Boston Data Center Market

The Boston data center market is located in the state of Massachusetts within Americas. Boston has 41 facilities with 2,970,571 sqft and 153 megawatts.

The top providers in Boston are Digital Realty Trust (5 sites) and Cyxtera Technologies with 3 facilities. The most popular facilities are Markley: One Summer Street and CoreSite Somerville BO1.

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Data Centers in Boston

Name Company Gross SqFt Type
Equinix Boston BO2 Equinix 76,000 Gross SqFt Carrier-Neutral
128 1ST - Digital Realty Digital Realty Trust 164,000 Gross SqFt Carrier-Neutral
Cyxtera Waltham BO1 Cyxtera Technologies 30,400 Gross SqFt Carrier-Neutral
Menlo: 34 St Martin Menlo Equities Real Estate
AXCELX Somerville AXCELX Carrier-Neutral
Internap Boston HorizonIQ 71,062 Gross SqFt Carrier
365 Marlborough, MA 365 Data Centers 64,800 Gross SqFt Carrier-Neutral
105 Cabot - Digital Realty Digital Realty Trust 40,000 Gross SqFt Carrier-Neutral
DataBank BOS1 DataBank 8,090 Gross SqFt Carrier-Neutral
Equinix Boston BO1 Equinix 13,000 Gross SqFt Carrier-Neutral
600 Winter - Digital Realty Digital Realty Trust 30,400 Gross SqFt Carrier-Neutral
Tierpoint Charleston TierPoint 34,000 Gross SqFt Carrier-Neutral
115 2nd - Digital Realty Digital Realty Trust 71,545 Gross SqFt Carrier-Neutral
TierPoint Andover TierPoint 21,339 Gross SqFt Carrier-Neutral
TierPoint Marlborough TierPoint 50,300 Gross SqFt Carrier-Neutral
Colocation America - Boston Colocation America Carrier-Neutral
Mass General Brigham Mass General Brigham Enterprise
Cyxtera Waltham BO3 Cyxtera Technologies 71,000 Gross SqFt Carrier-Neutral
FirstLight Rockland FirstLight Fiber 10,000 Gross SqFt Carrier
Cyxtera Waltham BO2 Cyxtera Technologies 63,304 Gross SqFt Carrier-Neutral
Crown Castle Marlborough Crown Castle Carrier
Evocative Somerville BOS1 Evocative 45,600 Gross SqFt MSP
Verizon: One Summer Verizon Enterprise Carrier
Centersquare: Watertown BO1 Centersquare 62,300 Gross SqFt Carrier-Neutral
Markley: One Summer Street Markley Group 800,000 Gross SqFt Carrier-Neutral
200 Quannapowitt Unknown Company 50,000 Gross SqFt
Level3 Boston (1 Main) Lumen Technologies Carrier
55 Middlesex Turnpike - Digital Realty Digital Realty Trust 48,000 Gross SqFt Carrier-Neutral
Level3 Boston Lumen Technologies Carrier
FirstLight Somerville FirstLight Fiber Carrier
NaviSite Andover NaviSite 52,000 Gross SqFt Owned by a Carrier, but operates as Carrier-Neutral Boston North Provdotnet 8,000 Gross SqFt Carrier-Neutral
Cogent: Somerville Cogent Communications 12,000 Gross SqFt Carrier
Verizon: Cambridge 89 Fulkerson Verizon Enterprise Carrier
Level3 Boston (300 Bent) Lumen Technologies 40,000 Gross SqFt Carrier
Crown Castle One Summer Crown Castle Carrier
Expedient Boston Expedient Data Centers 40,000 Gross SqFt Carrier-Neutral
Iron Mountain Boston Iron Mountain 21,000 Gross SqFt Carrier-Neutral
Markley: Lowell Markley Group 50,000 Gross SqFt Carrier-Neutral
CoreSite Somerville BO1 CoreSite 133,646 Gross SqFt Carrier-Neutral
EdgeConneX Boston EdgeConneX 21,400 Gross SqFt Carrier-Neutral

Largest Providers in Boston

Digital Realty Trust
Facilities: 5
Power: 29 MWs
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Cyxtera Technologies
Facilities: 3
Power: 15 MWs
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Facilities: 3
Power: 14 MWs
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Lumen Technologies
Facilities: 3
Power: 0 MWs
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Largest Data Centers in Boston

Location Total SqFt Gross SqFt Power (MW)
Markley: One Summer Street 920,000 SqFt
800,000 SqFt
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128 1ST - Digital Realty 274,750 SqFt
164,000 SqFt
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TierPoint Marlborough 115,100 SqFt
50,300 SqFt
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55 Middlesex Turnpike - Digital Realty 106,000 SqFt
48,000 SqFt
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CoreSite Somerville BO1 253,000 SqFt
133,646 SqFt
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About This Metro

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.


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Boston_1H_2017-US_Industrial_DataCenterOutlook_JLL.pdf August 2019

JLL's Boston Data Center Market Outlook H1 2018