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Press Release -- August 14th, 2012
Source: IO

IO Names Aaron Peterson as Senior Vice President, Product Management

PHOENIX, Ariz.August 14, 2012 – IO, the leading provider of next-generation modular data center technology and services, today announced the appointment of Aaron Peterson as Senior Vice President, Product Management. Mr. Peterson is responsible for IO’s product strategy including product planning, roadmap development, requirements architecture and product launch execution.

With more than 20 years in executive enterprise technology positions, Mr. Peterson joined IO from IBM Corporation, where he served as a leader in software technical sales. Previously, he was in technical product development and sales at Initiate Systems, which was acquired by IBM, and held technical leadership positions at Acxiom and Accenture.

“The Data Center is now an IT product; comprised of IO.Anywhere modules and the IO.OS® data center operating system,” said George Slessman, CEO, IO, “Aaron’s extensive technology experience and leadership will continue this transformation and the adoption of Data Center 2.0 by every enterprise consumers of IT in the world.”

IO.Anywhere modular data centers provide enterprise data center infrastructure that can be rapidly deployed to customers anywhere in the world. IO.Anywhere includes the world’s first secure data center infrastructure operating system, IO.OS, which provides the intelligent control needed to maximize utilization, resiliency and energy efficiency. The data center technology enables organizations to securely optimize their data center infrastructure enterprise IT, green data centers, cloud computing, big data, DCIM and High Performance Computing.

“IO has strategically aligned its products and services with the demanding enterprise infrastructure needs of the global marketplace, and developed the premier modular technology solution,” said Mr. Peterson. “We are committed to continuing to set the industry standard by delivering IO.OS optimized, IO.Anywhere modular data centers that increase performance, minimize capital expenditure, decrease operating costs and delivery agile IT.”

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 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

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