Northern Virginia is the focal point for the explosive growth of cloud computing, which has made the region the largest and most active data center market in the United States. It is currently undergoing an extraordinary data center building boom, the likes of which the industry has never seen.
As the primary on-ramp for major cloud computing platforms, Northern Virginia is experiencing powerful growth, as the leading data center REITs and colocation providers race to provide capacity for fast-growing cloud service providers and the digital businesses that seek to connect to these clouds.
The Northern Virginia data center market is spread across a number of towns in Loudoun, Prince William and Fairfax counties, and shows signs of expanding into adjacent counties. At the heart of the region’s geography and success is Ashburn, which has become known as “Data Center Alley” for its concentration of mission-critical facilities.
The Northern Virginia data center market provides an unusual number of market niches for service providers, and options for customers seeking space.
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