Based in Loudoun County, the Ashburn Data Center Alley has the world’s largest concentration of Northern Virginia data centers, and more than 70 percent of the world’s internet traffic passes through the Northern Virginia colocation and interconnection infrastructure. With proximity to Washington, D.C., it forms an integral part of the Dulles Technology Corridor. Loudoun’s data centers are home to more than 3,500 technology companies housed within, including some of the world’s largest technology companies such as Google, Amazon, Netflix, and Facebook. This area was home to one of the first peering exchanges and has evolved into the fastest-growing data center market worldwide.
DataBank’s Ashburn data center (IAD1) and McLean Data Center (IAD2), comprise a total of 111,000 sq. ft. of raised floor data center space and feature global, low latency connectivity for Web-Scale IT organizations. These facilities are used to deliver large cloud service providers’ capabilities and compliance enablement to meet the strictest government requirements.
Data center providers and users benefit from the market’s valuable ecosystem built on top of the world’s densest fiber network. With unmatched technology infrastructure, reasonable energy costs, and significant tax incentives, Northern Virginia is the preferred location for data center operations nationwide. With 23 Megawatts of power and 20+ on-site network providers, DataBank’s Northern Virginia data centers are the perfect location for any organization with growing technology, compliance, and uptime needs.