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  1. StackPath offers security as a service to enterprise cloudsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | InfoWorld

    ... on-premise infrastructure and public clouds, including Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, IBM SoftLayer, Rackspace, and others. The massive security platform provides developers best-of-breed security tools that can work with any ...

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  2. IBM's $2 Billion Man Is Amassing a Cybersecurity Startup EmpireRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | DM Review

    ... (The largest was autonomous-car startup Zoox Inc.) Crosby became a highly admired entrepreneur after founding SoftLayer in his living room just over a decade ago and selling it in 2013 to International Business Machines Corp. for $2 billion. The ...

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  3. Acronis Backup Cloud Unlocks Easy Revenue for Microsoft Office 365 and Azure Data...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Freshnews

    ... service-provider hosted, Acronis-hosted, and 3rd-party hosted, including Microsoft Azure, Amazon S3, and IBM SoftLayer. -- Powerful Multi-Tenancy - Reduces costs and overhead by consolidating customer views and administration into one, easy-to-use, ...

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  4. StackPath Launches to Build the Path to a Secure InternetRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 24 | Venture Capital Access Online

    StackPath today emerged from stealth as the Security-as-a-Service company providing a path to a more secure Internet and announced a significant investment from ABRY Partners, a $4.3 billion private equity fund focused on investing in information and business service companies. The launch marks the highly anticipated next endeavor for chairman and CEO Lance Crosby -- founder and former chairman and CEO of SoftLayer Technologies .

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  5. Acronis Backup Cloud Unlocks Easy Revenue for Microsoft Office 365...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Information Technology

    ... service-provider hosted, Acronis-hosted, and 3rd-party hosted, including Microsoft Azure, Amazon S3, and IBM SoftLayer. Powerful Multi-Tenancy - Reduces costs and overhead by consolidating customer views and administration into one, easy-to-use, ...

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  6. By the Numbers: Google's Cloud AdvantageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Light Reading

    ... the different cloud providers by distributing traffic among them. Google -- like Microsoft Azure, Facebook, IBM Softlayer and Oracle -- is playing catch-up with Amazon Web Services (AWS). But Google, with its expansion and its unique latency ...

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  7. Lance Crosby Comes Out of Stealth with New Developer-Centric Cloud Security VentureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Data Center Knowledge

    Almost exactly one year after Lance Crosby, SoftLayer founder and 20-year hosting industry veteran took the stage at HostingCon Global in San Diego, he is back with a new company that answers the question on many minds in the hosting industry since he left IBM last February - just what will Crosby do next? The answer is StackPath - a Security-as-a-Service company that launched on Monday with a significant investment from Abry Partners. According to the company's announcement, the funding will be used for M&A, and infrastructure and services development.

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  8. SoftLayer founder Lance Crosby raises $150M for new Dallas cybersecurity startupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Dallas Morning News

    Lance Crosby sold cloud computing company Softlayer to IBM in 2013. Now, he's raised $150 million for a new cybersecurity company.

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  9. SoftLayer Founder Lance Crosby Raises $150M, Launches StackPathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | D Magazine

    SoftLayer founder Lance Crosby has emerged with his latest startup: StackPath, a cybersecurity company that landed a $150 million Series A round from private equity firm ABRY Partners. The raise, according to Reuters, represents one of the largest financing rounds for a private cybersecurity firm.

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  10. Security Startup StackPath Raises $150M in FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CNet News

    ... a new platform to help secure the Internet. Crosby is a well-known name in technology circles, not only founding SoftLayer Technologies but serving as its CEO from 2005 until 2013, when IBM acquired the company for $2.1 billion. In January 2015, ...

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  11. IDG Contributor Network: StackPath launches to build singular system for secure internetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | ComputerWorld

    Always interesting to see where a well-respected tech executive lands. Softlayer's Lance Crosby has ended up at StackPath.

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  12. Security-as-a-service startup StackPath nabs $180M, 4 acquisitions including MaxCDNRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | TechCrunch

    ... is not your ordinary security startup. For starters, it is founded by Lance Crosby - the founder and CEO of SoftLayer, which was acquired by IBM in 2013 for $2 billion , forming the basis of its new-wave cloud computing business. And second of all, ...

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  13. DBS kicks off second accelerator roundRead the original story

    Monday | Finextra Research news

    ... rted by industry leading partners, including Amazon Web Services, Envestnet, Esri, Microsoft, IBM, InvestHK, KPMG, Softlayer, Yodlee and Thomson Reuters. Ovolo Hotels is the programme's accommodation partner.

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  14. Cybersecurity startup StackPath gets ABRY Partners investmentRead the original story

    Monday | PE Hub

    StackPath today emerged from stealth as the Security-as-a-Service company providing a path to a more secure Internet and announced a significant investment from ABRY Partners, a $4.3 billion private equity fund focused on investing in information and business service companies. The launch marks the highly anticipated next endeavor for chairman and CEO Lance Crosby - founder and former chairman and CEO of SoftLayer Technologies .

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  15. U.S. cyber security startup StackPath raises $150 mln, says CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Reuters

    ... from 2014, according to Robert Westervelt, an analyst with IDC's security products group. Crosby also founded SoftLayer Technologies, which he sold to IBM for $2 billion in 2013. He said he spent almost two years at IBM before leaving to found ...

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  16. Encore @SoftLayer Presentation | @CloudExpo @IBMCloud #SDS #DataCenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Sys-Con Media

    What does it look like when you have access to cloud infrastructure and platform under the same roof? Let's talk about the different layers of Technology as a Service: who cares, what runs where, and how does it all fit together. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo , Phil Jackson, Lead Technology Evangelist at SoftLayer, an IBM company, spoke about the picture being painted by IBM Cloud and how the tools being crafted can help fill the gaps in your IT infrastructure.

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  17. Microsoft, IBM tout cloud services as key drivers of earnings strengthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | CIO

    ... from "as-a-Service" offerings, up 50% from the same quarter a year ago. That "aaS" line item is made up of IBM's SoftLayer IaaS business, BlueMix PaaS offerings, as well as its broad set of SaaS apps, data and analytics as a service. The overall ...

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  18. Telstra to launch new cloud management platformRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | ComputerWorld

    ... and data centre capabilities with public cloud platforms such as, Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, IBM Softlayer and VMware vCloud Air1," Telstra executive director of global products, Michelle Bendschneider, said. "By combining these clouds ...

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  19. Telstra launches multi-cloud management platformRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | ComputerWorld

    The telco said that the Telstra Cloud Management Platform would complement its Cloud Gateway offering, which it unveiled in April and allows Australian customers to directly connect to Microsoft's Azure and Office 365 platforms, VMware's vCloud Air, AWS, and IBM SoftLayer . "By combining these clouds with the connection and security capabilities of Cloud Gateway and the management tools from this new platform, we can provide customers with the choice, control and confidence they need to truly embrace the cloud," Telstra's executive director, global products, Michelle Bendschneider, said in a statement.

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  20. IBM rallies as quarterly earnings, revenue beat Wall Street's expectationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | MarketWatch

    ... services increased 30% for the quarter and was $11.6 billion over the past 12 months. Its cloud services include SoftLayer for renting hardware capacity over the Internet and its Bluemix services which, among other capabilities, let companies rent ...

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