Bloomberg Anywhere Login


Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.


Financial Products

Enterprise Products


Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000


Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us

July 29, 2015 9:57 AM ET

Internet Software and Services

Company Overview of SoftLayer Technologies. Inc.

Company Overview

SoftLayer Technologies. Inc. operates a cloud infrastructure platform to provide Infrastructure-as-a-Service for cloud users. The company’s products and services include bare metal and virtual servers, cloud storage, network-related services, security, platform management, and more. It also offers solutions in the areas of big data, digital marketing, E-commerce, gaming, government, private clouds, and reseller hosting. The company offers its solutions through its data centers and network points of presence around the world. Its customers range from Web startups to enterprises in the United States and internationally. The company was incorporated in 1999 and is based in Dallas, Texas. As of ...

4849 Alpha Road

Suite 2000

Dallas, TX 75244

United States

Founded in 1999





Key Executives for SoftLayer Technologies. Inc.

Founder and Vice President of Sales
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Technology Officer
Chief Information Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

SoftLayer Technologies. Inc. Key Developments

SoftLayer Opens New Cloud Center in the Netherlands

IBM announced that its SoftLayer business recently opened its second cloud center in the Netherlands to help meet the demand for IBM Cloud in the region. The company announced the new facility will also provide data storage and geographically isolated services for creating backup and recovery strategies.

SoftLayer to Offer OpenPOWER Servers to Help Clients Better Manage Workloads in the Cloud

IBM announced that SoftLayer will offer OpenPOWER-based servers as part of its portfolio of cloud-based services. With the new offering, clients will be able to select OpenPOWER-based 'bare metal' servers when configuring their cloud-based IT infrastructure from SoftLayer. Leveraging the OpenPOWER Foundation design concept, the servers were developed to help clients better manage data-intensive workloads on public and private clouds. Increasingly cloud technologies, both private and public, are enabling organizations to extend existing infrastructure, inexpensively and quickly. Servers built on the OpenPOWER architecture are designed to facilitate that transformation. The offering will also leverage the rapidly expanding community of developers contributing to the POWER ecosystem as well as independent software vendors that support Linux on Power application development who are migrating applications from x86 to POWER-based architecture. Built on open technology standards that begin at the chip level, the new bare metal servers are built to assist a wide range of businesses interested in building custom hybrid, private and public cloud solutions based on open technology. The new OpenPOWER bare metal servers will join SoftLayer's growing stable of POWER-based systems. The company first deployed Power Systems in 2014 to support the IBM Watson cloud portfolio. Initially, the new servers will be available in SoftLayer'sDallas cloud center, with planned expansion throughout the world.

Sohonet Selects SoftLayer Infrastructure-as-a-Service to Meet Rigorous Demands of Film Industry Customers

Sohonet announced that it is offering IBM Cloud’s SoftLayer infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) platform to its extensive network of film and media companies specializing in post production, visual effects (VFX), and animation. Sohonet’s customers can now directly access SoftLayer’s highly customizable and scalable cloud computing resources, available via a growing global data center network. Sohonet’s wide customer base includes leading British film studios, global media companies, and film and television productions. With SoftLayer, Sohonet addresses the challenges of moving huge digital media files through the production and post-production pipeline by offering scalable cloud computing environments to manage and store that data.

Similar Private Companies By Industry

Company Name Region
MeritBooster, LLC United States
Thanx, Inc. United States
Vivify Health Inc. United States
Group EM3, Inc. United States
Typhoon Technologies United States

Recent Private Companies Transactions

No transactions available in the past 12 months.

Stock Quotes

Market data is delayed at least 15 minutes.

Company Lookup

Most Searched Private Companies

Company Name Geographic Region
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law United States
NYC2012, Inc. United States
Bertelsmann AG Europe
Rush University United States
Citizens Budget Commission United States

Sponsored Financial Commentaries

Sponsored Links

Report Data Issue

To contact SoftLayer Technologies. Inc., please visit Company data is provided by Capital IQ. Please use this form to report any data issues.

Please enter your information in the following field(s):
Update Needed*

All data changes require verification from public sources. Please include the correct value or values and a source where we can verify.

Your requested update has been submitted

Our data partners will research the update request and update the information on this page if necessary. Research and follow-up could take several weeks. If you have questions, you can contact them at