IO Announces Contract With St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance

IO, the leading provider of next-generationmodular data center technology and services, announced today that they have been awarded a contract with St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance.

As part of the agreement, IO will provide St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance with Data Center as a Service (DCaaS™) at IO Phoenix, delivered through its modular technology platform IO.Anywhere®.

“We selected IO as our co-location services provider for many reasons but primarily because we gain a strategic local partner in a true “one-stop shop” environment,” said Jay R. Hinnant, Director of Technology for St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance. “Our relationship with IO gives us the ability to leverage all of the physical, logical and scalable services, with the necessary controls, that will enable the world’s first food bank to provide even greater technical services and solutions to our stakeholders and the community as a whole.”


ABOUT St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance

St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance, the world’s first food bank, is a non-sectarian, nonprofit organization that alleviates hunger by efficiently gathering and distributing food to more than 400 partner agencies at more than 600 locations that serve the hungry. Serving two-thirds of Arizona’s 15 counties, the organization is a member of Feeding America, the national network of food banks, and is committed to volunteerism, building community relationships, and improving the quality of life for Arizonans in need. In fiscal year 2010-11, the Food Bank distributed more than 74 million pounds of food to families and individuals, provided enough food for 275,000 meals every day, and garnered more than 310,000 volunteer service hours. Web site: 

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

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