About the Reston Data Center (DC1)

Data Center Location
Reston Data Center (DC1) 1807 Michael Faraday Court Reston, VA 20190

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This highly secure, Tier III edge data center meets the flexible lab and high-density computing requirements of government agencies and major employers across the Eastern edge of the United States. DC1 delivers mission-critical, compliant colocation services for production work loads, with highly redundant facilities. Our Reston data center, as well as all other VPLS data centers, meet the rigorous security and protocol standards of HIPAA, PCI DSS, SSAE 16, SOC 2, and ISAE 3402.

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DC1 Technical Specifications

Space & Environmentals

  • 300,000 sq ft Tier III data center
  • Racks, cages, and custom-built configurations available
  • 7,500 sq ft of private colocation space
  • Total cooling capacity of 9,000 tons
  • Ultra Low PUE 1.15
  • 85% less water usage
  • Support 1-35 KW density per rack
  • Private office & conference rooms
  • Onsite concierge services (including shower and overnight accommodations)

Global Footprint

  • Network Dense Platform
  • Average of 15 carriers per site
  • 100+ unique carriers across all sites
  • Data center space in Hong Kong and Singapore
  • 15+ MW usable power
  • Additional power and space available
  • Managed Internet Infrastructure Available
  • AC/DC options


  • 24×7 multiple-layer security access
  • 4×7 infrastructure and perimeter monitoring
  • 72-factor authentication with biometric access CCTV monitoring


  • Carrier neutral
  • Zayo, Verizon, and XO native
  • Access to multiple telecom providers
  • Roof space availability for satellite and antenna equipment
  • Cogent
  • Dark fiber & Wave services to Equinix SV1


  • 30 MW of dedicated substation
  • Twelve (12) 2.0 MW generator capacity (N+2)
  • 2 x 600 kW UPS back-up power for AC customers (2N)
  • Hot aisle containment
  • DX cooling + heat rejection (most advanced cooling system in the industry)
  • Starline Busway power delivery
  • Onsite 30 MW dedicated substation, with diverse utility feeds