Scalability and time-to-market were important considerations in decision to work with IO Data Centers
IO Data Centers, a leading provider of wholesale colocation and data center solutions, announced today it has been selected by AAA Northern California, Nevada & Utah (AAA NCNU) to design, build and operate the membership organization’s corporate data center.
AAA NCNU needed to find a provider that could engineer and manage a data center capable of scaling to meet the company’s IT needs. AAA NCNU’s requirements included access to highly-reliable power and network connectivity as well as a team that had the knowledge and experience to oversee a state-of-the-art data center for their mission critical IT systems.
“We chose IO Data Centers because they have the expertise and capability to help us migrate our first data center and support our IT operational needs in a timely manner,” said Kory Jensen, Director of Data Center Services for AAA NCNU. “The team at IO Data Centers and the facilities they operate more than meet our needs and will help us deliver quality service to our members.”
IO Data Centers’ operates several of the most advanced data center pods in the world including its’ newest facility – Phoenix ONE. This carrier-neutral data center contains approximately 538,000 square feet of high-capacity space and employs multiple layers of access control including mantraps, biometric screening, Closed Circuit TV surveillance and 24/forever on-site security and operations staff.
“We are pleased to be able to serve AAA NCNU’s data center needs,” said George Slessman, CEO, IO Data Centers. “We have engineered our data centers to address the complex IT needs of large enterprise clients like AAA NCNU. Our facilities are designed, built and operated to provide highly reliable power, network connectivity and access control. Companies like AAA NCNU choose IO Data Centers because of our ability to meet and exceed their specific service-level requirements.”
About AAA Northern California, Nevada & Utah
AAA Northern California, Nevada & Utah offers a wide array of automotive, travel, insurance, DMV, financial services and consumer discounts to more than 4.2 million members. AAA has been a leader and advocate for the safety and security of all travelers since it was founded more than 100 years ago.
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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