Built on the foundation of SoftLayer’s revolutionary network architecture, we offer an extensive catalog of network-related services to control traffic to and from your infrastructure.
Customize network capabilities with uplink upgrades, load balancing within or between data centers, and software-defined networking appliances that protect and optimize performance.
A unique benefit of our networking implementations in IBM Cloud SoftLayerAll devices provisioned in our IaaS provide triple-network connectivity with unlimited in-network traffic world-wide
SoftLayer integrates three distinct and redundant gigabit network architectures
—public, private, and data center-to-data center management—
into a network-within-a-network topology.
Any device at any time can have any of three types of connections:
Connection to public Internet through Tier 1 carriers
Out-of-plane management network connection through an unlimited VPN connection
Virtual private network (VPN) server access through dedicated, stand-alone third carriers not connected to the public network