PHOENIX, Ariz. - May 14, 2012 - IO, the leading provider of next-generation modular data center technology and services, announced today, Powered by IO, a worldwide network of data center sites and service providers that are certified by IO to host IO's technology to provide Data Center as a Service (DCaaS™) in exclusive markets. IO's technology includes the IO.Anywhere modules and the IO.OS software.
Powered by IO partners increase the size of their addressable market, gain access to IO's technology roadmap, and rapidly deliver secure, efficient, high-performance data centers to meet their customers' requirements.
Exclusive to IO, the program builds a global network of premier IO-certified service providers, where partners share resources, training, technology, leads, sales and marketing. IO partner certification covers operations, sales, design and includes real-time monitoring by the IO.OS. Partner companies commit to using IO modular data center technology in their data centers.
"Through Powered by IO, we are building a worldwide, interconnected network of data centers that collectively broadens the footprint of each partner and seamlessly helps our partners address their customers data center needs," said Brent Wouters, Executive Vice President, Global Business Development, IO. "We enable partners to align strategically with their customers' global technology road map, by providing a next-generation modular data center platform to run their businesses and enable cloud computing."
The Powered by IO program targets a select group of top-tier service providers globally, which are seeking to offer the IO modular data center hardware and software platform, the standard for data center infrastructure. The program enables service providers to address customer needs in cloud computing, colocation, data center consolidation, business continuity and much more. IO supports Powered by IO partners with extensive marketing and sales support and training to help drive the sales process.
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 cloud enabling 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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