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Thursday 26 June, 2008

Digital Realty Trust, Inc.

Digital Realty Trust Announces New Acquisitions...





SAN FRANCISCO, June 26 /PRNewswire/ --

- New Properties Increase Company's Footprint in Two Top Markets

    Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: DLR), a leading owner and manager of
corporate and Internet gateway datacenters, announced today the acquisition
of two properties located in two of the Company's top markets: Northern New
Jersey and the United Kingdom.



    The first property is located at 650 Randolph Road in Franklin Township,
New Jersey. The recently completed purpose-built datacenter shell contains
127,800 square feet, which is capable of supporting approximately 70,000
square feet of raised floor. The Company plans to contribute the property to
its redevelopment inventory and make additional improvements to the building
to meet its Powered Base Building(TM) specification. The Company plans to
market the facility to financial service companies, system integrators and
other Fortune 1000 firms.



    The second property, Reynolds House Datacenter, is located in Manchester,
U.K. The 38,600 square foot income producing facility was purpose built as a
datacenter in 2001 and contains nearly 23,000 square feet of raised floor,
with the potential for an additional 7,000 square feet of raised floor. The
facility is fully leased to three tenants on long term bases.



    "The addition of 650 Randolph Road in Franklin Township, New Jersey
provides us with additional redevelopment inventory in a market that
continues to experience strong demand for our Turn-Key Datacenter and Powered
Base Building(TM) solutions. It is ideally located for companies seeking
large blocks of high quality datacenter space in the Metro New York market,"
commented Michael F. Foust, Chief Executive Officer. "The addition of
Reynolds House Datacenter in Manchester to our European portfolio of income
producing properties expands our footprint in an important market for us at
an attractive cap rate."



About Digital Realty Trust, Inc.

    Digital Realty Trust, Inc. owns, acquires, redevelops, develops and
manages technology-related real estate. The Company is focused on providing
Turn-Key Datacenter(TM) and Powered Base Building(TM) datacenter solutions
for domestic and international tenants across a variety of industry verticals
ranging from information technology and internet enterprises, to
manufacturing and financial services. Digital Realty Trust's 73 properties,
excluding one property held as an investment in an unconsolidated joint
venture, contain applications and operations critical to the day-to-day
operations of technology industry tenants and corporate enterprise datacenter
tenants. Comprising approximately 12.8 million square feet as of June 26,
2008, including 2.0 million square feet of space held for redevelopment,
Digital Realty Trust's portfolio is located in 26 markets throughout Europe
and North America. For additional information, please visit Digital Realty
Trust's website at http://www.digitalrealtytrust.com.



Safe Harbor Statement

    This press release contains forward-looking statements which are based on
current expectations, forecasts and assumptions that involve risks and
uncertainties that could cause actual outcomes and results to differ
materially. These risks and uncertainties include adverse economic or real
estate developments in the Company's markets or the technology industry;
general economic conditions or recession; defaults on or non-renewal of
leases by tenants; increased interest rates and operating costs; inability to
manage domestic and international growth effectively; failure to obtain
necessary outside financing; decreased rental rates or increased vacancy
rates; difficulties in identifying properties to acquire and completing
acquisitions at acceptable return levels; failure to successfully operate
acquired properties and operations; failure of acquired properties to perform
as expected; failure to successfully redevelop properties acquired for such
purposes or unexpected costs related thereto; failure to maintain the
Company's status as a REIT; environmental uncertainties and risks related to
natural disasters; financial market fluctuations; changes in foreign currency
exchange rates; risks of operating in foreign markets; and changes in real
estate and zoning laws and increases in real property tax rates. For a
further list and description of such risks and uncertainties, see the reports
and other filings by the Company with the United States Securities and
Exchange Commission, or SEC, including the Company's annual report on Form
10-K for the year ended December 31, 2007 and the Company's quarterly
reports on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2008. 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.


    
    For Additional Information:

    A. William Stein                  Pamela A. Matthews
    Chief Financial Officer and       Investor/Analyst Information
    Chief Investment Officer          Digital Realty Trust, Inc.
    Digital Realty Trust, Inc.        +1-415-738-6500
    +1-415-738-6500

    Chris Crosby
    Sales & Technical Services
    Digital Realty Trust, Inc.
    +1-214-231-1350


Web site: http://www.digitalrealtytrust.com

                                

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