SoftLayer Expands in Dallas

Plano-based Softlayer, a provider of IT hosting and related services, is expanding its office and data center space in Dallas, according to datacenter provider Digital Realty Trust. Digital Realty Trust said that it has signed a lease with SoftLayer for an office and data center space in the Dallas area. Details on the new facility were not released, however, Lance Crosby, CEO of SoftLayer, said in a statement that the new offices are a part of an "aggressive growth plan" for the firm in 2010. SoftLayer will also gain naming rights on the new headquarters building and operations center.