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SoftLayer® Named the 2010 Best Web Hosting Company

Dallas—Feb. 1, 2011

SoftLayer Technologies®, the innovative on-demand data center services provider, today announced that it was named Best Web Hosting Company in the 2010 Annual Web Hosting Awards by HostReview - The Web Hosting Guide.

The Annual Web Hosting Awards are a global recognition of innovators and market leaders, set up to reward outstanding contributions within the web hosting industry. Commenced in 2006, the Annual Awards have grown to be one of the most prestigious web hosting awards of its kind. Awards are based on the overall performance of the selected companies, including the companies’ plans, prices, uptime, guarantee, and customer support, as well as web hosting reviews over the year and online presence.“Being named Best Web Hosting Company for 2010 is a great achievement for SoftLayer,” said George Karidis, SoftLayer Chief Strategy Officer. “Our merger last year with The Planet® created the world’s largest web hosting provider and we will continue to deliver outstanding service and innovative solutions to our global customer base. We look forward to what 2011 holds for SoftLayer."

SoftLayer’s growth through the unstable economy has leveraged the firm’s unique ability to address the dynamic needs of businesses. SoftLayer’s IT solutions offer an option for enterprises of any size, from any industry, to outsource their data center infrastructure needs and focus their resources on operational needs rather than capital expenditures.

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.