Iron Mountain closed 2017 with a flurry, announcing three acquisitions and opening a new data center campus. Iron Mountain’s Mark Kidd talks about what’s next.
IO Data Centers
IO provides both colocation and cloud campus to address a wide range of IT needs. IO was one of the pioneers of modular design, understanding how essential flexibility and scalability are to addressing data demands. IO was acquired by Iron Mountain in early 2018.
Headquarters: Phoenix, AZ
Iron Mountain is acquiring IO Data Centers in a $1.3 billion deal that will add four data centers to its growing footprint. The deal continues the rapid consolidation in the data center industry.
Our Executive Roundtable panel of thought leaders discuss the future of the enterprise data center, and where it fits amid the dynamic growth of cloud and colocation services.
In our Executive Roundtable, data center thought leaders debate the most promising opportunities in edge computing, in terms of location, form factor and timing.
Our Executive Roundtable panel ponders the state of data center instrumentation, and how it influences decisions on data center management software. (Photo: Google)
Our Data Center Executive Roundtable showcases the insights of thought leaders on the state of the data center industry, and where it is headed.
How do you turn the “capacity over efficiency” equation around? David Mettler, vice president of sales and market director for the United States, IO Data Centers, explores how finding the right colocation provider can help you improve efficiency in the data center.
Threats will continue to escalate, both in number and sophistication, and having a sound data center security strategy that includes colocation can be the best way to mitigate your threat risk. David Mettler, Vice President of Sales and the Market Director for the US at IO, explains why continually evaluating and updating your data center security strategy is mission critical.
Fast-changing business needs—such as mergers and acquisitions, regulatory changes, the need to remotely access data, and security changes—can necessitate a data center migration. But with a data center migration come numerous challenges, such as application or other dependencies, poorly defined data requirements, distributed data and applications, lack of expertise or management support, and others. In this week’s Voices of the Industry, David Mettler, IO Data Centers vice president of sales and market director for the United States, discusses how best to overcome data center migration challenges with a planned approach.
Equinix is acquiring IO UK’s data center operating business in Slough, which comes with existing customers and space for an additional 3,000 cabinets of gear in one of the world’s busiest data center markets.