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Markley: One Summer Street
1 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110
  • 800,000 Gross SqFt
  • 30.0 Megawatts

Markley's One Summer Street is Boston's carrier hotel. The building is the largest multi-tenant telecommunications facility in New England. Home to over 90 different carriers and network providers, One Summer offers clients unlimited bandwidth, high-density connectivity, unsurpassed infrastructure, abundant and reliable power, and true network diversity

In June 2018, the building had a fire in a room containing the uninterruptible power supplies. The fire and smoke knocked internet and telecom services in the Boston metro offline

CoreSite Somerville BO1
70 Innerbelt Road
Somerville, MA 02143
  • 133,646 Gross SqFt
  • Utility: nStar

CoreSite’s Boston data center (BO1) borders Cambridge and Boston’s central business district, serving the many healthcare, financial, technological and educational enterprises located in the area.

ColoSpace Marlborough
34 St. Martin’s Drive
Marlborough, MA 01752
  • 45,000 Gross SqFt

Lincoln Rackhouse acquired the building in May 2016 and is ColoSpace's landlord.

ColoSpace Somerville
70 Innerbelt Road
Somerville, MA 02143

Located less than one mile from I-93 on the Boston/Somerville line and at the intersection of multiple redundant fiber networks, ColoSpace Somerville offers a combination of convenience to downtown Boston and Cambridge

105 Cabot - Digital Realty
105 Cabot Street
Needham, MA 02494
  • 40,000 Gross SqFt
  • 6.0 Megawatts
  • 3 Story Structure
  • Flood Zone: Outside 100 and 500 Year Flood Plain
  • Seismic Zone 2A

Boston is the largest city in New England and the eleventh largest metropolitan area population-wise in North America with the ninth largest GDP in North America.

The city has seen steady demand for both colocation and wholesale data center space. Major industries in Boston include financial services, technology research, and development, biotechnology, healthcare, education, commercial fishing, food processing, tourism, printing, and publishing. Boston is also the state capital and regional home to several federal agencies providing government demand for datacenter providers. The metro Boston area has more than 100 colleges and universities, providing a well-educated workforce and having a major effect on Boston’s economy.

Boston has a significant wholesale data center provider presence including Digital Realty Trust, CoreSite and Markley Group.

Boston Interconnection

Boston’s main carrier hotel is the Markley Group’s One Summer Street facility, with over 40 fiber providers. The MASS-IX and the Boston Internet Exchange, operated by Markley are the two mid-sized Internet Exchanges in Boston.





Top Data Center Providers in Boston

Sites Sites Gross SqFt Gross SqFt Power (MW) Power (MW)
Markley Group 2 850,000 30.00
Digital Realty Trust 6 403,945 36.00
Sungard Availability Services 4 204,622 0.00
Cyxtera Technologies 3 164,704 14.80
CoreSite 1 133,646 0.00
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Largest Data Centers in Boston

Gross SqFt Gross SqFt Power (MW) Power (MW)
Markley: One Summer Street 800,000 30.00
128 1ST - Digital Realty 164,000 13.00
CoreSite Somerville BO1 133,646
Equinix Boston BO2 76,000
115 2nd - Digital Realty 71,545
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May 2018

JLL's Boston Data Center Market Outlook H1 2018

Taken during a TechPalooza event in June 2018
Boston Metro: Average Power Rates
Source: JLL
Digital Realty's Data Center in Bedford, MA
Posted in 55 Middlesex Turnpike - Digital Realty Source: DRT
Exterior View
Posted in CoreSite Somerville BO1 Source: CoreSite
Digital Realty's Data Center in Needham
Posted in 105 Cabot - Digital Realty Source: DRT
Tierpoint at 15 Shattuck Road in Andover
Posted in TierPoint Andover
Exterior of Evoque BO1 outside of Boston
Posted in Evoque Watertown BO1
Outside of 34 St Martin Drive
Posted in TierPoint Marlborough
Taken during a TechPalooza event in June 2018
TierPoint's Staff in Boston
Posted in TierPoint Marlborough

Taken during a TechPalooza event in June 2018

Source: Twitter
IRM BOS-1 Data Center
Posted in Iron Mountain Boston Source: IRM
Outside of the Boston-Charleston Facility on 500 Rutherford Ave
Posted in Tierpoint Charleston
One Summer Street Entrance
Posted in Markley: One Summer Street
Colocation Room Inside One Summer
Posted in Markley: One Summer Street Source: Gary Wong
INAP's Site at 50 Innerbelt
Posted in Internap Boston BSN003
Internap's Boston Fiber Ring
Posted in Internap Boston BSN003 Source: INAP