SoftLayer beefs up its bare metal offering, available on hourly basis
IBM-owned infrastructure as a service provider SoftLayer has always distanced itself from its IaaS brethren by continuing to provide bare metal alongside its virtual servers and software offerings.
The company has improved on this further with a series of bare metal releases which are billed by the hour and can be deployed in under 30 minutes. The overall effect of this is a greater preponderance to deploy computing-intensive workloads on SoftLayer.
“As businesses deploy more powerful workloads in the...