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.
CyrusOne aims to be “the sky for the cloud” and is building massive data halls to reach that goal. They focus on quickly building hyperscale data centers to meet the growing data needs of enterprise cloud services and IoT.
Headquarters: Dallas, TX
CyrusOne continues to expand its footprint in the strategic Northern Virginia data center market. The company has acquired land for a new campus in Sterling.
The data center market in Quincy, Washington has two new entrants: CyrusOne is preparing a data center campus, while H5 Data Centers has acquired a former Intuit facility.
Facebook’s decision to build a $750 million data center near Atlanta adds some hyperscale heat to the rising profile of the Atlanta region, which is already seeing new projects from providers targeting the enterprise market.
Developers in Northern Virginia leased a record 115 megawatts of data center space in 2017, topping the 113 megawatts (MWs) absorbed in 2017, according to a new report. Phoenix and Atlanta saw strong gains, while leasing was down in Silicon Valley due to lack of supply.
CyrusOne CTO Kevin Timmons says the company’s partnership with Chinese data center developer GDS will help it build data centers even faster and at lower cost.
CyrusOne has confirmed plans to build a 50 megawatt data center campus near Atlanta, which is quickly becoming a major hub for new development.
Leading data center providers have begun building larger data halls, citing construction economics and the need to compete for larger deals.
CyrusOne’s newest data center in Sterling, Virginia showcases how the company’s focus on scale and speed of delivery is winning hyperscale deals.
CyrusOne has pre-leased an entire 24-megawatt data center in San Antonio, the company said today. The 184,000 square foot facility was designed and built in just seven months.