IO Announces Contract with Merchant Partners

IO, the leading provider of next-generation modular data center technology and services, announced today that the company has been awarded a contract by Merchant Partners Inc., an industry leader in internet-based credit card processing and electronic check processing (ACH) for internet, mail order/phone order, and brick and mortar retail businesses.

As part of the agreement, IO will provide Merchant Partners with Data Center as a Service (DCaaS™) delivered out of the IO Phoenix data center. This approach supplies Merchant Partners a high-performance, cost-effective enterprise solution – without having to invest resources in building and maintaining its own data center.

“Our business is expanding and we needed a secondary data center for disaster recovery in a safe, secure location,” said John Wall, CEO, Merchant Partners Inc., which is based in Redmond, Wash. “We have learned from our business of supporting real-time financial transactions that not all data centers are created equal. The advanced technology in IO’s DCaaS is engineered for resiliency and meets our high service level objective required to make internet-based transactions reliable, secure and scalable for thousands of merchants.”

IO Phoenix is the largest commercially available data center in the United States to achieve Uptime Institute Tier III Design Certification, which has emerged as the premium level of service for commercial data centers. At IO Phoenix, organizations can use DCaaS to support cloud computing, high-availability applications, business continuity/disaster recovery, data center consolidation and other strategic technology initiatives. 

About IO
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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Ashley Telidis
IO
602.685.6287
atelidis@io.com

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