Digital Realty Increases Quarterly Cash Dividend for Common Stock by 8.6% to $1.01 per Share

SAN FRANCISCO, March 1, 2018 – Digital Realty (NYSE: DLR), a leading global provider of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions, announced today that its board of directors has authorized quarterly cash dividends for common and preferred stock for the first quarter of 2018.

“Our board of directors has approved an 8.6% increase in our quarterly common stock cash dividend to $1.01 per share, reflecting our expectation of continued growth in cash flow,” commented Andrew P. Power, Chief Financial Officer. “This marks the 13th consecutive year we have grown our dividend, and we are pleased to be among a select group of REITs to have raised the dividend each and every year since our initial public offering in 2004.”

Common Stock
Digital Realty’s board of directors authorized a cash dividend of $1.01 per share to common stockholders of record as of the close of business on March 15, 2018. The common stock cash dividend will be paid on March 30, 2018.

Series C Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Stock
The company’s board of directors authorized a cash dividend of $0.414063 per share to holders of record of the company’s 6.625% Series C Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Stock as of the close of business on March 15, 2018. The Series C Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Stock cash dividend will be paid on March 30, 2018.

Series G Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock
The company’s board of directors authorized a cash dividend of $0.367188 per share to holders of record of the company’s 5.875% Series G Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock as of the close of business on March 15, 2018. The Series G Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock cash dividend will be paid on March 30, 2018.

Series H Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock
The company’s board of directors authorized a cash dividend of $0.460938 per share to holders of record of the company’s 7.375% Series H Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock as of the close of business on March 15, 2018. The Series H Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock cash dividend will be paid on March 30, 2018.

Series I Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock
The company’s board of directors authorized a cash dividend of $0.396875 per share to holders of record of the company’s 6.350% Series I Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock as of the close of business on March 15, 2018. The Series I Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock cash dividend will be paid on March 30, 2018.

Series J Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock
The company’s board of directors authorized a cash dividend of $0.328125 per share to holders of record of the company’s 5.250% Series J Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock as of the close of business on March 15, 2018. The Series J Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock cash dividend will be paid on March 30, 2018.

About Digital Realty
Digital Realty supports the data center, colocation and interconnection strategies of more than 2,300 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. https://www.digitalrealty.com/

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