Infrastructure Vendors


Adaptec provides trusted storage solutions that reliably move, manage, and protect critical data and digital content. Adaptec's Unified Serial™ (SATA/SAS) RAID Controllers and Host Bus Adapters provide high-performance storage connectivity and data protection and are compatible with over 300 devices. Plus, Adaptec’s new Intelligent Storage Management reduces storage energy consumption by as much as 70 percent.

Arbor Networks

Arbor Networks, Inc. helps secure the world’s largest enterprise and service provider networks from DDoS attacks and advanced threats. Arbor is the world’s leading provider of DDoS protection in the enterprise, carrier and mobile market segments, according to Infonetics Research. Arbor's advanced threat solutions deliver complete network visibility through a combination of packet capture and NetFlow technology, enabling the rapid detection and mitigation of malware and malicious insiders. Arbor also delivers market-leading analytics for dynamic incident response, historical analysis, visualization and forensics.

Arista Networks

Arista Networks is a leader in software driven cloud networking solutions for large data center and high-performance computing environments. With a portfolio of 1/10/40 and 100GbE price/performance leading products, Arista Networks brings performance, extensibility and programmability to networking. At the core of Arista's platform is the Extensible Operating System (EOS™), an advanced network operating system with single-image consistency across hardware platforms. This modern core architecture enables in-service upgrades, standards-based programmability and broad network visibility, allowing operators to increase uptime and network flexibility.


Cisco Systems dominates the market for equipment used to link networks and power the Internet. Cisco's switch line includes equipment based on Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, and ATM technologies. Other products include remote access servers, IP telephony equipment used to transmit data and voice communications over the same network, optical networking components, and network service and security systems. It sells its products primarily to large enterprises and telecommunications service providers, but it also has products designed for small businesses and consumers.


Citrix is a leader in mobile workspaces providing virtualization, networking and cloud services that enable new ways to work better – and a long-time partner with SoftLayer.

Citrix NetScaler, the world’s most advanced cloud networking platform, provides the application delivery controller (ADC) in the SoftLayer architecture for cloud computing, and support for virtualization. The CloudBridge Connector feature of NetScaler enables hybrid clouds, connecting your on-premises cloud to SoftLayer and making the cloud a secure extension of your enterprise network. In addition, as part of its partnership, SoftLayer hosts the Citrix Virtual Demo Center, designed and architected to run in the cloud.


Cologix, Inc. is a network neutral interconnection and data center company, that provides massively scalable interconnection services and secure, reliable colocation services in densely connected, strategically located carrier hotels in Columbus, Dallas, Jacksonville, Minneapolis, Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver. With more than 350+ network choices and eighteen prime interconnection locations, Cologix currently serves over 700+ carrier, managed services, cloud, media, content, financial services and enterprise customers. The company’s experienced team of communications infrastructure professionals is committed to providing its customers the highest standard of local customer support.


Comcast Corporation is the nation's leading provider of entertainment, information and communication products and services. With 24.2 million cable customers, 14.9 million high-speed Internet customers, and 6.5 million Comcast Digital Voice customers, Comcast is principally involved in the development, management and operation of cable systems and in the delivery of programming content.


Equinix, Inc. provides global data centre services that ensure the vitality of the information-driven world. Global enterprises, content and financial companies, and network service providers rely upon Equinix's insight and expertise to protect and connect their most valued information assets. Equinix operates 42 International Business Exchange (IBX) data centres across 18 markets in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Important information about Equinix is routinely posted on the investor relations page of its website located at We encourage you to check Equinix's website regularly for the most up to-date information.


Fortinet is the pioneer and leading provider of ASIC-accelerated unified threat management, or UTM, security systems, which are used by enterprises and service providers to increase their security while reducing total operating costs. Fortinet solutions were built from the ground up to integrate multiple levels of security protection—including firewall, antivirus, intrusion prevention, VPN, spyware prevention and anti-spam—designed to help customers protect against network and content level threats. Leveraging a custom ASIC and unified interface, Fortinet solutions offer advanced security functionality that scales from remote office to chassis-based solutions with integrated management and reporting. Fortinet solutions have won multiple awards around the world and are the only security products that are certified in seven programs by ICSA Labs (Firewall, Antivirus, IPSec, SSL, Network IPS, Anti-Spyware, and Anti-Spam). Fortinet is privately held and based in Sunnyvale, California.


Operates as a semiconductor chip maker that supplies technology solutions for the computing and communications industries. The company's products include microprocessors; chipsets; motherboards; flash memory; communications infrastructure components, including network and embedded processors; wired and wireless connectivity products; products for networked storage; application processors; and cellular baseband chipsets.

Juniper Networks

Juniper Networks is in the business of network innovation. From devices to data centers, from consumers to cloud providers, Juniper Networks delivers the software, silicon and systems that transform the experience and economics of networking. Every day, Juniper Networks helps its customers build the best networks on the planet. Every innovation and technology Juniper Networks creates is informed by a desire to help solve customers’ toughest challenges so they can compete and thrive today and into the future.

Level 3®

Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: LVLT) is a leading international provider of fiber-based communications services. Enterprise, content, wholesale, and government customers rely on Level 3 to deliver services with an industry-leading combination of scalability and value over an end-to-end fiber network. Level 3 offers a portfolio of metro and long-haul services, including transport, data, Internet, content delivery, and voice.


MySQL is the most popular open source database software in the world. Many of the world's largest and fastest-growing organizations use MySQL to save time and money powering their high-volume Web sites, critical business systems, and packaged software. At, Sun provides corporate users with commercial subscriptions and services, and actively supports the large MySQL open source developer community.

NTT America

NTT America delivers high-quality voice, data, and IP services to customers around the world. The company is renowned for its diverse information and communication services, expertise in managed networks, hosting and IP networking services, and industry leadership in IPv6 transit technology. The company’s extensive global infrastructure includes Arcstar™ private networks and a Tier 1 IP backbone (connected with major ISPs worldwide), both reaching more than 150 countries, as well as secure data centers in Asia, North America and Europe.


PassMark Software is a privately-owned software development group founded in 1998 and based in Sydney, Australia. It produces software and hardware for testing computers in a Windows environment. Since its inception PassMark has grown to have tens of thousands of customers, including major IT heavyweights HP, Intel, Symantec, IBM, and Dell.


RackSolutions is widely respected in the rack mount industry. Working with all the major OEMs, RackSolutions has established a reputation for adapting and designing solutions to solve problems created by inconsistent rack standards.

Custom products and fast design-to-build times are the cornerstones of RackSolutions' success. With an engineering process designed to create prototypes in 48 hours and production products within two weeks, RackSolutions allows its customers to recover from racking issues before the problems become acute. Its policy of absorbing engineering costs for the design of custom products means the customer only pays for the end product.

With over 90 years of combined engineering experience (70 years in the defense industry), RackSolutions builds products to meet the demands and specifications of any customer. The RackSolutions product line consists of data center racks and accessories as well as a wide range of custom products. RackSolutions engineers design standard products to solve the majority of customers' racking needs, while also offering services for custom solutions.


Seagate is the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture, and marketing of hard disc drives and storage solutions, providing products for a wide-range of applications, including Enterprise, Desktop, Mobile Computing, Consumer Electronics, and Branded Solutions. Seagate's business model leverages technology leadership and world-class manufacturing to deliver industry-leading innovation and quality to its global customers, with the goal of being the time-to-market leader in all markets in which it participates. The company is committed to providing award-winning products, customer support, and reliability to meet the world's growing demand for information storage.


Telefónica is one of the world’s largest telecommunications operators by market capitalisation. Its activities are centred mainly on the fixed and mobile telephony businesses, while its broadband business is the key growth driver underpinning both. It operates in 24 countries and has a global customer base of 260 million. Telefónica’s growth strategy is focused on the markets in which it has a strong foothold: Spain, Europe and Latin America. Telefónica is a 100% private company, with more than 1.5 million direct shareholders.

Western Digital®

Western Digital, one of the storage industry's pioneers and long time leaders, provides products and services for people and organizations that collect, manage, and use digital information. The company produces reliable, high-performance hard drives that keep users' data accessible and secure from loss. Western Digital applies its storage expertise to consumer products for external, portable, and shared storage applications.

Zayo Group®

Zayo Group is a global provider of bandwidth infrastructure services, including dark fiber, IP transport, wavelengths, and carrier-neutral colocation. Their current network footprint stretches over 74,300 route miles, providing connectivity in and between major metropolitan areas on dense metro and intercity fiber assets. Zayo’s network serves 271 markets in seven countries and 45 states, plus Washington D.C. Zayo's fiber network connects the largest U.S. and European cities as well as many Tier 2 - 5 U.S. markets. Zayo’s network reaches over 11,740 buildings, including over 500 data centers, over 500 carrier POPs, and thousands of enterprise buildings. Zayo was founded in 2007 and is now headquartered in Boulder, Colorado.