Digital Realty, a San Francisco, California-based leading global provider of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions, as per recent reports last week, has announced entering into a long-term, multi-megawatt partnership agreement with Ascenty, a São Paulo, Brazil-based leading data center provider, to build a new data center facility in Santiago, Chile.
As per the recent statement, the upcoming new data center facility will feature an underground dark fiber network connection link that’ll ensure secure interconnection between the data center, critical networks, cloud, and connectivity providers, all this in a single, secure environment.
“We are pleased to support the growth of a strategic customer as they expand into a new market,” stated Digital Realty Chief Executive Officer A. William Stein. “Chile is one of Latin America’s most developed countries, with the highest GDP per capita in Latin America, and we are well-positioned to power our customers’ digital ambitions in a region poised for rapid growth.”
Ascenty, a joint venture between Digital Realty and Brookfield Infrastructure, is a leading provider of connectivity and availability solutions, along with other alternatives in Latin America.
“This is an important milestone in our expansion as the leading provider of data center solutions in Latin America,” stated Chris Torto, CEO, Ascenty. “Chile is positioned to emerge as a leading technology hub in the region, and the development of our first facility in the country will enhance our ability to meet the growing customer demand for comprehensive data canter and colocation solutions in Latin America.”