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COPT Signs 2MW Deal in Northern Virginia

The COPT DC-6 data center in Manassas, Virginia. (Photo:

Corporate Office Properties Trust (COPT) has signed a 2 megawatt lease at its COPT-DC 6 data center in Manassas, Virginia, the company said today. The new tenant was identified as a “Fortune 100 Global consumer electronics and technology company.” Read More

Digital Realty Plans Huge Expansion in Ashburn

One of the Digital Realty Trust data centers in Ashburn, Virginia. (Photo: Rich Miller)

Digital Realty plans to build a 400,000 square foot data center at its Digital Loudoun campus in Ashburn, Virginia. The company will invest at least $150 million in the new facility by 2015 and create 50 new jobs, allowing it to qualify for tax exemptions from the state of Virginia. Read More

LinkedIn Adds Data Center Space in Northern Virginia

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The business-focused social network LinkedIn is expanding its Internet infrastructure to help manage its surging traffic. The company is opening a new data center in northern Virginia, where it has leased a large chunk of space from data center developer Digital Realty Trust (DLR). Read More

Microsoft To Build Two More Data Centers in Virginia

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Microsoft Corp. will invest an additional $348 million to expand its modular data center site in southern Virginia, the company said today. The company will build two additional facilities on its data center campus to increase capacity to serve its growing customer base. Read More

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