Washington D.C. Data Center & Colocation

DC1 - Washington, D.C.
1275 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20005

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Interconnection Hub with Room to Grow in Downtown Washington, D.C.

CoreSite's Washington, D.C. data center (DC1), is located in the K Street corridor, providing low-latency access to enterprises, government agencies, market data feeds and trading firms. DC1 is directly connected to our DC2 facility, and is tethered by dark fiber directly to our Northern Virginia data center campus, providing expansive scalability with minimal latency and lower cost.

Flexible Data Center Space

Cabinets, cages and rooftop space are available in our 22,000+ square foot DC1 facility. Additionally, benefit from seamless growth through our DC2 and Reston facilities, with direct connectivity between all buildings.

Managed Professional Services

Whether you need assistance building a hybrid cloud roadmap, or require move and migration services, our partnerships provide a seamless platform for you to build a holistic IT architecture.

Network Rich

Create a low-latency network solution with access to 75+ networks of your choice, including global carriers, subsea cables, metro networks, SDNs and more.


Facility Size 22,000+ sq. ft. of data center space Deployments Cabinets and cages
Rooftop Space available Fit Out Turn-key
Power Availability AC and DC    
Peering Exchanges Any2Exchange® for Internet peering and LINX NoVA Cloud Access The CoreSite Open Cloud Exchange®, AWS Direct Connect, Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute, Alibaba Cloud, IBM Cloud Direct Link, and Oracle FastConnect
Diversity Diverse POEs, MDFs and IDFs Cross Connects Fiber, copper and coaxial
Carrier Availability See our carrier list    
Access Key cards and biometric scanners Entries Camera monitored entries
Cameras Perimeter and interior IP-DVR Perimeter Controlled site access
Security Officers 24/7/365 remote security monitoring    
Utilities Single utility feed from highly stable White House utility grid UPS/PDU/RPP N, 2N redundancy
Generators N redundancy Mechanical N+1 dry cooler systems and CRAHs, 2N glycol pumps
Remote Hands 24x7x365 BMS Controls State-of-the-art mission-critical controls and monitoring
Uptime 100% uptime SLA Fuel Storage 24 hours, on-site
Floor Loading 150 lbs./sq. ft. Clear Height 9' above solid floor
Column Spacing Floor 1: 22' x 17'
Floor 2: 17' x 17'
Loading Dock Grade level loading dock at the lobby level
Hardened Exterior Roof designed to withstand 90 MPH winds Elevators Passenger: 6'6"w x 5'd x 9'h (3,000 lbs)
Freight: 6'6"w x 5'd x 9'h (3,000 lbs)
HIPAA HIPAA compliant ISO ISO 27001 compliant
PCI PCI DSS compliant SOC SOC 1 Type 2 and SOC 2 Type 2 compliant
Work space Conference room Tech Lounge 24/7/365 tech lounge with kitchen
Wifi Available throughout facility    
Electrical High-efficiency UPS systems Mechanical Hot/cold aisle configuration
Life Safety Dual-interlock pre-action dry-pipe sprinkler system Lighting Motion sensing, T8 fixture illumination
Monitoring RF Code readers for pin-point accuracy of temperature and humidity within customer deployments    

Additional Resources

N. Virginia Overview Brochure

The CoreSite Northern Virginia market includes three facilities across Washington D.C. and Reston, VA.

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