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Press Release

DH Capital Announces $10,000,000 Increase in Financing for SoftLayer®, a Leading Provider of Global, On-Demand Virtual Data Center and Hosting Services

Total Availability Now $30,000,000

New York, NY & Boulder, CO—March 25, 2010—DH Capital, LLC ("DH Capital"), a leading investment banking firm serving companies in the Communications and Internet Infrastructure sectors, announced a $10,000,000 increase in total funds available under its senior notes facility in favor of SoftLayer Technologies, Inc. ("SoftLayer"). Additional commitments from a group of private investors organized by DH Capital increased total availability under this financing arrangement, which was originally established in September 2009, to $30,000,000. SoftLayer is a premier provider of global, on-demand virtual data center and hosting services from facilities across the U.S. The financing will be used to fund the company's continued growth.

"This increased investment allows us to continue our momentum and accelerate our 2010 growth plans," stated Lance Crosby, CEO of SoftLayer.  He continued, "We are very pleased by the continued support of our investors, their confidence in our approach to hosting and DH Capital's ability to tell our story."

SoftLayer has raised over $100 million in financing to date and has delivered increasing month-over-month profitability.

"Once again, we are very pleased to have been able to assist SoftLayer in securing this additional debt financing. The increased financing is further evidence of the Company's superior performance and business model and investors' confidence in the management team," stated Dean Mann, Managing Director of DH Capital.

DH Capital served as exclusive financial advisor to SoftLayer on the transaction.

About SoftLayer Technologies

Headquartered in Dallas, SoftLayer is the innovation leader in Cloud, Dedicated, and Managed Hosting, and the largest private hosting company in the world. SoftLayer provides cloud, dedicated, and seamlessly integrated computing environments, with world-class data centers in Dallas, Houston, San Jose, Seattle, and Washington D.C., and network Points of Presence nationwide. The company integrates and automates all elements of its platform, empowering enterprises of any size with complete control, security, scalability, and ease-of-management via a leading Customer Portal and Open API. For more information, please visit www.softlayer.com or call 866.398.7638.

Contact:
James McDowell
+1 214 442 0600
press@softlayer.com

About DH Capital, LLC

DH Capital is a private investment banking partnership serving companies in the Communications and Internet Infrastructure sectors. Headquartered in New York with offices in Boulder, Colorado, the firm's principals have extensive experience and proven abilities in capital formation, finance, research, business development and operations. DH Capital provides a full range of advisory services to companies and financial institutions including mergers & acquisitions, private capital placements, financial restructuring, and operational consulting. The principals of DH Capital have led hundreds of transactions including mergers and acquisitions totaling in excess of $10 billion, private equity placements totaling more than $1 billion, and debt placements totaling in excess of $10 billion. For additional information about DH Capital, please contact us at 212-774-3720 or visit our website at www.dhcapital.com.