Date: 10.04.2024

by Adam Dworak

Continent 8 Technologies Achieves Premier Partner Status with Broadcom

Continent 8 Technologies, a leader in managed hosting, connectivity, cloud, and cybersecurity solutions for the global online gambling industry, has marked a significant milestone by attaining Premier Partner status in the Broadcom program for VMware Cloud Service Providers (VCSPs).

This prestigious designation underlines Continent 8’s commitment to delivering top-tier managed cloud solutions worldwide.

Elevating Cloud Solutions in Online Gambling

As a Premier Partner, Continent 8 reassures its clientele of the highest standards and qualifications in managing, delivering, and supporting VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) and related solutions. Membership in this elite program is by invitation only, signifying the trust and confidence Broadcom places in key partners like Continent 8.

A Legacy of Innovation and Reliability

For over two decades, Continent 8 has distinguished itself as a dependable provider of critical infrastructure and connectivity solutions, catering to the demanding requirements of the online gambling sector. The achievement of Premier Partner status not only showcases Continent 8’s innovative capabilities but also its proficiency in handling crucial workloads and ensuring operational excellence.

Expanding Cloud Capabilities

Continent 8 boasts an impressive array of cloud offerings, including 15 public, multi-tenant, regulated clouds and over 40 private, dedicated tenant clouds globally. This extensive network enables the company to provide best-in-class managed and professional services, underscoring its role as a comprehensive cloud solution provider.

Migrating to a Managed and Compliant Cloud

The company has successfully transitioned numerous customers from traditional and existing VMware infrastructures to fully managed, compliant cloud environments. This transition has resulted in significant cost savings and enhanced support, further solidifying Continent 8’s position as a trusted cloud services provider.

A Global Footprint of Excellence

Continent 8 manages a vast array of cloud customer virtual environments across continents, delivering a consistent, high-quality, resilient, and secure experience. The company’s commitment to innovation is evident in its diverse cloud offerings, including off-site backup, object storage, container services, and comprehensive cybersecurity solutions.

Executive Insights

Edward O’Connor, CTO at Continent 8, emphasized the significance of achieving Premier Partner status, noting its importance in demonstrating the company’s expertise in VMware workload management and cost efficiency. “Achieving Premier Partner status following the Broadcom acquisition and change in commercial environment was an important milestone for Continent 8.

“Not only does this demonstrate to customers our ability to manage and migrate customers’ VMware workloads but retain key cost efficiencies. Adding this to our existing Nutanix, Veeam and AWS partner status and accreditation capabilities allows our customers the option of multiple private and public cloud technologies for regulated requirements.

“It is partnerships and capabilities such as this that have allowed Continent 8 to become the go-to infrastructure and cloud provider for operators and suppliers in the global online gambling industry, providing a one-stop-shop for customer needs.”

Justin Cosnett, Chief Product Officer, highlighted the strategic value of this status in enabling customer choice and operational excellence in cloud services. “This partner status is key to us continuing to enable customers to choose their cloud, and Continent 8 manages, secures and connects them. Customers can engage Continent 8 to undertake all migration activity, minimising any potential cost impact.

“For any customer concerned about reducing technology spend, and minimising management overheads, Continent 8 offers a comprehensive alternative, maintaining or even improving regulatory compliance via inclusive backup. With two more public clouds being launched in the next quarter in US and LatAm, the growth and adoption of our cloud capabilities is a testament to our professional and managed services teams.”

Our Comment on the Article

Continent 8 Technologies’ elevation to Premier Partner status in the Broadcom program represents a pivotal advancement in cloud solutions for the online gambling industry. This achievement not only validates Continent 8’s technical excellence and innovation but also reinforces its commitment to providing a secure, reliable, and efficient cloud infrastructure.

As the company continues to expand its cloud offerings, its focus on regulatory compliance, customer-centric solutions, and global reach positions it as a cornerstone provider in the ever-evolving landscape of online gambling technology.