IO, Iron Mountain and Sudlows all announce new customers.
Multiple wins for IO's Intelligent Control Platform. IO announced new customers its Phoenix, Scottsdale and New Jersey data centers. Managed Service Provider unity Technology Group selected IO Phoenix, Rhino Staging and Event Solutions selected IO Scottsdale, and multiple customers have IO New Jersey for data center services. “IO welcomes these innovative organizations to Data Center 2.0,” said Peter McNamara, Executive Leader, Global Sales and Customer Operations, IO. “DCaaS provides customers the best of all worlds. It allows them to achieve cost, energy and operational benefits from IO hardware and software, with minimal capital expenditures, guaranteed uptime, and the ability to stay focused on their core businesses.”
Iron Mountain selected by SOLABS. Iron Mountain (IRM) announced it has signed a multi-year colocation agreement with SOLABS, an Enterprise Quality Management software (eQMS) provider for life sciences companies. SOLABS will co-locate aspects of its data center operations within Iron Mountain’s underground data center complex in western Pennsylvania. SOLABS is preparing to offer the software as a SaaS/cloud offering, and in doing so sought a secure and compliant data center home for this new offering. SOLABS selected Iron Mountain based on its track record of protecting customer information in secure and compliant facilities. “We appreciate SOLABS’ business and believe our secure data center colocation facility is a perfect home for their company’s new SaaS offering,” said Mark Kidd, senior vice president and general manager, data centers, Iron Mountain. “Iron Mountain Data Centers is designed to help companies like SOLABS in highly regulated businesses. From employee training to the infrastructure of our buildings, we take a stringent approach to complying with industry-specific regulations such as PCI, FISMA and HIPAA. Our DNA in managing information assets from creation to destruction also differentiates us to these organizations. No one in today’s data center market has our track record in security and facilitating compliance.”
Sudlows selected by Swinton Insurance. European data center provider Sudlows announced it has been awarded a new £700,000 ($1.1 million) contract to deliver a key data center upgrade to Britain’s biggest high street insurance broker, Swinton Insurance. The new upgrades will deliver a data centre that is more energy efficient and will enhance the operational capacity to accommodate commercial growth, improve resilience and reduce the potential risk of downtime. “These essential mechanical and electrical upgrades, to the Swinton data centre, will provide a new platform to support staff located within the Manchester HQ and throughout the brokers significant regional branch network," said Andy Hirst, Global Director for Sudlows.