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CenturyLink Washington, D.C. Data Centres

The CenturyLink data centres in the Washington, D.C. area offer a secure, reliable and flexible solution for your space, power and connectivity needs with direct access to CenturyLink's award-winning, redundant, low-latency network

Cyxtera Washington, D.C. Data Centres

Washington DC is home to Fortune 500 companies and some of the most important financial institutions in the world. It also hosts the largest IP peering connection point in North America.

Combined, the Washington DC data centres supply 329,000 sq/ft of premium colocation space that empowers this vital communications nucleus. Designed to meet strict networking and IT security demands of enterprise, government and financial institutions, the Washington DC data centres offer failsafe critical systems infrastructure, powerful cross connects, and multi-tier security measures that can be augmented for specific security requirements. From these facilities, technology connects markets across the globe.

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Washington DC Data Centre Locations

Locations

Washington, D.C.

CenturyLink – Premier Elite

Tech Specs

Space

Total Facility Space: 20,099 sq. ft.
Total Data Centre Floor Space: 8,450 sq. ft.

Facility Features

Parking Details: On-site parking
Customer Space Details: 24/7 customer access
Additional Services:

  • Field Tech Services: Trained technicians for on-demand or scheduled support 24/7
  • Managed Network Services: Full or physical MPLS/IP VPN and internet management options

Power

Power Type (AC/DC): Yes
Power Density (per sq. ft.)

  • Redundant: N+1 electrical design and distribution
  • Redundant UPS and battery backup

Battery Backup: Yes
Generator(s): 24-hour backup generator

Cooling

Cooling Type: Temperature and humidity controlled
Environmental Controls:

  • Humidity alarms
  • Temperature alarms
  • Fire detection suppression

Redundant: N+1 HVAC configuration

Interconnection

Available Services: CenturyLink Network, Security, Voice, UC&C, Content Distribution, Managed and Professional Services
Carrier Neutral: Yes
Cross Connects Available: Standalone and bulk cable cross connects in variety of cable types, sizes and connectors
CenturyLink Cloud Connect Solutions Available: Access 20-plus leading cloud providers including AWS, Microsoft® Azure™, Office 365, Skype for Business and Google

Security

  • Monitored building management system
  • Stringent, multi-layer security control procedures
  • On-site staffing

Herndon, VA

CenturyLink – Premier Elite

Tech Specs

Space

Total Data Centre Floor Space: 12,000 sq. ft.

Facility Features

Parking Details: 25-plus stalls
Customer Space Details: Secure storage room and 24/7 customer access
Additional Services:

  • Field Tech Services: Trained technicians for on-demand or scheduled support 24/7
  • Managed Network Services: Full or physical MPLS/IP VPN and internet management options

Power

Power Type: AC power distribution
Power Density: Exceeds 150 watts/square foot
Critical Power Capacity: Up to 1.5MW of critical load capability, isolated 2N UPS configuration delivered through independent KVA buses
Redundant:

  • Double conversion UPS units paralleled for capacity
  • Single STS 2N configuration and a wraparound maintenance bypass

Battery Backup: Battery energy storage system with maintenance bypass configuration
Generator(s):

  • Two 2MWs
  • One 1600 kW diesel generator
  • Enclosed for protection
  • Physical separation between units and switchgear

Cooling

Cooling Type: Precision cooling roof-mounted DX condensing units
Environmental Controls:

  • Liebert humidification system
  • Rope-style leak detection

Redundant: N+1 cooling infrastructure

Interconnection

Available Services: CenturyLink Network, Security, Voice, UC&C, Content Distribution, Managed and Professional Services
Carrier Neutral: Yes
Number of Carriers Available: Three
Cross Connects Available:
 Standalone and bulk cable cross connects in variety of cable types, sizes and connectors
CenturyLink Cloud Connect Solutions Available: Access 20-plus leading cloud providers including AWS, Microsoft® Azure™, Office 365, Skype for Business and Google

Security

  • 24/7 alarm monitoring and secured access control
  • Software House C*CURE Access Control System
  • L-1 Identity Solutions biometric scanner
  • IP video recording system with megapixel cameras
  • On-site staffing

STANDARDS

  • PCI DSS: Version 3.0 Report for Colocation Services
  • SSAE 16: Type 1 SOC 1 Report for Colocation Services

DC2: Sterling, VA

Cyxtera

Tech Specs

DC2: Sterling, VA     Space: 88,489 sf     Power: 6 MW

Real Estate Summary

  • Located near Dulles International and Reagan National Airports; 40 minutes from Washington, D.C.
  • One storey building
  • Total building interior (sf) = 88,489
  • Raised floor (inches) = 12

Electrical Summary

  • Dominion Virginia Power provides power feeds
  • Power density minimum (W/sf) = 150
  • Generator configuration = N + 1
  • Total Power Capacity = 6 MW
  • Minimum two fuel replenishing companies

Fire Detection and Suppression Summary

  • VESDA provides early warning detection
  • Pre-Action system utilises two detection methods; one ionized and one photo electric detector interlocked with the dry pipe sprinkler system

Mechanical Summary

  • Cooling system configuration = N +1
  • Temperature and humidity managed to strict ASHRAE standard
This is a Cyxtera Technologies data centre.

DC3: Sterling, VA

Cyxtera

Tech Specs

DC3: Sterling     Space: 78,671 sf     Power: 8 MW

Real Estate Summary

  • Located near Dulles International and Reagan National Airports; 40 minutes from Washington, D.C.
  • One storey building
  • Total building interior(sf) = 78,671
  • Raised floor (inches) = 24

Electrical Summary

  • Dominion Virginia Power provides power feeds
  • Power density minimum (W/sf) = 150
  • Generator configuration = N + 1 + 1
  • Total Power Capacity = 8 MW
  • Minimum two fuel replenishing companies

Fire Detection and Suppression Summary

  • VESDA provides early warning detection
  • Pre-Action system utilises two detection methods; one ionized and one photo electric detector interlocked with the dry pipe sprinkler system

Mechanical Summary

  • Cooling system configuration = N + 1
  • Temperature and humidity managed to strict ASHRAE standard
This is a Cyxtera Technologies data centre.

DC4: Sterling, VA

Cyxtera

Tech Specs

DC4: Sterling     Space: 135,513 sf     Power: 12 MW

Real Estate Summary

  • Located near Dulles International and Reagan National Airports; 40 minutes from Washington, D.C.
  • One storey building
  • Total building interior (sf) = 135,513
  • Raised floor (inches) = 30

Electrical Summary

  • Dominion Virginia Power provides power feeds
  • Power density minimum (W/sf) = 150
  • Generator configuration = N + 1 + 1
  • Total Power Capacity = 12 MW
  • Minimum two fuel replenishing companies

Fire Detection and Suppression Summary

  • VESDA provides early warning detection
  • Pre-Action system utilises two detection methods; one ionized and one photo electric detector interlocked with the dry pipe sprinkler system

Mechanical Summary

  • Cooling system configuration = N + 1
  • Temperature and humidity managed to strict ASHRAE standard
This is a Cyxtera Technologies data centre.

DC5: Sterling, VA

Cyxtera

Tech Specs

DC5: Sterling     Space: 47,508 sf     Power: 3.2 MW

Real Estate Summary

  • Located near Dulles International and Reagan National Airports; 40 minutes from Washington, D.C.
  • One storey building
  • Total building interior (sf) = 47,508
  • Raised floor (inches) = 24

Electrical Summary

  • Dominion Virginia Power provides power feeds
  • Power density minimum (W/sf) = 150
  • Generator configuration = N + 1
  • Total Power Capacity = 3.2 MW
  • Minimum two fuel replenishing companies

Fire Detection and Suppression Summary

  • VESDA provides early warning detection
  • Pre-Action system utilises two detection methods; one ionized and one photo electric detector interlocked with the dry pipe sprinkler system

Mechanical Summary

  • Cooling system configuration = N + 1
  • Temperature and humidity managed to strict ASHRAE standard
This is a Cyxtera Technologies data centre.

DC6: Sterling, VA

Cyxtera

Tech Specs

DC6: Sterling     Space: 71,033 sf     Power: 13.6 MW

Real Estate Summary

  • Located near Dulles International and Reagan National Airports; 40 minutes from Washington, D.C.
  • One storey building
  • Total building interior (sf) = 71,033
  • Raised floor (inches) = 24

Electrical Summary

  • Dominion Virginia Power provides power feeds
  • Power density minimum (W/sf) = 150
  • Generator configuration = N + 1
  • Total Power Capacity = 13.6 MW
  • Minimum two fuel replenishing companies

Fire Detection and Suppression Summary

  • VESDA provides early warning detection
  • Pre-Action system utilises two detection methods; one ionized and one photo electric detector interlocked with the dry pipe sprinkler system

Mechanical Summary

  • Cooling system configuration = N + 1
  • Temperature and humidity managed to strict ASHRAE standard
This is a Cyxtera Technologies data centre.

DC7: Sterling, VA

Cyxtera

Tech Specs

DC7: Sterling     Space: 135,243 sf     Power: 13.6 MW

Real Estate Summary

  • Located near Dulles International and Reagan National Airports; 40 minutes from Washington, D.C.
  • One storey building
  • Total building interior (sf) = 135,243
  • Raised floor (inches) = 36

Electrical Summary

  • Dominion Virginia Power provides power feeds
  • Power density minimum (W/sf) = 150
  • Generator configuration = N + 1
  • Total Power Capacity = 4.8 MW
  • Minimum two fuel replenishing companies

Fire Detection and Suppression Summary

  • VESDA provides early warning detection
  • Pre-Action system utilises two detection methods; one ionized and one photo electric detector interlocked with the dry pipe sprinkler system

Mechanical Summary

  • Cooling system configuration = N + 1
  • Temperature and humidity managed to strict ASHRAE standard
This is a Cyxtera Technologies data centre.

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