SoftLayer® Revenue and Operations Grow in First Half of 2010

July 26, 2010 by  

Web Hosting ServicesDALLAS — SoftLayer Technologies®, the innovative on-demand data center services provider, today announced solid financial and operational growth through the first half of 2010. SoftLayer provides highly automated, on-demand data center and IT services that allow businesses to more efficiently utilize their resources and decrease their capital expenditures. The company earned $60 million in revenue for January 1 through June 30, leading to 21 months of GAAP profitability and sequential growth.

“Not only have we had record performance already this year, at the same time we’ve made significant preparations for years to come,” said Lance Crosby, Chief Executive Officer for SoftLayer. “We’ll experience the return on some of this year’s developments, like the launch of our seven additional network POPs, well into tomorrow. And we are securing our future through a new capital structure including a significant equity and debt investment.”

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

– On track for setting record of over $125 million in revenue for 2010
– EBITDA margins exceeding 50%
– 21 consecutive months of GAAP profitability with sequential growth
– 25% reduction in the cost of debt
– Growth to more than 6,000 active direct customers, plus significant new channel partners
– More than 30,000 deployed servers

Significant achievements, updates, and launches have included:

– New global corporate headquarters in North Dallas
– Second annual SAS 70 Type II Audit
– Network POPs in Atlanta, Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, San Jose, and Seattle
– Cloud services and options including Build Your Own Cloud, Isilon® IQ, Cloudkick Cloud Hosting Tools, and Citrix® Cloud Solutions
– Services and features including IPsec and Data Transfer Service
– Native mobile management applications for iOS™ and Android™ devices

About SoftLayer Technologies

Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, SoftLayer is a best-in-class, infrastructure-as-a-service provider with data centers in Dallas, Seattle, and Washington, DC, and network Points of Presence across the US. SoftLayer integrates and automates all IT elements, allowing customers to create cloud, dedicated, or seamless hybrid computing environments managed through a single interface. Enterprises of any size can have complete control, security, scalability, and ease-of-management in an on-demand IT solution. For more information, please visit or call 866.398.7638.

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