IBM is acquiring SoftLayer and announcing the formation of a new cloud services division, to make it easier and faster for IBM clients around the world to incorporate cloud computing into their infrastructure mix.
SoftLayer now supports more than 100 million active game players online worldwide, and has added 60 new gaming companies to its customer list in the last two quarters alone. What's its secret sauce for gaming?
Are we on the brink of another intense flurry of cloud hosting acquisitions? Reuters is reporting that tech titans IBM and EMC are bidding to acquire SoftLayer Technologies, one of the world's largest hosting and cloud service providers.
SoftLayer has always had a significant international customer base. When moving into AsiaPac, Director of International Operations Mark Quigley discovered some unique challenges to approaching the Japanese market in particular.
SoftLayer Technologies recently expanded the power capacity of its DAL05 data center by installing a new Cummins 2-megawatt diesel backup generator. This 4-minute video reveals the process involved in lifting and installing this enormous engine.
Has the dedicated server been trumped by the cloud? Not at SoftLayer, which says its ability to offer both dedicated servers and virtual servers is helping it win customers from leading cloud computing providers. Today the company offered three...