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Press Release -- July 11th, 2017
Source: Digital Realty Trust

Digital Realty Names Sherri Liebo as Senior Vice President, Marketing

July 11, 2017
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Technology, services, and channel veteran brings more than 25 years of experience in marketing innovation
SAN FRANCISCO, July 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Digital Realty (NYSE:DLR, news, filings), a leading global provider of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions, announced today the appointment of Sherri Liebo as Senior Vice President, Marketing with responsibility for all marketing functions globally. Ms. Liebo brings more than 25 years of strategic marketing leadership experience at some of Silicon Valley’s most notable networking, software and services companies.

“Data center and multi-cloud interconnection is changing the way global enterprises think about how critical application and infrastructure resources can be used to meet and exceed their business goals,” said Daniel Papes, Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing for Digital Realty. “Sherri has spent her remarkable career elevating the market’s perception of the value of critical technologies, and optimizing the channels through which they are delivered. Her skills and experience are a perfect fit for Digital Realty as we provide the next wave of solutions to meet our customers’ most pressing business needs.”

Prior to joining Digital Realty, Ms. Liebo was the Chief Marketing Officer at Q2E, where she led their rebranding and helped shape their next generation product. Previously, Ms. Liebo was Vice President of Global Partner Marketing at Cisco, where she earlier served as Vice President of Services and Service Provider Marketing. Before joining Cisco, she held several leadership and executive roles at HP. Ms. Liebo holds an MBA from the University of Berkeley Haas School of Business and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Florida.

“Digital Realty is fundamentally changing the way companies source and consume data center solutions,” said Ms. Liebo. “I am very excited about the opportunities that lie ahead and look forward to working closely with Dan and the entire Digital Realty team to lead a new era of growth for the company and the broader industry.”

About Digital Realty

Digital Realty supports the data center, colocation and interconnection strategies of more than 2,300 firms across its secure, network-rich portfolio of data centers located throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Digital Realty’s clients include domestic and international companies of all sizes, ranging from financial services, cloud and information technology services, to manufacturing, energy, gaming, life sciences and consumer products.

For Additional Information / Media Inquiries:
Clive Over
Director, Public Relations
Digital Realty
(415) 848-9456

Wilson Craig
Mindshare PR
(408) 516-6182

Investor Relations:
John J. Stewart
Digital Realty
(415) 738-6500

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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, including statements related to our management team and organizational changes. These risks and uncertainties include, among others, the following: the impact of current global economic, credit and market conditions; current local economic conditions in the metropolitan areas in which we operate; decreases in information technology spending, including as a result of economic slowdowns or recession; adverse economic or real estate developments in our industry or the industry sectors that we sell to (including risks relating to decreasing real estate valuations and impairment charges); our dependence upon significant tenants; bankruptcy or insolvency of a major tenant or a significant number of smaller tenants; defaults on or non-renewal of leases by tenants; our failure to obtain necessary debt and equity financing; risks associated with using debt to fund our business activities, including re-financing and interest rate risks, our failure to repay debt when due, adverse changes in our credit ratings or our breach of covenants or other terms contained in our loan facilities and agreements; financial market fluctuations; changes in foreign currency exchange rates; 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 and information security infrastructure or services or availability of power; risks related to joint venture investments, including as a result of our lack of control of such 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 acquire off-market properties; the impact of the United Kingdom’s referendum on withdrawal from the European Union on global financial markets and our business; our inability to comply with the rules and regulations applicable to reporting companies; our failure to maintain our status as a REIT; possible adverse changes to tax laws; 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; changes in foreign laws and regulations, including those related to taxation and real estate ownership and operation; and changes in local, state and federal regulatory requirements, including 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 U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including the company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016 and the company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2017. 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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