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NSA- Bumblehive

NSA- Bumblehive

| December 11, 2014 | Reply

Bluffdale, Utah Amongst its other locations the NSA Bumblehive center is the first Intelligence Community Comprehensive National Cyber-security Initiative (IC  CNCI) and also the largest of the rest standing at a bit over one million square feet.The massive twenty building complex includes water treatment facilities, chiller plants, electric substation, fire pump house, warehouse, vehicle inspection […]

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Digital Realty- Lakeside

Digital Realty- Lakeside

| December 8, 2014 | Reply

Chicago, Illinois Digital Realty manages over 145 sites across the globe that encompass almost 24 million square feet of data center properties. Their most impressive site is a 1.1 million square foot Lakeside Technology Center located in Chicago on 350 East Cermak, ranks #9 on the World’s Biggest Top Ten. Built in multiple stages starting […]

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DuPont Fabros – Ashburn, Virginia

DuPont Fabros – Ashburn, Virginia

| June 4, 2014 | Reply

Ashburn, Virginia The Loudoun Metro Data Center in Ashburn Virginia will span 416,209 square feet and will be operated by DuPont Fabros adding to their already half dozen locations in the area. This complex will be the largest by far and will add to the productivity of other data centers in that location Metric Value Ranking […]

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IO – Phoenix, Arizona

IO – Phoenix, Arizona

| June 4, 2014 | Reply

Phoenix, Arizona The 538,000 square foot I/O Phoenix facility is not only home to a data center but also their main headquarters. The size of the data center is not its only highlight, but instead its main innovation includes its rooftop solar panels which can supply up to 4.5 megawatts of energy for the data center. […]

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Terremark Worldwide – Miami, Florida

Terremark Worldwide – Miami, Florida

| June 4, 2014 | Reply

Miami, Florida Located in Miami, the NAP of the Americas data center stands at 750,000 square feet of total data center footprint and has been in operation since 2001.The six story facility was built to withstand a hurricane and has become a connectivity hub for Southeastern United States as well as Latin America.More than 160 […]

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IO – Edison

IO – Edison

| June 4, 2014 | Reply

Edison, New Jersey The former New York Times printing press now transformed into the largest modular data center in the Americas stands at 830,000 square feet. Because of its modular technology the data center has the capability of running immediately after completion. One of the data center’s biggest advantages is its location, i/o New Jersey […]

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QTS- Metro Data Center

QTS- Metro Data Center

| June 4, 2014 | Reply

Atlanta, Georgia Landing the third spot on our list the QTS Atlanta Metro center stands at 970,000 square feet with over 530,000 square feet of data center footprint. This massive facility features its own on-site Georgia Power substation and direct fiber access to a wide variety of carrier alternatives. This data center earned LEED Gold […]

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Microsoft – Quincy, Washington

Microsoft – Quincy, Washington

| June 2, 2014 | Reply

Quincy, Washington Microsoft makes another appearance on our top ten in Quincy Washington. They plan to expand the already existing facility with a 200 acre, $11 million deal with the Port of Quincy. This data center takes advantage of hydro-electric power from nearby dams on the Columbia River. Metric Value Ranking Size (sq. ft.) 470,000 N/A […]

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Apple – Maiden, North Carolina

Apple – Maiden, North Carolina

| June 2, 2014 | Reply

Maiden, North Carolina Edging out the Google and Microsoft facilities, Apple’s Maiden, NC facility ranks in at  number two on our list. The data center itself sits on 183 acres of land that Apple purchased to help run the center and rumor has it that they are looking to buy another 75 acres right across the […]

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Microsoft – Chicago, Illinois

Microsoft – Chicago, Illinois

| June 2, 2014 | Reply

Chicago, Illinois Reigning in at number one on our list for biggest data centers is Microsoft. Microsoft used an interesting way to design what is one of the largest data centers in the world. The two story building uses 40-foot shipping containers to house their web servers and uses the second story for the traditional raised-floor […]

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