PHOENIX, Ariz. - January 24, 2011 - IO, the leading provider of next-generation modular data center technology and services, announced today that in the 5th Annual Datacenter Leaders’ Awards, IO won the Extreme Data Center Deployment category for its Data Center 2.0 modular deployment at IO New Jersey.
"We are very happy and proud to have received this award and would like to thank DCD for the recognition. It is a tribute to the people at IO and their dedication to relentless innovation." said George Slessman, CEO of IO.
A record number of data center submissions were accepted this year from global industry leaders. The Extreme Data Center Deployment category specifically targeted innovation in design and operation of modular data centers when meeting the challenges associated with deployments in extreme or difficult locations. IO won for the compelling benefits offered by its IO.Anywhere® and IO.OS® modular hardware and software technology platform delivering Data Center 2.0 today.
In 2011, IO had major new accomplishments including the opening of the IO Factory, which produces the IO.Anywhere modular hardware products, and the opening of IO New Jersey, the largest modular data center in the world. To date, over 50 customers utilize IO’s Data Center 2.0 platform and IO’s proven solutions continue to decrease cost, increase energy efficiency, and empower IT groups with intelligent control of their data center infrastructure.
For more information on immediate Data Center 2.0 capacity delivered as a service and product, visit www.io.com or call 480-513-8500.
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 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, Ariz.
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