Built to Order

Big data solutions, built from scratch.

Some customers prefer to configure their big data infrastructures from the ground up. If that’s you, you’re in the right place. SoftLayer has the servers and services you need to do just that. Create your own custom big data infrastructure solution at SoftLayer, and your application can leverage the exact amount of performance and scalability you want from of our servers and advanced network.

Build a big data solution that’s all your own. The SoftLayer platform is yours to command.


Choose from bare metal or virtual servers, ready to configure with the memory and storage options ideal for your solution. Use bare metal or virtual servers as management servers, storage servers, processing servers, and more.

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Seamlessly integrate or geographically diversify your big data nodes, clusters, or shards around the world.

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Handle large workloads and data volumes by scaling out on demand. Add new hardware with the latest processors without having to reconfigure your solution. Expand storage capacity as you need it

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Install the software of your choosing. We have options for MongoDB, Riak, and Cloudera Hadoop that can be installed prior to deployment, or you can install your software of choice whenever you like.

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Want to know how our advantages give your big data the best solution? Chat with us