The SoftLayer_Network_Storage_MassDataMigration_Request data type contains information on a single Mass Data Migration request. Creation of these requests is limited to SoftLayer customers through the SoftLayer Customer Portal.
Mass Data Migration Request Service allows users to request Massive storage device to copy onsite data. Once user has copied their data onto device, they ship it back to SoftLayer where device is connected to network and data is transferred to Object Storage bucket. Currently, the initial usage period is two weeks . Additional time for maintaining the media for continued may be purchased. Please contact sales for additional information regarding this. Once the usage period has elapsed. SoftLayer will disconnect the device.