Massive Ashburn, Virginia data center campus on 76.5 acre site accommodates 6 buildings
RagingWire Data Centers, the nation’s premier data center provider, and its parent company NTT Communications (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT Group (NYSE: NTT), announced today that they are investing $160 million to build the new Ashburn VA3 Data Center in the heart of the famed ‘Data Center Alley’ in Ashburn, Virginia, the top data center market in the world. The Ashburn VA3 Data Center represents phase one of RagingWire’s massive Ashburn Data Center Campus development which can accommodate six buildings on the 76.5 acre site in Ashburn. The VA3 Data Center with 245,000 square feet of space and 16 megawatts of power, is scheduled to be available by the end of 2017.
“The Ashburn VA3 Data Center raises the bar for data center colocation in the largest data center market in the world,” said George Macricostas, Chairman, CEO and founder of RagingWire Data Centers. “VA3 offers mission-critical performance, flexible configurations for hyperscale cloud and enterprise deployments, exceptional customer amenities and global integration with NTT Com’s growing portfolio of over 140 data centers around the world.”
“NTT Communications is proud to be investing in RagingWire’s VA3 Data Center and Ashburn Data Center Campus,” said Tetsuya Shoji, President and CEO of NTT Communications. “Virginia is the top data center market in the world and a strategic location for NTT Com as we expand our data center capacity. RagingWire’s VA3 Data Center will be a key platform for the NTT family of companies to deliver global information and communications (ICT) solutions that enable our customers to digitalize their businesses.”