Digital Realty and Ascenty have announced the opening of four new fully leased data centers in the greater São Paulo metropolitan area.  The new facilities, located in Jundiai, Hortolandia and Paulinia, add approximately 24 megawatts of capacity and are all interconnected on the Ascenty fiber network. 

"We are extremely pleased with the progress of our growth strategy, which has already made significant headway with the opening of these four new data centers," said Chris Torto, chief executive officer, Ascenty. "Including these new data centers and two additional sites expected to launch in the third quarter, Ascenty will own 17 data centers, further solidifying our position as the leading data center operator in Latin America.  We continue to see tremendous growth in the region, and we are now poised to accelerate our development plans."