Date: Saturday, June 18, 2011 (06/18/2011) Start Time: 01:00 AM CDT End Time: 05:00 AM CDT Services affected: Public / Private Network
Location: GLOBAL
Duration: 28 hours

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SoftLayer Engineers will be performing global maintenance on the SoftLayer Technologies backbone. During this change, Engineers will be implementing a number of policy changes related to route announcement and accepting routes from providers and peers. This work is required to support continued growth within the network and future global expansion. Due to the scope of this change, the work has been scheduled across the following dates:

Saturday June 18th 01:00 - 05:00 CDT
Sunday June 19th 01:00 - 05:00 CDT

While Engineers expect no outage during this maintenance, customers may experience higher latency and/or packet loss while routes reconverge across the network. Customers with private network traffic between datacenters may also see latency and/or packet loss as routes are adjusted.

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We appreciate your patience during this work and welcome your feedback.

Thanks,
SoftLayer Network Engineering