San Francisco, California – (The Hosting News) – August 28, 2007 – Owner and manager of corporate datacenters and Internet gateways, Digital Realty Trust, has signed a new lease agreement to house a datacenter, for global information and communications technology company, T-Systems.
This new agreement, expands Digital Realty Trust’s relationship with T-Systems, which previously completed datacenter installations in two other Digital Realty Trust facilities in the United States.
Chris Crosby, Senior Vice President at Digital Realty Trust remarked, ”Digital Realty Trust offers customers a growing portfolio of outstanding facilities in key markets around the world, supported by an operational team with deep industry expertise that is unmatched by any other owner/ operator of technology real estate in the industry. This new agreement with T-Systems is a great validation of our unique value proposition and our commitment to being a true partner to our customers. We look forward to continuing to support T-Systems’ business needs as it expands its computing and networking infrastructure to support its growing global customer base.”
Digital Realty Trust, Inc. owns, acquires, repositions and manages technology-related real estate. The Company is focused on providing Turn-Key Datacenter and Powered Base Building datacenter solutions for domestic and international tenants across a variety of industry verticals ranging from information technology and internet enterprises, to manufacturing and financial services. Digital Realty Trust’s 62 properties, excluding one property held as an investment in an unconsolidated joint venture, contain applications and operations critical to the day-to-day operations of technology industry tenants and corporate enterprise datacenter tenants. Comprising approximately 11.4 million rentable square feet, including 1.7 million square feet of space held for redevelopment, Digital Realty Trust’s portfolio is located in 25 markets throughout North America and Europe.
T-Systems delivers high-quality services combining information and communication technology (ICT). The company’s broad expertise in both fields makes the business customer division of Deutsche Telekom a preferred partner for multinational corporations, small and medium-sized businesses and public institutions. Over 160,000 customers from every industry worldwide benefit from the company’s special expertise in providing integrated ICT solutions from a single source. T-Systems is the only company to offer its own complete ICT portfolio and to combine IT and communication technology to produce new solutions. In 2006, 56,000 employees in over 20 countries achieved a turnover of 12.6 billion euros.