What is Digital Realty?

The Direct Link Colocation solution, offered jointly by IBM Cloud and Digital Realty, establishes redundant, high-speed private connections to customer-owned infrastructures.

Digital Realty features

Expert Lag Reduction

IBM & Digital Realty Colocation solutions cuts latency to less than 1.5 milliseconds, while preserving the integrity and security of the customer deployment


Protect your sensitive, business-critical data by controlling every hop of its network path.


Move data to and from your on premise data center across high-speed network connections.

Digital Realty benefits


Choosing to collocate at Digital Realty's supported data center campuses enables fast, simple and secure connections with Direct Link Colocation.


Experience world-class support for data center deployments backed by Digital Realty data center expertise.

Service Exchange

Through its new Services Exchange platform, Digital Realty offers Bluemix clients a way to virtualize cross connects quickly and easily.

Digital Realty versions

Digital Realty Direct Link Colocation Availability

Direct Link Colocation with Digital Realty is currently available in five markets with more locations to be added in the future.

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