(Gawkwire.com) – SoftLayer Technologies®, the innovative on-demand data center services provider, today announced the release of its Mobile Client application for the iPhone® OS. The new app brings SoftLayer customers robust server and account management tools for iPhone, iPod touch®, and iPad™.
SoftLayer was early to market with a mobile version of its leading Customer Portal suited for various cellular phone web browsers. The new Mobile Client application goes even farther, leveraging recent advances in smart phone hardware and software paradigms to deliver a native application with capabilities including:
Tickets: Allows the creation and viewing of tickets for support questions or requests.
Servers: Provides details about Dedicated Servers, Virtual Servers, and CloudLayer™ Computing Instances, as well as the ability to manage system startup, shutdown, pinging, and reboot.
Bandwidth: Delivers bandwidth usage information for Dedicated Servers, CloudLayer Computing Instances, and Virtual Racks.
“We’re excited to take the ease of use and control that our Customer Portal has provided and pair it with the convenience of a native mobile application,” said Nathan Day, SoftLayer Chief Technology Officer. “At SoftLayer, we try to put our customers first; this new application allows customers to access the management portal from any location, any time at all.”
SoftLayer Mobile Client for iPhone OS is available for free download through the iTunes® Store. Native Mobile Client applications will be available for additional mobile devices soon.
About SoftLayer Technologies
Headquartered in Plano, Texas, SoftLayer is a best-in-class, infrastructure-as-a-service provider with data centers in Dallas, Seattle, and Washington, DC, and network Points of Presence across the US. SoftLayer integrates and automates all IT elements, allowing customers to create cloud, dedicated, or seamless hybrid computing environments managed through a single interface. Enterprises of any size can have complete control, security, scalability, and ease-of-management in an on-demand IT solution. For more information, please visit www.softlayer.com or call 866.398.7638..