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Associated brand or category: IBM Global Technology Services cloud and managed services.

IBM has announced that it has acquired SoftLayer, a leading provider of cloud computing infrastructure including dedicated servers, managed hosting and infrastructure as a service (IaaS) headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

The combination of IBM and SoftLayer will extend and expand the IBM SmartCloud Services portfolio, offering customers worldwide, spanning midmarket to enterprise and Business Partners, a robust and comprehensive cloud portfolio.

Combined offerings will offer a continuum of options across architectures, deployment models and price points – all delivered on a global scale and complemented with technical, business process and industry experience from IBM and our combined ecosystem community. IBM and SoftLayer intend to build a set of next-generation infrastructure platforms that hide the complexity of cloud, freeing clients to focus on their business goals.

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Communicate with SoftLayer
Business Partner Education
Grow your cloud business - leveraging the IBM acquisition of SoftLayer
Speaker: Jim Tanner, GTS Global Channel Sales, Business Development Manager.
Get started with SoftLayer – set up a rebranded portal using API’s
Speaker: Roger Southwell, GTS, Worldwide cloud sales manager, Steven Schiffer, GTS, Global Cloud Ecosystem Architect.
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Announced on 4 June, 2013

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