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Digital Realty Trust Enters Sydney, Australia Data Centre Market

July 26, 2011 by · Comments Off on Digital Realty Trust Enters Sydney, Australia Data Centre Market 

Hosting ServicesSINGAPORE – Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: DLR), a leading global provider of data centre solutions, announced today that it has entered the Australian data centre market with the acquisition of a 3.48 hectare development site in Sydney, Australia for a purchase price of approximately $10.7 million.  This represents the first acquisition in Australia for Digital Realty Trust.

The site, located in Erskine Park, an industrial precinct located in the Western Sydney Employment Hub, is capable of supporting approximately 18,600 square meters of data centre development with over 11.5MW of IT capacity.  The Company has secured permitting for the development and plans to commence construction on the first phase of 9,300 square meters in the fall of 2011, which will consist of building out the first of two data centre facilities.  The building is designed to support four 1440 kW Turn-Key Datacentre PODs.
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KDC and Digital Realty Trust Form Alliance to Provide Single Source for Custom Build-to-Suit Data Centers

January 21, 2010 by · Comments Off on KDC and Digital Realty Trust Form Alliance to Provide Single Source for Custom Build-to-Suit Data Centers 

Web Hosting ToolboxDALLAS – KDC, one of America’s leading commercial real estate development and investment firms, and Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: DLR), the world’s largest wholesale data center provider, have formed an alliance that creates the first single source for every aspect of build-to-suit enterprise data center projects. Through this alliance, enterprise customers can utilize KDC and Digital Realty Trust’s financial and technical resources and unmatched experience to pursue custom built data center projects of any scope and in any location worldwide.

“This alliance is a natural complement for both companies. Digital Realty Trust is the world’s leading wholesale data center provider and KDC sets the standard in the customized build-to-suit corporate facilities marketplace,” said KDC CEO Steve Van Amburgh. “This relationship will provide build-to-suit data center customers with a single source solution that delivers global resources and unmatched experience in custom development projects. At a time when most companies are having difficulty obtaining financing for major construction projects, our alliance provides a simple, best-in-class process for the leasing of custom data center facilities.”
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Capgemini Signs Turn-Key DatacentreSM Lease Agreement With Digital Realty Trust

June 25, 2009 by · Comments Off on Capgemini Signs Turn-Key DatacentreSM Lease Agreement With Digital Realty Trust 

Web Hosting ToolsDUBLIN and PARIS – Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: DLR), the world’s largest wholesale datacentre provider, has completed a Turn-Key DatacentreSM lease agreement with Capgemini, one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services. Under this agreement, Capgemini will establish a new datacentre in a Digital Realty Trust property in France during the summer to support the growth of its datacentre infrastructure.

“We are delighted to be working with Capgemini on this important datacentre project for its global IT strategy. Our Turn-Key Datacentre SM is an ideal solution for corporate customers such as Capgemini, allowing them to focus on deploying their IT systems in a timely, cost effective manner with a datacentre infrastructure partner they can rely on for the long term,” said Bernard Geoghegan, Senior Vice President, International Operations of Digital Realty Trust.

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Digital Realty Trust Completes New Lease Agreement With IBM

April 29, 2009 by · Comments Off on Digital Realty Trust Completes New Lease Agreement With IBM 

Web Hosting ToolsParis, France and London, UK – Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: DLR), the world’s largest wholesale datacentre provider, has completed a second Turn-Key DatacentreSM lease agreement with IBM for space at Digital Realty Trust’s suburban Paris facility. Under this agreement, IBM will expand its datacentre accommodation capacity in the Digital Realty Trust facility to support growth in demand for its services. The prior agreement was announced in October 2008.

“Our goal is to be a true partner to our customers, by supporting their datacentre strategy and ensure the expansion of their IT teams and facilities through our expertise and resources. This new agreement with IBM in France consolidates our relationship and we are proud to be collaborating with them once again on an important datacentre project,” said Bernard Geoghegan, Senior Vice President of International Operations of Digital Realty Trust. “Our Turn-Key DatacentreSM space enables customers to reduce the upfront capital costs for these critical projects while accelerating their ability to deploy new systems. These are very compelling reasons for companies to select Digital Realty Trust as their datacentre partner.” Read more

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