Wednesday, September 21, 2011

SoftLayer(R) Launches Asia-Pacific Operations Extends Footprint with Singapore Data Center and Network PoPs in Tokyo and Hong Kong

DALLAS, Sep 20, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- SoftLayer(R) Technologies, the innovation leader in Cloud, Dedicated, and Managed hosting, today announced the upcoming opening of the company's new data center in Singapore and network Points of Presence (PoPs) in Singapore, Tokyo, and Hong Kong. Beginning Sept. 23, customers can pre-order services in the new data center, to be deployed when the data center and PoPs officially "go live" on Oct. 3.

"We are excited to bring our unique solutions to hosting to the Asia-Pacific region," said Lance Crosby, Chief Executive Officer for SoftLayer. "We've had an international customer base for quite some time, with almost half of our 23,000 customers coming from more than 140 countries besides the U.S. But we couldn't be happier to now have a truly international presence, putting our industry-leading solutions so much closer to our customers and their countless end users."

Designated SNG01, the new data center features the following:

-- Capacity for more than 16,000 servers

-- Redundant network infrastructure

-- Fully-automated platform

-- Unique pod design concept

SNG01 and the Tokyo and Hong Kong PoPs feature connectivity from multiple Tier-1 network carriers, including NTT, Tata, and Equinix, with direct network connections to SoftLayer facilities in San Jose and Los Angeles.


from peeringdb:

Equinix Singapore 36351 Singapore SG
Equinix Tokyo (TY2) 36351 Tokyo JP
MEGA iAdvantage Hong Kong 36351 Hong Kong HK

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