PHOENIX, Ariz. - April 3, 2012 - IO, the leading provider of next-generation modular data center technology and services, announced today that they have been awarded a contract by web services provider BlueChannel, Inc.
As part of the agreement, IO will provide BlueChannel with Data Center as a Service (DCaaS™) delivered out of the IO Phoenix data center. This approach supplies BlueChannel a high-performance, cost-effective solution without having to invest resources in building and maintaining its own data center.
"We are moving to IO Phoenix after eight years with our previous data center provider because of the higher quality customer service and highly reliable power and infrastructure that IO provides," said Paul DeCrette, President, BlueChannel. "We promise our customers a world-class hosting experience and are confident that IO's world-class data center infrastructure will help us deliver on our commitment."
IO Phoenix is the largest commercially available data center in the United States to achieve Tier III Design Certification from the Uptime Institute.
About BlueChannel, Inc.
BlueChannel is a boutique web services firm that provides customized and creative website design, development, hosting and maintenance. Since 1997, BlueChannel has been skillfully combining marketing, graphic design, and programming to create dynamic and effective Web solutions.
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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