H5’s Ashburn Data Center is a Powered Shell Adjacent to Capitol of Northern Virginia Peering Center
H5's Ashburn data center is a 70,000 square-foot powered shell located on a 5-acre parcel of land adjacent to one of the world’s largest data center clusters. The Ashburn data center represents a unique opportunity to build up to 20 MWs of critical load next to the world’s largest Internet peering hubs.
The 70,000 SF powered shell is easily expandable to 108,000 SF and has immediate access of 8.5 MVA from Dominion Power. Access to such power allows a faster time to market. The Ashburn data center’s ceiling heights are more than 20 feet and floor loads can exceed 200 lbs. per SF. H5’s Ashburn data center offers the ability to customize security, data center layouts, and mechanical designs – all next to one of the most densely interconnected locations in the world.
H5 is offering the unique opportunity to enter into a capital lease for the entire Ashburn data center for self-performed construction and management or engage with H5 for a wholesale turn-key data center. Capital leases enable increased EBITDA and lower upfront cash payments.
Conveniently located in Ashburn’s data center cluster, H5’s Ashburn data center is in close proximity to Dulles International Airport and highways. Join the growing list of companies that choose an H5-managed powered shell that provides design and operations flexibility as well as the ability to reduce operating expenses and depreciate a capital investment.Unique aspects of the Ashburn data center include:
Dominion Power can provide the Ashburn data center with up to 30 MWs of reliable and affordable power (average annual costs per kWh of less than $0.065). Utility power can be delivered diverse substations.
8.5 MVA from Dominion Power is available immediately. In addition to aggressive Virginia state tax incentives, H5 qualifies for ‘new entrant’ power pricing discounts from Dominion Power that can significantly reduce power bills.Electrical and mechanical highlights include:
The Ashburn data center can be built-out to the strictest security parameters to ensure regulatory compliance.The data center offers the ability to construct the following security benefits:
H5's Ashburn data center offers carrier-neutral data center services, providing customers with access to a variety of different regional, national and international telecommunications carriers and fiber providers. Nearly every facilities-based fiber provider in Northern Virginia has routes directly adjacent to the data center on Beaumeade Circle, en route to the Equinix Ashburn data center campus. Carriers can access H5's Ashburn data center via multiple, diverse manholes.Highlights of H5’s Ashburn network-neutral data center include:
Ashburn is the largest data center market in the United States. The area is proximate to major population centers on the East Coast and is very unlikely to be affected by tornadoes, earthquakes, hurricanes, or flooding. For nearly two decades, Ashburn has been one of the top points of interconnection in the world, as MAE-East initially started in the Northern Virginia area.Why Locate a Data Center in Ashburn?