Washington D.C. Data Center & Colocation

DC2 - Washington, D.C.

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Strategically Located Colocation in Washington D.C.

CoreSite's Washington, D.C. data center (DC2) is conveniently located across the street from DC1, and will connect to the facility via high-count dark fiber. This will create the most modern, interconnected data center campus in D.C., with access to our scalable Reston campus. Benefit from unmatched proximity to government agencies and financial institutions, as well as a broad choice in network and cloud connectivity.

24,000+ Square Feet

Scalable data center deployments including cabinets, cages, private suites and rooftop space, with connectivity back to DC1.

State-of-the-Art Security

24x7x365 remote security monitoring in addition to key card access, biometric scanners, camera monitored entries and controlled site access.

Reliable Performance

100% uptime SLA supportedby N+1 generators and state-of-the-art mission-critical controls and monitoring.

60+ Networks

Interconnection, network resiliency and low-latency metro connectivity achieved through the presence of a large number of carriers.

Cloud Capabilities

Multiple cloud and IT service providers are deployed at CoreSite’s data centers in Washington D.C. Access to the CoreSite Open Cloud Exchange as well as AWS Direct Connect, Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute, Alibaba Cloud and IBM Cloud Direct Link are also available at this facility, providing secure connectivity in either a private or public cloud environment.

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Facility Size 24,000+ sq. ft. of data center space Deployments Cabinets, cages and private suites
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 and IBM Cloud Direct Link
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 24x7x365 remote security monitoring    
Utilities Single utility feed UPS/PDU/RPP Distributed redundant
Generators N+1 redundancy Mechanical N+1 rooftop air-cooled chillers, N+1 in-room CRAH units
Remote Hands 24x7x365 BMS Controls State-of-the-art mission-critical controls and monitoring
Uptime 100% uptime SLA Fuel Storage 15 hours, on-site
Floor Loading 115 lbs./sq. ft. Clear Height 9'
Column Spacing 30' x 30' Loading Dock Grade level loading dock
(5) bay 48” loading dock with leveler
24x7 access for shipping/receiving
Elevators Multiple passenger elevators available
Freight elevator capacity 6,000 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 24x7x365 tech lounge
Wifi Available throughout facility    
Electrical High-efficiency UPS systems Mechanical N+1 rooftop air-cooled chillers
N+1 in-room CRAH units
Monitoring RF Code readers for pin-point accuracy of temperature and humidity within customer deployments Lighting LED lighting
Cooling Computer room air handlers with variable speed fans    

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