Digital Realty Targets Growth in Asia-Pacific

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Data center developer Digital Realty Trust (DLR) says it is targeting the Asia-Pacific region for its next phase of expansion, with plans for facilities in Singapore, Australia, Hong Kong and India. Digital Realty CTO Jim Smith and head of Asia-Pacific operations Kris Kumar tell ZDNet Asia that the company is responding to demand from existing customers who are seeking data center space in the region.

Digital Realty isn;t the only data center builder focusing on the Asia-Pacific markets. Clocation and interconnection specialist Equinix is currently expanding facilities in Tokyo, Sydney, Singapore, and Hong Kong.

For more on Digital Realty’s plans in the region, check out ZDNet Asia.

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.

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