DC11 Colocation Data Center | Northern Virginia | 2013
The DC11 Colocation Data Center is an addition to the existing DC6 Data Center on Equinix’s Ashburn, VA campus. The 229,000 square foot building provides data hall space for 3,060 cabinets.
In addition to the data halls, electrical equipment rooms, storage and shipping/receiving spaces found in a typical data center the building incorporates a 30,000 square foot offi ce component which will serve as Equinix’s east coast headquarters. This facility includes training rooms, work-out facility, and executive conference center along with offi ce space for two hundred employees.
Data center cooling is provided by twenty DX, custom fabricated rooftop units with adiabatic humidifi cation. Air distribution is provided by overhead ductwork.
The electrical system is designed in a 4+1 confi guration with ten 2.5MW generators located inside the building. The building is designed to accommodate the phased installation of pre-fabricated electrical skids which are delivered in three component parts for each of the ten electrical rooms.
LEED Silver certifi cation is pending.
Area: 229,000 sf
Status: Completed January 2013