Web Hosting Features Wins the Enterprise Hosting Editor’s Choice Award Wins the Enterprise Hosting Editor’s Choice Award
April 22
16:31 2013

Dallas, Texas –, a dedicated servers provider, today announced the company recently won the Enterprise Hosting Editor’s Choice Award.  The award was issued by which is an extremely popular hosting industry news magazine that tests and rates web hosts in a variety of categories.

Mr. Richard Guzzo, a long-time industry professional and a vice president at said, “Only the best of the best are awarded the Editors’ Choice Award.  Softlayer excels in all the categories that are important to consumers who are looking for a reliable and affordable hosting provider.”

“ gives us the best of both worlds.  They have a great facility and excellent customer service.  We decided to take a chance with Softlayer because of their reasonable prices and we haven’t had any regrets.  I have personally recommended them to a handful of my clients and they are all very satisfied with the company.” – J. Townsend

Softlayer won the Enterprise Hosting Editor’s Choice Award based on several factors.  The company consistently offers more RAM, more bandwidth, more hard drive capacity and its customer service department is available twenty-four hours a day.  Mr. Guzzo said, “No other cloud infrastructure provider offers more standard options with incredible flexibility.”  The company provides the following new features and upgrades:

  • 5 TB public outbound bandwidth

  • 100 Mbps network uplinks

  • More starting RAM in most servers

  • More starting storage in most servers

  • Reduced RAM upgrade pricing

  • More bandwidth in upgrade packages

SoftLayer was founded in 2005 and it is currently the largest privately owned web hosting provider in the world.  The company maintains world-class data centers in Dallas and Houston, Texas; Seattle, Washington; Singapore; Amsterdam and Washington D.C., with network Points of Presence throughout the United States.

The company’s infrastructure powers online games for more than 100 million players.  In the last two quarters, more than 60 new gaming companies have moved to SoftLayer’s global platform.  Most of the migrations occurred because of problems with cost, latency, availability and lack of performance.

About SoftLayer Technologies
Headquartered in Dallas, SoftLayer operates a global cloud infrastructure platform built for Internet scale. Spanning 13 data centers in the United States, Asia and Europe and a global footprint of network points of presence, SoftLayer’s modular architecture provides unparalleled performance and control, with a full-featured API and sophisticated automation controlling a flexible platform that seamlessly spans physical and virtual devices, and a global network for secure, low-latency communications. With 100,000 servers under management, SoftLayer is the largest privately held infrastructure-as-a-service provider in the world with a portfolio of leading-edge customers from Web startups to global enterprises. For more information, please visit

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