Data Center Archives

IO expands corporate office to SkySong

IO, a leading data center services company, is unveiling its new corporate office space at SkySong, The ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center. IO will move into nearly 15,000-square-feet of space with an open, collaborative environment for about 80 Arizona-based corporate employees. IO, the second-largest private data center company in the world, operates six state-of-the-art data centers in Arizona, Ohio, New Jersey, Singapore and London. IO utilizes… Read More →

Incentives for Sale


The predictable Arizona weather may not be for everyone, but there’s at least one group that can appreciate it for what it is — data center owners. Last September, Arizona’s House Bill 2009 went into effect, offering data center owners tax incentives for investing in the state. Twelve months later, there hasn’t been a rush,… Read More →

IO Receives Patent for Software-Defined Modular Data Center

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IO, a worldwide leader in software-defined data centers technology, services, and solutions, today announced it has been granted a new patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for the company’s software-defined modular data center. U.S. Patent 8,733,812 defines the technology necessary for a modular data center with intelligent management, monitoring and control mechanisms. The… Read More →

IO Announces New Customer Wins

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IO, a worldwide leader in software-defined data center technology, services and solutions, today announced new customer wins. By selecting IO, these organizations gain access to high-performance data center capacity without incurring the cost of building and maintaining their own data center. The new customers include: * Bryan Vincent Associates, Inc. (BVA) – Since 1993, BVA… Read More →

CyrusOne breaks ground on second Phoenix location


Global data center provider CyrusOne announced it is breaking ground on a second data center at its Phoenix Campus in Chandler, Ariz. The groundbreaking ceremony was scheduled for Thursday, May 8, at 8:30 a.m. The second building will have 60,000 square feet of white floor space at full build, with up to 12 megawatts of… Read More →

RED AWARDS 2014: Best Office

by in AZRE Magazine

On Feb. 26, AZRE hosted the 9th Annual RED Awards reception at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix to recognize the most notable commercial real estate projects of 2013 and the construction teams involved. AZRE held an open call for nominations and more than 100 projects were submitted by architects, contractors, developers and brokerage firms in… Read More →

CGI expands in Phoenix and Tempe, bringing new IT jobs

CGI Group Inc., a leading provider of information technology and business process services, today announced the opening of its newest Global Infrastructure Services support facility at Tempe Crossroads in Tempe. Planned hiring in Tempe, and at CGI’s Phoenix-based U.S. Data Center, will grow CGI’s employee base in the region by more than 30 percent. Its… Read More →

IO Expands Asia Pacific Presence
by in Business News | Tech

IO, the global pioneer in the manufacture of software-defined data centers with Intelligent Control® next-generation data center infrastructure technology, today named Tractors Machinery International Pte. Ltd (TMI) as its distribution partner in Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei. This partnership advances IO’s aggressive global expansion strategy to provide the world’s biggest companies with sustainable data center solutions… Read More →

Involta to Open New Data Center in Tucson


  Involta is holding a grand opening next week to celebrate its newest data center, this one at 1215 E. Pennsylvania St. in Tucson. Involta’s facility in Tucson will be a concurrently maintainable, multi-tenant data center. This 38,000+ SF facility will provide businesses and organizations with secure data storage in a cutting-edge, high-tech environment. “The… Read More →

IO Attracts Top Tech Talent
by in Business News | Tech

IO, the leading provider of next-generation modular data center technology and services, today announced Alan McIntosh, former chief information officer at Groupon has been appointed senior vice president of global technology delivery and Apple marketing veteran Anne Wolf has been appointed senior vice president of global marketing and communications. Additionally, Bob Butler has been promoted… Read More →

IO CEO Honored by Goldman Sachs for Entrepreneurship

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by in Business News | Tech

Goldman Sachs recognized IO CEO George Slessman as one of the top 100 entrepreneurs of 2012 at its recent Builders & Innovators Summit in Newport Beach, California. Goldman Sachs selected Slessman as one of 100 leaders from multiple industries to be honored at the event. Slessman has been an executive in the data center industry… Read More →

IO Closes $90 Million In Funding Led By New World Ventures

by in Business News | Economy | Finance | Tech

Phoenix-based IO, the leading provider of next-generation modular data center technology and services, today announced it has raised $90 million in equity from a group led by New World Ventures, a Chicago-based venture capital firm focused on technology innovations that fundamentally change markets. Existing IO investors also participated in the funding. “From the moment we… Read More →

Goldman Sachs Selects IO as Global Modular Data Center Provider of Choice

by in Business News | Economy | Tech

Phoenix-based IO, the leading provider of next-generation modular data center technology and services, announced that it has entered into a long-term, strategic technology partnership with the Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (“Goldman Sachs”) as its preferred, global modular data center provider. As part of this partnership, Goldman Sachs will utilize IO’s modular data center technology in… Read More →

SunGard Expands Services Capability In Scottsdale

by in Business News | Economy

SunGard Availability Services announced it has completed expansion of its data center in Scottsdale, Ariz. Designed to meet increasing customer demand for colocation, managed services and recovery services, SunGard’s investment will help customers address their business IT needs without incurring the capital and operating expenses of building and running their own data centers. The expansion… Read More →