Houston, Texas – (The Hosting News) – November 24, 2008 – On-demand hosting services and virtual data center provider for the small to medium enterprise (SME), SoftLayer’s StorageLayer multi-technology storage and backup solution, has reached 500TB of deployed network storage.
StorageLayer has seen dramatic growth since SoftLayer launched the service one year ago, bringing the company’s customers a dynamic new way to meet their backup, disaster recovery, and database replication needs.
StorageLayer integrates advanced storage technologies and capabilities into a seamless solution with exceptional security, reliability, flexibility, and the ability to store and retrieve data across all of SoftLayer’s facilities. These include:
- EVault backup
- iSCSI storage, replication and snapshots
- FTP/ NAS storage
Sam Fleitman, Chief Operating Officer at SoftLayer noted, ”We are very pleased by StorageLayer’s growth and success this year. We already have thousands of customers utilizing our portfolio of storage options. And we are committed to rolling out new storage features and solutions that will provide even higher levels of scalability and redundancy to solve our customers’ most difficult business challenges.”
Leveraging SoftLayer’s unique infrastructure and expertise in automation, StorageLayer provides the ultimate solution for automated backup, high-availability, and data replication, all on-demand and fully accessible through SoftLayer’s industry-leading Customer Portal and API.
One such upcoming introduction is SoftLayer’s soon to be released cloud-based storage solution. Developed in partnership with the industry’s leading cloud and virtualization companies, the service will provide nearly limitless scalability and allow customers to use and pay for storage in a flexible, on-demand fashion.
Mr. Fleitman added, ”Growth in the cloud-based storage market – both in terms of demand and the technology itself – has been enormous. It’s well past the early adoption stage. This is a mainstream, mass-market technology that enterprises can rely on for exceptional benefits.”
Headquartered in Plano, Texas, SoftLayer provides next-generation web hosting and on-demand datacenter services on a global basis from facilities located in Dallas, TX and Seattle, WA and Washington DC. Utilizing proprietary management tools coupled with the industry’s first network-within-a-network topology, the company delivers unprecedented power and control to securely manage IT environments while providing unparalleled scalability.
To learn more about SoftLayer, please visit: www.softlayer.com.