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Press Release -- January 31st, 2012
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IO Receives SSAE 16 Type 2 Certification for Modular Data Centers

PHOENIX, Ariz. - January 31, 2012 - IO, the leading provider of next-generation modular data center technology and services, announced today the company has completed a SSAE 16 Type 2 audit covering three operational data centers – IO New Jersey, IO Phoenix and IO Scottsdale.

Certification of IO New Jersey and IO Phoenix further validates the resiliency and operational excellence of IO’s next-generation modular data centers and further proves that the era of DC2.0, hardware and software enabled data centers, has truly arrived.

"Designed, engineered and manufactured in the US using standards-based components and processes, IO.Anywhere offers unmatched reliability, in a repeatable manner. This SSAE 16 accreditation will only further accelerate the increased customer adoption of our highly secure and scalable modular Data Center solution," said David Shaw, Chief Operating Officer of IO.

SSAE 16 is designed to provide IO customers with a level of assurance of corporate controls and has replaced existing SAS 70 Type 1 and Type 2 audit reports. Deloitte & Touche LLP, a leader in audit, tax, consulting, risk, and financial advisory services, conducted the IO SSAE 16 audit.

The report, produced after a rigorous independent examination of IO’s internal controls and processes, demonstrates the reliability, security and operational excellence of IO’s modular data center technology for its customers. IO’s SSAE 16 report scope focuses on procedures performed by IO, which are likely to be relevant to its customers’ internal controls over financial reporting. The report is intended for use by IO’s customers and their auditors.

IO.Anywhere is a fully integrated modular data center system that provides enterprise-class, always-on information technology infrastructure. IO.Anywhere technology enables organizations to add data center capacity through a choice of delivery models much faster than traditional data center deployments. These options include Data Center as a Service (DCaaS™) delivered in a range of colocation cabinets, shared and dedicated modules, multi-megawatt, customer-dedicated data centers, and solutions that are rapidly deployed as a product, which allows companies to operate modular data centers anywhere in the world.

For more information on Data Center 2.0 capacity delivered as a service and product, visit www.io.com or call 480-513-8500

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 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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