Thursday, February 20, 2014
CyrusOne Targets First East Coast Data Center
Dallas-based datacenter operator and developer CyrusOne said today that it is planning the construction of another, new data center, this time in Northwern Virginia. CyrusOne says it plans to build a data center with up to 240,000 square feet of raised floor space in a location in Sterling, Virginia. The company explained the data center will be the first it has built to serve the East Coast market, and will initially include a 124,000 square feet shell with 60,000 square feet of raised floor space and 15,000 square feet of office space, with power capacity of 12MW. The company said it has the option to expand into a total of 400,000 square feet with 240,000 square feet of raised floor space and 36,000 square feet of Class A office space, covering 14 acres, with power of up to 48 megawatts of critical load.