2nd annual AZTB Startup Bus Tour is ready to roll Nov. 5th – tickets on sale

Az Tech Beat is ready to roll with the 2nd Startup Bus Tour! We take 40 of the top tech startups/founders around the Valley on a tour at cool tech companies and give them 1:1 time with top executives, investors and influencers in the Arizona tech community.   This year we have a tour at … Read more

IO splits itself in two

First it sells off their buildings, and today IO, the second-largest private data center company in the world, announced plans to chop itself into two independent companies. The new company BASELAYER, born out of IO, will headquarter in Chandler, AZ. Their focus will be IO’s modular data center hardware and data center infrastructure management software. IO will … Read more

IO data center sold their desert dirt to REIT for $125M

Selling off desert dirt is the latest move from the worldwide leader in software-defined data centers. Today the company announced a partnership with Carter Validus Mission Critical REIT (CVMC, REIT) who acquired a 100 percent interest in the Phoenix and Scottsdale data centers for $125M. Within this transaction, IO immediately leased back the property and … Read more