IO, a provider of next-generation modular data center technology and services, recently signed a contract with Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners (BSSP), a provider of full-service marketing communications services, for Data Center-as-a -Service (DCaaS) to be delivered out of the IO Phoenix data center.
DCaaS leverages the company’s existing data center locations and IO.Anywhere technology to provide clients with a way to minimize their capital expenditures and focus on their core business competencies. The service enables clients to meet their specific requirements over time while acquiring a scalable and highly robust data center. The DCaaS offerings are delivered through both enterprise and satellite locations via a tiered support system delivered through the ITIL methodology, ensuring that mission critical items are addressed when and how clients require them.
"Collaboration is one of our founding tenets and to achieve that, we need an always-on data center infrastructure like IO Phoenix," said Mark Ruder, director of Information Technology, Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners, in a statement. "IO provides data center redundancy, blended networking bandwidth and a location with limited risk from natural disasters, which makes it a highly reliable disaster recovery site for us."
In related company news, IO recently revealed that as a Gartner (News - Alert) Symposium/ITxpo Marketplace Sponsor, its chief information officer and general manager of IO Labs, Kevin Malik, delivered a presentation in IO's Solution Provider Session at the event on October 24, 2012 in Orlando, Fla.
Malik described how IO's technology is leading the data center 2.0 transformation through real world examples. He presented use cases where IO's manufactured data center technology and the world's first data center operating system, the IO.OS, is driving performance, efficiency, resiliency, value and security for enterprises, governments and service providers..