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Equinix – Ashburn Data Center DC10

The Equinix Ashburn data center (DC10) is located at 21551 Beaumeade Circle Ashburn, VA 20147. The data center is a single story, steel structure, concrete recessed slab, and seismic design category A building. The data center building is fully compliant with building code compliance standards. The data center is 7 miles from the Dulles international airport, 32 miles from Reagan Washington National airport (DCA), 62 miles from Baltimore-Washington international airport. The facility has adjacent parking available.

The Equinix data center offers half and full cabinet colocation, locked cabinets, caged space, and private suite colocation space. The data center provides 152,504 square feet of total space, including 9,800 square feet of colocation space, and 10,185 square feet of flex space. The raised floor is able to bear floor loads of 400 lbs. per square foot. The data center has multilevel security including CCTV & recorders, motion detection, 24 x 7 security guards, perimeter fencing, and gated entry. All doors, including cages, are secured with biometric hand geometry readers, and closed cabinets with kinetic & key locks. Data center floor access is granted through a mantrap entrance. A pre action, double interlocked, dry pipe sprinkler system is installed throughout the facility.

The Equinix Ashburn data center has a N+1 power infrastructure, and offers 99.999% SLA on power. The facility is LEED Silver certified in 1st phase, and anticipates LEED Gold certification in phase 2, making the data center an energy efficient infrastructure. The data center has a single utility feed, and provides electrical capacity of 15 kVA per cabinet. The data center provides 34.5 kV of AC power, and DC power to customer’s equipment. Immediate power failure is protected by 1124 kW/kVA capacity UPS system per suite, and 281 kW/kVA capacity UPS system per sub-suite, in a 2N configuration. Standby power is provided by 1 x dedicated 2 MW diesel generator per suite, and 1 x shared 2 MW swing diesel generator  supporting every five units, in a N+1 configuration. The cooling and humidity in the data center is controlled by rooftop units with air side economizers in a N+1 configuration. The facility cools 281 kW per cabinet (959 MBH), and offers 99.99% SLA on temperature & humidity.

The data center is a carrier neutral facility offering connectivity to multiple carriers and service providers. Because of the area’s strategic importance as the Eastern hub of the traffic exchange to the United States, Equinix’s DC metro IBX centers are one of the largest Internet exchange points in the world. The data center has an overhead proprietary cable tray system with multi-tier ladder racks. The data center offers cross connect services including single mode fiber, multi-mode fiber, Cat 5, Cat 6, Cat5 (T1), and Cat3 (POTS), and provides a 99.99% SLA on cross connect availability. The facility provides Equinix Metro Connect services, Equinix Internet Exchange, Equinix Carrier Ethernet Exchange, and Equinix Direct. IBX staff of engineers, technicians, and customers support specialists offer onsite technical and logistic support 24 x 7 x 365, and provide smart hands services.

Equinix, Inc. connects businesses with partners and customers around the world through a global platform of high performance data centers, containing dynamic ecosystems and the broadest choice of networks.  The company provides data center services to protect and connect the information assets for the enterprises, financial services companies, and content and network providers. The company provides colocation services and related offerings; interconnection services comprising physical cross connect or direct interconnections, Equinix Internet exchange, Equinix metro connect, Internet connectivity services, and Ethernet exchange services; and managed IT infrastructure services, including installation of customer equipment and cabling, as well as equipment rebooting and power cycling, card swapping, and emergency equipment replacement services. It connects approximately 4,000 companies, which comprise cloud and IT service providers, content providers, enterprises, financial companies, network and mobility service providers, carriers, and other bandwidth providers. The company provides its services through direct sales force and channel marketing programs.

Equinix owns and operates 95+ colocation facilities on five continents, across 38 major metropolitan areas in 12 countries in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and South America. Equinix provides 3.8 millions square feet of colocation space through its 45+ data center facilities in US serving 2,000 companies, and 450 networks connected onsite. Equinix provides 1.3 millions square feet of colocation space through its 30+ data center facilities in Europe serving 1,400 companies, and 375 networks connected onsite. Equinix provides 682,000+ square feet of colocation space through its 18+ data center facilities in Asia Pacific serving 1,000 companies, and 300 networks connected onsite. Equinix is a public trading company on NASDAQ under the symbol EQIX. The company was founded in 1998, and is based in Redwood City, CA.

Equinix – Ashburn Data Center DC10

Equinix – Ashburn Data Center DC10
21551 Beaumeade Circle
Ashburn, VA 20147

Equinix – Ashburn Data Center DC10 Highlights

  • IIB, Fully Sprinklered Construction Type
  • Single Story Building
  • Steel Structure, Concrete Recessed Slab Construction
  • Seismic Design Category A Building
  • Fully Complied with Building Code Compliance Standards
  • 7 Miles to Dulles International Airport
  • 33 Miles to Reagan Washington National airport (DCA)
  • 62 Miles to Baltimore-Washington International Airport
  • Half and Full Cabinet Colocation
  • Caged Space and Private Suite
  • 152,504 Square Feet of Total Space
  • 9,800 Square Feet of Colocation Space
  • 10,185 Square Feet of Flex Space
  • Raised Floor with Floor Load of 400 lbs. Per Square Feet
  • 3 Feet Plenum Under Raised Floor & 12 Feet from Raised Floor to Drop Ceiling
  • CCTV & Recorders and Motion Detection
  • 24 x 7 Security Guards
  • Perimeter Fence and Gated Entry
  • Biometric Hand Geometry Readers
  • Mantrap Entry
  • Closed Cabinets with Kinetic & Key Locks
  • Pre Action Dry Pipe Fire Suppression System
  • N+1 Power Infrastructure
  • LEED Silver Design Certified in Phase I
  • Anticipated LEED  Gold Design Certification in Phase II
  • 99.999 % SLA on Power
  • Electrical Capacity of 15 kVA Per Cabinet
  • Single Utility Feed
  • AC and DC Power
  • 34.5 kV Utility Power
  • UPS in 2N Configuration
    • 1124 kW/kVA capacity UPS system per suite
    • 281 kW/kVA capacity UPS system per sub-suite
  • Standby Generators in N+1 Configuration
    • 1 x Dedicated 2 MW Diesel Generator Per Suite
    • 1 x Shared 2 MW Swing Diesel Generator Supporting Every Five Units
  • HVAC in N+1 Configuration
  • 99.99% SLA on Temperature and Humidity
  • Cooling of 281 kW Per Cabinet (959 MBH)
  • Carrier Neutral Facility
  • Overhead Proprietary Cable Tray System with Multi-Tier Ladder Rack
  • Cross Connect Services with 99.99% SLA
  • NOC 24 x 7 x 365
  • Smart Hands Services