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FORTRUST Data Center Announces Powered by IO(TM) Partnership

(May 14, 2012)

DENVER, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 05/14/12 -- FORTRUST, the Rocky Mountain Region's premium data center and colocation services provider, has expanded its presence from Colorado to the southwest and east coast with the implementation of IO's modular technology. FORTRUST has partnered with IO to deploy data center 2.0 IO.Anywhere modules in three locations: FORTRUST Denver, FORTRUST Phoenix Powered by IO and FORTRUST New Jersey Powered by IO. FORTRUST Powered by IO modules will be installed in Denver and Phoenix in May, and in New Jersey the 2nd quarter.

Powered by IO is a worldwide network of data center sites and service providers that are certified by IO to host IO's technology to provide Data Center as a Service (DCaaS™) in exclusive markets.

The Data Center 2.0 strategy is the industry standard and the "Powered by IO" program provides IO's technology platform which delivers high efficiency data centers with densities up to 32kW per rack. IO selected FORTRUST as the exclusive Colorado partner that will position DCaaS as enabling the foundation for cloud computing in the Rocky Mountain region.

"We conducted an extensive evaluation of how best to expand our data center and no other technology or business model came close to IO," said Rob McClary, Vice President, FORTRUST. "In addition to providing unmatched, production-grade technology, the Powered by IO program allows us to reduce our capital investments and only purchase what we require -- with new capacity delivered fast. Our first two modules were just delivered last week and have already been installed in our FORTRUST Denver facility."


FORTRUST is a premium high-availability data center services provider, progressively designed and precisely managed to preserve business continuity for its customers. FORTRUST's premier offerings include adaptable colocation space for any-size enterprise supported by optimal power infrastructure, connectivity and physical security to safeguard mission-critical business services. Leading companies choose FORTRUST to gain a trusted partner who will preserve and protect their IT infrastructure as well as serve as an essential extension of their operations. Established in 2000, FORTRUST is privately held and based in Denver. More information is available by visiting

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 cloud enabling 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, Arizona. For more information on IO, please visit us on the web at

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