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SDC Ashburn

Custom, state of the art solutions in the world’s densest data center corridor

Efficiency and Scalability in D.C.’s
Data Center Alley

Ashburn Data Center is a 38 acre data center campus residing in the heart of the nation’s densest connectivity corridor. Located in Ashburn, VA in Loudoun County (commonly referred to as Data Center Alley), the campus is less than an hour drive to Washington, D.C. Two of three buildings are now completed and leasing colocation and powered shell data center space, offering tenants over 36 MW of power and access to multiple connectivity options.

Key Benefits


Low Cost Power

Low-cost, reliable power is readily available at scale to ensure continuous operation of your server, networking, and storage equipment.


Energy Efficiency

We lead the industry in our commitment to reducing power usage and improving Power Utilization Effectiveness (PUE) to increase sustainability.


Room to Expand

Our modular data center spaces provide the flexibility to easily scale your operations as your business grows and your IT needs evolve.


Rich Connectivity

Our Ashburn data center offers low-latency direct connections to a high concentration of network and cloud providers, as well as cross-connects.

Why Ashburn, VA


Tax Incentives

The state of Virginia provides a sales and use tax exemption on data center property, allowing your business to invest the savings back into operational costs.


Preferable Location

Conveniently located about 30 miles outside of Washington DC, our Ashburn data center is located in a seismically stable geographic area.


Skilled Workforce

A well-educated, high-tech workforce makes up the vast pool of talented workers able to support data center infrastructure and your application.

Ashburn Data Center

Campus Overview

Each building on our Ashburn data center campus is built on the foundations of sustainability, security, and durability.  Modular design makes it easy for you to scale as your business grows.

  • Single or multi-tenant buildings available
  • Private suites and data halls available
  • Designed for flexibility, customization, and easy scalability

Learn more about Design & Construction

SDC Ashburn's award-winning operations team of highly trained industry professionals works around the clock to ensure the security and reliability of your infrastructure. Each facility is professionally maintained to ensure the highest level of performance from your computing, network, and storage equipment.

  • Critical environment monitoring 24/7
  • State of the art control and monitoring systems
  • Mission critical responsiveness to changes in the data center environment
  • Online customer portal to access real time reporting
  • Fire detection systems installed above and below racks

Cooling systems are an integral part of the data center ecosystem; we utilize meaningful innovations to decrease overall power usage while ensuring the optimal environment for our customers and their equipment.

  • Evaporative and economizer cooling
  • Hot aisle / cold aisle containment systems
  • Roof top Air Handling Units
  • Chilled Water system with CRAH units for Building B

Our redundant electrical systems provide a highly resilient environment to virtually eliminate downtime.

  • 70+ MW of aggregate power delivered to the campus
  • Up to 2.85 MW of critical power per module
  • Onsite substation to help support our clients’ current and future power requirements
  • Electrical backup systems in N+1 configuration
  • Redundant HVAC systems designed for immediate failover
  • Building B: 2.25 MW capacity generators with 48 hour run time at peak load
  • Building C: 2 MW capacity generators with 72 hour run time at peak load
  • On-site fuel supply for emergency events with additional supply through emergency fuel contracts
  • Tier III standard equivalent

Our Ashburn data center is a carrier-neutral facility which allows interconnection between multiple telecommunication carriers for both local metro and long haul networks.

  • Currently supports connections to more than 5 Tier 1 network providers
  • Networks include Cogent, CrownCastle, Fiberlight, PacketFabric (SDN) and Zayo (lit and dark fiber), with additional carriers building in regularly.
  • Dual campus fiber entries and redundant pathways
  • On-site carrier-class Meet-Me-Rooms

We build and maintain sustainable data center facilities that are energy efficient and reduce impact on the environment.

  • All-LED lighting
  • Energy Star Certified
  • Low PUE design

Learn more about Sustainability

Our secure Ashburn data center uses multi-tier access control measures. Well-documented methods and procedures also play a role in ensuring the security of our mission-critical facilities.

  • Security personnel on site 24/7
  • Perimeter security including setbacks, berms, and fencing
  • Secure access checkpoints at every door
  • CCTV cameras positioned throughout the campus
  • Mantraps located at each building entrance
  • Biometric locks on outside doors

Learn more about Security

Rotating turnstile gate at a building entrance

We adhere to multiple compliance standards to ensure that your equipment, data, and business interests are well protected.

  • SSAE 18 SOC 1 Type 2 and SOC 2 Type 2
  • ISO 27001 Certified

Learn more about Compliance

Our high-performance data center campus was designed and constructed with more than just racks and servers in mind. Our facilities are built to make our customers feel productive and comfortable while they are on-site.

  • Attractive dedicated entrances and signage potential
  • Shared common area conference rooms, hoteling stations, restrooms with showers and lockers
  • Dedicated equipment yards are secure and convenient
  • High & grade level loading docks
  • Storage and office space

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21741 Red Rum Dr
Ashburn, VA 20147

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Talk to a specialist about our Ashburn Data Center

Our data center specialists can answer any questions you may have regarding carriers, networks, cloud on-ramps, compliance, security, equipment, cost, sustainability, efficiency and much more. Connect with us to get your questions answered or to schedule a tour of one of our facilities.

See the Ashburn Data Center in action

Meet the data center operations team committed to you and your mission-critical equipment and evaluate a space for your deployment. We will help you determine your current and potential requirements and partner with you to develop a plan that is flexible well into the future.

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