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SoftLayer and RightScale Partner

Integration of SoftLayer’s Global Infrastructure & RightScale Cloud Management Simplify Cloud Deployments & Support Auto-Scaling

SoftLayer Technologies and RightScale have partnered to provide unmatched scalability and automation solutions that allow Internet-centric companies to speed their time-to-market. Companies such as social gaming developer Broken Bulb Game Studios are able to use SoftLayer's public and private cloud infrastructure with RightScale cloud management to easily deploy, automate and manage their computing workloads across the globe.

"Customers, such as Broken Bulb, are now experiencing the advantages of working with two leading cloud solutions providers," said Duke Skarda, Chief Technology Officer of SoftLayer. The partnership between RightScale and SoftLayer offers a solution that is ideal for all types of web savvy companies that need to easily scale IT resources to meet the toughest workloads or steepest Internet traffic demands. This helps enable users to rapidly rollout new web-based services, applications and games through a flexible consumptive monthly billing cycle.

Companies are able to choose and deploy workloads on SoftLayer's global cloud infrastructure, which spans 13 data centers in the United States, Europe and Asia, with RightScale cloud management. RightScale increases IT efficiency by enabling faster cloud on-boarding and greater automation with pre-built ServerTemplates, as well as access to the RightScale MultiCloud Marketplace for ready-to-run, customizable templates, scripts and architectures from RightScale and its partners.

"Being able to achieve a faster time to market and scale rapidly is critical for companies to succeed in today's business environment," said Bailey Caldwell, Vice President of Business Development at RightScale. "SoftLayer understands these needs, and has built a world-class global infrastructure that delivers flexibility and scalability. We're thrilled about this partnership and we're already seeing great synergy with SoftLayer cloud solutions managed with RightScale cloud management."

SoftLayer's CloudLayer services allow users to seamlessly integrate virtual and dedicated computing resources, creating a hybrid environment that delivers the ultimate in flexibility. With SoftLayer and RightScale, users can achieve the highest levels of efficiency, control and scalability by being able to manage their SoftLayer cloud workloads through a single Customer Portal and API.

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