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About Soft Layer

NOTE: By 2018, SoftLayer was renamed to IBM Cloud and almost fully redirected to https://www.ibm.com/cloud/ (except few pages and logo)
Full list of new products from IBM: https://cloud.ibm.com/catalog

SoftLayer, (an IBM Company) provides cloud infrastructure as a service from a growing number of data centers and network points of presence around the world. Our customers range from Web startups to global enterprises.

Products and services include bare metal and virtual servers, networking, turnkey big data solutions, private cloud solutions, and more. Our unique advantages include the industry's first Network-Within-a-Network topology for true out-of-band access, and an easy-to-use customer portal and robust API for full remote-access of all product and service management options.

SoftLayer was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. We were acquired by IBM in July, 2013.

IBM Cloud is a full-stack cloud platform that spans public, private and hybrid environments. Build with a robust suite of advanced data and AI tools, and draw on deep industry expertise to help you on your journey to the cloud.

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Databases / Analytics / AI / IoT / Mobile / Developer Tools
Blockchain / Integration / Migration / Private Cloud / VMware

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Single ProcessorfeaturesPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Live Chat, Available 24/7
RAM : 2000 MB
CPU : Intel Xeon E3-1270 (3.40GHz), 4 Cores
Hosted domains : Unlimited
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IPs : 1

Bare Metal Servers - Raw performance at your fingertips.

SoftLayer bare metal servers provide the raw horsepower you demand for your processor-intensive and disk I/O-intensive workloads. These servers come with the most complete package of [...]
Plan URL : http://www.softlayer.com/bare-metal-search?processorCount[1]=1
$158.00/mo.500 GBunmetered 2 GB / 1
Dual ProcessorfeaturesPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Live Chat, Available 24/7
Server locations : Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Singapore, United Kingdom, United States
RAM : 16000 MB
CPU : Dual Intel Xeon E5-2620 (2.00GHz), 12 Cores
Hosted domains : Unlimited
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IPs : 1
Plan URL : https://store.softlayer.com/configure?selections=processorCount:2
$351.00/mo.500 GBunmetered 16 GB / 1
Quad ProcessorfeaturesPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Live Chat, Available 24/7
Server locations : Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Singapore, United Kingdom, United States
RAM : 64000 MB
CPU : Quad Intel Xeon E5-4620 (2.20GHz), 32 Cores
Hosted domains : Unlimited
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IPs : 1
Plan URL : https://store.softlayer.com/configure?selections=processorCount:4
$1,439.00/mo.500 GBunmetered 64 GB / 1
Dedicated - Windows Keep mouse
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POWER8 C812L-SfeaturesPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Live Chat, Available 24/7
Server locations : Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, United Kingdom, United States
RAM : 64000 MB
CPU : 8 Cores, 3.86 GHz
Hosted domains : Unlimited
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IPs : 0

8 Cores, 3.86 GHz
64 GB RAM
1 Drive
1.00 TB SATA x 1
Windows Server 2012 Standard Edition (64 bit)
1 Gbps Public & Private Network Uplinks

Power8 Servers - Power8 servers combine high performance, storage and I/O to focus on increasing volumes [...]
Plan URL : https://www.ibm.com/cloud/bare-metal-servers/power
$1,092.00/mo.1000 GBunmetered 64 GB
POWER8 C812L-MfeaturesPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Live Chat, Available 24/7
Server locations : Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, United Kingdom, United States
RAM : 256000 MB
CPU : 10 Cores, 3.49 GHz
Hosted domains : Unlimited
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IPs : 0

10 Cores, 3.49 GHz
256 GB RAM
2 Drives
4.00 TB SATA x 2
Windows Server 2012 Standard Edition (64 bit)
1 Gbps Public & Private Network Uplinks

Power8 Servers - Power8 servers combine high performance, storage and I/O to focus on increasing [...]
Plan URL : https://www.ibm.com/cloud/bare-metal-servers/power
$1,708.00/mo.8000 GBunmetered 250 GB
POWER8 C812L-LfeaturesPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Live Chat, Available 24/7
Server locations : Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Singapore, United Kingdom, United States
RAM : 512000 MB
CPU : 10 Cores, 3.49 GHz
Hosted domains : Unlimited
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IPs : 0

10 Cores, 3.49 GHz
512 GB RAM
2 Drives
6.00 TB SATA x 2
Windows Server 2012 Standard Edition (64 bit)
1 Gbps Public & Private Network Uplinks

Power8 Servers - Power8 servers combine high performance, storage and I/O to focus on increasing [...]
Plan URL : https://www.ibm.com/cloud/bare-metal-servers/power
$2,232.00/mo.12000 GBunmetered 500 GB
POWER8 C812L-SSDfeaturesPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Live Chat, Available 24/7
Server locations : Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, United Kingdom, United States
RAM : 512000 MB
CPU : 10 Cores, 3.49 GHz
Hosted domains : Unlimited
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IPs : 0

10 Cores, 3.49 GHz
512 GB RAM
2 Drives
960 GB SSD x 2
Windows Server 2012 Standard Edition (64 bit)
1 Gbps Public & Private Network Uplinks

Power8 Servers - Power8 servers combine high performance, storage and I/O to focus on increasing [...]
Plan URL : https://www.ibm.com/cloud/bare-metal-servers/power
$2,320.00/mo.1875 GB SSDunmetered 500 GB
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1 Core, 1GB RAM, 25GB SSDfeaturesPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Control Panel : [In-house]
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Live Chat, Available 24/7
Server locations : Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Singapore, United Kingdom, United States
RAM : 1000 MB
CPU : 1 Core
Hosted domains : Unlimited
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IPs : 1

Private Node $125/mo !
Windows Server 2012 Standard Edition (64 bit) (1-16 Core) [$17.00]
Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard Edition (64 bit) (1-16 Core) [$17.00]
Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition SP2 (64bit) (1-16 Core) [$17.00]
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Plan URL : http://www.softlayer.com/virtual-servers
$25.00/mo.25 GB SSDunmetered 1 GB / 1
2 Cores, 1GB RAM, 25GB SSDfeaturesPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Live Chat, Available 24/7
Server locations : Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Singapore, United Kingdom, United States
RAM : 1000 MB
CPU : 2 Cores
Hosted domains : Unlimited
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IPs : 1
Plan URL : http://www.softlayer.com/virtual-servers
$40.00/mo.25 GB SSDunmetered 1 GB / 1
4 Cores, 1GB RAM, 25GB SSDfeaturesPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Live Chat, Available 24/7
Server locations : Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Singapore, United Kingdom, United States
RAM : 1000 MB
CPU : 4 Cores
Hosted domains : Unlimited
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IPs : 1
Plan URL : http://www.softlayer.com/virtual-servers
$70.00/mo.25 GB SSDunmetered 1 GB / 1
8 Cores, 2GB RAM, 25GB SSDfeaturesPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Live Chat, Available 24/7
Server locations : Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Singapore, United Kingdom, United States
RAM : 2000 MB
CPU : 8 Cores
Hosted domains : Unlimited
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IPs : 1
Plan URL : http://www.softlayer.com/virtual-servers
$140.00/mo.25 GB SSDunmetered 2 GB / 1
12 Cores, 2GB RAM, 100GB SSDfeaturesPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Live Chat, Available 24/7
Server locations : Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Singapore, United Kingdom, United States
RAM : 2000 MB
CPU : 12 Cores
Hosted domains : Unlimited
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IPs : 1
Plan URL : http://www.softlayer.com/virtual-servers
$210.29/mo.100 GB SSDunmetered 2 GB / 1
16 Cores, 4GB RAM, 100GB SSDfeaturesPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Live Chat, Available 24/7
Server locations : Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Singapore, United Kingdom, United States
RAM : 4000 MB
CPU : 16 Cores
Hosted domains : Unlimited
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IPs : 1
Plan URL : http://www.softlayer.com/virtual-servers
$290.29/mo.100 GB SSDunmetered 4 GB / 1
32 Cores, 32GB RAM, 100GB SSDfeaturesPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Live Chat, Available 24/7
Server locations : Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Singapore, United Kingdom, United States
RAM : 32000 MB
CPU : 32 Cores
Hosted domains : Unlimited
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IPs : 1
Plan URL : http://www.softlayer.com/virtual-servers
$726.29/mo.100 GB SSDunmetered 32 GB / 1
56 Cores, 128GB RAM, 100GB SSDfeaturesPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Live Chat, Available 24/7
Server locations : Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Singapore, United Kingdom, United States
RAM : 128000 MB
CPU : 56 Cores
Hosted domains : Unlimited
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IPs : 1
Plan URL : http://www.softlayer.com/virtual-servers
$1,470.29/mo.100 GB SSDunmetered 125 GB / 1
GPU: Dual Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3featuresPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Control Panel : [In-house]
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Live Chat, Available 24/7
Server locations : Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Singapore, United Kingdom, United States
RAM : 64000 MB
CPU : Dual Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3 (2.40GHz), 12 Cores
Hosted domains : Unlimited
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IPs : 1

Dual Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3 (2.40GHz)
12 Cores
64GB RAM
1TB SATA
10Gbps Public & Private Uplinks
500GB Public Outbound

GPU - Accelerated Computing

By running smaller tasks concurrently, GPUs harness the processing power needed for high [...]
Plan URL : http://www.softlayer.com/gpu
$1,609.00/mo.1000 GBunmetered 64 GB / 1
GPU: Dual Intel Xeon E5-2650 v3featuresPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Control Panel : [In-house]
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Live Chat, Available 24/7
Server locations : Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Singapore, United Kingdom, United States
RAM : 64000 MB
CPU : Dual Intel Xeon E5-2650 v3 (2.30GHz), 20 Cores
Hosted domains : Unlimited
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IPs : 1

Dual Intel Xeon E5-2650 v3 (2.30GHz)
20 Cores
64GB RAM
1TB SATA
10Gbps Public & Private Uplinks
500GB Public Outbound

GPU - Accelerated Computing

By running smaller tasks concurrently, GPUs harness the processing power needed for high [...]
Plan URL : http://www.softlayer.com/gpu
$1,689.00/mo.1000 GBunmetered 64 GB / 1
GPU: Dual Intel Xeon E5-2690 v3featuresPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Control Panel : [In-house]
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Live Chat, Available 24/7
Server locations : Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Singapore, United Kingdom, United States
RAM : 64000 MB
CPU : Dual Intel Xeon E5-2690 v3 (2.60GHz), 24 Cores
Hosted domains : Unlimited
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IPs : 1

Dual Intel Xeon E5-2690 v3 (2.60GHz)
24 Cores
64GB RAM
1TB SATA
10Gbps Public & Private Uplinks
500GB Public Outbound

GPU - Accelerated Computing

By running smaller tasks concurrently, GPUs harness the processing power needed for high [...]
Plan URL : http://www.softlayer.com/gpu
$1,779.00/mo.1000 GBunmetered 64 GB / 1
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.com .net .org .biz .info .usfeaturesPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Control Panel : [In-house]
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Live Chat, Available 24/7

Domain Services
Dominate your domain.

SoftLayer offers domain registration services complete with dedicated support staff, knowledgeable customer service, and reasonable prices, all delivered over a secure network. We provide you the option of [...]
Plan URL : http://www.softlayer.com/domain-services
$20.00/yr.
CDN Keep mouse
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CDN BandwidthfeaturesPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Control Panel : [In-house]
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Live Chat, Available 24/7
Hosted domains : Unlimited

IBM® Cloud Content Delivery Network (CDN) can be used for a variety of industry solutions--including media, entertainment, software, gaming, banking, and e-commerce--to meet the needs of your businesses. IBM Cloud has partnered with Akamai to offer [...]
Plan URL : https://cloud.ibm.com/docs/infrastructure/CDN/getting-started.html#getting-started
free unmetered ($ 0.12/GB) Unlimited
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Control Panel : [In-house]
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Live Chat, Available 24/7
Hosted domains : Unlimited

Content Delivery Network
Keep your data close, and your users closer.

When delivering content and rich media, having the least latency and the highest speed is key to an exceptional end user experience. We’ve partnered with EdgeCast to offer one [...]
Plan URL : http://www.softlayer.com/content-delivery-network
free unmetered ($ 0.15/GB) Unlimited

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Website DNS: MX::mx.softlayer.com => 2607:f0d0:1100:c::19 ( Dallas ) / SoftLayer Technologies Inc.
MX::mx151.softlayer.com => 2607:f0d0:1100:c::19:1 ( Dallas ) / SoftLayer Technologies Inc.
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SoftLayer Cloud Outage from IBM Limited to User Portal - According to IBM, the SoftLayer Cloud Outage is limited to the User Portal. The outage happened last Thursday and the company says it didn't have an effect on any infrastructure applications.
The issue was due to a planned interface update, but not being able to access the user portal isn't a small issue. It's a major concern for cloud customers. IBM hasn't said whether they knew the update would cause outages or not.
Virtuozzo Has New CEO - George Karidis, a veteran of the web hosting industry, has been named the new CEO of Virtuozzo. Karidis has been a familiar face in the industry for sometime. Before joining Virtuozzo on Tuesday, Kardis was president of Cloud Technology Services at CompuCom, served as chief strategy officer and chief operating officer at SoftLayer, and also worked with IBM.
“I knew a lot of the team already, and they were a big partner when I was at SoftLayer,” Kardis recently said in an interview. He is ...
US Lifts Sanctions, while IBM Softlayer Blocks Services - IBM SoftLayer recently blocked all IPs coming from Iran. This was found in a report by VentureBeat and the ban impacts customers, such as Cafe Bazaar and Elix-Tech.
The ban was issues because Iran currently doesn't comply with the standard procedures for US trade. Even though the US lifted sanctions, the ban continues. Even though IBM has put a ban in place, both Lenovo and Apple are looking into returning to the Iranian market.
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SoftLayer, an IBM Company (established 2005) is a Public Company entity having 17303 followers on LinkedIn and 501-1000 employees, industry Internet.
Soft Layer Blog Blog added on February, 2012, with total 989 articles, Language en-US. See recent blogs summary posts:
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Hi,

i used soft layer for 1 year+ i notice they have huge problem at there route and servers . if you ever use them and faced packet lose or DB execution errors be sure its from there side and they will never admit that , the support dont even want to believe its from there end they never work with me even when provided prof of trace route .

this disconnection happen for few seconds max to 30 seconds so its hard to trace and once they test that from there internal network they will never see the problem .

anyway i advice you not to use soft layer for critical system .

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