8Layer Technologies, Inc. is a pioneer in Open Source-focused software that provides development and consulting services in the field of Information Technology. With more than 13 years of providing high quality innovations, 8Layer is now focusing on Big Data, CyberSecurity, and Vulnerability Assessment & Penetration Testing (VAPT) .

Established in 2005 by its founder Meric B. Mara, 8Layer Technologies started as an open source Software development and consultancy company that focuses on Autonomic Infrastruction and Telephony solutions. In its inception stage, even as a small start-up company, it has earned the trust and has partnered with the big players in the IT industry to continuously provide better solutions to the Filipinos specifically the local government units and the SMEs.

Currently, 8Layer is continuously doing research and development on projects that are focused on ensuring data privacy and authenticity through blockchain and encryption; as well as nation building projects that would provide automation and intelligence to the services of the government.

Our Services included the following:

Cyber / Information Security

Blockchain Technologies

Big Data and Analytics

Cloud System

Communication Technology

Web and Mobile Development

IT Infrastructure

Research and Development

Technology Consultation


Product & Services

Aksyon Sentral

Aksyon Chain


Aksyon Crypt

Aksyon Map


Aksyon Shield

Aksyon Identification


A System Integrator company that focuses on delivering advance infrastructure solutions to clients

The training arm of 8Layer that focuses on providing seminars and workshops to students and professionals.


Kahel OS

8Layer has created an operating software called KahelOS given freely to the community. It was being distributed to students and professionals during Software Freedom Day and other events. To know more about Kahel go to Http://kahelos.org

Software Freedom Day

Conducted every 3rd week of Sept to promote Free and open source software. 8Layer has been participating and an organizer in the celebration of this global event since 2008 and has diligently move from region to region to conduct seminars and talks to students and LGUs.

Linux Day

Conducted every August, Linux Day is celebrated to commemorate the birth of Linux. It is celebrated globally by all the Linux enthusiasts all over the world. 8Layer participates in this annual event by giving seminars about Linux to anyone who is interested to attend.

Kalasag Community

Kalasag Community is a group of CyberSecurity enthusiast in the Philippines organized to promote CyberSecurity awareness. The group conduct events like workshops, monthly meet-ups with knowledge sharing, networking and others.

Kalasag CERT

Kalasag CERT is a Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) that handles different computer security incidents in the country. Using the Kalasag Sentral, a team of CyberSecurity specialist collect, respond, and manage incidents or vulnerabilities. An authorized user of CERT® mark owned by SEI Carnegie Mellon University, Kalasag CERT works closely with other CSIRTs around the world.



Continuous Service, Continuous Growth

Continuous Service, Continuous Growth

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Another Hardwork, Appreciated

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New Wave of Public Service

New Wave of Public Service

Last week, Team 8Layer went to Daraitan, Rizal to give support to our Kababayans greatly hit by the destructive Typhoon Ulysses and its predecessor calamities. This week, the team went to another community and provided support to around 300 families of Brgy. Wawa,...

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A Newborn Partnership

A Newborn Partnership

8Layer Technologies, Inc. and its daughter company Mara Linux andBusiness Solutions, Inc. (MaraLABS, Inc.) have been consistentlyconnecting partnerships to push their ideals of providing solutions formany Filipinos, especially in terms of cybersecurity. One of the...

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Unit 503, Seven East Capitol Building,
East Capitol Drive cor. Sta. Rosa St.,
Brgy. Kapitolyo, Pasig City, Philippines

(632) 8706 0501
(632) 8706 0502

8layer Technologies, Inc