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IO® Experiences Rapid Growth in New Jersey; Achieves Uptime Institute Tier III Design Certification in Phase Two Expansion

EDISON, N.J., Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IO, the leading provider of next-generation modular data center technology for the world's largest enterprises, governments and service providers, today announced the expansion and Tier III Design Certification of IO New Jersey Phase Two.

With the only Tier III-designed commercial data center available in the New York City metropolitan area that is also 100 percent modular, IO has experienced unprecedented customer growth in the past year. Customers like Goldman Sachs and Logicalis rely on IO.Anywhere™, the first-ever standard unit of data center product integrated with the IO.OS® operating system. Located and readily accessible to New York City, Newark Liberty International Airport, all of greater New Jersey, Philadelphia and the mid-Atlantic region, IO New Jersey supports companies with some of the most stringent reliability and security regulations.

"Modular data center deployments have doubled over 2011. As more companies are considering modular as part of their strategic data center initiatives, it's more important than ever to consider Tier III Design Certification as part of your decision-making process," said Julian Kudritzki, Vice President, Uptime Institute. "Tier III signifies a design solution that is capable of responding to a 24x7 performance objective – without shutdowns for equipment work or replacement."

"The data center industry is experiencing a shift from large real estate-based infrastructures to flexible and sustainable installations," said Andreas Zoll, Vice President of Engineering and Product Development, IO. "The growth we're seeing in New Jersey is validation that customers are attracted to the Data Center 2.0 strategy to experience greater capital savings, operation efficiencies and energy conservation. The additional Tier III Certification provides further assurance for our growing enterprise customer base that we adhere to industry standards."

By leveraging IO's proprietary data center products, IO New Jersey is breaking through the limitations of traditional, real estate-based infrastructure by providing reliable and cost-effective capacity to customers when they need it. At IO New Jersey, organizations can use high-value colocation services to support cloud computing, high-availability applications, business continuity, data center consolidation and other strategic technology initiatives. IO New Jersey was 100 percent operational during last year's Hurricane Sandy and in its aftermath, delivering Data Center 2.0 services to customers.

About IO 
IO designs, engineers and delivers data center products for the world's largest enterprises, governments and service providers. IO owns and operates data centers for hundreds of customers, and has leveraged this experience to build a next-generation Data Center 2.0 cloud enabling technology platform. IO.Anywhere™ data center products provide enterprise-class infrastructure that can be delivered as Data Center as a Service and rapidly deployed as a product to customer sites anywhere in the world. IO developed the first data center infrastructure operating system, IO.OS®, to provide the intelligent control needed to maximize utilization, resiliency, and energy efficiency and global data center performance. IO is a privately held company headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona. For more information on IO, please visit us on the web at io.com.

IO, the IO logo and IO.Anywhere are trademarks of IO. © 2013 IO Data Centers, LLC

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