Bluebird Chooses Digital Realty’s Property in Downtown St. Louis for Network Hub
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Bluebird Network Chooses Digital Realty’s 210 N. Tucker Property in Downtown St. Louis for Network Hub
210 N. Tucker to Provide Critical Infrastructure and Power for Growth of Bluebird Network’s Broadband Services in the Midwest
Company Release – 03/26/2012 07:00
SAN FRANCISCO, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: DLR), a leading global provider of data center solutions, has signed a long-term lease agreement with Bluebird Network for Powered Base Building® space in Digital Realty’s 210 N. Tucker property in St. Louis, Missouri. Bluebird Network (www.bluebirdnetwork.com) provides fiber optic services in Missouri, Illinois, and surrounding states. Bluebird operates the merged networks of Missouri Network Alliance, Illinois Network Alliance, and Bluebird Media. Bluebird Network will build out its own dedicated data center facility within its leased space at the 210 N. Tucker property, which will support its network of over 5000 route miles providing broadband services to rural and underserved communities.
“Working with Digital Realty allows us to move ahead quickly on this data center project,” said Michael Morey, President and CEO at Bluebird Network. “The new improvements to the property, including additional power, enhanced infrastructure and connectivity, combined with its central business district location offers us everything we need to support our company’s growth as well as provide excellent service to our customers.”
“We are proud to be working with Bluebird Network on this critical regional project, and we look forward to being its long-term data center partner,” said Glenn Benoist, Vice President, Portfolio Management at Digital Realty. “The improvements we have made at 210 N. Tucker over the past year have been significant and have made it one of the most desirable data center properties in the Midwest thanks to its ample power, enhanced infrastructure, low utility rates, extensive connectivity and excellent operations team. It is an ideal location for companies like Bluebird Network that are building out their computing and network infrastructure in Missouri.”