Palmettonet Expands Presence In Digital Realty Trust?s Charlotte Datacenter Facility And Also Signs On As First Tenant in Digital Realty Trust?s New Charlotte Meet Me Room
Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: DLR), the owner and manager of corporate data centers and Internet gateways, and PalmettoNet, Inc. (www.palmettonet.com), a premier provider of digital fiber optic network in the Carolinas, have signed an agreement that significantly expands PalmettoNet's space in Digital Realty Trust's 125 N. Myers Street datacenter facility in Charlotte, North Carolina. PalmettoNet owns and operates a network fabric of more than 3,100 miles of fiber throughout the Carolinas, and serves the broadband requirements of prominent telecommunications carriers in the region. The agreement expands PalmettoNet's space in 125 N. Myers Street, providing PalmettoNet with facilities to house both a corporate datacenter and a sales operations office. Through this agreement, PalmettoNet has also become the first tenant in 113 N. Myers Street's new Meet Me Room. Digital Realty Trust Meet Me Rooms allow telecom carriers and network service providers to cost-effectively cross connect their networks to support the buying, selling and sharing of bandwidth providing tenants connectivity to other carriers and collocation customers with no cross connection fees. 125 N. Myers Street is a state-of-the-art 27,600 square foot facility with features and specifications that meet the advanced technical requirements of corporate data centers and telecommunications network infrastructure. The building serves as a primary fiber hub for downtown Charlotte, and the building's technical features include redundant power supplies, raised floor construction, high-load floor construction and advanced physical security. For more information about this Charlotte facility, visit www.113and125northmyersstreet.com.