Arturo Neto, CFA
Growth at reasonable price, REITs, portfolio strategy, dividend investing

How Networking Helps Digital Realty Distance Itself From The Competition

One of the most powerful phenomenons of the internet age has been the network effect that increases the value of a product or service exponentially the more people own or use it. Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) is a perfect example. (See The Facebook Effect: The Inside Story of the Company That is Connecting the World by David Kirkpatrick) Had my best friend and I been the only two people with access to Facebook, it probably would not have been able to go public and make Mark Zuckerberg a multi-billionaire. In fact, if there were 1 billion users on Facebook each with access only to his or her own pages, the value of Facebook will have been much less than it...

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