Equinix is expanding in Northern Virginia’s Data Center Alley, opening a new campus in Ashburn featuring an innovation lab and new design for a series of four-story data centers.
Plans are underway for a $360 million data center project in the heart of Data Center Alley in Ashburn, Virginia, situated at the most connected point on the Internet.
Data centers have provided an economic cushion for hard-hit county budgets in areas with clusters of cloud computing campuses. Data centers have been in growth mode, providing a bright spot as the pandemic has depressed revenues for state and county governments.
Vantage Data Centers is continuing its global expansion by adding capacity in the two largest U.S. markets, Northern Virginia and Silicon Valley. Both markets are seeing strong customer demand, with developers working steadily to provide inventory to keep pace.
Digital Realty plans to build the world’s largest multi-tenant data center campus near Dulles Airport in Northern Virginia. The Digital Dulles campus will create 7.5 million square feet of new data center space in the world’s most active cloud market.
Despite the national employment crisis, the data center industry continues to hire, with many new openings for managers and skilled staff in Northern Virginia, Montreal, Seattle and Silicon Valley.
Developers are racing to build more data centers in Northern Virginia to meet extraordinary demand for cloud computing resources due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aligned will begin building a massive 120-megawatt data center in Northern Virginia, continuing a trend toward larger facilities to support rapid cloud growth.
Aligned will add 30 megawatts of new capacity at its Ashburn data center, citing recent leasing success and strong demand in Northern Virginia. The expansion comes just five months after Aligned opened the site.
Digital Realty has leased 38 megawatts of data center capacity in Northern Virginia over the past five months, turning in a dominant performance in the largest and most competitive data center market.