Ashburn, VA Data Center

Why Ashburn?

According to 451 Research, Northern Virginia is the United States’ largest data center market.

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.


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.


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.


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


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  • 100% Uptime SLA
  • Industry-leading 1.15 PUE

On-net Carriers

  • CenturyLink
  • Cogent
  • Comcast (Coming Soon)
  • FiberLight (Coming Soon)
  • PacketFabric
  • SummitIG
  • Verizon (VCT & VCB)
  • Zayo

Near-net Carriers

  • AquaComms
  • BT
  • Colt
  • Deutsche Telecom
  • GTT
  • Hurricane Electric
  • NTT
  • PCCW
  • Tata
  • Tennebris Fiber
  • TeliaSonera
  • Major exchanges in NoVA market
  • And many more


  • Multi-layered access control
  • 24x7x365 on-site security guards
  • 24 hour global monitoring via our Network Operations Center (NOC)

Power & Cooling

  • Concurrently maintainable UPS
  • N+2 power generation
  • Redundant A+B distribution
  • Revenue-grade metering
  • 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)


  • Diverse and dedicated substations: expandable to 240MW


  • System and Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type 2 and SOC 1 Type 2
  • NIST 800-53
  • ISO 27001:2013

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Ashburn, Virginia Data Center


21890 Uunet Drive – Ashburn, VA 20147

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


On-site global monitoring and remote hands assistance

Client Portal

A real-time view of your critical infrastructure


Ultra-efficient 1.15 PUE and 100% uptime