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IBM Expands with Hong Kong Data Center

June 11, 2014

IBM has reported the opening of a new SoftLayer data center in Hong Kong.

In its release, IBM said that the data center is the first of 15 new data centers that the Company will open.

"Our expansion into Hong Kong gives us a stronger Asian market presence as well as added proximity and access to our growing customer base in region," said Lance Crosby, CEO of SoftLayer, an IBM Company. "This new data center gives the fast-growing, entrepreneurial businesses that Hong Kong is known for a local facility to tap into SoftLayer's complete portfolio of cloud services."

SoftLayer provides on-demand cloud infrastructure that includes bare metal and virtual servers, storage, and networking all on a single platform, with full customer access and control.

SoftLayer builds data centers.

SoftLayer became part of IBM in July 2013 and is now the foundation for the company's cloud portfolio of services.

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