Equinix helps companies accelerate business performance by connecting them to their customers and partners inside the world’s most networked data centers.
Our Washington, DC data centers are business hubs for 850+ companies. Our DC customers can choose from a broad range of network services from 200+ providers. They can also interconnect directly to customers and partners in their digital supply chain.
Our DC data centers, located in Ashburn, VA, and Vienna, VA, are strategic communications hubs for the eastern United States. They’re also a major communications gateway to Europe and the largest Internet peering point in North America.
Electrical Capacity – 2.4 kVA per cabinet
UPS Configuration – N+1 Block Redundant System
# of Utility Feeders – 1
# of Power Transformers – 6
Utility Voltage – 34.5 kV, 3-phase
Standby Power – Seven 2,000 kW diesel engine generators
Standby Power Config. – N+1
Cooling Capacity – 2.25 kW per cabinet (8,533 BTUH)
Cooling Plant – Rooftop air handlers, air-cooled
Physical – "Man trap" entry
Human – 24x7 security guards
Electronic – CCTV and Recorders, Motion Detection, Hand Geometry Readers, Fiber Vault
System – Overhead proprietary cable tray system with multi-tier ladder rack
Cross Connects – Single-Mode fiber, Multi-Mode fiber (62.5 and 50 micron), CAT5, CAT6, CAT5 (T1), and CAT3 (POTS)
Equinix Metro Connect – Extends choice and reach for carrier and network availability across metro areas
Equinix Internet Exchange™ – Central switch for public and private peering
Equinix Carrier Ethernet Exchange – Enables Ethernet Service Providers to interconnect to CENs and expand the reach of Ethernet services
Equinix Direct™ – Automated network provisioning, multi-homing and billing
Location is everything. NetActuate operates 27+ high availability network POPs that deliver Anycast, multihomed BPG blended bandwidth, and direct cloud connect services that can be deployed across VPS, dedicated bare metal servers, and colocation infrastructure in 6 continents.