PHOENIX, Ariz. - April 2, 2012 - IO, the leading provider of next-generation modular data center technology and services, announced today that it has been awarded a contract with BookIt.com®, a premier online travel company dedicated to providing travelers with the most intuitive online booking experience. The internet continues to be the most prevalent tool for researching and booking travel.
"We understand the value of incorporating technology to optimize business. Our very livelihood depends on it, especially now as travelers spend a significant amount of time researching travel to find the best deals, we need a data center that allows us the flexibility to grow quickly," said Iain Saxton – VP Technology at BookIt.com. "IO.Anywhere delivers a rapidly scalable, always-on technology solution that traditional colocation providers just don't measure up to in both price and performance."
As part of the agreement, IO will provide BookIt.com with Data Center as a Service (DCaaS™) at IO Phoenix, delivered through its modular technology platform IO.Anywhere.
BookIt.com enables users to plan and book travel products including hotel, cruise, airline and vacation packages. Incorporating factors such as their patented FROM® Technology which offers relevant personalized offers, including monthly pricing calendars, user ratings, rich content and lots of unique prices, The BookIt.com® search feature generates and displays deals instantly based on your location.
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, Arizona. For more information on IO, please visit us on the web at io.com.
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