IO Announces Data Center as a Service Contract with BEX Express
PHOENIX, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — IO, the leading provider of next-generation modular data center technology and services, today announced the company has been awarded a contract by BEX Express, a managed services provider for small and medium-sized companies.
IO will provide BEX Express with Data Center as a Service (DCaaS(TM)) delivered out of the IO Phoenix data center. This approach supplies BEX Express a high-performance, cost-effective solution – without having to invest resources in building and maintaining its own data center.
A key selection factor for BEX Express was that IO provides a carrier-neutral data center with a choice of multiple telecommunications carriers and free cross-connects. Also important was that IO offers a 100 percent uptime service level agreement (SLA) on its Internet services.
“IO DCaaS is delivered from a state-of-the-art data center, making it an ideal choice to support our growing services business,” said David Beck, founder, BEX Express. “IO also provides stringent access control, and infrastructure monitoring and analysis to ensure we have the high levels of protection and reliability our customers need.”
IO Phoenix is the largest commercially available data center in the United States to achieve Tier III Design Certification from the Uptime Institute. Organizations can use IO DCaaS to support cloud computing, high-availability applications, business continuity/disaster recovery, data center consolidation and other strategic technology initiatives.
IO designs, engineers and delivers data center infrastructure 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(TM) modular data centers 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. IO is a privately held company headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona. For more information on IO, please visit us on the web at io.com.
About BEX Express
BEX Express was formed in 1993 to serve the computer needs of small to medium-sized businesses throughout the Valley of the Sun. Under the direction of its founder, David Beck, BEX Express helps their clients understand, adapt, upgrade, connect, diagnose, design, repair and maintain their computer systems.
With a staff of talented individuals, each with several years of experience in the computer hardware and software industries, BEX Express provides fast, dependable service to a diverse client base, from large, networked offices to single-system, home-based entrepreneurs. Our particular expertise lies in our ability to solve problems and create solutions with the highest level of integrity and ultimate customer satisfaction. For more information on BEX Express, please visit us on the web at bexexpress.com.
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