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Solugenix Selects IO Anywhere, Modular Colocation Offers Superior Benefits
Dec 23, 2011 (07:12 AM EST)


PHOENIX, Dec. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IO, the leading provider of next-generation modular data center technology and services, announced today that it has been awarded a contract with Solugenix, a leading full-service IT consulting company.

IO will provide Solugenix with Data Center as a Service (DCaaS™) at IO Phoenix, delivered through its modular technology platform IO Anywhere®. This approach provides Solugenix the capacity it needs today, along with the ability to quickly scale as needed – without investing resources in building and maintaining its own data center.

"Today's traditional data centers will soon become obsolete when you consider all the benefits modularity has to offer," said Shashi Jasthi, CEO at Solugenix. "After reviewing a number of solutions, IO's next-generation modular technology puts us at a significant advantage from a scalability, cost and reliability standpoint, to better support the dynamic needs of our IT customers."

IO Anywhere technology enables organizations to add data center capacity through a choice of delivery models much faster than traditional data center deployments. These options include Data Center as a Service (DCaaS™) delivered in a range of colocation cabinets, shared and dedicated modules, multi-megawatt, customer-dedicated data centers, and solutions that are rapidly deployed as a product, which allows companies to operate modular data centers anywhere in the world.

For more information on Data Center 2.0 capacity delivered as a service and product, visit www.io.com or call 480-513-8500.

ABOUT IO
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 technology platform. IO Anywhere 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, Ariz. For more information on IO, please visit us on the web at io.com.

ABOUT SOLUGENIX
Solugenix was founded in 1969 by T. Russell Shields. Known then as Shields Enterprises Incorporated, and later as SEI Information Technology, the company's IT consulting business helps generate ground-breaking, industry-defining solutions to better service its clients. One of the longest standing Microsoft partners in the nation, Solugenix has over 40 years of experience refining processes and providing technology solutions for the largest global enterprises. From services provider billing systems, comprehensive database management, and geographic navigation tools, Solugenix has pioneered, and continues to provide innovation solutions through its structured approach to technology support. For more information on Solugenix, please visit us on the web at Solugenix.com.

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Contacts:      Elizabeth Kubycheck
                    SVP, Marketing & Communications
                    630.823.6665
                    ekk@io.com

SOURCE IO