In January 2014, IBM announced a US$1.2 billion investment in new Cloud resources to significantly expand SoftLayer’s presence and provide clients with localized management solutions required to drive transformation. A total of 40 data centers worldwide in 15 countries and five continents globally will be in place by end of 2014. This new Cloud investments will meet clients’ needs for choice, compliance and data residency.
Seamless global network - Deploy bare metal in Hong Kong, virtual in Amsterdam, and let them think they are in the same rack. Our data centers are connected by the industry’s most advanced network within a network. 2TBps between locations. Less than 40ms of latency into the private network from locations around the world.
Redundancy in Asia-Pacific - Keep your data close, and your backups closer. Replicate or integrate between locations with exceptional transfer speeds (with unmetered bandwidth at no additional charge) between facilities and unparalleled performance.
Hong Kong data residency - Location-sensitive workloads or data stay safely at home. If you or your end users have location-sensitive workloads or data that need to be hosted in Hong Kong, now you can have SoftLayer services right in country.
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