Digital Realty Sells 10 Data Centers to Mapletree

Channelnomics | January 17, 2020

Deal will fetch $557 million as company looks to close $8.4 billion acquisition of Interxion Digital Realty, which has been an aggressive buyer in the global data center and colocation market, has sold 10 data centers in North America to Mapletree, a real estate development and investment firm based in Singapore. The Lowdown:  The $557 million deal comes as Digital Realty works to close its planned $8.4 billion acquisition of Interxion, which owns more than 50 colocation data centers in 13 cities in Europe, which serve more than 2,000 customers. The Interxion deal was announced in October.

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Topio Networks | March 30, 2022

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