IO’s Purpose-Built Modular Data Center Technology Supports Avnet Technology Solutions Data Center Lifecycle Services Offerings for Reseller Partners
IO, the leading provider of next-generationmodular data center technology and services, announced today that it has been awarded a contract from Avnet Technology Solutions, the global IT solutions distribution leader and operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), for the U.S. and Canada.
“IO is fundamentally changing the way customers purchase and scale their data center infrastructures,” said Tim FitzGerald, vice president, Data Center Technology Solutions Practices, Avnet Technology Solutions, Americas. “Organizations now can thinly provision the data center like the rest of its IT infrastructure. By removing the burden of forecasting IT needs 10 years into the future, IO.Anywhere®, IO’s modular data center technology platform, allows organizations to create greater efficiencies and reduce costs. IO’s capabilities will enable us to expand our managed and cloud services within the Avnet Data Center Lifecycle Services portfolio to support the future data center needs of our partners and their customers.”
“The adoption of our modular data center technology by Avnet is yet another example of the tangible benefits that we are delivering to a broad range of customers, including service providers,” said Anthony J. D’Ambrosi, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer of IO. “IO is providing intelligent control within the Cloud.”
As part of this new agreement, IO will provide Avnet Technology Solutions with Data Center as a Service (DCaaS™) at IO Phoenix, delivered through its modular technology platform IO.Anywhere. Designed, engineered and manufactured in the USA, IO’s modular data center platform offers the reliable, cost-effective and secure services required as a core component for Avnet’s managed and cloud services.
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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