Digital Realty Expands IBM Cloud’s Direct Link Reach and Capabilities in Sydney

— Connection to IBM Cloud Expected to Accelerate Hybrid Cloud Adoption for Digital Realty’s Australian Customer Base

Digital Realty (NYSE: DLR) , a leading global provider of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions, and an IBM Cloud Direct Link partner, announced today expanded access to IBM Cloud in Australia through the availability of IBM Cloud Direct Link Dedicating Hosting services in Sydney. The expansion in Sydney is expected to accelerate hybrid cloud adoption for local enterprises and enable them to take the next step in their hybrid cloud journeys.

Australian customers can now access the IBM Cloud Direct Link Dedicated Hosting service through Digital Realty’s 3.5-hectare data center campus on Templar Road in Erskine Park. The new low-latency service provides high-speed access to the IBM Cloud in Sydney with speeds up to 10 Gbit/s. The IBM Cloud data center is collocated on the Digital Realty campus in Sydney, further reducing latency for high-performance use cases.

Customers have access to a variety of connectivity options across Digital Realty’s global data center footprint, including IBM Cloud Direct Link Connect, IBM Cloud Direct Link Dedicated, and in select metros (now including Sydney), IBM Cloud Direct Link Dedicated Hosting.

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