Digital Realty Trust, Inc. has completed a new Turn-Key Datacenter lease agreement with Steadfast Networks that expands Steadfast's footprint in Digital Realty Trust's 350 E. Cermak Road property. Through this lease agreement, Steadfast Networks will expand IT infrastructure to meet growing demand for its managed dedicated data center services, collocation services, and IT services for financial services and trading companies. In total, Steadfast Networks now has more than 1.3 MW of power and more than 17,000 sq ft of data center space in 350 E. Cermak as well as a significant amount of office space for its corporate operations.
"This datacenter expansion enables Steadfast to provide our customers with a complete suite of services, including managed services, hardware, IT consulting, network services, space/power, monitoring, on-site staffing and more. We offer companies in the financial services and trading industry a compelling value proposition: our services decrease their capital expenditures while also reducing the workload of their internal IT teams, whether they work with Steadfast just on specific projects or outsource their entire IT department to our team," said Karl Zimmerman, founder and CEO of Steadfast Networks.
"We are very pleased to expand our relationship with Steadfast Networks and support the growth of its business," said Brent Behrman, senior vice president, sales with Digital Realty Trust. "Our Turn-Key Datacenters feature state-of-the-art, raised floor data center space that adheres to the highest engineering design standards with the most reliable components available. We are committed to meeting the technical specifications of our customers such as Steadfast Networks by providing a secure, reliable and cost effective data center facility."
Each Digital Realty Trust Turn-Key Datacenter facility is physically secure and features a state-of-the-art power and cooling architecture that has been optimized for green operation. Every Turn-Key Datacenter is built using the Company's proprietary POD Architecture and uses metered power to ensure that clients pay only for the power that they use. They also come standard with Digital Realty Trust's PowerVU software, which enables centralized monitoring and management of data center power consumption, energy efficiency, and load analysis.