IO Data Centers Renews Sponsorship of WM Phoenix Open

IO Data Centers (“IO”), the leading provider of Data Center as a Service (DCaaS™), today announced that it has renewed its sponsorship of the WM Phoenix Open. For the second consecutive year, IO will serve as the Official Data Center Provider of the 76th annual WM Phoenix Open, which will be held the week of January 31 through February 6, at the TPC Scottsdale Stadium Course.

“We are thrilled to have IO on board again this year. As a premier sponsor, IO will ensure that we continue to stage one of the most innovative events while at the same time broadening our charitable efforts.”

“The WM Phoenix Open provides IO with a unique opportunity to give back to the people, business and communities that have supported and contributed to our success,” added IO CEO George Slessman. “We share the Thunderbirds’ passion for community involvement and look forward to a successful tournament this year.”

IO’s WM Phoenix Open highlights:

  • The IO Pro-Am will take place on Monday, January 31st at the TPC Scottsdale Stadium Course.
  • IO will host a poker tournament in the IO Corporate Village with all proceeds to benefit Phoenix Children’s Hospital.
  • IO will showcase the IO.Anywhere™ modular data center service on one of the world’s largest multi-touch screens at IO’s Corporate Village tent.

IO.Anywhere™ is a fully integrated modular data center service that allows enterprises, governments, and service providers to deploy data center capacity anywhere in the world, quicker and more cost-effectively than a traditional data center implementation.

New this year is the IO Webcam at the famed 16th hole. IO will deliver a live video stream from No. 16 to provide access to the best seats on the green. Visit on Wednesday, February 2 at 3:30 p.m. MST to view the action live. 

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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