LAS VEGAS and ASHBURN, Va., April 25, 2013
– DBT-DATA is a fast-growing colocation and data center provider, with an Ashburn, Virginia footprint of over 470,000 sq-ft.
– WiredRE counts major technology firms and over half of the top banks in the US as clients.
– The two firms intend to collaborate to develop and finance data centers for cloud, colocation and data center use.
Wired Real Estate Group Inc. (“WiredRE”), the nation’s leading data center advisor, and DBT-DATA HOLDINGS LLC, the largest independent data center developer in Virginia, have agreed to jointly develop the cloud, colocation and data center market. Both firms have experienced growth above their peer groups owing to their focus on cloud, colocation and telecom users. This announcement falls on the heels of the recent announcement by WiredRE of their planned purchase of Phoenix-based cloud, colocation and data center research firm, Applied Computer Research, Inc.(“ACR”).
“We intend to be the #1 resource for cloud, colocation, and data centers, and this collaboration is a reflection of our increasing market share and our singular focus on that goal,” commented Everett Thompson , CEO, WiredRE. “Tolson and his team have a great product and market experience, and we’re confident in our planned success in Ashburn adjacent markets.” WiredRE, approaching its sixth year in business, has advised the top and most demanding users of cloud, colocation, and data centers, including over half of the top and most admired investment banks in the US.
“We have a great story to tell, and partnering with WiredRE for their national reach and exclusive focus on cloud, colocation and telecom made perfect sense,” commented David Tolson , Principal, DBT-DATA. “We have a grand vision, and our combined resources will ensure the realization of that vision,” Tolson concluded.
DBT-DATA has been developing mission-critical data center properties for years exclusively in the Ashburn data center cluster. Each of DBT’s facility is within 300 yards of Equinix peering points each site features access to the Woodlawn Conduit System. These conduits bring together multiple carriers in large count duct banks providing substantial time and cost benefits to users. DBT-DATA has leased the first of four sites to RagingWire, and additional sites already owned and permitted for developed as new construction include network connectivity from AboveNet, Comcast, FiberGate, FiberLight, Level 3 Communications, Verizon Business and XO Communications. Additionally, each site has access to reclaimed water in partnership with Loudoun Water . Reclaimed water is inexpensive, green, and acts as a secondary source for redundancy.
The Northern Virginia market hosts 8 of the 10 largest colocation providers, including AT&T, CoreSite, Digital Realty Trust, DuPont Fabros Technology, Equinix, Level 3 Communications, Savvis (CenturyLink) and Terremark (Verizon). The region has an estimated 75 colocation and data center facilities operated by 30 providers.
About DBT-DATA LLC
DBT-DATA is the largest independently owned data center developer in Ashburn, Virginia. Each of DBT’s facility is within 300 yards of Equinix peering points as well as the Woodlawn Conduit System, which bring together multiple carriers and data centers in large count, highly secure duct banks. DBT-DATA is one of the fastest growing providers in Virginia, with over 470,000 sq-ft under management.
About Wired Real Estate Group Inc.
WiredRE is the nation’s leading cloud, colocation and data center real estate advisory firm. The firm uses its data center research to advise enterprises on data center design, planning, brokerage and finance. WiredRE counts over half of the top and most admired investment banks in the US as clients. Nationally, the firm represents colocation and data centers, including major data center developments in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Chicago, Ashburn, Virginia, and San Francisco. For more information about WiredRE and its approach to data center PR, data center design, data center research and data center finance, or to search over 1600 data center locations, visit www.wiredre.com.