Dallas—April 12, 2011—SoftLayer Technologies®, the innovative hosting provider of Cloud, Dedicated, and integrated environments, today announced the launch of its Technology Partners Marketplace, a showcase for current SoftLayer Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and Independent Software Vendor (ISV) customers’ products and technologies. The Marketplace is designed to connect these customers with the rest of SoftLayer’s community of over 26,000 customers. At launch, featured partners include App First, Mollom, StandingCloud,and Migration Box, with more to be added soon.“The SoftLayer customer community includes a vibrant group of startup and established software and technology-product companies,” said Paul Ford, Vice President Community Development. “We are thrilled to launch this new venue to promote those providers to the rest of our customer base, and to the world at large. The Technology Partners Marketplace is another great example of the many benefits of being a member of the SoftLayer community.” “We’re excited to be part of the inaugural class of partners in the Marketplace,” said David Roth, CEO of AppFirst, an advanced application monitoring and managing solution. “SoftLayer has been the ideal platform for us to offer our services and grow our operations upon. And now they’re providing a great opportunity for us to share our offering with more people—and build even more business.”“There are countless other SoftLayer customers doing innovative things with SoftLayer’s automated solutions,” said Eduardo Fernandez, CEO of MigrationBox, a company providing powerful email and enterprise data transfer and management services. “It’s going to be great to have this tool that not only let’s us generate greater awareness, but also let’s us learn about what others are doing in the SoftLayer ecosystem and find solutions that we can use in our operations.”The Technology Partner Marketplace will continue to add new partners showcasing the many interesting and useful technology products and services delivered by SoftLayer’s diverse customer base. To learn more about the Technology Partners Marketplace please visit http://www.softlayer.com/marketplace.
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.
Director, Corporate Communications