MEDIA ALERT: Digital Realty SVP Matt Miszewski to Deliver Keynote at Uptime Institute Symposium

May 19, 2014, 16:00 ET from Digital Realty Trust, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: DLR), a leading global provider of data center and colocation solutions, today announced that Matt Miszewski, Digital Realty senior vice president of marketing and sales, will be speaking at the Uptime Institute Symposium taking place May 20-22, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California.

The keynote, on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. in the Mission City Ballroom, is entitled "The Cloud: Where IT and Business Strategies Converge." The session will highlight how the data center will play an increasingly significant role for both cloud service providers and for the enterprise.

In addition, Kevin Dalton, Digital Realty vice president of engineering, will be participating on a panel discussion entitled, "Applying LEED in the Data Center" on Wednesday, May 21 at 11:05 a.m. in Grand Ballroom D.

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For the latest updates on Digital Realty at the event, be sure to follow @digitalrealty on Twitter, or join the conversation by using #uptime14 in all event tweets.

About Digital Realty

Digital Realty Trust, Inc. focuses on delivering customer-driven data center solutions by providing secure, reliable and cost-effective facilities that meet each customer's unique data center needs. Digital Realty's customers include domestic and international companies across multiple industry verticals ranging from financial services, cloud and information technology services, to manufacturing, energy, health care and consumer products. Digital Realty's 131 properties, including 13 properties held as investments in unconsolidated joint ventures, comprise approximately 24.5 million square feet as of March 31, 2014, including 1.3 million square feet of space under active development and 1.4 million square feet of space held for future development. Digital Realty's portfolio is located in 33 markets throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Additional information about Digital Realty is included in the Company Overview, which is available on the Investors page of Digital Realty's website at

Safe Harbor Statement

This media alert contains forward-looking statements which are based on current expectations, forecasts and assumptions that involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially, including statements related to the role of data centers for cloud service providers and the enterprise. These risks and uncertainties include, among others, the impact of current global economic, credit and market conditions; decreases in information technology spending; adverse economic or real estate developments in our industry or the industry sectors that we sell to; risks related to our tenants; our failure to obtain necessary debt and equity financing; risks associated with using debt to fund our business activities; financial market fluctuations; our inability to manage our growth effectively; difficulty acquiring or operating properties in foreign jurisdictions; our failure to successfully integrate and operate acquired or developed properties or businesses; the suitability of our properties and data center infrastructure, delays or disruptions in connectivity, failure of our physical infrastructure or services or availability of power; risks related to joint venture investments; delays or unexpected costs in development of properties; decreased rental rates, increased operating costs or increased vacancy rates; increased competition or available supply of data center space; our inability to successfully develop and lease new properties and development space; difficulties in identifying properties to acquire and completing acquisitions; our inability to comply with the rules and regulations applicable to reporting companies; our failure to maintain our status as a REIT; restrictions on our ability to engage in certain business activities; environmental uncertainties and risks related to natural disasters; losses in excess of our insurance coverage; and changes in laws and regulations, including those related to taxation and real estate ownership and operation. For a further list and description of such risks and uncertainties, see the reports and other filings by the Company with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K, as amended, for the year ended December 31, 2013 and Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2014.  The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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Rebecca Bergman Sr. Manager, Analyst and Public Relations (415) 848-9395

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