Ashburn, VA Data Center

Why Ashburn?

According to 451 Research, Northern Virginia is the United States’ largest data center market.
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Northern Virginia’s power costs are competitive among major colocation markets and is reasonable considering the total cost of occupancy for long-term requirements. The primary power utility, Dominion Virginia Power, has a track record of reliable delivery for data centers.

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The area has the highest density of dark fiber in the world offering low-latency connections to the national fiber network backbone. That along with a relatively business-friendly environment, make Northern Virginia the top market for data centers serving the area’s biggest public and private entities.

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The Northern Virginia market provides a strategic, cost-effective location boasting the largest presence of colocation and cloud providers in the United States, creating a very competitive environment.

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Loudoun County is the number one county in America for personal income, with an average household income of $125,900, according to the Census Bureau, and a skilled labor force and unemployment rate of 3.3 percent. Virginia has a sales tax exemption for data center customers that goes through 2035.

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Ashburn, VA Data Center Specs
IAD01

26

Building Acres

370,000

Sq. Ft.

60

Megawatts

IAD01 Building

  • Completion in 2019
  • Campus is 26 acres
  • Private, dedicated data center suites
  • Concrete slab-on-grade and structured steel
  • ASCE 7 occupancy category IV. data hall FM-120 and office FM-90 roof lift ratings
  • Wind importance factor of 1.15
  • Two bays with delivery platformand equipment trap
  • Dedicated office space for rent
  • Shared conference rooms and drop-in office pods
  • 24x7x365 accessibility
  • Industry-leading 1.15 PUE

Network

  • Two diverse points of entry, per build
  • Carrier-neutral
     On-net: CenturyLink, Cogent, Comcast Coming Soon, FiberLight Coming Soon, PacketFabric, SummitIG, Verizon (VCT & VCB), Zayo
     Near-net: AquaComms, BT, Colt, Deutsche Telecom, GTT, Hurricane Electric, NTT, PCCW, Tata, Tennebris Fiber, TeliaSonera, Major exchanges in NoVA, And many more
  • Less than one mile from 21715  Filigree Court Carrier Hotel
  • Major fiber thoroughfares within ~100 feet of facility
  • Seamless build process for carriers not already built in
  • Diverse meet-me-rooms and fiber entrances with dark fiber and lit services available

    Power

    • Diverse and dedicated substations: expandable to 240MW
    • Concurrently maintainable UPS
    • N+2 power generation
    • Redundant A+B distribution
    • Revenue-grade metering

    Security

    • 8’ Impasse steel security fencing with laser intrusion detection
    • Five-layer security design
    • Card reader access
    • 24x7x365 on-site security guards
    • Multiple checkpoints: mantraps, dual authentication (biometrics and RFID badge readers)
    • Event-driven IP video surveillance and visual light-based alerts

    Corporate Sustainability

    • Uses up to 85% less water
    • Uses up to 80% less power
    • 100% renewable energy available
    • 100% of IT load matched with renewable energy sources
    • Industry-leading PUE, WUE, and CUE
    • Reclaimed water for mechanical plant

    Fire Protection

    • Separately zoned data halls
    • Very Early Smoke Detection Apparatus (VESDA)
    • Dual interlock pre-action system

      Cooling

      • Our hot aisle containment strategy absorbs heat at its source – supporting standard and high power densities and allowing you to scale vertically and horizontally – without stranding capacity.
      • Configurable to client needs(i.e., N, N+1, 2N)

      Compliance

      • System and Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type 2 and SOC 1 Type 2, PCI DSS, HIPAA, HITECH, FISMA /NIST 800-53, and ISO 27001:2013

      IAD01 Data Center Photos

      Ashburn, VA Data Center Specs
      IAD02

      26

      Building Acres

      513,000

      Sq. Ft.

      120

      Megawatts

      IAD02 Building

      • Completion in 2020
      • Campus is 26 acres
      • Expandable to 120 MW
      • White space square footage: 283,023 sq. ft.
      • Building square footage: 438,460 sq. ft.
      • Private, dedicated data center suites
      • Concrete slab-on-grade and structured steel
      • Two interconnected multi-tenant buildings
      • ASCE 7 occupancy category IV data hall FM-120 and office FM-90 roof lift ratings
      • Wind importance factor of 1.15
      • Two bays with delivery platform and equipment trap
      • Dedicated office space for rent
      • Shared conference rooms and drop-in office pods
      • 24x7x365 accessibility
      • Industry-leading PUE

      Network

      • Two diverse points of entry, per build
      • Carrier-neutral
         On-net: CenturyLink, Cogent, Comcast Coming Soon, FiberLight Coming Soon, PacketFabric, SummitIG, Verizon (VCT & VCB), Zayo
         Near-net: AquaComms, BT, Colt, Deutsche Telecom, GTT, Hurricane Electric, NTT, PCCW, Tata, Tennebris Fiber, TeliaSonera, Major exchanges in NoVA, And many more
      • Less than one mile from 21715  Filigree Court Carrier Hotel
      • Major fiber thoroughfares within ~100 feet of facility
      • Seamless build process for carriers not already built in
      • Diverse meet-me-rooms and fiber entrances with dark fiber and lit services available

        Power

        • Diverse and dedicated substations: expandable to 240MW
        • Concurrently maintainable UPS
        • N+2 power generation
        • Redundant A+B distribution
        • Revenue-grade metering

        Security

        • 8’ Impasse steel security fencing with laser intrusion detection
        • Five-layer security design
        • Card reader access
        • 24x7x365 on-site security guards
        • Multiple checkpoints: mantraps, dual authentication (biometrics and RFID badge readers)
        • Event-driven IP video surveillance and visual light-based alerts

        Corporate Sustainability

        • Uses up to 85% less water
        • Uses up to 80% less power
        • 100% renewable energy available
        • 100% of IT load matched with renewable energy sources
        • Industry-leading PUE, WUE, and CUE
        • Reclaimed water for mechanical plant

        Fire Protection

        • Separately zoned data halls
        • Very Early Smoke Detection Apparatus (VESDA)
        • Dual interlock pre-action system

            Cooling

            • Our hot aisle containment strategy absorbs heat at its source – supporting standard and high power densities and allowing you to scale vertically and horizontally – without stranding capacity.
            • Configurable to client needs(i.e., N, N+1, 2N)

            Compliance

            • System and Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type 2 and SOC 1 Type 2, PCI DSS, HIPAA, HITECH, FISMA /NIST 800-53, and ISO 27001:2013

            IAD02 Data Center Photos

            Location

            IAD01 – 21890 Uunet Drive – Ashburn, VA 20147
            IAD02 – 21821 Uunet Drive – Ashburn, VA 20147

            IAD01 – Aligned Data Center - Ashburn

            IAD02 – Aligned Data Center - Ashburn

            What’s inside

            Cooling Infrastructure

            Award-winning modular heat removal system

            Power Generation and Distribution

            Engineered for resiliency and 100% uptime

            Security and Compliance

            Multi-layered data center protection

            Support

            On-site global monitoring and remote hands assistance

            Client Portal

            A real-time view of your critical infrastructure

            Industry-Leading

            Ultra-efficient 1.15 PUE and 100% uptime