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IO and StarHub form technology partnership in Singapore

Zafar Anjum | Sept. 22, 2014
Partnership increases IO market penetration in Singapore and allows StarHub to bolster next-generation network solution portfolio

Software-defined data centre technology and solutions provider IO and telecom company StarHub have announced a strategic partnership.

Through this partnership, IO will provide StarHub with its pioneering data centre modules that allow the latter to drive higher efficiency, manage costs and increase speed to market, to meet customer requirements, IO said in a statement.

Using IO's data centre platform as one of the key building blocks in its enterprise offerings, StarHub can now offer a full suite of end-to-end enterprise network solutions integrated with "StarHub Data Centre Powered by IO", the company added.

The data centre forms a pivotal part of StarHub's comprehensive suite of next-generation network solutions. "StarHub is one of Singapore's most innovative info-communications providers. We are very pleased that StarHub trusts IO Singapore to deliver the most technologically advanced data centre services and solutions to their customers. We are excited to have an industry leader like StarHub as a partner and look forward to expanding the relationship," said George D. Slessman, IO chief executive officer and product architect.

"Companies today require a non-traditional data centre solution that is able to easily scale, to rapidly support their business growth. StarHub is pleased to partner with IO to deliver a state-of-the-art, software-defined data centre solution that is highly scalable and secure, and can be deployed just-in-time to help our clients to reduce costs and operate more efficiently," said Tan Tong Hai, CEO of StarHub.

 Several companies in the financial, media and IT sectors are using the "StarHub Data Centre powered by IO" solution.



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