Phoenix, AZ – May 1, 2014
Pfaff’s Achievement Marks Second Year in a Row IO Has Won This Top Data Center Industry Honor
IO, a global leader in software-defined data centers, announced that Jason Pfaff, Vice President, North America DCaaS™ at IO, won the Data Center Manager of the Year Award from AFCOM, the leading association of data center and facilities management professionals. With this selection, AFCOM recognized Pfaff for outstanding leadership and excellence in the field of data center management.
Over the course of his 15-year career in the data center industry, Pfaff has been directly involved in the design, build, and operation of 1.5 million square feet and 175 megawatts of power. He was a pivotal leader in IO’s transformation from a regional colocation provider to a global leader in software-defined data centers with a footprint spanning North America, Asia, and Europe.
“This is an incredible achievement for Jason and recognition of his strong leadership,” said Adil Attlassy, Executive Leader, Global Services at IO. “Jason has consistently delivered and exceeded customer expectations for data center capacity.”
Pfaff oversees IO’s Data Center as a Service (DCaaS™) operation in North America, which includes Arizona, New Jersey, and Ohio.
“I am humbled and honored to receive this prestigious award. I would like to thank AFCOM for presenting this award and their commitment to the Data Center and IT industry,” said Jason Pfaff. “Lastly, I would like to share this achievement with my entire team as we all know a manager is only as good as the team that supports him.”
IO is a global leader in software-defined data centers and has pioneered the next generation of data center infrastructure technology. IO’s integrated hardware and software data center technology platform offers enterprises, governments, and service providers an innovative way to deploy, provision, and optimize data center capacity anywhere in the world. IO technology lowers the total cost of data center ownership compared to traditional data centers, enabling dynamic deployment and intelligent control based on the needs of IT equipment and applications in the data center.
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