Washington DC Area

Qwest Buys Northern Virginia Data Center

Qwest Communications (Q) has acquired an existing data center in northern Virginia that will serve as the company’s 17th CyberCenter hosting facility. Buying an existing data center allowed Qwest to add capacity – including power capacity -more quickly than building a new site. Read More

Digital Realty Buys More Virginia Properties

Digital Realty Trust (DLR) said today that it has acquired two fully leased data centers in the hot northern Virginia market, as well as a parcel of land in the heart of Ashburn’s “Data Center Alley” that can support future construction. Read More

How Apple Played The Incentive Game

How did Apple get big tax breaks in North Carolina? It knew how to play the incentives game and pit rival states – in this case North Carolina and Virginia – against one another to extract the best possible economic scenario for its $! billion project. Read More

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