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SoftLayer® Launches Mobile Client App for iPhone® OS

Native Application Brings Management Tools to iPhone, iPod touch®, and iPad™

DALLAS—Jun. 11, 2010

SoftLayer Technologies®, the innovative on-demand data center services provider, today announced the release of its Mobile Client application for the iPhone® OS. The new app brings SoftLayer customers robust server and account management tools for iPhone, iPod touch®, and iPadTM.

SoftLayer was early to market with a mobile version of its leading Customer Portal suited for various cellular phone web browsers. The new Mobile Client application goes even farther, leveraging recent advances in smart phone hardware and software paradigms to deliver a native application with capabilities including:

  • Tickets: Allows the creation and viewing of tickets for support questions or requests.
  • Servers: Provides details about Dedicated Servers, Virtual Servers, and CloudLayer™ Computing Instances, as well as the ability to manage system startup, shutdown, pinging, and reboot.
  • Bandwidth: Delivers bandwidth usage information for Dedicated Servers, CloudLayer Computing Instances, and Virtual Racks.

"We're excited to take the ease of use and control that our Customer Portal has provided and pair it with the convenience of a native mobile application," said Nathan Day, SoftLayer Chief Technology Officer. "At SoftLayer, we try to put our customers first; this new application allows customers to access the management portal from any location, any time at all."

SoftLayer Mobile Client for iPhone OS is available for free download through the iTunes® Store. Native Mobile Client applications will be available for additional mobile devices soon.

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.