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IO Honored by Arizona Technology Council in the 2012 Governor's Celebration of Innovation Awards
By: PR Newswire
Nov. 16, 2012 08:00 AM
PHOENIX, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IO, the leading provider of next-generation modular data center technology and services, today announced it was the recipient of the Pioneering Award at the 2012 Governor's Celebration of Innovation, the highest honor given at the annual event. The award is presented to an outstanding company that has gone above and beyond the call of duty in contributing to Arizona's technology industry through sustained business presence, corporate citizenship, community involvement and business success.
"At a time when enterprises depend on their data center infrastructure more than ever, IO has truly brought innovation and reinvention to the data center market," said Steven G. Zylstra, President and CEO of the Arizona Technology Council. "Their Data Center 2.0 technology is a testament to the exceptional quality of innovation and top talent that exists in Arizona."
"We are honored to receive this award of recognition for our employees and customers," said Anthony Wanger, President of IO. "To be recognized for innovation speaks to the heart of IO's mission to continually challenge ourselves not to accept the status quo and to surpass our customers' expectations for excellence."
Data Center 2.0 is a new operating paradigm, developed by IO and endorsed by the data center industry, in which the data center becomes the foundation of business alignment and IT transformation creating a sustainable competitive advantage for conducting business. The platform consists of integrated data center infrastructure technology, IO.Anywhere™ hardware and IO.OS® software, that provide "off the shelf" standardized modular data center capacity units and operating system controls that can be deployed on premise or consumed as Data Center as a Service (DCaaS™).
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