Ascenty and PIT open connection point in Chile

New network interconnection point in Santiago improves quality and reduces cost of internet traffic exchanges in the local market

Ascenty, the leading colocation company in Latin America, with 28 data centers in Brazil, Chile and Mexico – 22 in operation and six under construction – announces a new network interconnection point in its data centers in Chile. The investment was undertaken in partnership with PIT Chile, a neutral and public Internet Exchange Point.

The new offering is part of Ascenty’s project to invest in quality interconnections that increase the benefits to its customers, while always remaining carrier neutral, i.e. ensuring that its customers have direct access to any telecom operator in its data centers. PIT’s total aggregate traffic volume is 9 around Tb/s, which provides quality improvement and cost savings for internet traffic exchanges.

PIT Chile’s point of presence adds to the connectivity ecosystem available to Ascenty’s customers, which includes connections to cloud providers and telecom operators. This interconnection point also adds redundancy to Ascenty’s data center campus, further increasing the availability and resiliency of the solution.

“Collaboration among companies is key for the development of the Chilean market, driving business for our customers – content and traffic owners – and for the operators that distribute to the market”, João Walter, executive manager of Products, Solutions & Edge Strategy at Ascenty, states. “Ascenty stands out in the Chilean market for its world-class data centers with space available to the market, as well as its financially competitive offerings and technical projects that are specifically tailored for each business”, he adds. As said by Daniel Fried, PIT Chile’s commercial director, the partnership and the presence of PIT within Ascenty’s data center structure represent a major evolution for the market seeking quality interconnections and world-class data center offerings. “This is a combination of purposes with a very positive effect for the customers of both companies”, says Daniel.

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Digital Realty, Ascenty investor, completes acquisition of Teraco, Africa’s leading data center company

Global group extends leadership in data center solutions industry by completing majority stake acquisition in African company for about $3.5 billion

Digital Realty (NYSE: DLR), the largest global provider of cloud- and carrier-neutral data center, colocation and interconnection solutions – and one of the investors of Ascenty, the main data center company in Latin America – announces the successful completion of its previously announced agreement communicated earlier this year to acquire a majority interest in Teraco, a leading carrier-neutral data center and interconnection services provider in South Africa, from a consortium of investors, including Berkshire Partners and Permira, in a transaction valuing Teraco at approximately $3.5 billion.

The acquisition of Teraco adds South Africa to Digital Realty’s three existing markets on the continent, including Kenya, Mozambique, and Nigeria. The strategic importance of these four I’ve reverted to the approved press release as we have to ensure we use wording approved by Legal and IR markets has been enhanced by the recent and ongoing implementation of new subsea cable networks encircling Africa. Combined with Digital Realty’s highly connected facilities in Marseille, our customers have a range of strategic connectivity hubs from which to serve all corners of the African market.

For Ascenty’s clients operating in Latin America, this acquisition consolidates the world-class excellence standard of the digital ecosystem in which they operate. Companies with data allocated in any of Ascenty’s 28 data centers in Brazil, Chile and Mexico rely on 5,000km of dedicated fiber optic network, connecting the submarine cable stations in Fortaleza, Rio de Janeiro and Praia Grande, SP.

“Being part of a leading global data center service group allows us to provide low-latency connectivity, greater resilience, and ultimately superior end-to-end market availability to conduct business activities anywhere in the world,” says Chris Torto, CEO, Ascenty.

With the acquisition, Teraco will be known as Teraco: A Digital Realty Company.

To read the full announcement, in English, click here.

About Digital Realty

Digital Realty supports the world’s leading enterprises and service providers by delivering the full spectrum of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions. PlatformDIGITAL®, the company’s global data center platform, provides customers a trusted foundation and proven Pervasive Datacenter Architecture (PDx™) solution methodology for scaling digital business and efficiently managing data gravity challenges. Digital Realty’s global data center footprint gives customers access to the connected communities that matter to them with more than 290 facilities in 47 metros across 24 countries on six continents. To learn more about Digital Realty, click here.

About Ascenty

Ascenty, a Digital Realty and Brookfield company, is the largest connectivity and data center service provider in Latin America, currently managing 28 data centers in operation and/or construction in Brazil, Chile and Mexico, interconnected by 5,000 km of proprietary fiber-optic network. The company was established in 2010 and builds and operates world-class data centers serving the world’s largest cloud and technology providers, as well as other customers in the finance, retail, industrial, healthcare and service industries. To support its expansion, Ascenty relies on its shareholders – Brookfield Infrastructure Partners, a Canadian asset management company, and Digital Realty, the world’s largest data center company, with 290 units located in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia and Australia. To learn more about Ascenty, go to the site.

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Ascenty is the first data center company in Brazil granted the ISO 45001 certification

Certification consolidates the leader of the data center market as a Brazilian pioneer in corporate practices of excellence in occupational health & safety

With 28 dedicated units in Brazil, Chile and Mexico – 19 in operation and nine under construction – Ascenty, leader of the Colocation market in Latin America, is the first data center company in Brazil to receive the ISO 45001 certification for corporate practices of excellence in occupational health and safety.

To receive the certification, the company completed a 16-month process of tailoring its processes to the excellence standard required by the ISO 45001. “With eight ongoing construction projects across three companies and 24/7 operations, we needed a completely dedicated team to establish global routines and standards of excellence in occupational health and safety,” said Fábio Trimarco, Compliance Officer at Ascenty. “This certification allows us to stand out in the market as the only company in the Brazilian sector recognized for prioritizing the life and health of its workers, attesting to the quality of Ascenty’s services across the community,” he added.

The compliance process was supported by the Occupational Safety Department, led by José Carlos Queiroz. “The organization now has clear oversight of crucial issues that can impact operations both positively or negatively, ultimately allowing us to fulfill our responsibilities by combining service excellence and a constant focus on the zero-incident goal,” said Queiroz.

In addition to the ISO 45001, all of Ascenty’s facilities are rated Tier III – representing the data centers with the highest uptime in the market –, receiving more than 100 certifications for its standards of excellence in corporate social responsibility and environmental management.

About Ascenty

Ascenty, a Digital Realty and Brookfield company, is the largest connectivity and data center service provider in Latin America, currently managing 28 data centers in operation and/or construction in Brazil, Chile and Mexico, interconnected by 5,000 km of proprietary fiber-optic network. The company was established in 2010 and builds and operates world-class data centers serving the world’s largest cloud and technology providers, as well as other customers in the finance, retail, industrial, healthcare and service industries. To support its expansion, Ascenty relies on its shareholders – Brookfield Infrastructure Partners, a Canadian asset management company, and Digital Realty, the world’s largest data center company, with 290 units located in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia and Australia. To learn more about Ascenty, go tohttp://www.ascenty.com

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Ascenty is the only Latin American company among world’s 20 largest data center providers, study shows 

The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) report also names Ascenty’s investor Digital Realty as the world’s largest data center provider

Ascenty, the leading colocation company in Latin America, with 28 data centers in Brazil, Chile and Mexico – 21 in operation and 7 under construction – was recognized as the 13th largest data center company in the world, and the only Latin American name in the top 20.

The same study, conducted by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), puts Ascenty’s investor Digital Realty at the top of the list. This means that Ascenty’s customers are interconnected to the world’s largest data center network, consisting of 290 Digital Realty facilities located in North America, Europe, Latin America, Africa, Asia, and Australia.

The ITU’s survey – Global Connectivity Report 2022 – is based on data from December 2021. Ascenty ranks 13th in the multi-tenant data center (MTDC) category, which includes data center providers in the colocation market, i.e., that rent space in their data centers to customers.

Absolute leader in Latin America, Ascenty has been experiencing rapid, continuous growth. In the two years since the pandemic began, the company has gone from 14 to 19 data centers in operation by the end of 2021. During this period, it also launched its first international operation, in Chile. It has recently started operating two units in Mexico and will soon announce a second unit active in Chile.

The annual report from ITU – the UN agency specializing in information and communication technologies – provides a current and detailed assessment of how close the world is to achieving universal and meaningful connectivity.

To access the complete report, go to the ITU website by clicking here.

About Ascenty

Ascenty, a Digital Realty and Brookfield company, is the largest connectivity and data center service provider in Latin America, currently managing 28 data centers in operation and/or construction in Brazil, Chile and Mexico, interconnected by 5,000 km of proprietary fiber-optic network. The company was established in 2010 and builds and operates world-class data centers serving the world’s largest cloud and technology providers, as well as other customers in the finance, retail, industrial, healthcare and service industries. To support its expansion, Ascenty relies on its shareholders – Brookfield Infrastructure Partners, a Canadian asset management company, and Digital Realty, the world’s largest data center company, with 290 units located in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia and Australia. To learn more about Ascenty, go to the site by clicking here.

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Ascenty opens its first two data centers in Mexico

The company has already invested BRL 1 billion to enter the Mexican market and consolidate its leadership in the Latin American data center market

Ascenty, the leading data center service provider in Latin America, announces the opening of its first two units in Mexico, launching its operations in the country.

The total investment for the installation of the two new data centers, located in the city of Querétaro, was BRL 1 billion. Ascenty now has 28 data centers in Brazil, Chile and Mexico – 21 currently operating and six under construction.

While Mexico 1 has an area of 20,000 m² and a total power of 21 MW, Mexico 2 occupies 24,000 m² at 31 MW. The structures went into operation on July 1st and have already opened with a portion of the data processing centers occupied by clients: Mexico 1 with 25% of the total and Mexico 2 with 20%.

In recent years, Querétaro has become the area that attracts most foreign and domestic investment in the implementation of world-class data centers, according to the report by Cushman & Wakefield “Data centers Global Market Comparison 2021“. The region was also listed in the 2022 report as one of the top markets worldwide.

“Querétaro is financially attractive due to its geographical location: close to the industrial area of Bajío and Mexico City, but with a low risk of natural catastrophes such as earthquakes, hurricanes or tornadoes; and it has an efficient electrical infrastructure with available power supply for the data centers”, says Chris Torto, CEO and founder of Ascenty. “In addition to these two centers opening in Mexico, we will consolidate our leadership in Latin America with the opening of our second unit in Chile, later this year, as well as assessing our entry into other markets in the region, such as Colombia and Peru.”

Technical characteristics

Following in the footsteps of all other Ascenty data centers, the new units in Mexico are also ranked Tier 3 (TR3) and feature a tri-bus distribution system that ensures more than 48 hours of standalone autonomy to generators. The units also feature a high-performance cooling system operating in lateral technical corridors with redundancy.

The new data centers are also interconnected by Ascenty’s own 100% underground fiber optic network. The infrastructure was built according to international standards and has high initial fiber availability and capacity for future expansion. In addition, it is prepared to receive high fiber density cables, reaching more than 5,000 pairs in each of its four different paths. This configuration, with multiple paths, ensures the resiliency of the entire network.

Regarding physical security, the site has 24/7 surveillance with high-definition automatic movement detection and trained security staff. Adapting to the local reality, the data centers in Mexico were built observing specific recommendations for zones prone to seismic activity.

About Ascenty

Ascenty, a Digital Realty and Brookfield company, is the largest connectivity and data center service provider in Latin America, currently managing 28 data centers in operation and/or construction in Brazil, Chile and Mexico, interconnected by 5,000 km of proprietary fiber-optic network. The company was established in 2010 and builds and operates world-class data centers serving the world’s largest cloud and technology providers, as well as other customers in the finance, retail, industrial, healthcare and service industries. To support its expansion, Ascenty relies on its shareholders – Brookfield Infrastructure Partners, a Canadian asset management company, and Digital Realty, the world’s largest data center company, with 290 units located in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia and Australia. To learn more about Ascenty, go to the site.

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Ascenty and NIC.br make new investments in the Vinhedo region to expand the interconnection market

The new network interconnect point is located at Ascenty’s data center in Vinhedo, the largest in Latin America, serving the rural parts of the State of São Paulo

Ascenty, the leading colocation company in Latin America, with 28 data centers in Brazil, Chile and Mexico – 19 in operation and 9 under construction – announces a new network interconnect point in the Vinhedo region, in the State of São Paulo. The investment was made in conjunction with the Brazilian Network Information Center (NIC.br), which maintains and operates IX.br, a benchmark project in infrastructure for direct interconnection between networks in metro areas. The total aggregate traffic volume is around 22 Tb/s, providing improved quality and cost savings for internet traffic exchanges.

The project is the result of extending the São Paulo IX.br – which already features a network interconnect point (PIX) with Ascenty’s São Paulo 2 data center – into Ascenty’s campus in Vinhedo.

Ascenty’s focus on infrastructure and connectivity was essential for the creation of the new point of presence for IX.br. In addition to having 5,000 km of proprietary fiber optic network connected to submarine cable stations in Fortaleza, Rio de Janeiro and Praia Grande, Ascenty is “carrier neutral” and ensures that its customers have direct access to numerous telecom carriers at its data centers.

“The new IX.br structure in Vinhedo is an important step for Ascenty’s expansion in terms of infrastructure and connectivity. Investing in the integration to the PTT in our campus with the largest data center in Latin America reinforces the concern and interest of companies in breaking the interconnect barriers while preserving availability and fair and accessible commercial conditions,” said João Walter, Ascenty’s Products and Solutions executive.

“The choice of the new IX.br coverage point was the consequence of a strategic mapping and of the need to get closer to the rural parts of the state. We also considered the importance of connectivity to large data centers with the capacity to host ISPs and content providers. These investments in new regions increases our reach and brings us closer to our customers, in addition to making interconnection and traffic exchange accessible to operators, ISPs and content providers,” says Julio Sirota, Infrastructure Manager at IX.br.

Currently, the ISPs and carriers that serve the rural parts of the State of São Paulo bear the network costs to connect to the exchange points in the state’s capital. This high investment in interconnection within data centers has a negative impact on the cost/benefit ratio of this initiative. Therefore, the availability of an IX.br connection point within Ascenty creates business and expansion possibilities for the market.

About IX.br

The Brazil Internet Exchange (IX.br) is an initiative by CGI.br and NIC.br aimed at the installation and operation of Internet exchange points and provides the infrastructure required to interconnect Autonomous Systems (AS) directly to the networks that comprise the internet. IX.br collaborates to reduce costs and improve the performance of the participating networks and the internet as a whole, following the definition provided by the Internet eXchange Federation. The initiative already encompasses 35 independent Internet Exchanges, distributed throughout the five regions of Brazil and directly interconnected, with major national and international networks also present. For more information, please go to the site.

About the Brazilian Network Information Center – NIC.br

The Brazilian Network Information Center – NIC.br (https://nic.br/) is a non-profit, private civil entity, in charge of operating the .br domain, as well as distributing IP numbers and registering Autonomous Systems in Brazil. Since 2005, NIC.br implements the decisions and projects designed by the Brazilian Internet Steering Committee – CGI.br and it is fully funded by its own revenues arising from its private enterprise. It carries out actions and projects that benefit the internet infrastructure in Brazil. NIC.br consists of:  Registro.br (https://registro.br), CERT.br (https://cert.br/), Ceptro.br (https://ceptro.br/), Cetic.br (https://cetic.br/), IX.br (https://ix.br/) and Ceweb.br (https://ceweb.br), in addition to projects such as Internetsegura.br (https://internetsegura.br) and Portal of Good Practices for the Internet in Brazil (https://bcp.nic.br/). It also houses the office of W3C Chapter São Paulo (https://w3c.br/).

About Ascenty

Ascenty, a Digital Realty and Brookfield company, is the largest connectivity and data center service provider in Latin America, currently managing 28 data centers in operation and/or construction in Brazil, Chile and Mexico, interconnected by 5,000 km of proprietary fiber-optic network. The company was established in 2010 and builds and operates world-class data centers serving the world’s largest cloud and technology providers, as well as other customers in the finance, retail, industrial, healthcare and service industries. To support its expansion, Ascenty relies on its shareholders – Brookfield Infrastructure Partners, a Canadian asset management company, and Digital Realty, the world’s largest data center company, with 290 units located in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia and Australia. To learn more about Ascenty, go to the site by clicking here.

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Ascenty integrates add it Data Center infrastructure offering

Cloud solutions provider partners with Latin America’s largest data center infrastructure to support growth

Ascenty, the leading colocation company in Latin America, with 28 data centers in Brazil, Chile and Mexico – 19 in operation and 9 under construction – announces a partnership with add it Cloud Solutions, a cloud specialist for mission-critical environments.

The partnership was born out of add it’s need to double its size and increase cloud availability. And it was Ascenty’s São Paulo 3 data center that met all the company’s prerequisites. The infrastructure carefully follows the availability standards established by the TIA 942 standard and are certified by TUV with TR3 certification, which ensures service levels are fulfilled with the highest availability in the market. In addition, the cohesive and fair commercial positioning ensures that end customers are not impacted when hiring the services.

“Today, we consider Ascenty an essential part of the continuity and expansion of our double-digit annual growth objectives by providing the necessary infrastructure and quickly and efficiently getting ahead of our customers’ needs, both technical and financial,” says Eduardo Chiste, CEO & Co-Founder of add it.

The project consumed more than 4,300 dedicated hours for the activation of the new cloud infrastructure. “Our customers can now count on a private cloud with even more availability, elasticity, flexibility, and high performance”, ensures Eduardo.

For Vinícius Minetto, Ascenty’s Executive Sales Director, the portfolio of complementary services establishes a solidarity relationship between the companies, in favor of mutual growth and development. “We offer a digital ecosystem of global excellence through PlatformDigital – Digital Realty, which acts as a cog to leverage the business of partners, such as add it. We also share the same values, especially regarding efficiency, service flexibility, and full availability for our customers, which will amplify the recognition and reputation of both brands,” says Minetto.

About Ascenty

Ascenty, a Digital Realty and Brookfield company, is the largest connectivity and data center service provider in Latin America, currently managing 28 data centers in operation and/or construction in Brazil, Chile, and Mexico, interconnected by 5,000 km of proprietary fiber-optic network. The company was established in 2010 and builds and operates world-class data centers serving the world’s largest cloud and technology providers, as well as other customers in the finance, retail, industrial, healthcare and service industries. To support its expansion, Ascenty relies on its shareholders – Brookfield Infrastructure Partners, a Canadian asset management company, and Digital Realty, the world’s largest data center company, with 290 units located in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and Australia. To learn more about Ascenty, go tohttp://www.ascenty.com

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Ascenty achieves ISO 22301 for its data centers operating in Brazil

Ascenty leverages the business continuity management seal to reinforce its competitive edge by having the widest range of certifications in the industry

With 28 dedicated units in Brazil, Chile and Mexico – 19 in operation and nine under construction – Ascenty, leader of the Colocation market in Latin America, announced that it has received ISO 22301 certification, which attests to the excellence of the business continuity management system in all of its 18 operations in Brazil.

The seal joins Ascenty’s more than 100 certifications in environmental management and corporate social responsibility, which is a competitive differential in the data center sector. The company also has all its units classified as Tier 3 (TR3) – which endorses the data centers with the highest availability in the market – and holds the title of a “carbon neutral” company according to the Brazil GHG Protocol Program.

“ISO 22301 provides a framework control for business continuity management that reduces the likelihood of disruptive incidents in any department of the company, and leaves us prepared to act promptly and appropriately in the event of an occurrence, dramatically reducing the potential damage”, explains Fábio Trimarco, Compliance and Quality director at Ascenty. “This is a standard that puts us in a privileged position in the market, since the complexity of this certification, as well as the scope for 100% of our operation, qualify ISO 22301 as a standard with many details for implementation, resulting in few companies in the market that have it,” he adds.

Benefits of the certification include mitigation of the impacts of systems failure; adoption of appropriate and periodically tested processes for business continuity; reduction of response time and solution to critical incidents; and maintenance of activities even when critical incidents occur.

About Ascenty

Ascenty, a Digital Realty and Brookfield company, is the largest connectivity and data center service provider in Latin America, currently managing 28 data centers in operation and/or construction in Brazil, Chile and Mexico, interconnected by 5,000 km of proprietary fiber-optic network. The company was established in 2010 and builds and operates world-class data centers serving the world’s largest cloud and technology providers, as well as other customers in the finance, retail, industrial, healthcare and service industries. To support its expansion, Ascenty relies on its shareholders – Brookfield Infrastructure Partners, a Canadian asset management company, and Digital Realty, the world’s largest data center company, with 290 units located in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia and Australia. To learn more about Ascenty, go tohttp://www.ascenty.com

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Ascenty achieves ISO 9001 certification for its data centers in Brazil

Leading data center company in Latin America earns seal that attests to excellence in quality management in all 18 of its operations in Brazil

With 28 dedicated units in Brazil, Chile and Mexico – 19 in operation and nine under construction – Ascenty, leader of the Colocation market in Latin America, announced that it has received ISO 9001 certification, which attests to excellence in delivery of services and quality management in all of its 18 operations in Brazil.

To obtain the certification, the company established standard procedures at its Brazilian data centers that meet ISO 9001 global requirements. The two data centers in Santiago, Chile – one in operation and the other in the final stages of construction – and the two data centers in Querétaro, Mexico – expected to open in 2022 – are scheduled to obtain regulatory approval this year.

“We have implemented a standardized documentation management model to monitor the achievement of business management quality goals, with processes and procedures aimed at making our employees more efficient in their activities,” explained Fábio Trimarco, Ascenty’s Compliance Director. “The main benefits of ISO 9001 are waste reduction; more efficient identification of problems in the operation; increased customer loyalty; and better organization of management processes,” he adds.

The ISO 9001 is yet another of Ascenty certifications in environmental management and corporate social responsibility, which now add up to over a 100. The company also has all its units classified as Tier 3 (TR3) – which endorses the data centers with the highest availability in the market.

About Ascenty

Ascenty, a Digital Realty and Brookfield company, is the largest connectivity and data center service provider in Latin America, currently managing 28 data centers in operation and/or construction in Brazil, Chile and Mexico, interconnected by 5,000 km of proprietary fiber-optic network. The company was established in 2010 and builds and operates world-class data centers serving the world’s largest cloud and technology providers, as well as other customers in the finance, retail, industrial, healthcare and service industries. To support its expansion, Ascenty relies on its shareholders – Brookfield Infrastructure Partners, a Canadian asset management company, and Digital Realty, the world’s largest data center company, with 290 units located in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia and Australia. To learn more about Ascenty, go tohttp://www.ascenty.com

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Ascenty is the first data center company in Brazil granted the ISO 45001 certification

Certification consolidates the leader of the data center market as a Brazilian pioneer in corporate practices of excellence in occupational health & safety

With 28 dedicated units in Brazil, Chile and Mexico – 19 in operation and nine under construction – Ascenty, leader of the Colocation market in Latin America, is the first data center company in Brazil to receive the ISO 45001 certification for corporate practices of excellence in occupational health and safety.

To receive the certification, the company completed a 16-month process of tailoring its processes to the excellence standard required by the ISO 45001. “With eight ongoing construction projects across three companies and 24/7 operations, we needed a completely dedicated team to establish global routines and standards of excellence in occupational health and safety,” said Fábio Trimarco, Compliance Officer at Ascenty. “This certification allows us to stand out in the market as the only company in the Brazilian sector recognized for prioritizing the life and health of its workers, attesting to the quality of Ascenty’s services across the community,” he added.

The compliance process was supported by the Occupational Safety Department, led by José Carlos Queiroz. “The organization now has clear oversight of crucial issues that can impact operations both positively or negatively, ultimately allowing us to fulfill our responsibilities by combining service excellence and a constant focus on the zero-incident goal,” said Queiroz.

In addition to the ISO 45001, all of Ascenty’s facilities are rated Tier III – representing the data centers with the highest uptime in the market –, receiving more than 100 certifications for its standards of excellence in corporate social responsibility and environmental management.

About Ascenty

Ascenty, a Digital Realty and Brookfield company, is the largest connectivity and data center service provider in Latin America, currently managing 28 data centers in operation and/or construction in Brazil, Chile and Mexico, interconnected by 5,000 km of proprietary fiber-optic network. The company was established in 2010 and builds and operates world-class data centers serving the world’s largest cloud and technology providers, as well as other customers in the finance, retail, industrial, healthcare and service industries. To support its expansion, Ascenty relies on its shareholders – Brookfield Infrastructure Partners, a Canadian asset management company, and Digital Realty, the world’s largest data center company, with 290 units located in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia and Australia. To learn more about Ascenty, go tohttp://www.ascenty.com

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