Colovore Announces Strategic Investment from Digital Realty Trust

Rapidly-Emerging Silicon Valley Colo Operator Joining Forces with Leading Global Data Center Provider

Santa Clara, CA — March 17, 2015 — Colovore, the Bay Area’s leading provider of scalable, high-density colocation solutions, today announced that Digital Realty Trust, a leading global provider of data center and colocation services, has made a strategic investment in the company. As part of the transaction, Scott Peterson, Digital Realty’s Chief Investment Officer, will become a member of Colovore’s Board of Directors.

“Colovore is thrilled to welcome Digital Realty to our ownership group and work closely with them to expand our high-density retail colocation offering and footprint,” commented Sean Holzknecht, Colovore’s President and Co-Founder. “It’s a fantastic validation of our company by the global leader in data center services and we look forward to a number of joint business development initiatives and leveraging their vast experience in scaling data center operations.”

“Colovore is well-positioned to serve the Bay Area retail market with its unique power-dense, liquid-cooled, IT-focused service offering,” stated Scott Peterson, Digital Realty’s Chief Investment Officer. “Sean and his team have quickly generated a lot of customer momentum in Colovore’s state-of-the-art facility, and we are excited to work closely with the company to help support its rapid growth.”

About Colovore
Colovore is Silicon Valley’s premier provider of flexible, high-density colocation solutions that future-proof your business and save you money. We are a team of deeply experienced I.T. professionals who understand that modern I.T. needs a better home. We’ve built it. Our 9 MW facility has the power and cooling your servers need, and our team has decades of experience managing web infrastructure. Scale from 2 kW to 20 kW per rack, wall-to-wall, pay for the power you consume — not the potential — and your IT operations will become far more cost-effective, compact, and scalable than ever before. For more information about Colovore, visit

About Digital Realty Trust
Digital Realty Trust, Inc. supports the data center and colocation strategies of more than 600 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 more information about data center solutions from Digital Realty, visit

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