Category Archives: Additional Capacity

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

5 Key Data Centre Evaluation Criteria for a Big Data World

“Despite the concerns and complexities surrounding the adoption of Big
Data, doing nothing is not an option for most institutions. Institutions that leverage Big Data to gain insights into their operations, customers, and market opportunities can position themselves for ongoing success. But transforming Big Data into actionable insights requires sophisticated analytics tools.” – PwC

Customer Story: The Role of the Data Center in Supporting One of the Fastest Growing Universities in the Country

“From the perspective of our own staff it’s as if the data center was on campus. But the support, dependability, reliability, and security that IO delivers is far better than we could ever have afforded ourselves.” That’s Gordon Wishon, CIO of Arizona State University. Here’s his story.

Nigel Stevens on Managing Capacity in a World of Relentless Data Generation: Data Centre Scalability

In a recent article in Data Centre Solutions Europe, I shared some of the best ways for IT leaders to respond to exponential increases in data and the associated demand for IT capacity. I shared best practices for meeting your organization’s capacity needs today and into the future – even as future needs are uncertain. […]

Does Your Data Center Deliver Truly Scalable Capacity? 8 Questions to Ask

Inability to scale in the current environment is one of the most common challenges driving organizations to look for a new colocation provider or to colocate for the first time. Yet most colocation providers claim “scalable capacity.” How can organizations separate fact from fiction when evaluating colocation data center scalability? Ask these 8 questions.

How the IO Data Center Solution Delivers Truly Scalable Capacity

By 2020, the amount of information processed online – the global “digital universe” – is estimated to be ten times its 2013 size. The business expects IT as a service. IT complexity is rapidly increasing. Big data. IoT. Demand for computing capacity is rising fast, and there’s no indication that rise will abate. How do […]