RagingWire Opens New VA3 Data Center and Ashburn Data Center Campus in the Heart of Famed « Data Center Alley »

VA3 brings 16 megawatts of power and 245,000 square-feet of space
available today on a 78-acre, secured campus, with construction of the
VA4 Data Center underway

ASHBURN, Va. & TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–RagingWire Data Centers, Inc., the premier
data center provider in North America
and its parent company NTT
Communications (NTT Com), the information and communications technology
(ICT) solutions and international communications business within the NTT
Group (TOKYO: 9432), today announced the opening of its new Ashburn VA3
Data Center, a state-of-the-art facility with 245,000 square feet of
space and 16 megawatts of critical power, located on RagingWire’s new
Ashburn Data Center Campus.

With 16 megawatts available today at the new VA3 Data Center and
massive scalability in our new Ashburn Data Center Campus, RagingWire
has become the destination of choice for hyperscale, high-growth
customers in the top data center market in the world,” said RagingWire
President and CEO Doug Adams. “Plus our global reach enables our
customers to extend their computing systems in Ashburn to data centers
around the world for greater access and availability than ever before.”

The VA3
Data Center
is RagingWire’s third data center in Ashburn, and the
first building on RagingWire’s new Ashburn Data Center Campus, a 78-acre
parcel of land that is planned to contain seven data centers with a
total of 108 megawatts of critical load and over 1 million square feet
of space on a highly secured location. Construction of the new Ashburn
VA4 Data Center is underway on the Ashburn Data Center Campus and is
expected to be completed in 2019. Pre-leasing of VA4 is available now
for 16 megawatts of critical power and approximately 200,000 square feet
of data center space, including approximately 15,000 square feet of
office space, conference rooms, and lounges.

Congratulations to RagingWire for opening the new VA3 Data Center and
Ashburn Data Center Campus,” said Masaaki Moribayashi, Senior Vice
President of Cloud Services at NTT Communications and Member of the
Board for both NTT Communications and RagingWire. “Through your
innovation and execution, RagingWire has helped NTT Communications
become one of the largest and most successful data center companies in
the world.”

RagingWire’s Ashburn VA3 Data Center is designed for flexibility and
scale, with options for dedicated electrical and mechanical
infrastructure in each of its six private vaults, which can also be
subdivided. The computer room white space features a column-free layout
and high ceilings and doorways for optimal space management. For
telecommunications, VA3 connects to RagingWire’s other two Ashburn data
centers via a private fiber optic ring, and has three entry points for
more than 25 carriers and cloud providers. For security, VA3 features a
building-within-a-building design, iris scanners, intelligent
high-definition video cameras that analyze suspicious behavior,
anti-tailgate mantraps, an anti-climb perimeter fence, and a security
gate that can stop a 15,000-pound truck traveling at 30 mph. Customer
amenities include office space, conference rooms and lounges, a game
room, exercise room, conference center, and secured outdoor patio.

RagingWire’s VA1, VA2 and VA3 data centers in Ashburn give customers a
total of more than a half-million square feet of space and 44.4
megawatts of power in the most desirable data center location in the
world. These Ashburn data centers are also connected with other
RagingWire campuses in Dallas, Texas and Northern California near
Silicon Valley, as well as to the company’s global data center platform
of over 140 data centers in more than 20 countries/regions operated
under the Nexcenter™ brand of NTT Communications.

About RagingWire Data Centers

RagingWire Data Centers designs, builds, and operates mission
critical data centers
that deliver 100% availability, high-density
power, flexible configurations, carrier neutral connectivity, and
superior customer service. The company has 113 megawatts of critical IT
power spread across 1.5 million square feet of data center
infrastructure in Ashburn, Virginia; Dallas, Texas; and Northern
California with significant growth plans in these locations and other
top North American data center markets. As part of the NTT
Communications group, RagingWire is one of the largest wholesale data
center providers in the world with a global network of 140 data centers
in 20 countries and regions operated by NTT Communications under the
Nexcenter™ brand, and one of the most financially strong companies in
the data center industry. For more information visit www.ragingwire.com.

About NTT Communications Corporation

NTT Communications provides consultancy, architecture, security and
cloud services to optimize the information and communications technology
(ICT) environments of enterprises. These offerings are backed by the
company’s worldwide infrastructure, including the leading global tier-1
IP network, the Arcstar Universal One™ VPN network reaching over 190
countries/regions, and over 140 secure data centers worldwide. NTT
Communications’ solutions leverage the global resources of NTT Group
companies including Dimension Data, NTT DOCOMO, and NTT DATA.

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