Northern Virginia Data Center (VA-1)

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Founded in 1951, Iron Mountain is a global leader in storage and information management services.

January 12, 20206 mins
Northern Virginia Data Center

Colocate with confidence

Situated on an 83-acre highly secure campus, VA-1 is the first of four planned campus data centers which will provide 1,000,000 ft2 as the phased development rolls out. This Uptime Tier III-certified facility offers 168,000 ft2 of space and 12.4 MW of power capacity in the heart of the world’s largest data center and network ecosystem. The data center offers customers exceptional levels of energy-efficiency as well as a diverse and easily accessible ecosystem of cloud, network and other service providers.

Why choose Iron Mountain VA-1?

Whether you are an enterprise, government agency or service provider looking for a large deployment or an ambitious local company looking to scale up your infrastructure, VA-1 can provide the space, security, standards and power configurations you need.

  • Connectivity
    Wide selection of carriers and other cloud on-ramps for easy interconnection
  • Sustainability
    High-density configurations and excellent energy efficiency with 100% green power.
  • Savings
    Prince William County location offers better tax incentives and lower power costs than Ashburn.
  • Compliance
    Mitigate regulatory risk with the industry’s most comprehensive compliance program.
  • Privacy
    Free from unwanted traffic: perimeter setbacks meet intelligence and law enforcement requirements.

Beneficial relationships

Iron Mountain’s physical site security, quality of service, customer support, and heritage in managing confidential data, allows NEC® to position our sap hosting solution as a new level of cloud service for SAP® public sector clients.

Wholesale & retail colocation options

Whether you are an enterprise looking to protect a large deployment or a growing local company hosting a few critical cabinets, VA-1 provides private suites, secure cages, and individual cabinets.

Built to protect enterprise, regulated

VA-1 security features include a guarded campus entrance, 3-factor access controls, fully background-checked officers/ employees and numerous others. We can also handle special customer requests for added protection..

Manage your data center remotely

Our smart hands services are delivered by tenured, local professionals you know and trust, accessible 24x7x365. Repeatable, vetted and documented smart hands processes and procedures allow us to acknowledge most requests within 30 minutes.

There are many data center choices. There is only one Iron Mountain.

Proven track record

  • Est. 1951: 65+ years of operational excellence
  • 30+ years of colocation excellence

Beneficial relationships

  • 230,000+ customers
  • More than 90% of Fortune 1000
  • 100+ Federal Agencies

Network connectivity

  • Easy access to carriers, clouds and IT service providers


  • On-site smart hands
  • Cloud on-ramp
  • Cross connect
  • IP transit
  • Metro wave
  • Peering
  • Private network transport

The safe choice

  • Comprehensive compliance support
  • Stable financials, publicly traded
  • Easy to “sell” to internal stakeholders

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