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Acquired byIBM
Date6/2013

General Information

Websitesoftlayer.com
Blogblog.softlayer.com
Twitter@SoftLayer
CategoryNetwork/Hosting
Employees
Founded2005
DescriptionHosting Services Provider

Offices

Corporate Headquarters
4849 Alpha Rd
Dallas, TX, 75244
USA

People

COO
CFO
CSO
CTO
CMO
Chief Scientist
SVP, Global Sales
Chairman & CEO
GM EMEA

Funding

TOTAL $30M
FUNDING TOTAL $30M
Venture Round, 9/2009
DH Capital
$20M
Venture Round, 3/2010
$10M

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SoftLayer

SoftLayer operates a global cloud infrastructure platform built for Internet scale. Headquartered in Dallas and with an infrastructure spanning data centers in the United States, Asia and Europe, SoftLayer’s unified architecture provides unparalleled performance and control, with a full-featured API andsophisticated automation controlling a flexible platform that seamlessly integrates physical and virtual devices, allowing customers to deploy public cloud instances, bare metal servers and turnkey private clouds in real-time, and a global network for secure, low-latency communications. With 100,000 serversunder management, SoftLayer is the largest privately held infrastructure-as-a-service provider in the world with a portfolio of leading-edge customers from Web startups to global enterprises.

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  1. IBM to Buy Cloud-Computing Firm SoftLayer for $2 Billion (bloomberg.com) [edit]
  2. DH CAPITAL ANNOUNCES CLOSING OF $20,000,000 FINANCING FOR SOFTLAYER, A LEADING PROVIDER OF GLOBAL, ON-DEMAND VIRTUAL DATA CENTER AND HOSTING SERVICES (marketwire.com) [edit]
  3. DH Capital Announces $10,000,000 Increase in Financing for SoftLayer®, a Leading Provider of Global, On-Demand Virtual Data Center and Hosting Services (softlayer.com) [edit]
  4. Lead411 launches "Hottest Texas Companies" awards (lead411.com) [edit]
    SoftLayer® Opens New Corporate Headquarters (softlayer.com) [edit]
    softlayer.com [edit]
    Hosting Companies The Planet And SoftLayer Complete Merger (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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