli as its new Senior Technical Solutions Architect.

Gabrielli’s duties include supporting and maintaining customer relationships with the company “to ensure they are getting the most out of their infrastructure and services.”

As VP of Network, Phillips will provide leadership to the company’s global network, comprised of 100 locations on four continents.

Continent 8 is currently live in 30 states around the country. The company said it plans to expand around the US as well as globally.

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