CAPRE’s Digital Infrastructure Round Up for March 5, 2020: Digital Realty Expands PlatformDIGITAL for Enterprise Customers with New Land Purchase in Frankfurt

Check out the latest in deals, new development and innovative strategies in hyperscale, colocation, 5G, cloud migration, cloud services, edge compute, Hybrid IT, power, cooling and energy efficiency for March 5, 2020: Digital Realty Expands PlatformDIGITAL for Enterprise Customers with New Land Purchase in Frankfurt, Germany: Digital Realty, a leading global provider of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions, closed 28 February 2020 on a deal to purchase 1.35 acres of land in Sossenheim, Germany. The proposed expansion in Sossenheim is the result of increasing customer demand in the Frankfurt area and it is expected to open up new digital business opportunities for customers. The campus is purpose-built for enterprises who require PlatformDIGITAL™ solutions ranging from Network Hubs through to Data Hubs. Digital Realty will accelerate plans to develop its latest facility on this new land which is located directly opposite its main campus in Sossenheim. The proposed facility, which will add an additional 6MW of power to Digital Realty’s existing 28MW, will measure up to 87,000 square feet  according to master planning guidelines, and is expected to be open to customers in Q1 2022. The Sossenheim expansion is the latest in a series of European land purchases and data center openings made by Digital Realty, including a land parcel purchased in Paris in July 2019, as well as the opening of the latest facility - Cloud House – in its Digital Docklands campus in London. New Equinix Data Center…