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SoftLayer + IBM: One Year Update

About a year ago I posted a couple of times regarding IBM’s acquisition of SoftLayer. Received email this morning heralding the one year anniversary of the acquisition and I thought I would take a few moments to give my take as a SoftLayer customer. I was very...

That Was Quick: IBM SoftLayer Acquisition Closes

Well, I said the deal would close at the end of Q3.  Nope. Wrong.  Right at the beginning of Q3. IBM Closes Acquisition of SoftLayer Technologies An “A” for drive to close the deal quickly. Getting it done one full quarter ahead means we might see some...

IBM buys SoftLayer. Yeah, that’s a concern for us.

IBM to Acquire SoftLayer to Accelerate Adoption of Cloud Computing in the Enterprise Never really cared much for the business side of software licensing and infrastructure when I was doing straight corporate development and administration.  Once I started hosting...