Thursday, 20 September 2018

Globalinx data centre pioneers in establishing multi-phase carrier-neutral data centre campus in Virginia Beach

posted by Globalinx
Monday 22 January 18

Globalinx Data Centers, Virginia Beach’s first and only carrier-neutral cable landing and terrestrial meet-me-point for international connectivity to Europe, Africa and South America, announced today at PTC’18 a new, three-phased data center campus in close proximity to the Telxius Cable Landing Station (CLS) in Virginia Beach…

Globalinx Data Centers, Virginia Beach’s first and only carrier-neutral cable landing and terrestrial meet-me-point for international connectivity to Europe, Africa and South America, announced today at PTC’18 a new, three-phased data center campus in close proximity to the Telxius Cable Landing Station (CLS) in Virginia Beach.

Globalinx’s data center campus comprises initially of Phase-I, located in the Corporate Landing Business Park at 1632 Corporate Landing Parkway, Virginia Beach. The facility is a 10,750 square-feet facility built upon a private 11.5-acre campus. The data center is equipped with high-capacity space for network carriers, subsea operators, enterprises and hyperscale providers to colocation their networking equipment in a secure location and interconnect in the building Meet-Me-Room (MMR). The facility offers direct access to multiple subsea cable systems and terrestrial networks, and has access to more than 30MWs of scalable critical power provided by Dominion Energy through two independent substations. Corporate Landing Business Park has been officially certified as a data center site by Dominion Energy.

“By building a carrier-neutral colocation facility in Corporate Landing Park, Globalinx is providing a platform essential for facilitating interconnections between subsea capacity and terrestrial fiber networks,” said Warren Harris, Director of Economic Development Board of City of Virginia Beach. “This further advances our goal of making Virginia Beach a truly ‘Digital Port’ city, and will help attract additional subsea projects to Virginia Beach for true diversity from the subsea cable systems in the New York-New Jersey region.”

The progressive data center design offers multi-phase expansion capability.  On the heels of this Phase-I announcement, Globalinx has also commenced the design and planning work for Phase-II.  Once completed, the Globalinx Data Center Virginia Beach campus will encompass more than 150,000 square feet of colocation data center space offered with variable power densities to meet customers’ requirements.

“We are proud to support Globalinx and its new data center campus in Virginia Beach. We are ready to provide reliable energy to the Globalinx data center campus at extremely competitive rates in the country”, said Stan Blackwell, Director of Customer Service & Strategic Partnerships of Dominion Energy.


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