SoftLayer® Launches Mobile Apps for Windows Phone 7 and iPad®
Redesigned Application Brings Management Tools to Tablets and More Smartphones
Dallas—September 26, 2011—SoftLayer® Technologies, the innovation leader in Cloud, Dedicated, and Managed Hosting, today announced the release of its Mobile app for Windows Phone 7 and Mobile HD app for iPad. Specifically designed for the Windows Phone 7 environment and iPad’s screen size, the new apps bring robust server and account management tools right to SoftLayer customers’ fingertips, anywhere they go.“We focus on giving customers total control over their infrastructure. This means being able to manage your services when, where, how, and on whatever device you want,” said Nathan Day, Chief Scientist for SoftLayer. “Our Mobile app for Windows Phone 7 and Mobile HD app for the iPad extend our suite of management clients to the mobile platforms our customers use most, and that includes Android as well. We’re already hard at work innovating the next versions of these apps so our customers can take advantage of even more features and functionality.” The new apps feature fast menu navigation and enhanced design, delivering mobile control over many infrastructure management functions also found in SoftLayer’s industry-leading Customer Portal including:
- Tickets—Quickly create a new ticket for a support request or view existing support tickets and check their statuses.
- Servers—View performance details and control basic functions for your SoftLayer Dedicated Servers and CloudLayer Computing Instances. Easily turn a server off or on, ping the server to test its network availability, or reboot.
- Bandwidth—Monitor the bandwidth usage of your SoftLayer Dedicated Serversand CloudLayerComputing Instance.
- Accounting—Get up-to-date account information and view and download invoices.
SoftLayer, an IBM Company
SoftLayer, an IBM Company, operates a global cloud infrastructure platform built for Internet scale. With 100,000 devices under management, 13 data centers in the United States, Asia, and Europe and a global footprint of network points of presence, SoftLayer provides Infrastructure-as-a-Service to leading-edge customers ranging from Web startups to global enterprises. SoftLayer’s modular architecture provides unparalleled performance and control, with a full-featured API and sophisticated automation controlling a flexible unified platform that seamlessly spans physical and virtual devices, and a worldwide network for secure, low-latency communications. For more information, please visit softlayer.com.
Director, Corporate Communications