This excerpt taken from the DLR DEF 14A filed Apr 6, 2009.
TO BE HELD ON APRIL 28, 2009
TO THE STOCKHOLDERS OF DIGITAL REALTY TRUST, INC.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the 2009 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the Annual Meeting) of Digital Realty Trust, Inc., a Maryland corporation (the Company), will be held on April 28, 2009, at 10:00 A.M., local time, at 560 Mission Street, 20th Floor conference center (The Van Ness Room), San Francisco, CA 94105, for the following purposes:
The foregoing items of business are more fully described in the Proxy Statement accompanying this Notice of Annual Meeting.
Your proxy to vote your shares at the Annual Meeting is solicited by our Board of Directors (the Board), which recommends that our stockholders vote FOR the election of the Boards nominees named on the enclosed proxy card and FOR ratifying the selection of KPMG LLP as the Companys independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2009.
Please refer to the attached Proxy Statement, which forms a part of this Notice of Annual Meeting and is incorporated herein by reference, for further information with respect to the business to be transacted at the Annual Meeting.
STOCKHOLDERS ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO ATTEND THE ANNUAL MEETING IN PERSON. YOUR VOTE IS IMPORTANT. ACCORDINGLY, YOU ARE URGED TO AUTHORIZE YOUR PROXY VIA THE INTERNET OR BY COMPLETING, SIGNING, DATING AND RETURNING THE ACCOMPANYING PROXY CARD, WHETHER OR NOT YOU PLAN TO ATTEND THE ANNUAL MEETING IN PERSON.
The Board has fixed the close of business on March 3, 2009, as the record date for the determination of stockholders entitled to notice of and to vote at the Annual Meeting and at any postponement or adjournment thereof.