IO Announces Data Center-As-A-Service Contract With Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners
PHOENIX, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IO, the leading provider of next-generation modular data center technology and services, today announced the company has been awarded a contract by Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners (BSSP), a provider of full-service marketing communications services.
IO will provide BSSP with Data Center as a Service (DCaaST) delivered out of the IO Phoenix data center. This approach supplies BSSP a high-performance, cost-effective solution - without having to invest resources in building and maintaining its own data center.
"Collaboration is one of our founding tenets and to achieve that, we need an always-on data center infrastructure like IO Phoenix," said Mark Ruder, Director of Information Technology, Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners. "IO provides data center redundancy, blended networking bandwidth and a location with limited risk from natural disasters, which makes it a highly reliable disaster recovery site for us."
IO Phoenix is the largest commercially available data center in the United States to achieve Tier III Design Certification from the Uptime Institute. Organizations can use IO DCaaS to support cloud computing, big data, high-availability applications, business continuity/disaster recovery, data center consolidation and other strategic technology initiatives.
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.AnywhereT 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.