Category Archives: Improved Performance

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.

Singapore Data Center Security for Financial Institutions

Security requirements for financial services firms are among the strictest security standards. In Singapore data center security requirements include ISAE 3402 (theinternational equivalent of SSAE 16) compliance as well as the requirement by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) that all financial institutions complete a Threat and Vulnerability Risk Assessment (TVRA). Both standards include thorough […]

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 […]

Why the Software-defined Data Centre is the Future: An Interview with IO’s George Slessman

The UK-based cloud technology news site The Stack recently sat down with IO CEO and Product Architect George Slessman to talk about why the future of the data centre must be software-defined. Here are the highlights from their conversation. Read the full interview here.

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.