IO Announces Data Center as a Service and IO.OS Contract with Simplicity Web Hosting

PHOENIX, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IO, the leading provider of next-generation modular data center technology and services, today announced the company has been awarded a contract by Simplicity Web Hosting, which provides single and multiple server colocation, shared web hosting, web design, remote backup and disaster recovery plans for businesses of all sizes.

IO will provide Simplicity Web Hosting with Data Center as a Service (DCaaS™) delivered out of the IO Phoenix and IO New Jersey data centers. A key decision driver was IO.Anywhere® modular data center architecture which efficiently supports a high-density computing environment. In addition, Simplicity Web Hosting will deploy IO.OS®, the world's first secure data center infrastructure operating system, to remotely track and manage their data center environment from a single pane of glass.

"We're focused on making it less complex for businesses to leverage the Internet. With IO, we're able to provide enterprise-grade technology to our customer base, but also reduce our capital investments and only purchase what we require – with new capacity delivered fast," said Rick Baranowski, President, Simplicity Web Hosting. "With IO.OS we're able to gain real-time visibility into our entire data center infrastructure, whether it's in Arizona or New Jersey, making us better equipped to make well-informed decisions."

"While utilizing the Phoenix and New Jersey IO locations we can also offer bi-coastal redundancy for us as well as for all of our customers."

IO owns and operates the largest commercially available modular data centers in the United States to achieve Uptime Institute Tier III Design Certification, IO Phoenix and IO New Jersey. The IO.Anywhere modular data center platform is managed and optimized by the first secure data center operating system, IO.OS, which transforms the data center into an enterprise IT appliance to maximize resiliency, efficiency and utilization. Organizations can deploy on-site or as DCaaS to support cloud computing, high-availability applications, disaster recovery, data center consolidation and other strategic technology initiatives.  

About IO

IO designs, engineers and delivers data center infrastructure for the world's largest enterprises, governments and service providers. IO owns and operates data centers for hundreds of customers, and has leveraged this experience to build a next-generation Data Center 2.0 cloud enabling technology platform. IO.Anywhere modular data centers provide enterprise-class infrastructure that can be delivered as Data Center as a Service and rapidly deployed as a product to customer sites anywhere in the world. IO developed the first data center infrastructure operating system, IO.OS, to provide the intelligent control needed to maximize utilization, resiliency and energy efficiency. IO is a privately held company headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona. For more information on IO, please visit us on the web at io.com.

IO and the IO logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of IO. © 2012.

Contacts:   

Elizabeth Kubycheck


SVP, Marketing & Communications


630.823.6665


ekk@io.com

 

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