Digital Realty Trust has acquired a 15,000 square metre site in Osaka to open its first data centre.
According to the company, its acquisition represents its entrance into the Japan market.
The data centre solutions provider said in a statement today that the land acquisition cost it US$10.5 million. Located less than 20 kilometres from Osaka's central business district, the new data centre is scheduled to open in the fourth quarter of 2014. It will feature a robust power architecture that can deliver 4.0 megawatts of IT capacity.
"The acquisition of our first site in Japan enables us to expand our world-class data centre platform to meet the growing domestic and global demand for critical IT facilities in Osaka," said Michael F. Foust, Chief Executive Officer of Digital Realty.
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