EQL Games Selects Continent 8 Technologies for Infrastructure and Security



Rising star lottery content supplier uses Continent 8’s powerful Public Cloud in Michigan and security solutions in fast-growing US market

Continent 8 Technologies, the award-winning managed hosting, connectivity, cloud and security provider to the global online gambling industry, has added EQL Games to its growing network of customers in North America.

A pioneer in the live sports lottery games category and creator of the first lottery-only aggregator for United States markets, EQL Games will use the powerful Continent 8 Public Cloud to launch its content on the Michigan Lottery’s digital platform. The lottery content supplier has also opted for Continent 8’s cutting-edge SIEM & SOC security solution, benefiting from a comprehensive offering that deploys a 24×7 highly trained team to investigate security alerts in a timely manner.

When selecting a technology partner, EQL Games was impressed by Continent 8’s commitment to the United States market, where the global IT business is now live in 26 states and counting. In addition, Continent 8’s security solutions, including its market-leading DDoS protection, which is tailored to the iGaming and iLottery industry and comes as standard with Public Cloud, was a key factor.

Continent 8 has taken an ambitious first-to-market approach in North America. The company expanded its solutions in Michigan in September of 2022 with the first regulated Public Cloud offering in the state after being accredited by the Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB).

“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,” the Chief Commercial Officer for Continent 8 Technologies, Brian Koh, said. “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.”

“Continent 8 has built a very strong reputation over the past 25 years for the infrastructure solutions they provide to the larger gaming industry,” the founder and Chief Executive Officer for EQL Games, Brad Cummings, said. “This experience and track record made it clear Continent 8 is the right partner for us as we grow our business. 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 offers a multi-tenanted, scalable and resilient IaaS platform that lets customers host infrastructure, containers, data and network edge services. While its security solutions are designed for a multi-layered approach and includes DDoS and WAAP protection as well as MDR/EDR and SIEM/SOC solutions.

The Continent 8 team will be at SBC Summit North America from May 9 to 11, 2023, at Booth A140 to discuss the company’s award-winning global solutions.

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