IO Named to UBM Channel's CRN Data Center 100 List

Feb 07, 2013, 08:00 ET from IO

PHOENIX, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IO, the leading provider of next-generation modular data center 2.0 technology for the world's largest enterprises, governments and service providers, today announced it has been named to the CRN 2013 Data Center 100 list. After months of in-depth research, CRN editorial staff included IO among the top technology vendors that deliver data center services in an environmentally and economically friendly manner, while also boosting efficiency and productivity.

Considered a thought leader in the development of proprietary data center products, IO's disruptive Data Center 2.0 technology changes the paradigm of traditional data centers. This new approach addresses the problems of excessive cost and time to deployment, and the lack of scalability found in real estate-based infrastructure. IO.Anywhere® is the first ever standard unit of delivery data center product integrated with the IO.OS® operating system. This unmatched combination delivers an increase in performance, reliability, security and sustainability for IO customers worldwide. IO.OS is the first secure data center infrastructure operating system that enables organizations to deliver the next-generation Data Center 2.0 cloud-enabled technology to gain the intelligent control needed to achieve optimal performance.

Making the Data Center 100 list reflects the strong market momentum that IO continues to generate for its Data Center 2.0 solutions. IO and its ecosystem channel partners help customers advance cloud computing, e-commerce, big data, high-availability applications, business continuity/disaster recovery and other strategic technology initiatives.

"IO's mission is to continue to exceed our customers' expectations in every aspect of our business, especially in the area of innovation," says Jim Kleeman, Executive Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing for IO. "We appreciate the recognition from the CRN editorial staff as the selection to this list matches IO's continuing path of accelerated growth and our commitment to creating the newest products for the data center market."

"The 2013 Data Center 100 list recognizes vendors that, over the course of 2012, have shown a dedication to the innovation and advancement of today's data center services," says Kelley Damore, Vice President and Editorial Director for UBM Channel. "The recent upsurge in cloud computing has solution providers searching for new ways to ensure their clients maintain connectivity while mitigating costs and security threats. We congratulate each vendor on the 2013 Data Center 100 list for providing a significant growth opportunity for solution providers to build their business by offering cutting-edge products and services to customers."  

The 2013 Data Center 100 list is featured in the January issue of CRN Magazine and is featured online at

About IO

IO designs, engineers and delivers data center products 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® data center products 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 and global data center performance. IO is a privately held company headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona. For more information on IO, please visit us on the web at

About UBM Channel
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About UBM plc
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