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Press Release

SoftLayer™ Introduces New Intel® Xeon® Processors

First Data Center Service Provider to Market with 3450 and 3460 Processors

Dallas—October 7, 2009—SoftLayer Technologies™ today announced the availability of servers with new Intel® Xeon® 3450 and Intel Xeon 3460 processors. SoftLayer is the first data center service provider to offer customers these powerful new processors, built with the chip manufacturer’s leading Nehalem microarchitecture.

The 3400 series processors and chipsets deliver dependability, productivity, and outstanding performance, and are designed to improve the productivity of most server applications. Additional benefits include:

  • Flexible memory configurations
  • Power-saving architecture
  • Improved virtualization experience
  • Intel turbo boost technology

“We’re once again proud to be the first to market with the server grade version of Intel’s newest chips,” said Nathan Day, Chief Technology Officer, SoftLayer. “It’s vital to us that we offer customers the latest technology, so that we can help them stay on the leading edge of performance and better achieve their business objectives. These processors are standout options with exceptional advantages.”


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.

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