What is Softlayer?
SoftLayer provides global, on-demand data center and hosting services from facilities across the U.S. We leverage best-in-class connectivity and technology to innovate industry leading, fully automated solutions that empower enterprises with complete access, control, security, and scalability. SoftLayer, is an IBM Company.
Benefits and Insights
Why use Softlayer?
Key differentiators & advantages of Softlayer
- High performance gear. All services in all locations.
We’ve filled our global data centers with first class computing, storage, and networking gear. Each location is built, outfitted, and operated the same, so you get the exact same capabilities and availability anywhere in our footprint.
- Fast, resilient, and seamless around the world.
Our data centers are connected by the industry’s most advanced network within a network, which integrates distinct public, private, and internal management networks to deliver lower total networking costs, better access, and higher speed. 2TBps between locations. Less than 40ms of latency into the private network from locations around the world.
- All services in a single management system. All API-driven.
Our data centers and network share a single, proprietary management system. One tool that ties together and lets you control everything—every bare metal server, virtual server, storage device, you name it—in a single pane of glass. All accessible by API, portal, and mobile applications.