The SoftLayer network provides all customers with over 2,000 Gbps of connectivity between our data centers and 17 points of presence (PoPs). We have enabled dozens of 10Gbps network connections across our locations that are provided by leading global network providers, and include multiple public peering links to dozens of additional Internet access networks.
SoftLayer's geographically diverse PoP's provide seamless, direct, private and high speed access to our backbone network, bringing connectivity closer to the end user. You may choose the SoftLayer PoP location closest to your office or end users. High-speed metro-WAN services and cross connects from providers including Equinix and Telx are also available. Our network is built from best-in-class networking infrastructure, hardware, and software with exceptional bandwidth and connectivity for the highest speed and reliability.
SoftLayer seamlessly integrates three distinct and redundant gigabit network architectures—public, private, and data center-to-data center—into the industry's first network-within-a-network topology. This design provides you maximum accessibility, security and control for your IT infrastructure.