An unprecedented data center building boom in Northern Virginia offers early lessons on how the Internet knits itself into the fabric of modern life, and how data centers impact the life of a community.
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RagingWire Data Centers’ decision to compete for large hyperscale deals is paying dividends in Northern Virginia, where the company is adding capacity to support recent customer wins.
QTS Data Centers has opened its first company-built facility in Ashburn, Virginia. But it’s already laying the groundwork for up to 215 megawatts of future capacity.
RagingWire Data Centers has begun building an additional 500,000 square feet of space in Ashburn, positioning the company for future growth in Virginia’s Data Center Alley.
Digital Realty has acquired 424 acres of land near Dulles Airport, providing the company with a long-term runway for growth in Northern Virginia, the world’s largest data center market.
Aligned Energy has entered the Northern Virginia market, and plans to create a huge data center campus on a historic property in Ashburn’s “Data Center Alley.”
With the support of its new owners, Cologix is building bigger data centers, eyeing new markets, and positioning itself as a key provider of on-ramps to major clouds.
Infomart Data Centers has completed the commissioning of a new data center suite at its Ashburn facility, which it purchased several years ago from America Online.
Northern Virginia is seeing unprecedented activity in both data center leasing and new construction of cloud campuses, according to panelists at the Bisnow Data Center Investment Conference in Tysons Corner.