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Digital Realty Appoints Bernard Geoghegan Managing Director, EMEA and Asia Pacific

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: DLR), a leading global provider of data centre and colocation solutions, announced today the appointment of Bernard Geoghegan to Managing Director, EMEA and Asia Pacific.  Mr. Geoghegan is taking over leadership of the Asia Pacific region from Kris Kumar, who has resigned from the position of Senior Vice President & Regional Head, Asia Pacific. 

"Bernard is a well-respected figure in the international data centre industry and has a depth of experience that is unmatched in our industry," said A. William Stein, Interim Chief Executive Office and Chief Financial Officer.  "We are confident that he will continue the momentum Kris has established in the region, and ensure Digital Realty's ongoing leadership position across our growing international platform."

"Kris has been instrumental in leading the expansion of our Asia Pacific portfolio into Australia, Hong Kong, and most recently, Japan," added Mr. Stein.  "On behalf of the entire Digital Realty organization, I would like to thank him for his service to the company, and wish him the best of luck in his future endeavors." 

For Additional Information

John J. Stewart
Senior Vice President
Investor Relations
Digital Realty Trust, Inc.
+1 (415) 738-6500

About Digital Realty

Digital Realty Trust, Inc. supports the data center and colocation strategies of more than 600 firms across its secure, network-rich portfolio of data centers located throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.  Digital Realty's clients include domestic and international companies of all sizes, ranging from financial services, cloud and information technology services, to manufacturing, energy, gaming, life sciences and consumer products.  www.digitalrealty.com

Additional information about Digital Realty is included in the Company Overview, which is available on the Investors page of Digital Realty's website at www.digitalrealty.com.  The Company Overview is updated periodically, and may disclose material information and updates.  To receive e-mail alerts when the Company Overview is updated, please visit the Investors page of Digital Realty's website. 

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