Category Archives: Geo-Diversity

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 […]

Why We’re Focused on Asia

For several years now, IO has been committed to growing globally – including in Asia. We opened our Singapore data center a year and a half ago, and in January this year, my wife and I moved to Singapore. Both moves are reflective of a commitment to continue growing in the region. Here are four […]

7 Reasons Why Ohio for Data Center Colocation

Why Ohio data center colocation? The biggest reason global organizations choose Ohio for data center colocation is for disaster recovery (DR) and business continuity (BC).

Featured in The Edge Magazine, IO CEO George Slessman Talks Global Growth, Partnerships, and Family Ties

IO CEO George Slessman was featured on the April 20th cover of The Edge, a Singapore-based business magazine. The story profiled George’s full commitment to the global future of IO. In the story, George explains why he relocated to Singapore and talks about IO’s partnership there with StarHub. And, he gets personal, talking about his […]

Lessons Learned from the Sony Hack & Other Disaster Recovery FAQs

73% of organizations are not sufficiently prepared to recover their data in the event of a natural disaster or a Sony-like data breach. Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service is one solution, offered by a number of IO customers in Singapore and elsewhere.

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 […]

The Buzz: Data Center Colocation Use Cases & Trends

In this issue of The Buzz we’ll explore data center colocation. First, what it is. Then, how prevalent it is. Then, three of the top reasons why organizations choose to colocate their data centers. Finally, the growing trend of modular data center colocation. Enjoy the read!

From the Food Bank to the Airport to the Hospital, the Data Center Matters

Most people get that data plays an essential role in the world of business. From stock traders to marketers to sports teams, heavy reliance on data, big and small, is widespread.

The Buzz: 6 Reasons Why the Modular Data Center Market Is Growing So Fast, Part 2

The market for modular data centers is growing fast. And it’s easy to see why: IT leaders report significant benefits from modular data center deployments, including scalability, reduced capital cost, and installation efficiency (see The Buzz: Modular v. Raised Floor Data Centers – 6 Factors to Consider, Part 1). In that blog post and this […]