SAN FRANCISCO, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: DLR), a leading global provider of data center solutions, today announced that Brent Behrman, Senior Vice President of Sales, has resigned from the Company to be effective by April 20, 2012. Mr. Behrman joined Digital Realty in January 2006. "Brent joined Digital Realty as Director of Sales and has served as Senior Vice President of Sales since November 2010," said Michael F. Foust, Chief Executive Officer of Digital Realty. "Over the years, Brent has played a key role in building our sales team into an organization that possesses an extraordinary depth of experience and expertise in the data center industry. We deeply appreciate the contribution he has made to Digital Realty." "It has been an honor to be a part of such a dynamic enterprise as Digital Realty," said Brent Behrman. "I am very proud of what we have achieved during my six years in the sales organization." "We look forward to building upon our sales team that Brent has helped to develop as we continue to expand Digital Realty's global leadership position in the data center industry. On behalf of the entire organization, I would like to thank Brent for his service to the Company," added Mr. Foust. The Company plans to initiate an executive search to fill the position being vacated by Mr. Behrman. In the interim, the sales team will be reporting directly to Mr. Foust. About Digital RealtyDigital Realty Trust, Inc. focuses on delivering customer driven data center solutions by providing secure, reliable and cost effective facilities that meet each customer's unique data center needs. Digital Realty's customers include domestic and international companies across multiple industry verticals ranging from information technology and Internet enterprises, to manufacturing and financial services. Digital Realty's 102 properties, excluding three properties held as investments in unconsolidated joint ventures, comprise approximately 19.1 million square feet as of February 27, 2012, including 2.4 million square feet of space held for redevelopment. Digital Realty's portfolio is located in 31 markets throughout Europe, North America, Singapore and Australia. Additional information about Digital Realty is included in the Company Overview, which is available on the Investors page of Digital Realty's website at http://www.digitalrealty.com.