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SoftLayer® to Participate in GDC Canada 2010

Wins Recent Award for Providing Game Development and Hosted Environment Infrastructure

VANCOUVER, B.C.—Jul. 15, 2010

SoftLayer Technologies®, the innovative on-demand data center services provider, today announced its participation in this year's Game Developer Conference (GDC) Canada in Vancouver, B.C., May 6-7 at the Vancouver Convention Center. The event will be the second annual GDC Canada, bringing together established studios as well as emerging start-ups.

The Game Developers Conference attracts attendees from all facets of the gaming industry to explore business development strategies and best practices. In 2010 SoftLayer will be a multi-event sponsor of Game Development Conferences in locations including:

  • San Francisco, CA
  • Vancouver, B.C.
  • Austin, TX
  • Cologne, Germany

"This event is a perfect fit for us as an infrastructure provider," said George Karidis, SoftLayer Chief Strategy Officer. "By providing developers with on-demand hardware and robust network resources, we help allow them do what they do best rather than focusing on their hosting or data center environment."

SoftLayer was recently named Editor's Choice for Game Servers by Find My Host, an online resource that helps developers make qualified selections from web hosting companies who have undergone an Approved Host program.

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.