Category Archives: A Better Provider

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.

IO.Singapore Receives bizSAFE Level 3 Certification

IO.Singapore has received a bizSAFE level 3 certification from the Workplace Safety and Health Council in Singapore. The certification demonstrates IO’s commitment to creating a safer and healthier working environment for our employees.

Customer Story – BlueChannel: Colocation in a Shared Data Center Module at IO.Phoenix

“It is the end of the road for me in terms of my search for the ultimate data center. I know that sounds corny but that’s exactly what it is. IO allows me to enjoy a day skiing with my family because I’m not worrying about the network going down.” That’s Paul DeCrette, President of […]

Study: Modular Data Centers Reduce Energy Waste, Save Water, Eliminate CO2 – And Save Money

In a technical paper released today, IO Group Leader of Sustainability Patrick Flynn describes the first-ever study to accurately and effectively compare the energy use of a modular data center to the energy use of a traditional raised floor data center. (Spoiler alert: The modular data center was found to reduce energy costs by 19%, […]

To Meet the IoT Challenge, Data Centers Must Leverage Industrial Automation

In a recent article in Industrial Automation Asia, IO Group Leader of Sustainability Patrick Flynn wrote about how, as IoT devices proliferate, the demand on data centers will increase, and as that happens, efficiency in the data center will become ever more critical. He explained the role of industrial automation – which brings together modules, […]

Meet the New IO: Data Center as a Service – Unleash Your Business

On behalf of the whole IO team, I’m very excited to announce that we’re splitting into two companies. At IO, we will continue to deliver market-leading data center colocation services and cloud services. The new company, BASELAYER, will carry on the modular data center hardware (BASELAYER Anywhere), advanced DCIM (BASELAYER DCIM), and big data analytics […]

Data Center Security: To Counter Cyber Attacks, IT and Security Strategies Must Be Aligned

“All industries in all geographies are being radically reshaped by digital disruption – a ‘digital dragon’ that is potentially very powerful if tamed but a destructive force if not…Current enterprise IT is not set up to easily deliver… 51% of CIOs are concerned that the digital torrent is coming faster than they can cope, and […]

IO CEO & Product Architect George Slessman on How the Data Center is Like an Airport

On September 18 in Singapore, IO formally announced a strategic partnership with StarHub, Singapore’s fully integrated info-communications provider. After the announcement, IO CEO and Product Architect George Slessman sat down with IO.TV to talk about the partners’ vision for digital connectivity in Asia Pacific.

Published in Cloud Strategy Magazine: Is Your Cloud a Black Box?

By now we all know the promise of the cloud: CAPEX and OPEX savings. A focus on the core business. On-demand capacity additions. Indeed, those are benefits that enterprises should expect form the cloud. But they’re not the only ones.