CBS Sunday Morning Visits the Home of the Internet in Loudoun County

By October 30, 2017August 27th, 2018Blog, Data Centers, Featured

Brian Tinsman
Digital Properties Manager

 

Call it “Data Center Alley,” “CLoudoun” or just “the home of the Internet,” but Loudoun County is where data from thousands of major apps, millions of websites and countless smart devices travel through.

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More than 70 percent of the world’s internet traffic passes through Loudoun’s vast digital infrastructure, making us a key player in the world’s technology economy.

CBS Sunday Morning recently highlighted how the fiber and data center hotspot has helped Loudoun thrive:

Additionally, host David Pogue expanded on his experience in “the cloud,” talking with Yahoo! about the explosive growth of Amazon Web Services:

Loudoun County is home to more than 10.5 million square feet of data centers, housing data for more than 3,000 companies.

Each year, the industry contributes more than $180 million to the Loudoun County tax base, nearly 10 percent of the county’s operating budget.

Learn more about Loudoun’s world-class data center hub here.

 

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