Tag Archives: software-defined data center

IO Showcase on AZ Tech Beat’s Startup Bus Tour

One day, when life slows down enough, IO President Anthony Wanger plans to write a book. Its title: “The Greatest Story Never Told.” The story is about how there’s nothing virtual about the digital world. And there’s nothing vaporous about the cloud.

IO Receives 2015 Environmental Quality Award

In New Jersey, municipalities and businesses are working hard to restore the health of the environment. Seventy-five percent of the cities and towns across the state have signed up to be part of the “Sustainable Jersey” program, promising to identify best practices and establish green initiatives. Many businesses are leading by example.

4 Ways to Maximize Data Center Efficiency

Environmental sustainability matters. For proof, look no further than this: 59% of the Fortune 100 and nearly two-thirds of the Global 100 have set greenhouse gas emissions reduction commitments, renewable energy commitments or both, according to a report by David Gardiner & Associates. But it’s not just about the environment; it’s about the bottom line, too. […]

The Buzz: DCIM Value Lies in Connecting IT and Facilities

It’s hard to manage what you can’t see. Indeed, that is broadly the rationale behind data center infrastructure management (DCIM) tools – to give data center managers visibility into the performance of key infrastructure components (physical and logical) so that those components can be managed. Gartner defines DCIM as “tools [that] monitor, measure, manage and/or […]

U.S. Patent 8,733,812 Settles It: IO Invented the Modular Software-defined Data Center

On May 27, 2014, we received the very exciting news that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office had granted IO U.S. Patent 8,733,812 for the modular data center. The patent defines the technology necessary for a modular data center with intelligent management, monitoring, and control mechanisms. In other words, the software-defined modular data center.

Peter Gross on the Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC)

The man considered the father of the data center – Peter Gross – shares his thoughts on the revolution of the data center model, emergence of the software-defined data center (SDDC), and IO’s role in leading that revolution.

The Buzz: Software-defined Data Center & Enterprise Cloud – What Enterprises Are Doing

  At the OpenStack Summit in Atlanta this month, the software-defined data center (SDDC) and enterprise cloud were the stars of the show. Along with OpenStack, of course – the free and open-source software cloud computing platform that enables both the software-defined data center and the enterprise cloud. (Want an up-close-and-personal look inside the conference? […]

Automation, The Internet of Things and the Data Center: The Future of the Enterprise

Google’s announcement of its new self-driving car prototype reignited buzz about our future in an automated, Internet of Things world. But the discussion is not new. Internet-connected devices first outnumbered the human population in 2008, and have continued growing faster than we have. Gartner estimates that by 2020, there will be 26 billion installed Internet […]

Data Center Mobility, Enterprise Compute Where You’re Using It

Lindsay Salisbury – Senior Cloud Engineer at IO discusses the disruptive technology that is transforming the real estate data center of old to a mobile data center that allows enterprises to put the cloud computing power where they need it rather than where they have land!