Located about 30 miles northwest of downtown Washington, DC, and 10 miles north of Washington Dulles International Airport, Ashburn, Virginia, could easily be overlooked when touring the greater Washington, DC region’s much more famous landmarks.

After all, how does this town of 51,357 compete with the allure of the Lincoln Memorial, the National Gallery of Art, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, the National Air and Space Museum, the White House, and the U.S. Capitol?

 

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Ashburn as Top Place to Live: for People and Data

Well, for starters: Ashburn, Virginia, ranked #30 on Money magazine’s Best Places to Live list with its 14.7% projected job growth, 197 clear days each year, and 93% high school graduation rate.

But that’s an entirely different story in the technology industry, and Ashburn, Virginia, has rockstar status. For all intents and purposes, Ashburn is the closest thing to locating a data center on sacred ground.

Hottest Data Center Market in the U.S.? Ashburn, Virginia

As part of the Dulles Technology Corridor, an estimated 70% of the world’s internet traffic flows through data centers in Ashburn and the surrounding areas within Loudoun County.

Analysts estimate that 20% of the U.S. data center market now resides or will shortly within Ashburn, Virginia -- making it the largest data center market in the nation.

The Loudoun County Department of Economic Development loves to celebrate that its Data Center Alley has more than 75 data centers housing over 3,000 technology companies.

Wholesale and Colocation Data Center Operators in Ashburn

So what are some of the more notable data centers in Ashburn? 

AT&T

  • AT&T (21571 Beaumeade Circle)

  • AT&T (WDC1) (21561 Beaumeade Circle)

DBT DATA

  • DBT DATA (Beaumeade I)

  • DBT DATA (Beaumeade II) (44610 Guilford Drive)

  • DBT DATA (Beaumeade III) (44633 Guilford Drive)

  • DBT DATA (Beaumeade IV) (21800 Beaumeade Circle)

Digital Realty (formerly DuPont Fabros)

  • Digital Realty (formerly DuPont Fabros) (ACC2)

  • Digital Realty (formerly DuPont Fabros) (ACC3)

  • Digital Realty (formerly DuPont Fabros) (ACC4)

  • Digital Realty (formerly DuPont Fabros) (ACC5)

  • Digital Realty (formerly DuPont Fabros) (ACC6)

  • Digital Realty (formerly DuPont Fabros) (ACC7)

  • Digital Realty (formerly DuPont Fabros) (ACC9)

Digital Realty

  • Digital Realty (21551 Beaumeade Circle)

  • Digital Realty (21561 & 21571 Beaumeade Circle)

  • Digital Realty (21625 Gresham Drive)

  • Digital Realty (21745 Sir Timothy Drive)

  • Digital Realty (43790 Devin Shafron Drive, Building E)

  • Digital Realty (43791 Devin Shafron Drive, Building D)

  • Digital Realty (43830 Devin Shafron Drive, Building F)

  • Digital Realty (43831 Devin Shafron Drive, Building C)

  • Digital Realty (43881 Devin Shafron Drive, Building B)

  • Digital Realty (43915 Devin Shafron Drive, Building A)

  • Digital Realty (43940 Digital Loudoun Plaza)

  • Digital Realty (44060 Digital Loudoun Plaza)

  • Digital Realty (44100 Digital Loudoun Plaza)

  • Digital Realty (44461 Chilum Place)

  • Digital Realty (44470 Chilum Place)

  • Digital Realty (44480 Hastings Drive)

  • Digital Realty (44490 Chilum Place)

  • Digital Realty (44520 Hastings Drive)

  • Digital Realty (44521 Hastings Drive)

Equinix

  • Equinix (DC1) (21711 Filigree Court Suite C)

  • Equinix (DC10) (21551 Beaumeade Circle)

  • Equinix (DC11) (21721 Filigree Court)

  • Equinix (DC12) (44790 Performance Circle)

  • Equinix (DC13)

  • Equinix (DC2) (21715 Filigree Court)

  • Equinix (DC3) (44470 Chilum Place)

  • Equinix (DC4) (21691 Filigree Court)

  • Equinix (DC5) (21701 Filigree Court Building D)

  • Equinix (DC6) (21721 Filigree Court)

H5 Data Centers

  • H5 Data Centers (21800 Beaumeade Cir)

Infomart Data Centers

  • Infomart Data Centers (22080 Pacific Blvd)

NTT Communications Corporation

  • NTT Communications Corporation (VA1)

phoenixNAP

  • phoenixNAP (21635 Red Rum Drive, Suite 100)

QTS Data Centers

  • QTS Data Centers (QTS Ashburn) (21701 Filigree Ct., Bldg. D)

RagingWire

  • RagingWire (VA1)

  • RagingWire (VA2)

  • RagingWire (VA3)

Sabey Data Centers

  • Sabey Data Centers

Vantage Data Centers

  • Vantage Data Centers

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