Global Colocation Provider CyrusOne Pre-leases Large Section of New Northern Virginia Facility

Global data center provider CyrusOne has announced that a Fortune 50 company has pre-leased more than 12,000 square feet of colocation space – with first right of refusal on another 8,000 square feet – at its new data center facility in the city of Sterling in Loudon County Virginia.

The pre-sale represents a third of the 30,000 square feet of colocation space that will come online for the first phase of the 124,000 square foot building the company broke ground on in April.

The pre-sale represents a third of the 30,000 sq. ft. of colocation space that will come online for the first phase in Northern Virginia.

“This is a current tenant in one of our other colocation facilities that appreciates the scalability and flexibility we can deliver, and has chosen to expand their footprint with us in Northern Virginia,” said Tesh Durvasula, chief commercial officer, CyrusOne. “CyrusOne’s scalable Massively Modular engineering design approach, with its ability to support future infrastructure growth were key contributors to the decision.”

240,000 Sq. Ft. of Colocation Space

CyrusOne’s Massively Modular engineering approach optimizes materials sourcing, to enable just-in-time data-hall inventory to meet customer demand in northern Virginia. The 124,000-square-foot building where the first phase of space for the Fortune 50 customer is expected to be located will also include 15,000 square feet of office space and up to 12 megawatts of critical load.

At full build, the 14-acre data center site will accommodate a shell of approximately 400,000 square feet, with up to 240,000 square feet of colocation space (CSF), 36,000 square feet of Class A office space, and up to 48 megawatts of critical load.

CyrusOne owns and operates 25 data centers worldwide. The company provides data center facilities that protect and ensure the continued operation of IT infrastructure for more than 645 customers, including nine of the Fortune 20 and 135 of the Fortune 1000 or equivalent-sized companies.