CloudOne Announces Strategic Partnership with SoftLayer®, an IBM Company

CloudOne Announces Strategic Partnership with SoftLayer®, an IBM Company(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – CloudOne (, an IBM Premier Business Partner and the world leader in cloud delivery of IBM Software-as-a-Service, today announced SoftLayer®, an IBM Company, as its cloud infrastructure provider of choice for IBM Enterprise Management (EAM) workloads.

The strategic partnership was announced during IBM Pulse 2014: The Premier Cloud Conference. SoftLayer® provides Infrastructure-as-a-Service to leading-edge customers. Integrating best-in-class connectivity and technology into the industry’s only fully-automated platform, SoftLayer® empowers enterprises with complete access, control, security and scalability.

A pioneer in bringing a large enterprise’s software products and SaaS to the cloud, CloudOne will utilize SoftLayer’s® expertise and distinct capabilities to provide customers with a choice of deployment infrastructure, unified management for the entire platform and triple network architecture with a dedicated backend network.

“At CloudOne we continually strive to improve our ability to deliver the world’s best companies software securely, around the world and around the clock. Running our services on SoftLayer® creates a two-fold benefit. Their status as an IBM company facilitates collaboration and deeper understanding of our customers and their marketplaces. In addition, their secure, global private network, with data centers and network points-of-presence in the United States, Asia, and Europe helps us gain additional capacity and geographic flexibility as we embark on our next phase of growth,” said John McDonald, chief executive officer of CloudOne.

About CloudOne     
CloudOne delivers on-demand Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and Virtual Private Cloud solutions for IBM® software tools to meet the needs of all industry verticals and variably sized organizations. Cummins, Panasonic, Hilton, CVS/Caremark, US Army, Shell, Xerox, Deloitte, Express Scripts, Delphi Automotive, Harman/Kardon, McDonald’s and other organizations worldwide rely on CloudOne’s cloud-based IBM SaaS services to make their infrastructure work on-demand.

Started in 2009, the company is privately owned and headquartered in Indianapolis, IN, CloudOne speeds the development of IBM® technologies with no up-front capital, so companies “pay as they go” on a monthly subscription saving them money on infrastructure, staffing and configuration costs while creating a dynamic, elastic environment to facilitate global collaboration, visibility and consistency. To learn more about accelerating architecture initiatives with CloudOne, visit or follow us on Twitter @OnCloudOne.