SoftLayer Revenue & Operations Grow in First Quarter of 2011

May 17, 2011 by · Comments Off on SoftLayer Revenue & Operations Grow in First Quarter of 2011 

Webmaster ToolboxDALLAS SoftLayer Technologies®, the innovative provider of Cloud, Dedicated, 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)
Renewal of SAS 70 Type II Certification
Parallels Automation on-Demand
Dedicated Hardware Firewalls
Lance Crosby Appointed as Cloud Commissioner

“The current quarter is continuing our explosive trajectory,” added Crosby. “SoftLayer has launched what we believe is a market disrupting managed hosting offing 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.” Read more

SoftLayer Named a Top 10 Cloud IaaS Provider in the Australian Market

March 23, 2011 by · Comments Off on SoftLayer Named a Top 10 Cloud IaaS Provider in the Australian Market 

Hosting ToolboxDALLAS SoftLayer Technologies®, the innovative on-demand data center services provider, today announced that the research firm Longhaus has named SoftLayer the strongest offshore (no Australian data center) trusted infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) provider for Australian enterprises.

Longhaus conducted a detailed review based on 60 criteria resulting in the top 34 short-listed cloud providers currently serving Australian customers. Longhaus’ Pulse® methodology rates vendors based on their company performance, overall cloud solution and commitment to the Australian market.

“Receiving this recognition is great validation for the SoftLayer model,” said George Karidis, SoftLayer Chief Strategy Officer. “We are delighted to be included and look forward to gaining further traction as our international expansion plans accelerate.”

SoftLayer’s growth outside of North America leverages the firm’s unique ability to address the dynamic needs of businesses. SoftLayer’s cloud, dedicated, and hybrid infrastructure 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, regardless of their geographic locale. Read more

SoftLayer Awarded for Environmental Accomplishment

March 13, 2009 by · Comments Off on SoftLayer Awarded for Environmental Accomplishment 

Softlayer 190x60 LogoWebmaster NewsDALLAS — Metro Foam Recycling has awarded SoftLayer Technologies a certificate for having recycled more than 12,000 pounds of foam material in 2008. The material was recycled through a partnership between the two companies; Metro Foam recycles all of the foam packaging material from SoftLayer’s new server shipments, greatly reducing the amount of waste that would go into a landfill.

“We are proud to have reached this milestone in our efforts to reduce our impact on the environment. We believe it’s our responsibility as global corporate citizens to do all we can,” said Roy Rushe, SoftLayer Facilities Manager. “We will continue to actively seek partnerships and innovative ways to reduce our environmental footprint.” Read more