PHOENIX, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IO, a global leader in software-defined data centers, announced that Jason Pfaff, Vice President, North America DCaaS™ at IO, won the Data Center Manager of the Year Award from AFCOM, the leading association of data center and facilities management professionals. With this selection, AFCOM recognized Pfaff for outstanding leadership and excellence in the field of data center management.
Over the course of his 15-year career in the data center industry, Pfaff has been directly involved in the design, build, and operation of 1.5 million square feet and 175 megawatts of power. He was a pivotal leader in IO's transformation from a regional colocation provider to a global leader in software-defined data centers with a footprint spanning North America, Asia, and Europe.
"This is an incredible achievement for Jason and recognition of his strong leadership," said Adil Attlassy, Executive Leader, Global Services at IO. "Jason has consistently delivered and exceeded customer expectations for data center capacity."
Pfaff oversees IO's Data Center as a Service (DCaaS™) operation in North America, which includes Arizona, New Jersey, and Ohio.
"I am humbled and honored to receive this prestigious award. I would like to thank AFCOM for presenting this award and their commitment to the Data Center and IT industry," said Jason Pfaff. "Lastly, I would like to share this achievement with my entire team as we all know a manager is only as good as the team that supports him."
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