Press Release

SoftLayer® Revenue & Operations Grow in First Quarter of 2011

SoftLayer Continues to Grow at a Record Pace

Dallas—May 17, 2011—SoftLayer Technologies®, the innovative provider of CloudDedicated, and seamlessly integrated environments, today announced continued operational and financial growth in the first quarter of 2011. Along with other achievements, the company earned $78 million in revenue for January 1 – March 31, 2011.

“This has been another great quarter for SoftLayer,” said Lance Crosby, Chief Executive Officer for Softlayer. “We continue to bring game changing innovation to the market at a record setting pace and this will continue as we go forward, particularly given we have successfully completed our integration efforts with the Planet. 

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

  • $78 million revenue
  • $33 million EBITDA
  • 26,000+ customers across 140+ countries
  • Over 81,000 servers under management
  • Integration with the Planet complete

Significant achievements, updates, and launches have included: (check links below)

“The current quarter is continuing our explosive trajectory,” added Crosby. “SoftLayer has launched what we believe is a market disrupting managed hosting offering in April and I am very pleased to announce that international expansion to Europe (via Amsterdam) and Asia is well underway. This will be another great year for SoftLayer.”

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:
Andre Fuochi
Director, Corporate Communications
469.394.7274
afuochi@softlayer.com