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Press Release

SoftLayer® Revenue and Operations Grow in First Half of 2010

On Track for Another Record Setting Year

DALLAS—July 26, 2010—SoftLayer Technologies®, the innovative on-demand data center services provider, today announced solid financial and operational growth through the first half of 2010. SoftLayer provides highly automated, on-demand data center and IT services that allow businesses to more efficiently utilize their resources and decrease their capital expenditures. The company earned $60 million in revenue for January 1 through June 30, leading to 21 months of GAAP profitability and sequential growth.

“Not only have we had record performance already this year, at the same time we’ve made significant preparations for years to come,” said Lance Crosby, Chief Executive Officer for SoftLayer. “We’ll experience the return on some of this year’s developments, like the launch of our seven additional network POPs, well into tomorrow. And we are securing our future through a new capital structure including a significant equity and debt investment.”

Key milestones for SoftLayer through the end of June this year have included: 

  • On track for setting record of over $125 million in revenue for 2010
  • EBITDA margins exceeding 50%
  • 21 consecutive months of GAAP profitability with sequential growth
  • 25% reduction in the cost of debt
  • Growth to more than 6,000 active direct customers, plus significant new channel partners
  • More than 30,000 deployed servers

Significant achievements, updates, and launches have included:

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 or call 866.398.7638.

James McDowell
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