DataBank: Databank moves into Ashburn, Virginia

Nov 10, 2021 | Posted by MadalineDunn

Databank has announced that it is breaking ground on a new facility in Ashburn, Northern Virginia. This data center, IAD3, will initially have a capacity of 4MW of capacity expandable to 40MW and will span 200,000 sq ft (18,600 sqm). According to the company, the facility will be ready for service in the first quarter of 2023.

This addition is part of an ongoing expansion, accompanying its new facility in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the acquisition of a Denver warehouse for conversion, a former Verizon facility in Orangeburg, as well as its new Utah facility.

Commenting on the company's expansion, Raul Martynek, CEO of DataBank, said: “DataBank is investing extensively across our portfolio nationwide, and IAD3 represents a tremendous opportunity for our clients to take advantage of Ashburn’s location and proximity to 70 percent of the world’s Internet traffic. This Ashburn data center more than doubles our colocation footprint in Loudoun County, providing a high-quality colocation solution for cloud, content, technology, and Fortune 500 customers.”