Wednesday, October 17, 2012

RagingWire to Build Another Massive Data Center in Ashburn, VA

RagingWire Data Centers, which operates 650,000 square feet (60,000m2) of wholesale and retail data center space in Northern California and Northern Virginia, has paid $20 million offer to acquire 75 acres of land in Ashburn, Virginia.

RagingWire said it plans to build  a 750,000 square foot (69,000m2) data center in phases on the site. 

RagingWire currently operates a 150,000 square foot facility in Ashburn, along with its flagship 500,000 data center in Sacramento, California.  The current Ashburn facility was activated in July 2012. It features 2N+2 redundancy in its critical facilities infrastructure all the way to the customer’s rack and 21 megawatts of highly available facility power.  The campus includes RagingWire’s patented power management system and a number of energy efficiency innovations. RagingWire's  initial fiber carrier partners at the facility include Level3 Communications, XO Communications, Verizon Business, Abovenet Communications, Comcast, Fibergate, Fiberlight Communications and Yellow Fiber Communications, among others.