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IBM to Migrate its SmartCloud Customers to SoftLayer
Monday, November 4th, 2013 | admin
NEWS (The Hosting News) – In June, IBM announced its intention to purchase cloud-centric provider SoftLayer. Now, the companies are implementing a strategy that re-shifts some services. According to a report from The Register on Thursday, IBM has plans to migrate...



IBM to Buy SoftLayer with Focus on Enterprise Cloud
Tuesday, June 4th, 2013 | admin
NEWS (The Hosting News) – In a bid to expand its cloud portfolio, tech giant IBM on Tuesday announced its intent it acquire cloud-centric company SoftLayer. Making the move, the company cited its intention “to accelerate adoption of cloud computing in...



IBM or EMC to Buy SoftLayer?
Friday, March 15th, 2013 | admin
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Web hosting provider SoftLayer could be scooped up by a major player in the tech arena. According to a Reuters report Thursday, companies including IBM and EMC are both in the mix to acquire the company....



SoftLayer & 10GEN Launch MongoDB Systems
Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 | admin
NEWS (The Hosting News) – 10gen, the MongoDB company, and SoftLayer Technologies, a leading provider of global cloud infrastructure, today announced the general availability of new on-demand MongoDB production-class systems available across SoftLayer’s global cloud infrastructure. The companies collaborated to engineer the systems,...



European Companies Select SoftLayer
Monday, November 12th, 2012 | admin
PRESS RELEASE (The Hosting News) – Since opening its doors in Europe a year ago, thousands of companies across the continent are relying on SoftLayer Technologies, a leading provider of global cloud infrastructure, to achieve the scalability, performance and time-to-market they require to...



SoftLayer Expands Startup Program Into Canada
Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 | admin
PRESS RELEASE (The Hosting News) - SoftLayer Technologies, a leading global provider of cloud infrastructure, today announced the expansion of its Catalyst Program into Canada, supporting marquee Canadian incubators, accelerators and startups. SoftLayer’s Catalyst Program will provide Canada’s most promising startups with IT infrastructure...



SoftLayer Unveils New Message Queue Service
Friday, September 14th, 2012 | admin
NEWS (The Hosting News) - SoftLayer Technologies, a leading provider of global cloud infrastructure-as-a-service, today announced the launch of the SoftLayer Message Queue service, a cost-effective messaging and notification service that scales seamlessly to support development of bigger, bottleneck-free applications. SoftLayer Message Queue combines...



Automation Central to SoftLayer & RightScale Partnership
Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 | admin
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Cloud solution specialists RightScale and SoftLayer announced on Tuesday that they had launched new automation solutions thanks to a partnership. The providers said the move gives companies the benefit of scalability all while enabling them to...



SoftLayer Adds High-Performance Computing
Wednesday, April 18th, 2012 | admin
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Scientists, engineers and software developers are always looking for innovative ways to accelerate performance and shorten computational cycles. SoftLayer is looking to help them out by offering a new high-performance computing (HPC) cloud-enabled solution consisting of servers powered...



SoftLayer to Integrate CloudLinux OS into Platform
Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 | admin
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Dedicated and cloud server customers of hosting provider SoftLayer will now have the choice of using the CloudLinux OS thanks to an agreement announced by the companies on Monday. The CloudLinux operating system comes specifically designed...