Equinix’s Ashburn data center (DC2) is located at 21715 Filigree Court, Ashburn, VA 20147. The data center is 2C fully sprinkled construction type, single story, tilt-up concrete slab on grade structure, and seismic zone 1. The data center building is fully complied with building code compliance standards. The data center is 7 miles to Dulles international airport, 32 miles to Reagan Washington National airport (DCA), 61 miles to Baltimore-Washington international airport. The facility has adjacent parking available.
The data center offers half and full cabinet colocation, locked cabinets, caged space, and private suite colocation space. The data center is SSAE 16 SOC I Type II audited facility, and achieved uptime institute M&O award. The data center provides 147,600 square feet of total space, including 118,447 square feet of colocation space. The colocation area is designed for the floor load capacity of 250 lbs. per square feet. The data center has multilevel security including CCTV & recorders, motion detection, 24 x 7 security guards, perimeter fence, and gated entry. All doors, including cages, are secured with biometric hand geometry readers, and closed cabinets with kinetic & key locks. The data center has mantrap entry to access the data center resources. Pre action, double interlocked, dry pipe sprinkler system is installed in the data center for life safety.
Ashburn DC2 data center is a N+1 power infrastructure, and offer 99.999% SLA on power. The facility is LEED silver design making data center an energy efficient infrastructure. The data center provides electrical capacity of 2.4 kVA per cabinet. The data center has single utility feed, and seven power transformers. The data center has 480V – 3 phase AC power, and DC power to customer’s equipment. The immediate power failure is protected by UPS in N+1 configuration. The standby power is provided by 6x 2,000 kW diesel generators in N+1 configuration. The cooling and humidity in the data center is controlled by water cooled centrifugal chillers and air handlers in N+1 configuration. The facility is served with cooling of 1.75 kW per cabinet (5,973 BTUH), 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 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 overhead proprietary cable tray system with multi-tier ladder rack. 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 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.
Ashburn, VA 20147
Equinix – Ashburn Data Center DC2 Highlights
- Single Story Building
- Tilt-Up Concrete Slab on Grade Structure
- Seismic Zone 1 Construction
- Fully Complied with Building Code Compliance Standards
- 7 Miles to Dulles International Airport
- 32 Miles to Reagan Washington National airport (DCA)
- 61 Miles to Baltimore-Washington International Airport
- Half and Full Cabinet Colocation
- Caged Space and Private Suite
- SSAE 16 SOC I Type II Certified
- Uptime Institute M&O Award
- 147,600 Square Feet of Total Space
- 118,447 Square Feet of Colocation Space
- Floor Load Capacity of 250 lbs. Per Square Feet for Colocation Area
- 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
- 99.999 % SLA on Power
- LEED Silver Design
- Electrical Capacity of 2.4 kVA Per Cabinet
- Single Utility Feed
- 7 x Power Transformers
- AC and DC Power
- UPS in N+1 Configuration
- 480V, 3 Phase AC Power
- 7 x 2,500 kW Diesel Generators in N+1 Configuration
- HVAC in N+1 Configuration
- Cooling Capacity of 1.75 kW per Cabinet
- 99.99% SLA on Temperature and Humidity
- 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