Abacus Data Systems Selects IO Colocation to Host Cloud Customers

Phoenix, Ariz – December 12, 2016IO, a leading global provider of Data Center Services, today announced Abacus Data Systems, Inc. (Abacus) has selected IO’s data center infrastructure to support its Abacus Private Cloud customers. Abacus is using IO colocation hosting services in Phoenix and London to deliver Virtual Desktop as a Service solutions in a reliable, high availability environment.

Abacus, the leading fully managed technology solutions provider, whose next generation, turnkey product portfolio is distinguished under the corporate brand Abacus Next®, chose IO because it provides highly secure, energy efficient modular data center services staffed “24xForever” with customer service, data center operations, and security personnel. IO provides Abacus the flexibility to add capacity in a pay-as-you-grow model, which makes it easy for Abacus to deliver on-demand cloud services to its SMB customers.

“IO provides us with a next-generation, robust data center infrastructure environment that spans a global footprint,” said Jerome Fodor, CTO, Abacus. “This agreement marks our fourth and fifth data centers, which is a testament to the strong demand that we are experiencing for our cloud services. IO holds the same values and commitment that we do in helping customers maintain data integrity and business continuity.”

The modular data centers at IO.Phoenix and IO.London are exceptionally energy efficient and are capable of providing power cost savings of between 20 to 30 percent as compared to traditional raised floor colocation. The data centers employ multiple layers of physical security to protect the mission-critical infrastructure in the facility. IO does not charge customers to cross-connect to telecommunications carriers, which helps reduce their monthly connectivity charges.

“Abacus Data Systems is a leader in providing enterprise-class virtual technology solutions for the SMB sector,” said David Mettler, Vice President, Sales and Market Director, U.S. at IO. “Our modular technology allows Abacus to easily scale its data center capacity as they need to address customer and business growth.” 

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Founded in 2007, IO provides the data center as a service @scale™. IO internet data centers are engineered to deliver the optimal data center capacity, security, network and cloud inter-connectivity for mission critical applications of any scale.  IO operates large data center campuses, featuring over 2 million square feet, hundreds of networks and 300 MWs in North America and Singapore. For more than a decade, IO has earned the trust of the most demanding technology users by delivering the data center at scale to digital-first enterprises, cloud companies, hyperscale service providers, governments and businesses worldwide. To learn more about IO @scale™, visit io.com.

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