IBM SoftLayer provides leading cloud infrastructure to securely and quickly deliver ArcGIS to your organization.
ArcGIS and SoftLayer
Deploy new GIS cloud applications built with Esri ArcGIS software and developer tools on IBM SoftLayer, the highest performing Infrastructure as a Solution (Iaas) cloud infrastructure available. Esri customers can leverage SoftLayer global data centers, the widest range of cloud computing options, and manage everything via a private network and single-screen console. Self-service ArcGIS provisioning for both virtual and dedicated bare metal servers can be deployed in as little as a few minutes.
Read the article: Enable Mapping and Geospatial Analytics in SoftLayer Cloud.