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SoftLayer Revenue & Operations Grow in First Quarter

The company earned $78 million in revenue for January 1 – March 31, 2011

SoftLayer Technologies, a provider of Cloud, Dedicated, and seamlessly integrated environments, on Tuesday announced continued operational and financial growth in the first quarter of 2011. Along with other achievements, the company earned $78 million in revenue for January 1 - March 31, 2011.

"This has been another great quarter for SoftLayer," said Lance Crosby, Chief Executive Officer for Softlayer. "We continue to bring game changing innovation to the market at a record setting pace and this will continue as we go forward, particularly given we have successfully completed our integration efforts with the Planet."

Key milestones for SoftLayer through the end of March this year have included:

  • $78 million revenue
  • $33 million EBITDA
  • 26,000+ customers across 140+ countries
  • Over 81,000 servers under management
  • Integration with the Planet complete

Significant achievements, updates, and launches have included: (check links below)

  • Renewal of SAS 70 Type II Certification
  • Parallels Automation on-Demand
  • Dedicated Hardware Firewalls
  • Lance Crosby Appointed as Cloud Commissioner

"The current quarter is continuing our explosive trajectory," added Crosby. "SoftLayer has launched what we believe is a market disrupting managed hosting offing in April and I am very pleased to announce that international expansion to Europe (via Amsterdam) and Asia is well underway. This will be another great year for SoftLayer."

About SoftLayer Technologies
Headquartered in Dallas, SoftLayer is the innovation leader in on-demand Web hosting and data center services. As the largest hosting company in the world, SoftLayer lets customers create dedicated, cloud, or seamless hybrid computing environments, leveraging the company's world-class data center facilities in Dallas, Houston, Seattle, and Washington D.C., and network Points of Presence nationwide. SoftLayer integrates and automates all elements of its platform, empowering enterprises of any size with complete control, security, scalability, and ease-of-management via a leading Customer Portal and Open API.

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