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Press Releases


IBM Named Leader in Cloud Hosting and Integration Services

Latest TBR report highlights IBM’s competitive strengths in public, private and hybrid cloud environments

Dallas—August 4, 2015—IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced today that it has been named a leader in four key cloud services categories by leading independent technology market research firm Technology Business Research, Inc. (TBR). These categories include hosting, overall cloud professional services, cloud consulting services and systems integration.

2014 Press Releases

2014.12.22 IBM Opens First Cloud Data Center With SoftLayer in Japan
2014.10.23 IBM Expands Global Cloud Footprint with First SoftLayer Cloud Center in France
2014.10.06 IBM Opens First SoftLayer Data Center in Australia
2014.09.18 AT&T Teams with IBM Cloud to Extend Highly Secure Private Network to Clients
2014.09.08 IBM and Intel Bring New Security Features to the Cloud
2014.08.26 SoftLayer Introduces New Hourly Bare Metal Servers, Deployed in Minutes
2014.08.19 SoftLayer Introduces New Auto Scale Service
2014.08.12 IBM Opens First SoftLayer Data Center in Canada
2014.07.29 SoftLayer Adds Ability to Order Bare Metal Servers Without an OS
2014.07.23 IBM Expands High Performance Computing Capabilities in the Cloud
2014.06.30 IBM to Open New SoftLayer Data Center in London
2014.06.11 IBM Launches New Cloud Data Centers for Government Workloads
2014.06.10 SoftLayer Lowers Prices Across All Service Families
2014.06.10 IBM Launches Direct Link Cloud Service on SoftLayer
2014.06.01 IBM Opens New SoftLayer Data Center In Hong Kong
2014.04.26 IBM Debuts Enterprise Cloud Marketplace with Global Partner Ecosystem
2014.03.26 SoftLayer, an IBM Company, launches new website and streamlined ordering process
2014.02.24 IBM Invests $1B to Deliver Unique Platform-as-a-Service Capabilities to Connect Enterprise Data and Applications to the Cloud
2014.02.07 IBM's SoftLayer and DATAHOTEL Help Japanese Companies Expand Globally
2014.01.17 IBM Commits $1.2 Billion to Expand Global Cloud Footprint
2014.01.15 Multiplay and KUULUU Launch Games with SoftLayer, an IBM Company

2012 Press Releases

2012.12.04 SoftLayer & 10gen Launch Fully Engineered MongoDB Systems
2012.11.09 European Internet, Gaming and Digital Media Companies Select SoftLayer to Ramp Up Their Success
2012.11.05 SoftLayer Expands Catalyst Startup Program Into Canada
2012.10.02 SoftLayer Catalyst Program Fuels Startups with Strategic Advice and Free Infrastructure
2012.09.17 SoftLayer Paves the Way to Success for the Most Promising European Start-ups with Seedcamp Partnership
2012.09.13 New SoftLayer Message Queue Service Delivers Scalability Needed for Building Bottleneck-Free Applications
2012.07.24 Technology Companies Select SoftLayer over Competition for Internet-Scale Cloud Infrastructure
2012.06.12 SoftLayer Announces Turnkey Private Clouds
2012.06.05 SoftLayer Delivers Rapid Scalability that Gives Gaming Companies the Competitive Edge
2012.05.29 SoftLayer Selected as a 2012 Red Herring Top 100 Americas Winner
2012.05.01 SoftLayer Gives Next Generation of Entrepreneurs Foundation for Success with TechStars National Sponsorship
2012.04.24 SoftLayer and RightScale Partnership Speeds Customers’ Time to Market
2012.04.17 SoftLayer Adds High-Performance Computing to Global Platform
2012.03.06 SoftLayer® Empowers Customers with Next Generation Intel® Xeon Processors
2012.03.01 SoftLayer® Sponsors MassChallenge Startup Accelerator and Competition
2012.02.14 SoftLayer® Introduces Searchable Object Storage
2012.02.06 SoftLayer® Appoints New Chief Financial Officer
2012.02.01 SoftLayer® Blurs the Lines Between Physical and Virtual Servers with Flex Images™

2011 Press Releases

2011.12.01 SoftLayer® Achieves Record Setting Revenues for Third Quarter
2011.11.17 SoftLayer® Named Fastest Growing Company in Dallas
2011.11.08 SoftLayer® and RightScale® Team Up to Accelerate Management of Workloads Across Cloud Infrastructures
2011.11.03 SoftLayer® Named to Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ List
2011.10.25 SoftLayer® Investing $75 million in New European Operation to Meet Growth Demands
2011.10.18 SoftLayer® Launches QuantaStor™ Storage Servers
2011.10.13 SoftLayer® Opens First European Headquarters and New Data Center in The Netherlands
2011.09.26 SoftLayer® Launches Mobile Apps for Windows Phone 7 and iPad®
2011.09.22 SoftLayer® to Deliver Keynote Address at Parallels® APAC Summit 2011
2011.09.20 SoftLayer® Launches Asia-Pacific Operations
2011.09.13 SoftLayer® Expands Network Capacity and Routing Footprint
2011.09.08 SoftLayer® to Offer Microsoft WebMatrix to Its Customers
2011.08.26 SoftLayer® Named to the 2011 Inc. 500|5000 List
2011.08.25 SoftLayer® Ranked One of Dallas’ Five Fastest Growing Tech Firms
2011.08.09 SoftLayer® Has Record-Setting Second Quarter
2011.07.26 SoftLayer® Adds Local Disk Option for CloudLayer® Computing
2011.07.19 SoftLayer® Launches High-Availability Dedicated Firewalls
2011.07.14 SoftLayer® Completes SSAE 16 Review
2011.06.29 SoftLayer® CEO Lance Crosby Named An Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year®
2011.06.28 SoftLayer® and SendGridTM Partner on SoftLayer Email Delivery Service
2011.06.21 SoftLayer® Signs Renewable Energy Contract with Green Mountain Energy®
2011.06.09 SoftLayer® Launches Ksplice® Uptrack
2011.06.07 SoftLayer® Launches Public Cloud Computing Image Sharing
2011.06.02 SoftLayer® Sponsors StopBadware to Help Combat Malware
2011.05.24 SoftLayer® Chief Scientist to Speak at Citrix Synergy and All About the Cloud
2011.05.17 SoftLayer® Revenue & Operations Grow in First Quarter of 2011
2011.05.10 SoftLayer® CTO Skarda to Speak at Internet World
2011.05.10 SoftLayer® First to Launch Intel® Xeon® E7-4800 Series Servers
2011.05.03 SoftLayer® Unveils New Referral Partner Program
2011.04.25 SoftLayer® Launches San Jose Data Center
2011.04.19 SoftLayer® Launches Managed Hosting
2011.04.14 SoftLayer® Expands Selection of Solid State Drives
2011.04.12 SoftLayer® Introduces the Technology Partners Marketplace
2011.04.11 SoftLayer® CEO Named to TechAmerica Foundation’s Commission on the Leadership Opportunity in U.S. Deployment of the Cloud (CLOUD2)
2011.04.05 SoftLayer® Launches Sandy Bridge Servers
2011.03.29 SoftLayer® to Participate in Web 2.0
2011.03.22 SoftLayer® Named a Top 10 Cloud IaaS Provider in the Australian Market
2011.03.15 SoftLayer® Teams Up with Tech Wildcatters Incubator Program
2011.03.08 SoftLayer® Launches Dedicated Hardware Firewalls
2011.02.23 SoftLayer® Launches Parallels® Automation on-Demand
2011.02.22 SoftLayer® Wraps Up a Successful 2010
2011.02.16 SoftLayer® Sample Apps Show Flexibility of Open API
2011.02.08 SoftLayer® CEO to Speak at Parallels® Summit
2011.02.01 SoftLayer® Named the 2010 Best Web Hosting Company
2011.01.27 SoftLayer® Technologies Supplies REACT International With Premier World Class Hosting
2011.01.26 SoftLayer® Listed in the Lead411 Technology 500
2011.01.24 SoftLayer® Positioned in the Niche Players Quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Web Hosting and Cloud Infrastructure Services
2011.01.11 SoftLayer® Takes Stage With Dean Guitars for NAMM JAM
2011.01.06 SoftLayer® Renews SAS 70 Type II Certification

2010 Press Releases

2010.11.22 SoftLayer® Receives New Product Innovation of the Year Award
2010.11.18 SoftLayer® Named Fifth Fastest Growing Company in Dallas
2010.11.16 SoftLayer® and The Planet® Begin Merged Operations
2010.11.10 GI Partners Announces Completion Of Merger Between SoftLayer® and The Planet®
2010.11.02 SoftLayer® Launches Parallels Plesk Panel 10
2010.10.21 Computer Technologies Consultants Partners with SoftLayer® for Federal Cloud Computing Contract
2010.10.12 SoftLayer® Launches Nimsoft Monitoring Solution
2010.10.04 SoftLayer Opens Doors And Brings On-demand Services To Hosting World
2010.10.04 SoftLayer® to Participate in GDC Online Austin
2010.09.27 SoftLayer® Named Among Best Places to Work
2010.09.20 SoftLayer® Launches Second Dallas Data Center
2010.08.26 SoftLayer® Ranked on the 2010 Inc. 500|5000 List
2010.08.16 CyberlinkASP unveils Virtual Desktop on SoftLayer Cloud
2010.08.12 SoftLayer® to Participate in GDC Europe 2010
2010.08.04 GI Partners and Management Acquire SoftLayer®
2010.07.26 SoftLayer® Revenue and Operations Grow in First Half of 2010
2010.07.21 SoftLayer® Opens New Corporate Headquarters
2010.07.12 SoftLayer® to be Gold Sponsor of HostingCon 2010
2010.07.06 SoftLayer® Provides Mobile Application for AndroidTM OS
2010.06.27 SoftLayer® Introduces Build Your Own Cloud
2010.06.22 SoftLayer® Adds Data Transfer Service for USB-Compatible Devices
2010.06.16 SoftLayer® is a Finalist for the 2010 Red Herring 100 North America Award
2010.06.14 SoftLayer® launches Parallels Server 4 Bare Metal to diversify its product offerings and attract new customers
2010.06.03 SoftLayer® Launches Mobile Client App for iPhone® OS
2010.06.01 SoftLayer® Introduces Stratos White Label Portal
2010.05.26 SoftLayer® Chooses Nimsoft Monitoring Solution as the Standard Monitoring Platform for Managed Hosting Customers
2010.05.13 SoftLayer® Enables Customers to Leverage Citrix Cloud Solutions
2010.05.11 SoftLayer® to Provide Infrastructure for Citrix Training
2010.05.10 Expanded SoftLayer® Network Powers UK2Group's
2010.05.06 SoftLayer® to Participate in GDC Canada 2010
2010.05.03 SoftLayer® Significantly Expands Network Footprint
2010.04.13 SoftLayer® Provides Infrastructure for Streaming Masters Tournament
2010.04.01 SoftLayer® First to Offer New Intel® Westmere Servers
2010.03.29 SoftLayer® Partners with Cloudkick to Provide Cloud Hosting Tools
2010.03.25 DH Capital Announces $10,000,000 Increase in Financing for SoftLayer®, a Leading Provider of Global, On-Demand Virtual Data Center and Hosting Services
2010.03.10 SoftLayer® Adds IPsec for Secure, Robust Remote Access
2010.03.08 Telx® Selected as Connectivity Partner by SoftLayer®
2010.02.23 Farmers Branch welcomes SoftLayer®
2010.02.18 SoftLayer® Moves Headquarters and Data Center to Digital Realty Trust Property
2010.02.17 SoftLayer® Powers Enterprise Cloud Services With Isilon® IQ
2010.02.10 SoftLayer® Offers Citrix EssentialsTM
2010.02.02 SoftLayer® Offers VMware® ESX
2010.01.25 SoftLayer® Completes Second Annual SAS 70 Type II Audit
2010.01.12 SoftLayer® Rolls Out VeriSign® Identity Protection

2009 Press Releases

2009.12.02 SoftLayer™ Continues Data Center Expansion
2009.10.19 SoftLayer™ Introduces Private Cloud Services
2009.10.13 SoftLayer™ Success Continues Growing
2009.10.07 SoftLayer™ Introduces New Intel® Xeon® Processors
2009.10.05 SoftLayer™ Introduces Bare Metal Cloud™
2009.09.30 DH Capital Announces Closing of $20,000,000 Financing for SoftlayerTM, A Leading Provider of Global, On-Demand Virtual Data Center and Hosting Services
2009.09.29 SoftLayer™ Introduces Citrix© NetScaler© VPX
2009.09.24 SoftLayer™ Joins Microsoft© WebsiteSpark™ Program
2009.09.04 SoftLayerTM Wins 2009 One-Year Fast Tech Award
2009.08.24 SoftLayerTM Launches EVaultTM Bare Metal Restores
2009.08.17 VeriSign® and SoftLayerTM Partnership Brings SSL Protection to Data Center and Web Hosting Customers
2009.08.10 SoftLayerTM Extends API to Manage Cloud Services
2009.08.03 SoftLayerTM Launches Parallels® Panel for CloudLayer Computing
2009.07.21 SoftLayerTM Increases Network Connections
2009.07.13 SoftLayerTM Provides Infrastructure to Stream Jackson Memorial Service
2009.07.07 SoftLayerTM Positioned in the Niche Players Quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Web Hosting and Cloud Infrastructure Services
2009.06.08 SoftLayerTM Extends Cloud Services Features
2009.05.18 SoftLayerTM Joins Microsoft Hosting BizSparkTM Program
2009.05.13 Mezeo Helps Launch SoftLayer’s CloudLayer Storage Solution
2009.05.11 SoftLayer Launches CloudLayerTM Computing
2009.05.04 SoftLayer Launches CloudLayerTM Line of Cloud Services
2009.04.21 SoftLayerTM Completes Additional Network Upgrades
2009.04.06 SoftLayerTM First to Offer Next Generation Intel® Processors
2009.04.01 SoftLayerTM Offers Free Parallels Plesk Panel 9.0 with Dedicated Server Offering
2009.03.27 SoftLayerTM Introduces Value Server Sales Channel
2009.03.17 Adaptec Wins ChannelWeb and Business Solutions Magazine Awards for Storage Industry Channel Excellence
2009.03.16 SoftLayerTM Awarded for Environmental Accomplishment
2009.03.10 Mezeo Software Appoints IT Hosting Industry Veteran Gray Hall Chairman of Board of Directors, Unveils Cloud Storage Solutions for IT Service Providers
2009.03.09 SoftLayerTM Certifies Safe Harbor Compliance
2009.03.02 SoftLayerTM Introduces Solid State Drive Offering
2009.02.23 New Citrix® XenServerTM Release Makes Enterprise-Class, Cloud-Proven Virtualization Free for Everyone
2009.02.17 Mezeo Software Announces the Availability of a BlackBerry® Smartphone Application to its Online File Storage, Sharing and Collaboration Solution for Service Providers
2009.02.17 SoftLayer CDNLayerTM Grows Even Stronger
2009.01.21 SoftLayerTM Provides IPv6 Support

2008 Press Releases

2008.12.22 SoftLayer Receives SAS 70 Type II Certification
2008.12.16 SoftLayer Increases 10G Network Connections
2008.12.01 SoftLayer Continues Strong Growth; Rising EBITDA and GAAP Profitability
2008.11.24 SoftLayer Sponsors Microsoft Developer Network Conference
2008.11.19 SoftLayer's StorageLayer™ Solution Hits New Capacity
2008.11.13 SoftLayerTM Offers Parallels Virtuozzo Containers for Dedicated Server Solutions
2008.11.12 i365TM, A Seagate® Company, Expands EVaultTM Data Protection Portfolio With New Recovery Products and Services
2008.10.30 Mezeo Personal Cloud Storage Enables Service Providers to Monetize the Online Storage Market
2008.10.06 SoftLayer Launches Global Server Load Balancing
2008.09.30 Softlayer Technologies, Inc. Subscribes to the Financial Radar Screen for Economic Value Added (EVA) Analysis and Reporting
2008.09.29 SoftLayer Launches Digital Media Transcoding Service
2008.09.22 SoftLayer Introduces New StorageLayer Feature
2008.09.16 SoftLayer Partners with Citrix for Advanced Virtualization and Cloud Computing Solutions
2008.09.15 Citrix Unveils Cloud Computing Strategy and Product Line
2008.09.09 SoftLayer Awarded Microsoft Hosting Competency
2008.09.02 Metroplex Technology Business Council Recognizes SoftLayer Technologies Inc. as a Fast 50 Technology Company
2008.08.25 SoftLayer Adds Geographically Redundant DNS to Its Set of Enterprise Class Features
2008.07.28 SoftLayer Technologies Provides Virtualized Firewall Protection with Fortinet Security Solution
2008.07.01 SoftLayer Offers Virtualization with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V
2008.06.24 SoftLayer and McAfee Partner to Provide Free Payment Card Industry Standards Compliance
2008.06.17 SoftLayer Adds New Features to CDNLayer; Over 100 Active Customers
2008.06.03 SoftLayer Reduces Server Packaging by 80%; Eliminates 100,000 Pounds of Waste Product from Shipping per Year
2008.05.20 SoftLayer Integrates API with Plesk; Announces Partnership with rackAID
2008.05.12 SoftLayer Launches Content Delivery Network With Industry’s Best Pricing
2008.05.07 SoftLayer Adds Washington, D.C. Data Center and Experiences Record Demand for Servers
2008.04.29 SoftLayer Sponsors eMazing Guitar Hero 3 Competition
2008.04.21 SoftLayer Becomes Exclusive Dedicated Server Solution to EIRCA Ltd. and Announces Managed H-Sphere Partnership
2008.04.15 SoftLayer Expands Online Gaming Presence with MMO Guildsites
2008.04.07 SoftLayer Adds Second 10G Connection in Seattle Datacenter and Begins Next Phase of Build-out
2008.04.01 SoftLayer Announces the Start of a SAS-70, Type II Review
2008.03.17 SoftLayer Expands Its Data Warehouse Capacity and Improves Backend System Performance with Service Oriented Architecture
2008.03.17 SoftLayer Expands Its Data Warehouse Capacity and Improves Backend System Performance with Service Oriented Architecture
2008.03.10 SoftLayer Upgrades Core Network and Adds Second Dallas Datacenter with Space for 10,000 Additional Servers
2008.03.03 SoftLayer Launches Next Generation of Industry’s First Open API
2008.02.27 SoftLayer Adds Windows Server 2008 to its Comprehensive OS Offering
2008.02.14 SoftLayer Announces Record Results for 2007; Pace Accelerating in 2008
2008.01.29 SoftLayer Connects Datacenters with 10G
2008.01.15 SoftLayer Adds Key Executive Management
2008.01.08 SoftLayer Deploys 40G to the Rack
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