You might have heard of SoftLayer, but if you’re like me, you probably didn’t know the cloud provider is hosting operations for some of the web’s hottest apps. I assumed SoftLayer is more like enterprise cloud provider Terremark (s vz) than it is like developer favorite Amazon Web Services (s amzn) — at least in its customer base if not in its technology — but I might have been wrong.
Here’s a list of services that run at least partially on the SoftLayer platform and that helped show me just how wrong I was:
- Host Gator
Even Heroku (s crm), the platform-as-a-service provider famously built atop AWS, is a SoftLayer customer, although Heroku CEO Byron Sebastian declined to comment on how it’s using SoftLayer (or that it’s using it at all). That these companies use SoftLayer doesn’t mean they…
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