Tag Archives: Singapore data center colocation

The Importance of a Data Center Footprint in Asia

Asia Pacific-based organizations and multinational corporations entering the region are fueling demand for data center resources, space, and power. A number of factors are accelerating this demand including the need for businesses to be closer to a growing customer base that expects nuanced, or personalized, service anytime, anywhere, on any device.

Singapore Data Center Security for Financial Institutions

Security requirements for financial services firms are among the strictest security standards. In Singapore data center security requirements include ISAE 3402 (theinternational equivalent of SSAE 16) compliance as well as the requirement by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) that all financial institutions complete a Threat and Vulnerability Risk Assessment (TVRA). Both standards include thorough […]

Featured in The Edge Magazine, IO CEO George Slessman Talks Global Growth, Partnerships, and Family Ties

IO CEO George Slessman was featured on the April 20th cover of The Edge, a Singapore-based business magazine. The story profiled George’s full commitment to the global future of IO. In the story, George explains why he relocated to Singapore and talks about IO’s partnership there with StarHub. And, he gets personal, talking about his […]

Use Case: Data Center Colocation for IT Service Providers

There’s an evolution underway, toward complete consumption of the IT stack as a service. IO plays a role in this evolution, of course, as a provider of data center as a service. Many of our customers play a role in the evolution as well, as providers of IT managed services, cloud services, and software as […]

Patrick Flynn: Data Center Efficiency Is Integral to Out-Competing

IO Group Leader of Sustainability Patrick Flynn explains the nexus between energy and water, how a modular data center reduces waste of both, and why data center efficiency is key to competitive advantage.

7 Reasons Why Singapore for Data Center Colocation

According to IDC, 82 percent of U.S. companies are looking to international expansion. Half of those are targeting Asia Pacific. For those companies looking to access global markets, a global data center footprint does matter. Most U.S. and Europe-based companies that colocate a data center in Asia do it from a strategic hub. Singapore is […]

Does a Global Data Center Footprint Matter for U.S. Companies?

In a world so digitally connected, do companies really need geographic proximity to access foreign markets? Many companies have decided that they do need a global data center footprint. Data sovereignty and latency are two reasons why.