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Equinix Ashburn Campus
21715 Filligree Court
Ashburn, VA 20147
  • 573,032 Gross SqFt
  • 37.0 Megawatts

Equinix's Ashburn campus consists of many buildings (table below) arranged in a campus environment. A simple cross-connect will reach any other building on the campus.

RagingWire Ashburn VA3
21583 Megawatt Drive
Ashburn VA 20147
  • 245,000 Gross SqFt
  • 16.0 Megawatts

RagingWire's Ashburn VA3 Data Center is phase one of the massive Ashburn Data Center Campus development which can accommodate six buildings on the 76.5 acre site.

Iron Mountain Northern Virginia (Manassas)
11650 Hayden Rd
Manassas, VA 20109
  • 100,000 Gross SqFt
  • 10.5 Megawatts

Announced in March 2016, Iron Mountain’s Manassas data center in Prince William County will include four buildings totaling 915,000 square feet and 60 MW of power. The campus is 83 acres.

  • VA-1, the first building on the campus, is a 165,000Sqft facility with 10.5 MW of power.
Digital Realty Loudoun Ashburn Campus
43881 Devin Shafron Drive
Ashburn, VA 20146
  • 80.0 Megawatts
  • 1,700,000 Building SqFt

The Digital Ashburn (Loudoun) Campus is 98 acres and consists of 9 datacenters. There are at least 37 suites within nine buildings on the Loudoun Exchange campus.

CoreSite Reston Campus VA1 VA2
12100 Sunrise Valley Drive
Reston, VA 20191
  • 285,000 Gross SqFt
  • Owns Owns the Building

VA1 and VA2 are on Sunrise Valley Drive in Reston. VA2 was built in the parking lot of the original VA1 data center.


Northern Virginia (otherwise known as NoVa) is the largest data center market in the United States. The region is also one of the best-connected metros in the United States, particularly around Ashburn, VA.

What is Northern Virginia?

Northern Virginia (also known as NoVa) includes Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William Counties. In addition, we added Washington DC to the region as it offers an alternative fiber path.

Data Center Alley in Loudoun

  • Data Center Alley is a concentration of data centers in Loudoun County along the Dulles Greenway (267), which (includes Ashburn, Sterling, and Leesburg.)
  • Ashburn is the heart of the Data Center Alley and the Equinix campus in Ashburn is the driver of the area’s connectivity and data center boom. Many providers cluster around the Equinix Ashburn campus to provide access to to the network ecosystem.
  • Digital Realty acquired Dupont Fabros in 2017 which gave it Dupont's multi-building campus that is adjacent to Equinix Ashburn.
  • There is a land rush and building boom in Loudoun County as companies scoop up the last remaining land around Ashburn.
  • Sterling is adjacent to Ashburn and hosts a number of providers: QTS, Infomart, and Cyxtera, and CyrusOne.
  • As land becomes expensive and scarce in Ashburn, data center developers are looking West to the Leesburg area. Two new Leesburg data center projects are in process.
    • Google (acquired 58 acres to build a data center near the Dulles Greenway)
    • Compass is building on 105 acres on the South side of Dulles Greenway.

Fairfax County

  • Fairfax County (which includes Herndon, Reston, Vienna, and Tysons) typically has older data centers. For example, the original MAE-East was located at 8100 Boone Blvd in Vienna.
  • CoreSite is an active developer of new floor space in Reston. CoreSite as recently announced the development of VA3 near their existing campus in Reston




Top Data Center Providers in Northern Virginia

Sites Sites Gross SqFt Gross SqFt Power (MW) Power (MW)
Amazon AWS 34 0 0.00
Digital Realty Trust 15 2,865,260 306.50
Equinix 9 1,160,600 119.60
CenturyLink | Level 3 6 0 0.00
Cyxtera Technologies 6 556,457 56.40
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Largest Data Centers in Northern Virginia

Gross SqFt Gross SqFt Power (MW) Power MW
Equinix Ashburn Campus 573,032 37.00
21625 Gresham (ACC7) Digital Realty 446,000 41.60
44480 Hastings (ACC5) Digital Realty 360,000 36.40
21625 Gresham (ACC4) Digital Realty 347,000 36.40
21745 Sir Timothy (ACC9) Digital Realty 326,000 28.80
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Laura Ortman (CRO) and Dawn Smith (COO) join Cologix
posted in Cologix discussions
Cologix, a network and cloud-neutral interconnection and data-center company, today announced it ...

Infomart Data Centers Appoints Brian Cox as Chief Executive Officer
posted in Infomart Data Centers discussions
Infomart Data Centers, a leading provider of wholesale data center solutions focused on the uniqu...

Opus Interactive Launches New Federal Cloud Services Offering from Iron Mountain’s Northern Virginia Data Center
posted in Iron Mountain Northern Virginia (Manassas) discussions
Opus Interactive is expanding to the East Coast. The new Opus data center is located in Iron Moun...

Digital Realty, IBM Expand Cloud Connections
posted in Digital Realty Trust discussions
Digital Realty, a global provider of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions and an...

Fairfax County Approves CoreSite's 22-Acre Data Center Campus Expansion In Reston
posted in CoreSite Reston Campus VA1 VA2 discussions
CoreSite is closer to approval at Sunrise Technology Park, a 21-acre office park in Reston with f...

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Map of data centers immediately surrounding the Equinix campus and Beaumeade Circle.
The lot currently has a 211,125-square-foot, two-story church, child care center, and
private school building.
RagingWire has spent money to money to build in data center amenities and good aesthetics. The lobby of VA3 is no exception.
The 78-acre fenced campus can support up to 7 buildings with a total critical power load of 108 MW.
RagingWire plans 7 buildings on the campus. VA3, VA4, VA5, VA6, VA7, VA8, and VA9.
150,000 square foot VA1 data center is an EPA's ENERGY STAR certified facility with 14.4 megawatts of high density critical IT power.
Map of data centers immediately surrounding the Equinix campus and Beaumeade Circle.
Ashburn Data Center Cluster Map

Map of data centers immediately surrounding the Equinix campus and Beaumeade Circle.

The lot currently has a 211,125-square-foot, two-story church, child care center, and
private school building.
Cologix Land Acquisition in Ashburn
Posted in Cologix Ashburn

The lot currently has a 211,125-square-foot, two-story church, child care center, and
private school building.

Source: Board of Supervisors
RagingWire has spent money to money to build in data center amenities and good aesthetics. The lobby of VA3 is no exception.
Lobby of VA3
Posted in RagingWire Ashburn VA3

RagingWire has spent money to money to build in data center amenities and good aesthetics. The lobby of VA3 is no exception.

Source: RagingWire
The 78-acre fenced campus can support up to 7 buildings with a total critical power load of 108 MW.
Planned Ashburn Campus Building Layout
Posted in RagingWire Ashburn VA3

The 78-acre fenced campus can support up to 7 buildings with a total critical power load of 108 MW.

Source: RagingWire
RagingWire plans 7 buildings on the campus. VA3, VA4, VA5, VA6, VA7, VA8, and VA9.
Ashburn Campus Building Overview
Posted in RagingWire Ashburn VA3

RagingWire plans 7 buildings on the campus. VA3, VA4, VA5, VA6, VA7, VA8, and VA9.

Source: RagingWire
150,000 square foot VA1 data center is an EPA's ENERGY STAR certified facility with 14.4 megawatts of high density critical IT power.
Layout Diagram of VA1 Building
Posted in RagingWire Ashburn VA1/VA2

150,000 square foot VA1 data center is an EPA's ENERGY STAR certified facility with 14.4 megawatts of high density critical IT power.

Source: RagingWire
Computer Room Inside VA1
Posted in RagingWire Ashburn VA1/VA2 Source: RagingWire
Aerial View of Digital Realty's Ashburn Campus
Posted in Digital Realty Loudoun Ashburn Campus
aerial view of the CyrusOne Sterling II Data Center Near Ashburn
Posted in CyrusOne Northern Virginia Sterling I, II, III Source: CyrusOne
Equinix DC11 at Night
Posted in Equinix Ashburn Campus Source: Equinix
Equinix DC6
Posted in Equinix Ashburn Campus Source: PARADIGM
DC6 Under Construction
Posted in Equinix Ashburn Campus Source: PARADIGM
DC6 Under Construction
Posted in Equinix Ashburn Campus Source: PARADIGM
MWAA Aerial View of 424-Acre Parcel
Posted in Digital Realty Dulles Source: Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority
424-Acre Lot to the West of Dulles Airport
Posted in Digital Realty Dulles Source: CBRE
Aerial View of QTS's Ashburn Data Center
Posted in QTS Ashburn 1
Site Plan Diagram of QTS's Ashburn 1 Site
Posted in QTS Ashburn 1 Source: QTS
Under Construction at 22271 Broderick Drive in Ashburn
Posted in QTS Ashburn 1 Source: QTS
CoreSite VA3 Under Construction
Posted in CoreSite Reston VA3 Source: CoreSite
View of VA2 from the Entrance of VA1
Posted in CoreSite Reston Campus VA1 VA2
Conference Room in VA2
Posted in CoreSite Reston Campus VA1 VA2 Source: CoreSite
Lobby of VA2
Posted in CoreSite Reston Campus VA1 VA2 Source: CoreSite
Entrance and Campus View
Posted in Equinix Culpeper Campus