Washington DC Area

Data Center Building Boom Continues in Ashburn

Is it news to say that the data center business is booming in Ashburn, Virginia? Recent groundbreakings, facility openings and leases make it clear that Ashburn’s prominent place in the geography of the data center industry continues undiminished. Read More

Equinix, Carpathia Team on Dulles Data Vault

We’re seeing some interesting partnerships in which multiple companies work together to create a specialized data center facility. An example: a new project announced today in Dulles, Virginia, where Carpathia Hosting, Equinix and Digital Realty Trust will work together on a 64,000 square foot data vault. Read More

WashPost Profiles Ashburn ‘Data Center Alley’

The Washington Post has a story this morning about the concentration of data centers in Ashburn, Virginia. We have written about Ashburn’s “data center alley” on many occasions, but the Post story includes some numbers that will be of interest to DCK readers. Read More

AFL-CIO Trust Buys Virginia Data Centers

The AFL-CIO Building Investment Trust (BIT) has purchased a five-building complex in northern Virginia for $138.5 million, the trust said this week. The Tyson’s East Office Portfolio located in Tyson’s Corner includes two office buildings and three data centers. Read More

Equinix to Build 10th Facility in Virginia Hub

Colocation and interconnection specialist Equinix will build a 10th International Business Exchange (IBX) data center at its campus in Ashburn, Virginia, the company said today. The company said its DC10 will provide 77,000 square feet of customer floor space, built out in multiple phases Read More

CoreSite, Latisys Expand in Northern Virginia

Data center builders continue to bring new capacity online in the active northern Virginia market. Last week both CoreSite Realty and Latisys announced projects to expand their data center operations in Reston and Ashburn, respectively. Read More

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