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Digital Realty closes its JV in India, names Ambastha as the CEO

Seema Ambastha

Digital Realty announced on September 23 that BAM Digital Realty, its  Indian joint venture with Brookfield Infrastructure and its institutional partners, has received all regulatory approvals and the parties have closed the joint  venture announced on July 14 this year.

The JV enables the expansion of PlatformDIGITAL, Digital Realty’s global data centre platform, which supports the evolving data, control and networking demands of global service providers as well as global and local enterprises, said a press release. Its expansion across India is expected to enable customers to scale digital transformation by deploying critical infrastructure with a leading global data centre provider, added the release.

In addition, Seema Ambastha has been appointed CEO of the joint venture, said the release. Ambastha joins BAM Digital Realty from NTT Netmagic where she held the position of Senior Executive Vice President, India Sales and Solution Engineering.

Mark Smith“We are extremely pleased that Seema has joined BAM Digital Realty at such an exciting time in the industry,” said  Mark Smith, Managing Director, APAC for Digital Realty. “She brings over 20 years of strong business leadership skills across various roles in the industry. Not only will we have a fantastic global legacy to build upon, but we have a tremendous opportunity as well,” he said.