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IO.Ohio’s Chris Staggs on 3 Things to Look for When Choosing a Data Center

In the early 20th century, the area of Ohio called Miami River Valley – which now includes the Greater Dayton area – was a thriving center of innovation in America, leading the U.S. in patents per capita. Now 100 years later, Dayton’s startup community is leading a new culture of innovation. One that will depend on computing capacity.

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A Peek Inside the Heart of the Digital Age at IO’s London Data Centre

Six months after we celebrated the launch of IO London, which established IO’s European headquarters, our UK team has been opening the data centre doors to showcase what goes on inside the heart of the digital age.

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Customer Story – Sirius: A Data Center Within a Data Center

“We don’t want to be a ‘me too’ in the industry. We really are looking for innovation. And IO provided that innovation within the data center space. What we’re trying to do, at the end of the day, is provide value to our clients. IO gives us the benefit of visibility in a data center within a data center environment. That allows us to optimize and improve our availability. And that’s a differentiator for Sirius as we go to market.” That’s Jay Johnson, Vice President for Managed Services at IT services firm Sirius Computer Solutions. Here’s his story.

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AetherPal Customer Story on Modular Data Center Colocation
Customer Story – Aetherpal: Security & Scalability at IO.New Jersey

“The security, availability, and reliability that we need from a data center is all existing in IO. And it is literally right next to us. IO has a different approach for providing these services. They have a unique way of securing the data center and a unique way of ensuring scalability.” That’s Subbu Ayyalasomayajula, vice president of product delivery for software company AetherPal. Here’s AetherPal’s story.

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The Importance of a Data Center Footprint in Asia

Asia Pacific-based organizations and multinational corporations entering the region are fueling demand for data center resources, space, and power. A number of factors are accelerating this demand including the need for businesses to be closer to a growing customer base that expects nuanced, or personalized, service anytime, anywhere, on any device.

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5 Reasons the Digital World Requires a Modern Data Center
5 Reasons the Digital World Requires a Modern Data Center

Adapt or be bypassed. That’s the message Gartner has for IT executives who are feeling mounting pressure to change the personality, structure, and role of the data center. That pressure, not surprisingly, is coming from the ever-growing amount of data brought on by the Internet of Things and what Gartner calls the Nexus of Forces.

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IO Showcase on AZ Tech Beat’s Startup Bus Tour

One day, when life slows down enough, IO President Anthony Wanger plans to write a book. Its title: “The Greatest Story Never Told.” The story is about how there’s nothing virtual about the digital world. And there’s nothing vaporous about the cloud.

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IO received the 2015 Environmental Quality Award from the New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA)
IO Receives 2015 Environmental Quality Award

In New Jersey, municipalities and businesses are working hard to restore the health of the environment. Seventy-five percent of the cities and towns across the state have signed up to be part of the “Sustainable Jersey” program, promising to identify best practices and establish green initiatives. Many businesses are leading by example.

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4 Ways to Maximize Data Center Efficiency

Environmental sustainability matters. For proof, look no further than this: 59% of the Fortune 100 and nearly two-thirds of the Global 100 have set greenhouse gas emissions reduction commitments, renewable energy commitments or both, according to a report by David Gardiner & Associates. But it’s not just about the environment; it’s about the bottom line, too. Being efficient saves energy, which saves money.

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