Northern Virginia is the focal point for the explosive growth of cloud computing, which has made it the world’s largest data center market. It is currently undergoing an extraordinary data center building boom, the likes of which the industry has never seen. A new Data Center Frontier series explores why the market is so hot.
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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.
In the first six months of 2018, developers in Data Center Alley in Northern Virginia leased more mission-critical space than has been sold in any single year, in any market, anywhere on earth.
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.
EdgeCore Internet Real Estate has become the latest entrant in the Northern Virginia data center market, announcing plans for a major campus in Sterling featuring 144 megawatts of data center space.
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.”
CoreSite has gotten the go-ahead to add 100 megawatts of data center capacity to its campus in Northern Virginia, providing expansion capacity in the world’s largest cloud computing hub,