Bare Metal Servers

Build a bare metal server with your choice of processor(s), hard drive configuration, RAM, port speed, and more.

order hourly Order monthly

Virtual Servers

Select the cores, storage, and RAM you need in your virtual server, and we'll deploy it in 5 to 15 minutes.

order hourly Order monthly

Cloud Storage

Scale your storage infrastructure on demand while controlling your costs with SoftLayer object storage.

order storage

MongoDB Hosting

SoftLayer engineered. MongoDB approved.

Get the performance your MongoDB big data environment deserves, with the scalability that your applications require. We worked with MongoDB, Inc. to design and optimize bare metal server configurations that enable the best MongoDB performance.

Learn more about how to build and optimize a big data environment on bare metal infrastructure. We've pinpointed the perfect servers for your MongoDB applications, and we'll get them online in the data center(s) of your choice in a matter of hours.

Bare Metal Power

Avoid the performance costs of shared hardware in virtual systems.

Full Control

Completely customize your solution and control where servers and clusters are deployed,


Developed in partnership with MongoDB for optimized server configurations, software, and support.

Recommended Server Configurations

In partnership with MongoDB, SoftLayer engineers developed base bare metal server configurations that feature the ideal ratios of processing power, RAM, and storage, with MongoDB installed on CentOS. Grab them and go, or further customize any configuration to your unique needs.

Small Configuration
3.4GHz Single Xeon 1270
20TB public outbound
Starting at $388/mo
Medium Configuration
2.93GHz Dual Xeon 5670
4X 300 15K SAS
20TB public outbound
Starting at $939/mo
Large Configuration
2.00GHz Dual Xeon 2620
6X 600GB 15K SAS
20TB public outbound
Starting at $2,045/mo

For help building your MongoDB environment on SoftLayer, chat with our sales team.

View Mobile Website

How would you like to chat with us?

  • Chat via simple, realtime text
  • Get a full chat transcript

  • We won't see you
  • You'll see & hear us
  • Chat via mic or text
  • No transcript of audio/video